Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:
3.21 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, June 1947
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "IQ 70, had a rough stubborn streak. [Female teacher] thinks he isn't bad. Father was a farm worker - married his boss's daughter. Mother - rather silly - e.g took son cream and potato scones when he was in the infirmary on a light diet. Siblings: Brother, OK, IQ 83. Sister, an after thought, quiet and shy. Not very good conditions - e.g one boy aged 10 slept with his granny - could not go away for a holiday as she would miss him."
Relatives in survey: Mother 3.22
Relatives in survey: Mother 3.22
Dates: Other: June 1947
Account of the preparation of seals for eating and accompanying proverb, c1875
Scope and Contents Account of the preparation of seals for eating in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist, including pressing blubber to extract oils. Carmichael recalls tasting the flesh of a young seal on Heisgeir [Heisker/Monach Isles] and that it was 'very agreeable.' and like venison. The accompanying proverb reads 'Bu mhath am biadh feamanaich aran seagail agus saill roin'.
Custom about 'Caisean uchd', 1904
Scope and Contents Custom which reads 'Caisean uchd is eaten - tho first bit eaten of this only'
Custom about giving away milk, September 1909
Scope and Contents Custom in which no milk is given away without pulling a grain of salt. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1909
Customs relating to to food and drink, 20 November 1873
Scope and Contents Custom relating to food and drink including predicting using egg-whites or salt in water - the choice of salt water was an indication of drowning; the number of grains of corn thrown from a handful would indicate the number of children a woman would have; an account using 'crathadh an fhras lin' at Draineach, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isleof Skye; salt-herrings being roasted on a fire and the first thristy person would be the first to be married; and the throwing of a string into a kiln to see...
Dates: 20 November 1873
Digestible Matter in 1000 lbs of Various Foods, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Table of digestible matter in 1000 lbs of various foods.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of men, cowboys, sitting in front of a couple of mess or chuck wagons with plates of food and cups of coffee eating dinner on the plains in the early 20th century.
Etymological and geographical note for Creaga Loisgte, 20 January 1871
Scope and Contents Etymological and geographical note collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula stating that Creaga Loisgte got its name from being the place where kelp was first burnt, by an Irishman called Ruari na Luath. He had come to the islands to teach kelp-making. Hector says that this was the best place for giomaich and crubagan [lobster and crab] and that potatos and bere [barley] are now grown there. His wife's great...
Dates: 20 January 1871
Expression beginning 'Ged bha mi sa chuil bha mo shuil air mo chuid', September 1884
Scope and Contents Expression which reads 'Ged bha mi sa chuil bha mo shuil air mo chuid' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1884
Expression which reads 'Ag itheadh na cruaiche gle 'crios', 1887
Scope and Contents Expression which reads 'Ag itheadh na cruaiche gu 'crios'' meaning 'eating a thing not earned'.