Assorted draft articles, sketches and correspondence relating to antiquarian and archaeological sites in Uist and Barra. Among the material is a manuscript by Alexander Carmichael titled 'Promiscuous [sic] Antiquities in the Long Island, anciently known as Innis Cat and now known as Innis Fada or Eileinn Fada', 27 April 1872; and a sketchbook titled 'Feudal Castles of the Outer Hebrides'; a manuscript by Captain F.W.L. Thomas titled 'On the Defensive Architecture of the Outer Hebrides'; manuscript titled 'Duns, North-Uist, describing their position'; offprint 'Is Fingal's Cave Artificial' by F.Cope Whitehouse, also with letter from the author, dated 28 September 1885; manuscript by Alexander Carmichael titled 'Antiquarian Notes, North Uist', dated February 1867; assorted archaeological and antiquarian sketches and plans; and a draft of an article later titled 'Hypogeum. At Valaquie, Island Uist' by John Francis Campbell [on behalf of A. Carmichael]. Also includes a series of letters from Alexander Carmichael to Captain F.W.L. Thomas, from November 1866 through December 1880.
Material relating to antiquarian and archaeological sites in the Outer Hebrides
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-97/CW362
- Dates of Creationlate 19th century
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- Language of MaterialEnglish , Gaelic
- Physical DescriptionApprox. 500 pages of assorted material
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