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Columba, Saint, c 521-?597 (monastic founder | Calum Cille)


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Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1864 to

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, noted as being 'Bought at St Columb, Cornwall, 30 Nov[ember] 1864 pr[ice] 2/3'. The back inside cover contains a note probably collected as part of excise duties which reads 'Rod[erick] MacPhie Mast of boat 21.8 [-] 1.2½ [-]'. The notebook contains one insertion. The majority of the notebook contains lore relating to Miùlaigh/Mingulay mostly collected from Roderick MacNeil, crofter, aged 88, known as Ruairidh an Rùma. Roderick MacNeil also...
Dates: 1864 to

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Inscribed on the inside front cover is 'Alexander Carmichael, 32 Polworth Gardens, Edinburgh, 11/4 1901' [11 April 1901]. The text is written in both pen and pencil and all of it has been scored through, as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere. The notebook contains vocabulary collected from travelling people, stories about St Columba, proverbs, hymns, stories about prophecy, some notes on birds and otters and cures. The majority...
Dates: 1901

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
Dates: 1883 to 1887

Fragment of a story about Calum Cille [St Columba], 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/75
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about Calum Cille [St Columba] probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay which describes him as 'na dhuin[e] cruai[dh]' [a hard man]. A crowd of people were watering Calum Cille's crops when one man asked the housekeeper, who was baking, for some food. She refused him and then he asked for a piece of dough 'as ne Dia' [in the name of God?] and she said she could not refuse him. The man put the dough on the fire and it turned into...
Dates: 1867

Fragmented notes about Calum Cille [St Columba] and the Easpaig [bishop], 12 September 1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/2
Scope and Contents

Fragmented notes about Calum Cille [St Columba] and the Easpaig [bishop].

Dates: 12 September 1890

List of sayings about different saints' days, 20 November 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/13
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List of sayings about different saints days on which different manual tasks should be started or carried out such as ' Di daoine La Chal[uim-chille] chaoimh etc' [Diardaoin Latha Chaluim Chille chaoimh], La Bealtain light fires'.

Dates: 20 November 1873

Literature: St Columba, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/38
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This item does not seem to have been recorded in the collection. The component unique identifier has been added as 'Mackinnon B.63(?)' so as to ensure it is maintained with this collection as this is where it was found during the digital cataloguing process.

It appears to be a script for a lecture about the literature involving or influenced by St Columba. There is no indication of the dates when the lecture was delivered, but it was presumably delivered by Mackinnon.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Literature: The mission of Columbanus and its influence on Celtic literature, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/29
Scope and Contents

A lecture delivered by Mackinnon, with no indication of dates as to when the lecture may have been delivered.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Note about Captain Forrest and witches, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/158
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Captain Forrest, that he came from Spain [with the Spanish Armada] and had to swim across to Cru an eich [The Horse Shoe/Cru an Eich, Cearrara/Kerrera, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The note also mentions witches in Mull [Am Muile/Isle of Mull] that it was the 'chief place' for witches and that Calum Cille [St Columba] said 'Bi pairt am Muile dhiu fhad sa bhios bo dhu na bhreac ann' and the...
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about Eaglais na h-Aoi, 29 August 1868

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/4
Scope and Contents

Note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis about Eaglais na h-Aoi [Eaglais na h-Aoidhe] that it is the oldest church and burying place in the Isle of Lewis and is connected with St Columba. Also notes that John Wylie [built it], that he had a house in Stornoway [Steòrnabhagh] and that he was one of the people who had come from Fife [Fiobha].

Dates: 29 August 1868

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