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Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107

Scope and Contents

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].

Dates

  • 1864-1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

68 folios ; 20.5 x 16.5 cm

Arrangement

The items within this series are listed in the order in which they appear within the notebook.

Physical Location

CW107-121

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1146/6

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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