Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The marjority of the notebook relates to material collected in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire but there are a number of loose leaves at the end which contain an account of a journey from Uibhist/Uist through An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, during which time his wife, Mary is in Edinburgh and is pregnant. There are eight blank folios at the end of the notebook. Much of the material in this notebook was collected from Duncan...
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...
Dates: 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875
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
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Fhuair mi [-] eir Dón Barain, Dhol a Kileandr[ais]t s Port Charrain' [Cille Anndrais/Killandrist, Port a' Charrain, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The song is composed of nine lines. There is also an accompanying placename note stating that Bailur and Bailegarbh [Baile Iubhair/Balure and Baile Garbh/Baligarve] were both once called Bailemeanach.
Dates: September 1870
Scope and Contents Story that Tai an Deora [Taigh an Deòra] was where the old house of Bachuil stood along with a kiln and barn but that 'Iain Baran' lost Bachuil about sixty years before [c.1810] [both places Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1870