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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Clifford Chandler, interviewed by Susan “Sue” DeRose

Abstract 1094 Clifford Chandler, interviewed by Susan “Sue” DeRose, November 17 – 22, 1976, Orono, Maine. Chandler discusses his childhood in Jonesport, Maine, including discipline, chores, and games; military service at a naval repair base in San Diego; his grandfather’s work as a rum-chaser enforcing Prohibition, competition among fishermen; seine fishing; working in a factory that canned seafood; similarities and differences in dating over the years; and his views on the Vietnam War as the father of...
Dates: 1974-1980

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

Abstract 1288 David Priest, interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities of a game warden...
Dates: 1959-2008

Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner

Abstract NA1364 Donald Clendenning and Eddie Lambert, interviewed by William Warner, July 28-29,1980, Orrington and Greenville, Maine. Clendenning discusses David Priest and their friendship (Priest was interviewed extensively by Warner, see NA 1288); experiences hunting, fishing, and trapping with Priest; Priest’s commitment to his job as a game warden; his approach to apprehending suspects; and Priest’s personal characteristics and skills. Lambert discusses his relationship with Priest, one of a...
Dates: 1959-2008

Robert O. E. Elliot Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0164
Abstract Papers of an outdoorsman, journalist, writer, and photographer who spent much of his life in Maine. The collection contains correspondence, drafts of articles, and copies of published articles that document Robert Elliot's long career as a writer and photographer.
Dates: 1926-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Frederick Pratson Collection

Identifier: MF042
Scope and Contents Independent collection of folklore material contributed to the Maine Folklife Center by Frederick Pratson. Contains interviews in connection with donor’s “Oral and Visual History and Talent Development Program Among Indians and Inshore Fishing People of the State of Maine, The Canadian Maritime Provinces, and Quebec,” done under the sponsorship of the New England-Atlantic Provinces- Quebec Center at the University of Maine (Orono), 1972. The interviewees were a group of Nova Scotia fishermen, a...
Dates: 1972

Hunting, Trapping, Poaching, and Recreational Fishing

Identifier: MF181
Scope and Contents This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 containing interviews that focus on hunting, trapping, poaching, and recreational fishing. There are 123 series in NAFOH that relate to the topic, but 18 belong solely to this collection.
Dates: 1959-2008

John Kelly Jr. Collection

Identifier: MF124
Scope and Contents A collection of five accessions, mostly interviews conducted by John Kelly, Jr., in 1971 and 1974 mostly dealing with Kelly's family and with life and fishing in Long Harbor, Newfoundland; and rum running in Quincy, MA.
Dates: 1970-1974

Ralph Leavitt Sportsman's Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0292
Abstract The Leavitt papers contain mostly materials used in the columns that he wrote for the "Bangor Daily News" concerning hunting, fishing, and other outdoor sports. Included are correspondence, articles, news releases, clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1960s-1994

Robert N. Golding, interviewed by Virginia Pottle

Abstract 0323 Robert N. Golding, interviewed by Virginia Pottle for CP 180, fall 1963, Perry, Maine. Accession consists of two tapes that are composites of an earlier recording made in 1960 and 1961; a biographical sketch of the narrator; a catalog of the contents; and a transcript. Golding, Pottle’s father, a hunter, fisherman, farmer, guide, and master storyteller, tells tall tales (oxen, sheep dog that could count, fishing); jokes (reckless driver, boardinghouse fare, wives, mother-in-law, drunks,...
Dates: 1959-2008

Swordfishing Collection

Identifier: MF152
Scope and Contents A series of six interviews about swordfishing in Nova Scotia conducted by James Moreira and David Sanger of the University of Maine Anthropology Department in 2003. This collection consists of six audio interviews, one video and 2 cds containing photographs. Themes include experiences growing up in fishing families; techniques used in catching swordfish; processes involved after swordfish is spotted and harpooned; how to spot and track swordfish.
Dates: 2003

“Tom Tilton: Coaster and Fisherman”/Gale Huntington

Identifier: MF061
Scope and Contents This collection contains a set of interviews with Tom Tilton who was a coaster and fisherman from Massachusetts.
Dates: 1979