CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3270/8/10
TitleAm Fasgadh: The Highland Folk Museum, Kingussie
Datec 1955 - c 1966
Extent17 colour slides, 4 glass plate negatives
Administrative HistoryThe collections of the Highland Folk Museum, Am Fasgadh, were founded in Iona by Dr I F Grant, and transferred to Kingussie, c 1955, where the present museum was formed with support from the ancient Scottish Universities. In 1975, the museum was transferred to the custody of the newly-formed Highland Regional Council.

Taffy Davidson (1893 - 1976) was curator of the museum from c 1955 - c 1975, when it opened annually for a short summer season.
Description13 colour slides and 4 glass plate negatives of the opening of the Highland Folk Museum, 1955; 2 colour slides of the Universities' Standing Commission at Kingussie, 1963 (thought to be the Commissioners, but not verified) and 1966; 1 colour slide of Taffy Davidson and his wife standing outside their car, Kingussie, 1966; 1 colour slide of Taffy Davidson standing in ? Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfriesshire, n.d.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsOpen, subject to signature accepting conditions of use at reader registration sheet
Physical DescriptionColour slides; black and white glass plate negatives.
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