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Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105

Scope and Contents

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing proverbs; Fenian tales; stories about shipwrecks; Roderick Morison 'An Clàrsair Dall' and his father John Morison tacksman of Bragar; the Beaton family; and about sea-faring; notes about islands in the Sound of Harris; and a small amount of vocabulary.


  • Creation: 1864-1869

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm


This notebook was used starting from both the back and the front. Items within this series have been listed from folio 1 to folio 48 and then from folio 92 to folio 55. Line numbers will be given for folios 92-55 following the direction of text but folio side will remain unchanged.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1146/6

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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