Alexander Carmichael: Collecting Folklore in the Catholic Hebrides

Donald Stewart (Speaker)

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk


An overview of the collecting activities of the Hebridean folklorist Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912), with particular focus upon the time he spent among the Catholics of Benbecula, South Uist, and Barra in the Outer Hebrides, and what he recorded there.
PeriodJan 2010
Held atScottish Catholic Archives