Item MG 6.23 13b - Letter from Edinburgh Regarding Thatched Houses in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

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Letter from Edinburgh Regarding Thatched Houses in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

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MG 6.23 13b

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4 p. of textual records.

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In the custody of Hugh Francis MacKenzie and perhaps his brother, Archie Alex.

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Item is a photocopy of a typed letter from Ian Cranford of the School of Scottish Studies providing historical and architectural information requested by Hugh Francis in order to build a replica of a thatched house at the Highland Village.

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The letter is dated 1962.

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A note by Archie Alex states that he was acquainted with Pref. John MacInnes. The letter states that MacInnes is requestsing Gaelic folklore from Cape Breton.

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