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MacPherson, Mary, 1821-1898

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1874, 1877 and 1891

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing songs, poems, tales, names, vocabulary and expressions collected in the Outer Hebrides [Na h-Eileanan an Iar]. The first part of the volume contains transcriptions taken as Carmichael listened to informants in 1877 while the second part appears to be copies of previous transcriptions of material collected by Carmichael and Rev Malcolm MacPhail in 1874 and written into the notebook in 1891. Amongst the material is a version of the lament...
Dates: 1874, 1877 and 1891

Note on caisean-callaig, 19 March 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/86
Scope and Contents Note the custom of bringing caisean-callaig to a house at New Year, collected from Mary Nighe[an] Iain Bhain [Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, Sgeabost/Skeabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. Carmichael notes 'The rann is unfit to print.'
Dates: 19 March 1891

Poem for Hogmanay, 19 March 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/84
Scope and Contents Callainn [Hogmanay] poem collected from Mary Nighe[an] Iain Bhain [Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, Sgeabost/Skeabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Bon[ach [dine] fuine nam ban, Be siud an roillgerach tiugh'. The poem is composed of four lines.
Dates: 19 March 1891

Poem for Hogmanay, 19 March 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/85
Scope and Contents Callainn [Hogmanay] poem collected from Mary Nighe[an] Iain Bhain [Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, Sgeabost/Skeabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Thainig mi an tigh so, Ho ro la ri o'. The poem is composed of eleven lines.
Dates: 19 March 1891

Song for Hogmanay, 19 March 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/87
Scope and Contents Song collected from Mary Nighe[an] Iain Bhain [Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, Sgeabost/Skeabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye], beginning 'Thainie mise so air Chal[laig], Gillean beag nan casan ruisgte' about Callainn [Hogmanay]. The song is composed of fourteen lines.
Dates: 19 March 1891