Portskerra, Farr, Melness - Aug. 24 ’56

Content description At the beginning and at several intervals in the course of the recording, Hamp introduces each speaker: 1) “The following is a record of the speech of Mr. Colin Fraser [sp.?] of Portskerra, County of Sutherland, Scotland, recorded on the 22nd of August, 1956.” (Narrative in Gaelic); 2) “The following is a recording of Mrs. Colin Fraser [sp.?], now of Portskerra, born and brought up in May, Caithness, Scotland.” (Narrative in English only); 3) “The following is a recording made of Mrs. Barbara MacKay [sp.?] of Farr, County of Sutherland, Scotland, on the 23rd of August, 1956.”; 4) “The following is a recording by Mr. Robert MacPherson [sp.?] of Melness, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, recorded on August the 24th, 1956.”.
Object Type PhysicalObject
Medium 1/4 inch audio tape
Contributor Hamp, (Mrs.) Margot (recorder); Fraser, Colin (consultant); Fraser, (Mrs.) Colin (consultant); MacKay, (Mrs.) Barbara (consultant); MacPherson, Robert (consultant); Hamp, Eric P. (interviewer)
Notes This is the original field recording.
Discourse Type Interactive Discourse
Linguistic Data Type Field Recording
Creation Date 1956-08-22 1956-08-23 1956-08-24

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