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Speaker : Alexander Carmichael: Collecting Folklore in the Catholic Hebrides

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Abstract

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.

Scottish Catholic Archives

ID: 52748197