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Population migration

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

'Beatha an America mu Thuath', Late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/2
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A14' and noted thus in previous historical records. The title of the booklet, Beatha an America mu Thuath, or, as it would be written in modern Scottish Gaelic, Beatha ann an Aimeireaga a Tuath translates to English as 'Life in North America'. The title is descriptive as this appears to be a booklet about why and how Scots would move to North America, with specific mention of Canada and New England. This does...
Dates: Late 19th century

Notes about the people of Baileandeor [Baile an Deòra/Balindore], 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/34
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Notes about the people of Baileandeor [Baile an Deòra/Balindore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] suggesting that 'An Deora Mor Mac an Aba' was a 'Mac a Chombaich' [Colquhoun?] and that there was 'Ardanyle Leacain Mhic a Chombaich in Ardenny' [Airdeny]. Also that there are only four out of eighteen families left in Balindore.

Dates: 1892

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them...
Dates: 1881

Story about the Campbells, blacksmiths at Bonawe, 6 July 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/13
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Story probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about the Campbells, blacksmiths at Bonawe [Bun Obha], that the original Campbell came there from Kilmartin [Cille Mhàrtainn], where he had been an apprentice because his master had been jealous of his 'tempering - adhart - binding a sword to hilt'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 6 July 1892