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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

5.8 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, January 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/5
Scope and Contents This boy had an I/Q. of 70-at school. He is either working in a byre or in sausage factory where he gets 25/- a week or 27/- when he is punctual. Considered ineducable at school. Has been in trouble for pinching cigarettes.
Relatives in survey: Mother 5.12; siblings 5.11, 5.14; cousin 5.9
Dates: Other: January 1946

3.64 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "IQ 68, very deaf in one ear, discharging ears etc. Joined the ATC. Now earning £4 a week labouring. Living conditions: not overcrowded, fairly clean."
Relatives in survey: Siblings 3.63, 3.65, 3.66, 3.67 Father 3.68, Mother 3.69
Dates: Other: June 1947

15.10 Female, Single, 45-54 yrs, Schizophrenia, January 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This woman is a wee bit soft. She lives in a filthy little house, full of hens and cats. She has an illegitimate son. Lives rent free. Is deteriorating. The son "nothing in him" earns 25/- a week. No sibs know. Has always been queer - soft, untidy, slovenly. The house is so dirty you daren't sit down. Always on P.A. Nurse confirms - very dirty. Dr confirms - a slut, filthy. Son has been utterly spoilt, soft, no home training."
Dates: Other: January 1946

27.17 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Low grade mental defective, July 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/26
Scope and Contents "This woman is described as thoughtless and silly, of low mentality. [Male informant] says she and her husband are both backward. She is pregnant. Husband a dairyman, earns £6 a week, scabies. Housing: Sergeant says it is a fearsome sight. Rooms - children usually clean but very untidy. Many rows. PC says this woman is a problem - very low type. She is also unfaithful to her husband. [Gynaecologist] wanted to sterilise this woman but husband would not agree."Relatives in survey: Children...
Dates: Other: July 1945

16.147 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Psychopathic personality, Dull and backward, January 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This man, a joiner by trade, is very lazy and slow, simple. Does some work in the factory. No public assistance. Earns £10 a week but will not pay his rates, has been imprisoned for it. Also assaulted a policeman once. Inharmonious. Wife very flighty. Two boys beyond control, no training. Dr - simple, sulky and moody. Steady work record."
Relatives in survey: 16.148, 16.149, wife 16.153, brother 16.150
Dates: Other: January 1947

16.228 Male, Married, 25-34 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, March 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "The LE says this man caused a lot of trouble for a time, always changing his job or being dismissed, very hoity toity and hard to please. He is now working very successfully on a co-op round, taking over £100 a week. Ex RAF or army. An incomer. Married to a local girl."
Dates: Other: March 1947

16.303 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Low grade mental defective, Epilepsy, August 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Seen at OPC - MD and epilepsy. Admitted to CRI as VP. Parents dead. Father was epileptic and died in 1908. 1 brother and 3 sisters. Worked as a casual farm labourer. Discharged from army on account of mental symptoms. Now unemployable. Dr says a gross defective. When working got 30/- plus food."
Dates: Other: August 1947

23.230 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, High grade mental defective, May 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/22
Scope and Contents "This man used to be very simple, soft, you could take a rise out of him. Complained, when he worked as a drainer, that a wage of £1 a week was too low but agreed to £2 a fortnight. Has improved a lot since he was in the army."
Dates: Other: May 1946

28.191 Female, Single, 45-54 yrs, Manic depressive, September 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This woman attended the OP clinic and was admitted to CR as a private patient. Obsessional state on the basis of a recurrent depression. Three previous attacks. Duration of present attack 9 months. Patient earns £4 a week in the woollen mill. They seem to be decent people."
Dates: Other: September 1946

Charm for healing, 10 April 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/90
Scope and Contents Charm for healing probably collected from Fionaghal MacLeod [Flora MacLeod], cottar, at Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The charmer has to take water from a well at sunrise in a particular manner and three stones from the edge or bottom of the well. One stone is thrown over their shoulder with a phrase beginning 'Rosad [ag]us farmad na bhas deoi a bheo'aich (no'n) duine' and the other two are put in the water with silver or a brooch '6d is broken money & will not...
Dates: 10 April 1874