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Scottish Travellers (Nomadic people)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: Travellers, Scottish (Nomadic people) Summer Walkers (Nomadic people) Scottish Tinkers (Nomadic people)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

3.55 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "IQ 78, not too bad - [female informant] says she has turned out very well. Had a baby at 17, just at home now. Mother, 50+, a splendid worker in other people's houses, never kept her own very clean. Gipsy stock, grand baker. Father a farm worker. Now in prefabs. A bit mental?"Siblings: [Sister] IQ68, married. Eldest died of TB. [Brother] in navy, did well. [Brother] farm worker.Poor house, dirty no conviences, not overcrowded now. Only a room and a kitchen...
Dates: Other: June 1947

Papers of Jeannie Robertson

Identifier: Coll-725
Scope and Contents

The collection is largely composed of circa 160 letters from Robertson to the poet Hamish Henderson (1919-2002). It also contains her equity card and a recording contract.

Dates: 1954-1956