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Association for Cultural Equity

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New York, NY 10010

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E-mail: staff@culturalequity.org
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Educational / Research Institution / Archive
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Our collections Alan Lomax's audio recordings of Gaelic song and story, recorded in the Outer Hebrides in 1951.
Recordings (duration, dates & recording formats) Duration: 1-100
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Format: Reel
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Date(s): 1950-59
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Geographical locations Ireland: n/a
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Scotland: Outer Hebrides
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Other information Content types: Speech (including oral history, folktales and so on), Song
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Access: All of these recordings are available as free streaming audio through our online archive at research.culturalequity.org. For researchers interested in doing more in-depth investigation into Alan Lomax's Gaelic collections, we recommend corresponding with and/or visiting the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, where the original media is now preserved in perpetuity.

Completion status: 100% digitised
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Background info: In 1951, with guidance from the MacLeans of Raasay, Sorley and Calum, Alan Lomax recorded several hours of Gaelic song and stories, as well as interviews with the performers. The recordings were made with the cooperation of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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