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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Robert O. E. Elliot Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0164

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...
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

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

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