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Superstition -- Maine

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Independent paper, by William Graves

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0735 Student paper, by William Graves, fall 1972, Mars Hill, Maine. Paper deals with beliefs and superstitions about hunting. Text: 49 pp. paper.

Dates: 1959-2008

Regional folk beliefs

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Abstract 2445 This accession contains 2,747 folk beliefs organized on index cards, collected in the 1960s. There are 576 unsorted, but the rest have been sorted into categories (see below). The accession also includes the syllabus to Dr. Edward D. “Sandy” Ives’ 1965 American Folklore class, which was found with the index cards. Beliefs about animal portents; Beliefs about bringing things indoors; Beliefs about chairs and tables; Beliefs about clothing; Beliefs about cooking; Beliefs about cosmic...
Dates: 1971 - 1999

Various, interviewed by Alice K. Bryant

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NA0023 Various, interviewed by Alice Bryant for CP 180, fall 1959, Woodland, Baileyville (Cooper), and Lubec, Maine. Informants include Violet Riguette, Florence (Bacon) Perkins, and Ross Sadler. Paper deals with dreams; superstitions; George Magoon stories; tall tales; hunting tales; local expressions; forerunners; healing. Text: 26 pp. paper

Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Ethelyn Christie

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0054 Various, interviewed by Ethelyn Christie for CP 180, spring 1962, East Corinth and Mt. Desert, Maine; Traftons Island and Blackville, New Brunswick. Paper deals with devil stories; ghost stories; witch stories; Alec Tario stories; Pres Chadbourne stories; "Doc" Henry Tufts stories; beliefs; poachers; tales; skip rope rhymes; superstitions. Text: 70 pp. manuscript

Dates: 1959-2008