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A series of interviews with people who knew and lived with Fannie Hardy Eckstorm (1865–1946) of Brewer, Maine. Hardy Eckstorm was an American writer, ornithologist, and folklorist who earned recognition as one of the foremost authorities on Maine's history, wildlife, and cultures. Hardy Eckstorm served as the first female superintendent of schools in Brewer, Maine from 1889-1891. Though she authored many works, Hardy Eckstorm maybe best known for her book The Penobscot Man, first published in 1904.
See: Volume XVI of Northeast Folklore Fannie Hardy Eckstorm: A Descriptive Bibliography by Jeanne Patten Whitten, 1975.
See also: Fannie Hardy Eckstorm Papers and Fannie Hardy Eckstorm in General Maine History Photographs in this repository.
Maine History, Linguistics, Social life and customs
Folklore | Oral History
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Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "MF174 Fannie Hardy Eckstorm" (2020). Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Finding Aids. Number 31.