Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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 Story about the Nic Gillemhicheil [NicGilleMhìcheil/Carmichael] ghost that she haunted the Glen faochan family by walking to and fro between her two tolamain [tolmain or burial mounds] wailing. When her voice was heard it was thought to herald the death of a member of the family who would say 'O its only NicGillmh[ìcheil] bhoc[d].'
Dates: September 1870