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Biography

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

Found in 3 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,...

Note and stories relating to Flora MacDonald's family, 12 April 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/77
Scope and Contents Note and stories collected from Mrs MacLellan, Ormacleit [Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] relating to Flora MacDonald's family, including the relationship between Mrs MacLellan's own family and Flora's family, Mrs MacLellan being the grand-daughter of Flora's younger brother Angus. Angus had a very large family of ten sons and four daughters. Her family connections with other well known MacDonald families are also noted. The story of how Flora's eldest brother Ranald died in a gun...

Notes on the family of Uistean Ban Chillepheadar, 8 May 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/65
Scope and Contents Notes on the family of Uistean Ban Chillepheadar [Ùisdean Bàn Chille Pheadair or Hugh Macdonald of Cille Pheadair/Kilpheder, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and that he came from North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath], his son was Donald who lived at Daliburgh [Dalabrog] and 'was the father of the late Bean Ormicleit' [Penelope MacLellan].