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Carmichael, Eon Kenneth, 1872-1926 ([Eoghan] | son of Alexander Carmichael folklorist and antiquarian)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Journal account of departure of Eoghan Carmichael's departure for Africa, 6 May 1893 to 13 May 1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/1
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Journal account written by Alexander Carmichael of the departure of his son Eoghan for Africa describing seeing him off at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, noting who met him in London and that he set sail on the 'SS Scot' from London, England for Chinde, East Africa [Mozambique]. Of his departure, Carmichael writes 'Poor darling boy! We shall not see him at the soonest for five years - perhaps never. God alone knows. This is the first break in the family.'

Dates: 6 May 1893 to 13 May 1893

Note about hats, 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/275
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Note about hats which reads 'Hats to [scored out] Ian 7, Eon 6 ¾, Alex 7.?' These are likely to be hat measurements for Carmichael's sons.

Dates: 1885

Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael and used by both him and another user, probably a family member. The most notable item relates to his son Eoghan leaving home for Africa. Items written by the other user appear to be quotations in preparation for a piece of written work. There are a number of quotations and sayings copied by Carmichael himself and a good number of names and addresses of people, probably all Gaels, living in Glasgow or Edinburgh, some of whom are noted as having...
Dates: 1893

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Africa 2
Biography 2
Edinburgh -- Scotland 2
Africa, East 1
Chinde Zambezia Mozambique 1