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The Anthropological Folklore of Home Remedies; student essay, journals, and interviews Edit




  • 2001 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 2001 (Other)


  • 0.05 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 folder, 1 compact disc

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  • Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of a project entitled "The Anthropological Folklore of Home Remedies," authored by Heather Frost, Rian Sparkhawk, Robby Desjardins, Carmen O'Leary, Carole O'Leary, Chris Bemis, and Lee Ravelin, all students in Professor Mariella Squire's spring 2001 anthropology course at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The project concerns folk medicine and home remedies; for the project, the students interviewed Evelyn McBreairty of Allagash, Maine, and Valerie Schlesinger of Madawaska, Maine. Included in the collection are biographical notes for the interviewees, a home remedy survey analysis, two interviews and transcripts, an audiocassette containing the interviews, six project journals, field notes, a list of the group members and their tasks, and a project essay. The interview release forms have been filed with the collection's administrative papers.
  • Language of Materials

    Collection materials are in English.
  • Technical Access Requirements

    A compact disc player is required to access this collection.
  • Existence and Location of Originals

    Also available on compact disc.
  • Restrictions

    There are no restrictions on access.
  • Copyright

    Copyright has been assigned to the Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes
  • Preferred Citation

    "The Anthropological Folklore of Home Remedies" student essay, journals, and interviews, MCC-00327, Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes, University of Maine at Fort Kent
  • Source of Acquisition

    Material was acquired from Heather Frost
  • Processing Information

    The content of the audiocassette was transferred on an archival gold compact disc for preservation with shelf list number: MCC-00327 AJ-327 1/1.

    The content of the audiocassette was also transferred on white label compact disc for patron use with library of congress call number: ACADIAN A-V AudioCD GR111 .F73 2001.

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