Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Aroostook Oral History Project
Bowdoin College Folklore Papers
Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.
Austin Cary Papers
Papers of Austin Cary, a noted forester with a forty-five year career in forestry research and administration.
Fred Alliston Gilbert Papers
Papers relating to the logging industry in Maine and the Great Northern Paper Company.
Harold Stuart, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives
0679 Harold Stuart, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives on July 27, 1971 in Machias, Maine. Interview with Harold Stuart about life in the lumber woods along the Union and Machias Rivers; work in lumber mills; stories about George Magoon, and Wilbur Day, poachers, and Calvin Graves. Text: 72 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0386 - T 0388 / CD 2052 - CD 2054 2 hours
James Campbell, interviewed by John Myers and Art Ruston
1203 James Campbell, (1877-1981), interviewed by John Myers and Art Ruston, August 4, 1978, Brewer, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. Campbell talks about emigration from Prince Edward Island; woods work; railroad work; sings several ballads. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1261 1 hour.
Jim Connors, interviewed by Helen K. Atchison
2892 Jim Connors, interviewed by Helen K. Atchison, circa 1971-1972. Connors, of St. Francis and Allagash, talks about hunting and fishing along the St. John River Valley; a poetry reading of “The Bells of St. Michele” by Drummond and “Spring Riches” by Catherine Shelley; growing up in Allagash and St. Francis; family background; pine lumbering and logging days; and present-day logging practices. Text: 1 pp. brief index. Recording: mfc_na2892_c0103_01, mfc_na2892_c0103_02 27 minutes
Ole Larsen Photograph Collection (University of New Brunswick Library)
Photo prints depicting woods work and life in the lumber woods (ca. 1890-1930).
Prentiss and Carlisle Co., Inc. Business Records
The business records of the estate of Henry E. Prentiss, as administered by Henry M. Prentiss, concerning timberland holdings. Includes stumpage bills, records of checks received and sent, and correspondence. Also includes the Aroostook Land Company records.
Various, interviewed by Roger Mitchell and Joyce Mitchell
Various residents of the towns of Alexander and Crawford, Maine, deposited by John Dudley
Woods Music Collection
These are all accessions containing songs from or about the lumberwoods. However, only six belong to this specific collection, the rest (in the related materials note) are from other collections.