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Fragment of a song entitled 'Ua'n Oir', 20 October 1870 to 12 December 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/122

Scope and Contents

Fragment of a song entitled 'Ua'n Oir' [Uamh an Òir or Cave of Gold] probably collected from Mòr Cuiri [Marion Currie] Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Na mic uaca, S ioma[dh] maidean bharon bho'eich theid a null'. The song is composed of six lines and it looks as if the first line is incomplete. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'Transcribed 12/12 1883 A[lexander] C[armichael] Book III p[age] 64.'


  • Creation: 20 October 1870 to 12 December 1883

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 42r, line 13 to folio 42r, line 19


Tolmie, Frances, Journal of the Folk-Song Society, 'Songs of Rest and Recreation', vol. 4, no. 16 (1911), p. 157-

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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