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Childbirth

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

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Res.5.3 Female resident, age unknown, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 1 November 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/3
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband and five children. Her three youngest required transfusions at birth and she says she is therefore justified in using birth control methods despite the teaching of the Catholic church. They had previously lived in Sighthill but there was nowhere for the children to play and her neighbour continually complained about the noise they made, on account of her nerves she got and exchange. There is plenty of rough ground for them to play here although it would be better...
Dates: Other: 1 November 1961

Res.5.21 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 15 December 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/21
Scope and Contents Planned interview to discuss child birth and child rearing without children present. INTVEE's husband is helpful around the house and while she does the dressing, feeding and changing he can and will do all these things. The only thing he won’t do is the washing although he'll hang it up and take it in. She shops and cleans in the morning and leaves lunch for her husband, who works nights, before going to work in town. He will also do the shopping but will not carry the shopping basket and...
Dates: Other: 15 December 1961

Song entitled 'Oran Si - Mhuracha mac Iain' and accompanying story, 27 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/55
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Si - Mhuracha mac Iain' collected from Mary MacMillan, Lionacuidhe/Liniquie, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Hi-ri-ri-ri u o, S olc an obair fir turais'. The song is composed of twenty-eight lines, the last of which have been written transversely over part of the preceding lines. The accompanying story states that the song was composed by a fairy woman, who had been promised in marriage to Murchadh mac Iain but he married another woman. His wife died in childbirth and...
Dates: 27 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Story about 'Alast[air] mor nam marst' of Boisdale, 17 January 1874

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/44
Scope and Contents Story about 'Alast[air] mor nam marst' of Boisdale [Baghasdal, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] probably collected from Duncan MacLellan, clachair [mason], Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, telling how he was so small when he was born that it was difficult to deliver him but when he grew up he 'was as big as two men'. The story also tells how Alasdair was 'the first of the Boisdales' and that two of 'Bois[dale's] lads' dug up a boat that had been 'sunk in a hole between Boi[dale] and...
Dates: 17 January 1874

Story under the heading 'Ur-Sgeulan' entitled 'An t-Iarla Og', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/10
Scope and Contents Story under the heading 'Ur-Sgeulan' entitled 'An t-Iarla Og' [The Young Earl] collected from Caristiane Nic Cuiean [Christina MacQuien or MacQueen] Fearann-an -letha [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how a young earl hears a voice calling him in the middle of the night telling him that his wife is giving birth and that he should get up. This happens three times and on the third occasion he some up. As it is dark it is some time until he sees a...
Dates: c1862