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Carmichael, Alexander (1832–1912), folklorist

Derick S. Thomson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Carmichael, Alexander (1832–1912), folklorist, was born on 1 December 1832 and baptized on 8 December on the island of Lismore, in western Argyll; his parents were Hugh Carmichael and his wife, Betty, née MacColl. The Carmichaels were a family of long standing in ...

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Subjects: Education ; History

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