MacDonald, Alexander, c1820-1894
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Charm for toothache entitled 'Eolas an Deidi' beginning 'An or a chuir Bride' collected from Alastair MacDonald [Driomor/Drimmore, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Text has been scored through and over it is written 'Transcribed into No III B[ook] p184 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.
Dates: 7 April 1869
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Ill hu o Ile o ro ho' possibly collected from Alastair MacDonald, Drimmore [Driomor, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Note in margin about vocabulary for 'lomairt' and 'foineart'. Text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed Wednesday, May 5 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Book 2 p[age]'.
Dates: 7 April 1869 to 5 May 1869