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

Found in 157 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a story about MacLean of Suart's daughter and MacNeil of Barra, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/67
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay which tells how MacLean of Duart's daughter was married to MacNeil of Barra that they did not get on together. They travelled to see her father in Am Muile/Isle of Mull but on their return she asked to stop in the Sound of Mull/An Caol Muileach to collect some dulse. When she was ashore MacNeil abandoned her and she was drowned on the rocks. On his return home, MacNeil married the daughter of Fear-Chean...
Dates: 1867

Fragment of a verse entitled 'Keening', c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/38
Scope and Contents

Fragment of a verse entitled 'Keening' which reads 'Fhir tha thallad fo na bhoid, Mu tha thu beo thigeadh tu'.

Dates: c1893

Fragment of a verse which reads 'Sliochd nan 60 burai, Dhoirt am fuil air Sliabh an tuim', 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/26
Scope and Contents

Fragment of a verse which reads 'Sliochd nan 60 burai, Dhoirt am fuil air Sliabh an tuim' [Sliabh an Tuim also known as Tom Soilleir, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 1892

Fragment of the song' Ailean Duinn' and accompanying story and biographical note, 8 July 1870 to 10 December 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/11
Scope and Contents Fragment of the song 'Ailean Duinn' collected from Mor Nic Cuinn [Marion MacQueen], aged 79, Tarasaigh/Taransay beginning 'Ail[ein] duinn o hi shiul[ainn] leat, Hi ri ri a bho hi a bho'. The song contains ten lines. The accompanying story explains that Anna nic Dho[mhnuill] ic Iain [Anna Campbell] fell in love with Ailean but the remainder of the text has been deleted and is difficult to make out. Marion stated that her 'great grand father was the last MacCuinn of Oirisey Uist' [Orasaigh,...
Dates: 8 July 1870 to 10 December 1883

Fragment of the song entitled 'Bas Osgair', c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/69
Scope and Contents

Fragment of the song entitled 'Bas Osgair' [Bàs Osgair or The Death of Oscar] collected from Coinneach Moireastan [Kenneth Morrison], Trithean, Carbost, Eilean Sgiathnach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] beginning 'Mo laogh fhein thu 's laogh mo laoigh, Leanabh mo leanaibh ghil chaoimh'. The song is composed of nineteen lines and contains annotations in pencil, including one whcih reads 'Laoidh Dhiarmaid?'.

Dates: c1862

Gay Scotland, Issue 24, Nov 1985 - Dec 1985

Identifier: GD61/10/2/26
Scope and Contents The front covers reads: "Facing up to gay comedy – with Blah, Simon Fanshawe and Janice Perry", and shows comedians Chris Edward and Robert Llewellyn from Blah.This issue discusses: a protest against the Salvation Army and their anti-gay actions; the internment and isolation of hospital patients with AIDS; the death of Rock Hudson from complications relating to AIDS; a conference organised by Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM) called "AIDS and its Management"; the detention of the black...
Dates: Nov 1985 - Dec 1985

Ghost story about a woman and newborn child, 20 January 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/144
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, about a man in Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist who encountered a woman outside his home with a crying child. She told him that the King of France sent her to the Eilean an Iar [Western Isles] but on her arrival at South Uist she did not like it so she decided to go to North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath]. While crossing the ford she went into labour at Heastamal Isle...
Dates: 20 January 1871

Hymn for the dying, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/12
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Hymn for the dying collected from Peggie MacNeill, Gleann/Glen, Barraigh/Isle of Barra beginning 'M anamsa an a laimhs a Righ, A Righ na carach neo. The song is composed of nineteen lines. Peggie states that she heard the prayer from her father John MacNeill and she has taught them to her own children noting 'Both [her parents] had many many old hymns now lost and never heard - not even the name of them.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 1901

Lesbian seeks damages for partner's death (The Herald), 29 Oct 2004

Identifier: GD61/11/2/8/70
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

A collection of newspaper and magazine cuttings covering issues relating to the LGBTQ+ community.

Articles cover local, national and international news, however Scottish publications have the strongest representation with Edinburgh and Glasgow based publications being a specific strength within this sub-series.

Dates: Other: 29 Oct 2004

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir John William Dawson, 5 March 1875

Identifier: Coll-74/11/1/12
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir John William Dawson asking him to propose his son George Mercer Dawson for membership of the Geological Society. He gives a brief summary of his son's geological career to date. He mentions that he is publishing a book and a paper on Eozon. He laments the death of Sir Charles Lyell and Sir William Logan's current illness.

Dates: 5 March 1875