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Lochs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Story about crossing a loch, quoting Iain Bhain, porter, 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/25
Scope and Contents Story about two men crossing Loch Etive at Runan carnan [Rubha nan Càrn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which quotes Iain Bhain, porter, as saying ' A little ban bird went up last night & s[aile]d between here before either of you'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1892

Story about how Loch Awe was created and accompanying song, 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/15
Scope and Contents Story about how Loch Awe was created probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how [Bera] went away on a visit and having 'stayed too long' discovered on her return that 'the lid of the well was off + Loch Awe the result'. She then sang a song beginning 'A sniomh mo chuigeil'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1892

Story about the creation of Lochawe from a well and accompanying song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/61
Scope and Contents Story collected from Mr Dugald Clerk, Duntanachain, about the creation of Lochawe [Duntanachan, Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] from a well and accompanying song beginning 'A sniamh mo chuigeil'. The story tells how Bera, 'guardian angel of Cruachan' [Ben Cruachan] stayed too long on a visit to Neibhis, the herdess of Beinn Neibhis [Ben Nevis, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire], and on her return found that the lid of the well which she was to guard had come off and was...
Dates: October 1892

Story about the sea at Kirkibost and Baleshear, November 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/4
Scope and Contents Story about the sea at Kirkibost and Baleshear [Eilean Chirceboist/Kirkibost Island, Baile Sear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] that there used to be a series of lakes there until the sea broke the divide and that houses were seen under the sea on the south side of Kirkibost.
Dates: November 1873

Story entitled 'Loch Utramal', March 1874

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/73
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Loch Utramal' [Loch Udromuil Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] collected from John Morrison, ground officer, describing it as a large lake near Airdsleave [Àird Shlèibhe] where his father told him that during hard frost thick ice on the loch was broken right through and a pathway made from shore to island noting that it 'must have been made by animal 40 y[ea]rs ago'. The story also tells how a woman saw a strange looking animal moving among her cattle one morning, the animal was seen...
Dates: March 1874