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Abenaki mythology

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Various, interviewed by Barbara Nutting

 Series
Abstract 0304 Various, interviewed by Barbara Nutting for CP 180, spring 1960. Paper deals with tale from Finland; remedies; Indian legends; pioneer story; poaching stories; haunted house story; story of a Boston police strike. Informants include Cora Tracy, of Naples, Maine; Myron Sanders, Jr., Casco, Maine; Lillian Peterson, Webbs Mills, Maine; T. E. Nutting, Otisfield, Maine; Barbara Nutting, East Otisfield, Maine; Mrs. Fred McKenney, Kezar Falls, Maine; Elwyn McConnell, South Portland, Maine;...
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Doris Stackpole

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Abstract 0361 Various, interviewed by Doris Stackpole for CP 180, spring 1962, Bridgewater, Maine. Informants include: Nall Bradbury, Mood Tompkins, Howard Lewis, Frank McKeen, Stanley Finnemore, and Charles Finnemore. Accession includes a description of Bridgewater, Maine, where material was collected; biographical sketches of informants. Bradbury, Tompkins, Lewis, McKeen, S. Finnemore, and C. Finnemore talk about devil stories; witch stories; forerunners; Indian superstitions; tall tales about corn...
Dates: 1959-2008

Various, interviewed by Madeline Reed

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Abstract NA0339 Various, interviewed by Madeline Reed for CP 180, spring 1962. Paper deals with legends; tall tales; anecdotes; jokes; poaching stories; forerunners; ghost and devil stories; folk songs and poems; Indian stories; George Knox stories. Text: 96 pp. paper. RESTRICTED
Dates: 1959-2008

Walter Ranco, interviewed by Samuel Cutler

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Abstract 0090 Walter Ranco, interviewed by Samuel Cutler, 1964, Indian Island, Old Town, Maine. Independent collection of folklore material, contributed to the Archives. Includes: Penobscot tales of creation of man, Screeching Swamp Woman, Chief Joseph Orono, and how the Indian got tobacco; descriptions of old Indian life (hunting, fishing, how to make birch bark canoes). Text: 50 pp. total. Recording: mfc_na0090_t0224_01&02, mfc_na0090_t0225_01&02, mfc_na0090_t0226_01 239 minutes. RESTRICTED.
Dates: 1959-2008