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Collections - MF 104 Whitewater Raft Guides Project / Ian Cameron Collection

Number of Interviews: 4
Dates When Interviews Were Conducted: 1986
Time Period Covered: 1970-1986
Principal Interviewers: Ian H. Cameron
Finding Aides: transcripts
Access Restrictions: none

Description: This collection consists of a series of interviews with whitewater rafting guides conducted by Ian H. Cameron in 1986 as part of an independent study class at the University of Maine. The guides interviewed worked on the West Branch of the Penobscot River. Supplementary manuscript materials such as newspaper clippings and maps are also included.

1933 Cameron, Ian H. (Ind. Study) Spring 1986. Maine: Orono. 71 pp. Tapes: 1 hr. and 10 min. approx. w/ trans. Interview and follow-up with Gary Michaud, age 31, about his experiences as a whitewater raft guide on the West Branch of the Penobscot River. Includes introduction by Cameron, glossary, newspaper clippings, maps, etc. P6356 / C422, C426.2

1934 Cameron, Ian H. (Ind. Study) Spring 1986. Maine: Old Town. 38 pp. Tapes: 1 1/4 hrs. w/ trans. Interview with Joy Neilly, age 26, in which she describes her experiences as a whitewater raft guide on the West Branch of the Penobscot River. For supplementary information, see NA 1933. P6357 / C423-C424

1935 Cameron, Ian H. (Ind. Study) Spring 1986. Maine: Orono. 38 pp. Tapes: 1 hr. and 10 min. approx. w/ trans. Fred Martel, age 28, talks about his life as a whitewater raft guide on the West Branch of the Penobscot. See NA 1933. P6358 / C425-C426.1

1936 Cameron, Ian H. (Ind. Study) Spring 1986. Maine: Old Town, Indian Island. 42 pp. Tapes: 1 1/4 hrs. w/ trans. Interview with Vicky Aikens, age 30, about her guiding career on the West Branch of the Penobscot. See NA 1933. P6355 / C427-C428


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