Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 150 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Quotation from a Highlander after he killed a red-coat soldier, which reads ' 'S e Dia duileach a rinn e, fear na h-aibeide big a mharbhadh agus fear a chota ghlais gun aon dad air.'
Scope and Contents Photograph of the racehorse, Cylette, lying in the grass with a group of men and policemen standing behind after it fell down dead once finishing the Nimble Plate race at Windsor in 1919. The photograph on the right is of the horse's owner, Madame Varipati.
Some notes about books in the publick Library of Oxon.; Queen M.['s] death; Dr Wallis's eyes; Dr Busby's Algebra, 19 October 1693 - 27 April 1695
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A 
Scope and Contents Note of some Arabic versions of Apollonius' "Sectio Ratione" in the Bodleian Library, that possess Latin glosses by Edward Bernard, Gregory's predecessor in the Savilian Chair of Astronomy, and one other person. Bernard had wished to publish the works of the ancient mathematicians; this manuscript he found defective and abandoned, unable to translate completely. [His partial translation was copied out by Gregory as B37, and used by Sir Edmund Halley to learn enough Arabic to translate the...
Scope and Contents Song [Òran a Chlèirich] collected from Coinneach Moireastan [Kenneth Morrison], Trithean, Carbost, Eilean Sgiathnach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 30 June 1861 beginning 'A chleirich a leughas na Sailm, 'S barrail leam nach paile do chiall'. The song describes a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings] and is composed of ninety lines and contains annotations and deletions.
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,...
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Ach a phiura sin sa phuar, Na ro na fir eir a bhainis' collected from Catherine MacFarlane née MacPherson, Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The song is composed of twenty-four lines. An accompanying note reads 'This was heard in Creaga Gorma Hea'aval Barra [Heabhal/Heaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] while she was grinding the quern.' Song has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Song collected from 'Ceit wife [of] Don[ald] MacKin[n]on nee Urqhuart', Tarasaigh/Taransay beginning 'Ailein Dhuinn shiulainn leat, M iar[rtas] eir Ri[gh nan] aingeaol'. The song was composed by Ana ni Dhonil ic Iain oig Chaimbeul [Anna Campbell] who was engaged to Allan Morrison of Crossobost, Lews [Crosbost, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], who drowned. She was said to have died soon after of a broken heart and was to be buried at Rodail [Rodel] and ended up being buried at sea, near to her...
Scope and Contents Song collected on Miùghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'Chi mi ghrian a fala gu siulach, Si dol tiom Ru'n dunu'. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines, with the final two lines being scored out as if deleted. There are two places marked with the numbers '1' and '2' as if the second pair are to be inserted where the first pair are written. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is written 'Trans[cribed] June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].'