Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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
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
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.
Fonds — Box CLX-A-336
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
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:...
Petrarca, Francesco. The Triumphs of the most famous poet Mr Frances Petrarke., Late 16th to early 17th century
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
Identifier: BAI 1/1/15
Scope and Contents A loose-leaf bundle of pieces of poetry and related material