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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

NonRes.5.5 Old Kirk Young Mothers' Club, 6 March 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/1/5/5
Scope and Contents

Summary by Geoffrey Hutton of his and Molly Harrington's visit to the Young Mothers' Club at the Old Kirk. Most were in favour of fee-paying schools and complained that access was both limited and easier from certain primary schools. Mention of breast feeding which they were encouraged to do while in hospital but gave up soon after with no feelings of guilt.

Dates: Other: 6 March 1961

Res.2.6 Two married couples, early forties, corporation tenants, female interviewer, 17 March 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/6
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation; local amenities; neighbourliness; health.Living accomodation: Both families interviewed had been in the area about 8 years and are neighbours in a six-flat block. They complained of the damp present in the houses when they first moved in and of the low standard of work - washbasins and doors had to be replaced. Rents were 25/- when they moved in and were now 32/5. Fireplaces give out a lot of smoke.Local amenities: The...
Dates: Other: 17 March 1961

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

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...
Dates: Other: 1 November 1961

Res.4.11 Female resident, thirties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 28 September 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/11
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Housing and neighbourhood; schools; breast-feeding; household chores.Housing and neighbourhood: INTVEE lives with her husband and two children. She likes her house, her only complaint is the noise and she is constantly on at her own children not to stomp about the house. The family were attracted to the area because of family connections and proximity to husband's work. She finds the neighbourhood pleasant and handy for Boswall Park...
Dates: Other: 28 September 1961

Res.4.19 Female resident, 53 yrs, married, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 9 October 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/19
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives on a ground floor five apartment house. There are six adults including her married daughter and two children. When she married they lived with her mother but then got a house near Victoria Street where there were eight on the stair and they were the only Protestants. Her mother made her feel guilty about no longer having any money coming in but she hadn't approved of the marriage and was always trying to cause trouble. INTVEE likes her present house, her only complaint is the...
Dates: Other: 9 October 1961

Stories about Donl Rua, Somhairle Rua and Am Piocar Mor, 14 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/92
Scope and Contents Stories collected from Roderick MacKenzie, carpenter, aged 68 years, Sruthan Ruadh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist about Don[u]l Rua [Dòmhnall Ruadh], Somhairle Rua[dh] and Am Piocar Mòr. The first story tells how eighteen of the MacVicar ministers were buried in Caibeal Baile Raghnaill and that Dòmhnall Ruadh had permission to bury and build a wall around them but when the road was built he refused to let MacVicars be buried there. The second tells how Somhairle Ruadh was the son of 'nin...
Dates: 14 July 1870