MacPherson, Mary, 1821-1898
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
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