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SSSA in 70 Objects: Psalm 118 to ‘Coleshill’ TAGS: | | Contributor: Murdina and Effie MacDonald, Psalm 118 to ‘Coleshill’ Fieldworker: Thorkild Knudsen Reference: SA1965.031 Link to recording on Tobar an Dualchais Response: Clare Button Visiting the Isle of Lewis with my …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Hò Ro Gur Toigh Leinn Anna  TAGS: Contributor: Peigi Anndra MacRae, Mairi Anndra MacRae  Fieldworker: Donald Archie MacDonald  Reference: SA1964.062  Link: Response: Dr Alison Mayne  It’s extremely hard for me to pick one object from the School of Scottish Studies Archives.  I …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Òganaich Dhuinn a Rinn M’ Fhàgail TAGS: | Contributor: Barra Waulking Women Fieldworker: Thorkild Knudsen Reference: SA1965.109.004 Response: Louise Scollay I have a lifelong love – some might say obsession –  of textiles and craft and often this …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Borders Ba’ Games TAGS: ‘They do it yet!’: The surprise of Borders ba’. Dr Emily Lyle When I was talking with an old man in Denholm about customs, I had been reading about the …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: The Barnyards o’ Delgaty TAGS: Contributor: Enoch Kent Fieldworker: Hamish Henderson Reference: SA1954.33.a6 Link to the song on Tobar an Dualchais: Response by: Robert Fell This Bothy ballad – rendered beautifully here by Enoch Kent in …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects : The reflections of the windows in the stairwell of 29 George Square TAGS: Response: Louise Scollay, Archive and Library Assistant, SSSA I have always had a love affair with these windows, or moreso the scene they project on to the wall. When I …Continue reading →

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