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Fish

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Dates: 1887

Note about herring and hake, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/46
Scope and Contents Note collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Baile Meadhanach/Ballymeanach, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Calmoir Herring haig - dif[ficult] to fish.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Note about the fish 'ugsa' [coalfish], June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/31
Scope and Contents Note about the fish 'ugsa' [coalfish] probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'A man at P[ort] na haven could see an ugsa breaki[n]g a mile. He saw the gull could see the ugsa break[in]g 3 miles off'. [Port na h-Abhainne/Portnahaven] Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Story about fishing on Ìle/Islay and Calum Cille [St Columba], June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/49
Scope and Contents Story about fishing on Ìle/Islay collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Baile Meadhanach/Ballymeanach, there that fishing would take place at Oin Hailigeo [Abhainn Shailigeo/Saligo River] or Loch Gruinart and that once a man caught a losgain [frog or toad] and gave it to Calum Cille [St Columba], who made a curse that every salmon would face out to sea and none would return. The story concludes that the lake used to be full of salmon.
Dates: June 1887

Vocabulary note which reads 'Asgail = Oxter. Bradan lea[than]n = Hal[ibut]', June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/48
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Baile Meadhanach/Ballymeanach, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Asgail = Oxter. Bradan lea[than]n = Hal[ibut]'.
Dates: June 1887