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Famines

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lantern slides, 1920

 Series
Identifier: Coll-705/7
Scope and Contents There are six bundles of lantern slides relating to Marjorie Rackstraw's war relief service in Russia. Photographer is unknown. Some slides include messages to encourage those in London to aid in the efforts, and include images of victims of the war, and places in Russia, as well as slides of text describing how and why it is Great Britain’s duty to assist in this aid. Others are images of children and families who are refugees of the famine. It may be of note that the lists Marjorie Rackstraw...

Papers related to Margery Fry, 1910-1980

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-116
Identifier: Coll-705/3
Scope and Contents This box contains all of the collected materials about Margery Fry by Marjorie Rackstraw. It includes correspondence from both women, publications by Margery Fry, and Annual Reports from the Margery Fry Memorial Fund.

Story entitled 'Dun -Ra'ail', 29 January 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/124
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Dun -Ra'ail' [Dùn Raghnaill] probably collected from John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist telling how Dùn Raghnaill came to be built. Raol mac Ailein [Raghnall mac Ailein or Ranald MacDonald of Clanranald] lived at Dremisdale Dreumasdal/Drimsdale and his son in Morar [Mòrar, Siorrachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. After a hard spring, his son came ashore at Loch Sgioport looking for food but he refused to give him any. In the...

Story entitled 'Mac a' Chreachaire, faisneachd Clann Neill', 21 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/14
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac a' Chreachaire, faisneachd Clann Neill' collected from Donald MacPhee, blacksmith, Brèibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra telling of the man who lived at Ciosmal Castle [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle] with the MacNeils who made prophecies. When he prophesied that the castle 'would yet be a garrai biasta dugha' MacNeil was so angry with him, that he banished him to Maoldonaich [Maol Dòmhnaich] where he lived and died. 'The to[bh]ta he had & the plot he cult[ivated]...