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Biography

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].
Dates: 1864-1869

Song entitled 'Tàladh Iain Mhuideartaich', 7 April 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/43
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Tàladh Iain Mhuideartaich' collected from Donul Donullach [Donald MacDonald] Snaoisveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] age 6, who was able to recite several other songs correctly, including, 'Tormaid Mac mhic ic Ailean', 'Bhean leasaich an stop', 'Laoi na Buileartaich', 'Laoi Fhraoich' and 'Dun Mhic Iain ic Iain'. The song is in praise of John of Moidart and Clan Ranald. Carmichael notes that Donald heard the song from his grandfather and gives the boy's...
Dates: 7 April 1869