"The Nine": A Scottish Gaelic Charm in the North Carolina State Archives

Black, Ronald
January 2007
North Carolina Historical Review;Jan2007, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p36
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a Scottish Gaelic charm that was discovered in the North Carolina Office of Archives and History in Raleigh. It mentions that charms have been used since prehistoric times for magico-religious purposes. The charm was given by A. P. Johnston of Fayetteville, North Carolina to Fred A. Olds of the Hall of History in 1914. The article cites the different categories of Scottish Gaelic charms.


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