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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:

Sidney, Sir Philip. Astrophel and Stella written by Sr. Philip Sydny knight, Late 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De5.96
Scope and Contents This volume contains Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophel and Stella. It was written for or by Sir Edward Dymoke, who met and exchanged verses with William Fowler in Padua in 1591 or 1952. The manuscript may have come to William Drummond through this association of his uncle. It is wanting all bewtween sonnet and song ix.
Dates: Late 16th century

Signed copies of poems of George Mann MacBeth

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1459
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 3 x mimeographed typescript copies of poems, being:
  1. 'The Wasp-Woman', after Ponge - signed George MacBeth
  2. 'Noah's Journey' [1966] - signed George MacBeth
  3. 'The Castle', after le Chastel d'Amours - signed George MacBeth
Dates: 1969-1971

'Songs and Lyrics by H Heine' by James Geikie, 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-99/10/10
Scope and Contents James Geikie translated and published poetry and song written by Heinrich Heine and other German poets. He signed this copy with a dedication to his daughter May (Mary Dorothea Geikie) in 1904.
Dates: 1887

Songs and poems, 18th century-1863

 Series — Box CLX-A-1121: Series Coll-1383/3; Series Coll-1383/5
Identifier: Coll-1383/5
Scope and Contents Series containing poems and songs, printed and manuscript.
Dates: 18th century-1863

Story about John MacCodrum, c1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/23
Scope and Contents Story about John MacCodrum [Iain mac Fhearchair] speaking at a wedding and how he dealt with a minister who tried to persuade him to stop composing songs.
Dates: c1875

Story about MacMhuirich winning a shirt from O' Neil, 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/40
Scope and Contents Story telling how O' Neil had a 'magnificent shirt' made which he would give to the person who composed the best poem. No one was able to win it from O' Neil until MacMhuirich arrived and he won it by reciting a poem beginning 'Thin[ig] mi a Al[ba] do dh Eir[inn], A dheo[gh] mhic O Nil a chois cliu'.
Dates: 1871

Story entitled' 'Lamertine and Ossian', 10 January 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/8
Scope and Contents Story entitled' 'Lamertine and Ossian' collected from 'the kind hearted' Father [James] Mac Grigor RCP [Roman Catholic Priest], Ardchaoinnich [Àird Choinnich/Ardkenneth, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] in which Lamertine [Alphonse de Lamartine], when asked if he thought the poems of Ossian published by James MacPherson were forgeries or not, replied that 'MacPherson was as capable of the poems of Ossian as he was of forging the hills and dales of the Scottish Highlands.'
Dates: 10 January 1865

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-97
Scope and Contents The Carmichael-Watson Collection consists of papers belonging to the Reverend Alexander Cameron of Arran, Alexander Carmichael, civil servant and folklorist, Alexander MacBain of Inverness, and Professor William John Watson and his son James Carmichael Watson, along with books and papers belonging to the Reverend Charles Robertson of Jura, the Reverend Angus MacDonald, the Reverend Archibald MacDonald and the Reverend Father Allan McDonald of Eriskay. These include: invocations...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century

Three poems by Henry Anderson of Perth, Late 16th to early 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.1.11
Scope and Contents Three poems by Henry Anderson of Perth: Amaryllis ingrata ; Musarum querimonia ; Ad sereniss. potentissimumque regem Ia. 6. Perthanam urbem ingredientem 5. ca. Iunias 1580 panegyris. There are two copies of the first two poems. In three different hands. One italic, two secretary.
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Transcripts from the Book of the Dean of Lismore, late 19th-early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW10
Scope and Contents Notebook containing transcripts of poems from the Book of the Dean of Lismore Sir James MacGregor (16 century). The transcripts were created by Ewen MacLachlan. This transcript, which was said to have been lost was, 'transcribed for Sir John MacGregor Murray, and sent off per Mail to the care of Wm Kerr, Secretary, Genl Post Office, Tuesday May 24 1814' (see the verso side of page 105). Page 1-9 contains an incomplete transcription of a MS of modern Gaelic...
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century