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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...

Song entitled 'Iain Garbh', 4 April 1876

Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/18
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Iain Garbh' collected from Mairi Nicrath [Mary MacRae], Caolas Stiatar, Na h-Erradh [Caolas Stiadar/Sound of Stiadar, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] beginning 'Gur a mise tha bronach gun ri leughadh a leo'rach'. Mary states that she is 'close upon 100 years old'.