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Hunting guides -- Maine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Lewellen Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0023
Abstract

Personal papers and business records of Walter L. Arnold, a businessman, guide, fur trader, trapper and author from Greenville, Maine.

Dates: 1893 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

 Series
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...
Dates: 1959-2008

David S. Brown, interviewed by Kenneth Whitney

 Series
Abstract David S. Brown, interviewed by Kenneth Whitney for FO 107 , October, 1973; by Susan Tibbetts for AY 125, November, 1975, Tenant’s Harbor, Maine. Brown talks about the Pea Cove log-sorting boom on the Penobscot River; his work on the boom in the summers of 1902-04 when he was 12 to 14 years old; the jobs of rafters, sorters, and runners; use of wedges to build rafts; meals; bosses; his marriage and work at Mt. Kineo; breaking up jams; daily pay; construction of boom and crib-work piers;...
Dates: 1973-1975

J. Wilbur Day Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0863-sc
Abstract

The autobiography of a hunter, guide, and farmer in Maine. Included are a photocopy of the original autobiography and two copies of a photocopy of a transcript of the autobiography.

Dates: [undated]

Ernest Kennedy interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

 Series
Abstract 1114 Ernest Kennedy (b. 1889) interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, summer, 1977, at Kennedy’s home in Argyle, Maine. Kennedy, 88, talks about his life working in the woods, on river drives, and on the Argyle Boom. Kennedy was the principle informant for “Argyle Boom,” Northeast Folklore, XVII (1976) which explained the workings of the sorting boom on the Penobscot River where the logs from the river drives were sorted for delivery to the various saw mills. In this series of interviews he...
Dates: 1959-2008

Honest Woodsman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF025
Scope and Contents

This collection consists mainly of a series of interviews with and about David Priest, who was at the time a retired game warden, about his experiences as a warden, trapper, and guide.

Dates: 1980

Lovejoy and McLeod Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0923-sc
Abstract

The papers of the Lovejoy and McLeod families of Old Town and Stillwater, Maine.

Dates: 1914-2001

Lynn Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF081
Scope and Contents

A collection of 73 separate accessions containing interviews with Mainers on a wide range of topics relating to life and work in the state of Maine, conducted 1972-1983 by Lynn Franklin, a journalist who specialized in cultural stories, occupational lore, life histories, and human interest stories. Of special interest are Franklin's interviews relating to lobstering, woods work, guides and canoe building, boats and boat building, and rural education.

Dates: 1971-1983

Maine Guides Project/Nathan Lowrey

 Collection
Identifier: MF193
Scope and Contents

Collection deals with heritage, customs and oral traditions of the Northern Maine Guide.

Dates: 1984-1985

Memoir, by J. Wilbur Day

 Series
Abstract 0532 J. Wilbur Day (1864-1924), donated by Alice Bacon, 1962, Wesley, Maine. Photocopy of a handwritten memoir (approx. 538 pages) of Wilbur Day, a hunter, guide, and poacher from Wesley, Maine. Also, a typescript (139 pp.) prepared from the photocopied memoir. The memoir was first obtained from its owners, Alice and John Bacon, by Jane Kazutow Pampalone and again later by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives. The original (presumed to have been written down by Wilbur Day’s sister, Susie Day, from...
Dates: 1959-2008

Charley Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0348
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Charley Miller of Bangor, Maine, an outdoorsman, Maine guide, fight conditioner, and outdoor cook. Included are photographs, celebrity endorsements, 16 mm films, and news articles documenting his work as a Maine guide, outdoorsman and outdoor cook.

Dates: 1931-1966

Rob Golding, interviewed by Thomas "Archie" Stewart

 Series
Abstract 2007 Rob Golding, interviewed by Archie Stewart, 1961 - 1966. Text: 10 pp. of notes; 120 pp. transcript from April 21, 1961. Recording: mfc_na2007_c0494_01&02, mfc_na2007_c0495_01, mfc_na2007_t1971_01- mfc_na2007_t1986_02, mfc_na2007_audio001 2,200 minutes (37 hours) T 1971 April 21, 1961. Stewart begins by reading a letter he wrote to Golding, consoling him for his failing sight and hearing, and telling him of the help and pleasure he gave to others throughout his life as a Maine Guide...
Dates: 1959-2008

Robert N. Golding, interviewed by Virginia Pottle

 Series
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

Wendell Shaw Collection on Walter Arnold

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1776
Scope and Contents This collection includes many letters written between Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold (SpC MS 0023). Also included are a few newspaper clippings from the 1850s through the 1960s. There are some articles included written about Walter Arnold ranging from 1976 through 1981. Trapping and hunting books, military history pamphlets and animal magazines that belonged to Wendell Shaw and Walter Arnold are in the collection. Some of Walter Arnold's belongings including one of his books "Arnold's...
Dates: 1800-1981

Thomas “Archie” Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF085
Scope and Contents

The Stewart family of Newburgh, New York, had a long association with the eastern Maine, area where they had a camp. Rob Golding of Perry, Maine, acted as their guide for many years in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection consists of a series of interviews with Golding, a renowned story teller, conducted by Archie Stewart; a manuscript history of the Stewart family; and video copies of Stewart family home movies.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1980, 1991

Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives

 Series
Abstract

0835 Victor Archer, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 17, 1974, Crawford, Maine. Archer talks about hunting and guiding. Text: Brief catalog and 68 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0755 - T 0756 1 hour.

Dates: 1959-2008

Willard Jalbert, interviewed by Frederick Pratson

 Series
Abstract 0713 Willard Jalbert, interviewed by Frederick Pratson, September 16 -17, 1972, Round Pond, Maine. Jalbert, with additional input from his son, talks about life and work in northern Maine through the early and mid-twentieth century; fighting in lumberjack camps; experiences as a lumberjack foreman; interactions with wildlife; chopping trees and tending sled; lumberjack camp food and the prevalence of beans; 1961 trip on the Allagash River with Supreme Court Justice Douglas; experiences as an...
Dates: 1959-2008