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Poetry

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

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Gaelic poetry, William Ross's muse and accompanying verse, c1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/19
Scope and Contents Note about Gaelic poetry and its elegance; William Ross's muse, Marion Ross; and accompanying verse beginning 'Ciod an fhuaira tha shuas 'sa bhein'. The pencil text on folio 83r is very faded and difficult to read. A transcription of the text is available.
Dates: c1873

Note about the verse 'Rann Liadail', 5 April 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/47
Scope and Contents Note about the verse 'Rann Liadail' collected from Hector MacIosaig [Hector MacIsaac], Kean Langabhat, Iochdar [Ceann Langabhat, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The verse is said to have been composed by 'The Cailleach of Liadail' [Liathdail] who was said to have been 100 years old when she composed the verse. Several placenames are mentioned including Loch a' Cheann Dughain at Howbeag [Tobha Beag/Howbeg]; the river Ionnair Mòr flowing from Coire Ruevail on Teacal into Loch Druidibig [An...
Dates: 5 April 1872

Notes and notebooks, c1900-1958

 Series
Identifier: BAI 1/1
Scope and Contents commonplace notes; commonplace books; assorted loose-leaf notes; poetry by John Baillie in loose-leaf and notebook form; school class books
Dates: c1900-1958

Notes by W.J. Watson, c.1936

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW25
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks containing notes by W.J. Watson. Includes lists of lectures and papers by W.J. Watson, inventory of papers kept in the study of W.J. Watson, Celtic Class lists, 1935-1937, and notes on the life of W.J. Watson. Also poetry exchanged between a minister and his lover, from John Matheson, Portree who recieved it from Donald Matheson alias Domhnall a' Chórnain (?Chórnair). The introduction is in Donald's own words.
Dates: c.1936

'Oran na Reismeid Chataich' The song of the Sutherland Regiment, c 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW471
Scope and Contents Two version of the poem 'Oran na Reismeid Chataich', said to have been taken down from dictation of the composer, Murdoch MacLeod, Vatersay.
Dates: c 19th century

Papers of Louisa Matilda Crawford, nee Montagu

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-336
Identifier: Coll-1839
Scope and Contents The papers consist of loose leaf songs and poems, letters, notes, 10 stitched booklets and a manuscript notebook all relating to, or produced by, Louisa Matilda Jane Crawford (1789-1857) a songwriter. There is both professional correspondence relating to the publication of her work and personal love letters between herself and her husband. Most of the records date from the latter half of Louisa’s life, when she was married, living in London and earning an income through her songwriting. Notes...
Dates: 1650-1930; Majority of material found within c 1789-c 1857

Papers of Professor William T. Baxter

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1160
Scope and Contents Professor Kenneth E. Boulding had kept in touch with Professor William T. Baxter throughout his career, and the collection of Baxter papers here at Edinburgh is composed largely of American-style circular letters distributed to friends at Christmas and describing family life, visits, events during the year past, and ambitions for the coming year. There are letters from: 1967; 1968; 1969; 1971; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1984; 1985; 1986; and 1990. The collection is also composed of:...
Dates: 1963-1993

Petrarca, Francesco. The Triumphs of the most famous poet Mr Frances Petrarke., Late 16th to early 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.1.10/1
Scope and Contents This is William Fowler's translation of Pertrach's Triumph. It also contians: A dedication by Fowler to Jean Fleming, Lady Thirelstaine ; a sonnet to the author by James VI ; A sonnet in praise of Fowler, possibly by his aunt, Jean Drummond ; A sonnet by E.D. "in comendation of the author and his choice" ; A sonnet in "Mr Wm. foulars comendation" by Robert Hundson ; A sonnet "in commendation of the translatour and the Ladye whome thir Triumphs are derected" by M.R. Cockburn ; "Ane sum̄arye and...
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Poem: 'Lines on a Scratched Boulder', late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/5/1
Scope and Contents Printed poem entitled 'Lines on a Scratched Boulder'.
Dates: late 19th century

Poems and quotations, c1910-c1940

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/1/15
Scope and Contents A loose-leaf bundle of pieces of poetry and related material
Dates: c1910-c1940