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

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Dublin "Special Addresses", c 1901

Identifier: Coll-11/C6
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Dublin "Special Addresses": on "Anthropoid Apes; in support of a motion re. Society (sic) aid to soldiers and sailors; opening of an exhibition at Trinity College Natural History Museum; to the Biological Association, Trinity College Dublin, on the muscular system.

Dates: c 1901

Hello Sailor! The Hidden History of Gay Life at Sea, Jan 2003

Identifier: GD61/11/2/7/5
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An order form to purchase a copy of Hello Sailor! The Hidden History of Gay Life at Sea, published by Pearson Longman. The book discusses the history of homosexuality in the British merchant navy.

Dates: Jan 2003

Incomplete story entitled 'Niean Gobha Ghriminis', 20 October 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/123
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Ni[gh]ean Gobha Ghriminis' collected from Donacha MacanLeallain [Duncan MacLellan], mason and crofter, Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells how a blacksmith in 'Grim[inis] sa Cheanna tua' [Griminish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] was a good man with no family but a daughter. He had cattle on Beinn Lee [Beinn Lì] and one winter when the snow came he sent his cow-herd off to fetch his cattle. The cow-herd got all the cattle except the...
Dates: 20 October 1870

It's Jack's Turn to be Joyful: There's Miles and Miles of Smiles To-Day Throughout the British Navy, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3201
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Photograph of a smiling British Navy sailor from the HMS Excellent in 1918 after the defeat of the Germans in World War I.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Lascars, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1116
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Photograph of three Indian lascars (sailors or militia men), on board a ship in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter from Charles de Vere to Captain Halliburton, relating to an expedition near the Island of Annobón to fight pirates, 11 July 1852

Identifier: Coll-1383/4/29
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles de Vere [or 'De Veve'] to Captain Halliburton of the HMS Amphion, dated 11 July 1852. De Vere relates in details an expedition against pirates on Annobón, an island near the Gulf of Guinea: 'After leaving the Amphion war frigate with the four boats we went ... to the island of Annabon [sic] the headquarters of the nest of pirates which I had commands to uproots'. The pirates were under the command of a 'greater ruffian than his companions in crime' named Antonio Costello....
Dates: 11 July 1852

Notes and sayings connected to decision-making, c1868

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/2
Scope and Contents Notes and sayings connected to decision-making possibly collected from a Mrs MacDonald [identity and location unspecified] or inspired by a conversation with her recorded as, 'Mrs MacDon[ald] said the caus[es] were mom[ents] of folly. I doubt if were not re[a]s[on] as g[rea]t mo[ments] of folly every day.' He refers to the remark made by Captain Thomas about [the lazine[ss] of people to invest[ing] in his work of the Outer Hebri[de]s'. The quotes which follow relate to the farmer's...
Dates: c1868

Story about a man murdered at sea and buried on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/22
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Story telling how a lintseed [linseed] ship came ashore at Trai-Sheir [Tràigh a' Shiar, Tarasaigh/Taransay] with a man murdered by the captain and he was buried at Siatar [Sheadar].

Dates: 8 July 1870

Story about Lews men being chased off Tarasaigh/Taransay, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/65
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay telling how a boatful of men from Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis came ashore at Ru chinige [Rubha Hinnigeodha] on the west of Taransay and travelled across the island. 'The natives took a caber off tai[gh] sheac cial & met the Lews men & drove them to Sgeir Bhualta' [Sgeir a' Bhuallt], they only allowed two men to escape and they did so by swimming to Sgeir Cè and Sgeir Eowin [Sgeir Eoin] 'One of these had an arrow in his buttock and an[other] in...
Dates: 10 July 1870

War Picture. British Jack Tar Risks His Life to Save A German Pig, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1582
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Photograph of a British sailor sitting on the deck of a ship watching a German pig he saved eat from a trough during World War I.

Dates: 1870s-1930s