New England -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Research. Canadian-American Center (University Of Maine) Records
Identifier: UA RG 0005-004
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created by the University of Maine Canadian-American Center, but there are also photographic material. The record series Conference, Lecture & Workshop Records contains correspondence, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and lists of attendees for various conferences, lectures, and workshops on the subject of Canada, New England, and Canadian-American relations. Most of the events were held at the...
Dates: 1935-1985; Majority of material found within 1968-1979
Dances in rural New England thesis/Nora Groce
Scope and Contents
A collection of five interviews conducted as research for her Master’s thesis (1977) at Brown University on dances in rural New England.
George Carey Collection of Student Folklore Papers
Scope and Contents A collection of approximately 1200 student papers by various students of George Carey and Rayna Green, 1972-1992, from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, collected by George Carey, and concerning the folklore of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont. The papers cover an extremely wide range of folklore; folklife; ethnic heritage; local history topics; various location in the US. A list of titles is available, but no further indexing has been done. Note: a small...
Dates: 1972 - 1992
Rum Running/ Bootlegging Collection
Scope and Contents William Cavallini, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall, May 16, 1997, in Harwich, Massachusetts. Cavallini discusses his experiences rum-running on the coast of Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia during Prohibition; operating the radio on rum-running boats beginning 1930; packaging of liquor; unloading at night; locations where liquor was unloaded; recollections of Meteghan, Nova Scotia; boat specifications; pay; killing of rumrunners; pastimes when not running rum; names of...
Dates: May 16, 1997