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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1868 to 16 June 1876

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...

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

 Item
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...

Song beginning 'A phiurag nan run liura' and accompanying note, 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/21
Scope and Contents Song collected from Ruari mac Dhonil [Roderick MacNeil], aged 94 years, Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] beginning 'A phiurag nan run liura, Bheil u d chadal fa[tha]st a ruin' [A Phiuthrag na Run or Little Sister of Love]. The song is composed of twenty-two lines, has a number of amendments in pencil and has been scored through in ink, with a note written transversely across it which reads 'Trans[cribed] June 16 1869'. The accompanying note states that this cumha or lament was heard in a dream,...

Story about Bliana nan Sasunach, 23 May 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/33
Scope and Contents Story collected from Roderick MacNeil, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay about Bliana nan Sasunach [Bliadhna nan Sasannach the year of the Englishmen] telling how Iain mac Fh[earchair] ic M[hurchaidh], was hanged without trial by Captain Scott and his men, about 600 of whom were on Beàrnaraigh/Berneray and Mingulay for a week. He was Roderick's uncle, being her son before she was married. The story tells how the soldiers took everything and how the islanders fled in fear of them. Two men went into the...

Story about the King of Spain's daughter and MacLean of Duart, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/68
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay about the daughter of the King of Spain and MacLean of Duart. In the story the King of Spain's daughter has a dream about MacLean of Duart and so decides to go and find him. On arriving in Duart, Am Muile/Isle of Mull she meets him and asks him to go to Spain with her. To get rid of her he blows up the boat and then decides to get rid of his wife as well. He strands his wife on 'sgeir McLean' at Sliosmore []...

Story about the population of Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay], 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/34
Scope and Contents Story about the population of Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay], probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, describing how three hundred years previously [c1560] MacNeil of Barra sent a boat over to the island during winter to see why there was a lack of activity. A man named MacPhie was sent on land to find out 'When he came to the houses which then stood on a rocky [Rua] N[orth] E[ast] of the present village he found all within dead.' On arriving back at the boat MacPhie was asked what he had found...