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

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

The Size of the Eohippus or "Dawn Horse", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3124
Scope and Contents Photograph (lower) of the 'only known skeleton of the Eohippus or "dawn horse" as preserved in the American Museum of Natural History in New York, USA compared to a photograph (upper) of a skeleton of an English coursing hound, the whippet to show the similarity in body size.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The story of 'Fionladh Choinnachain' and accompanying note, c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/6
Scope and Contents The story of 'Fionladh Choinnachain' and accompanying note which states that the reciter, who is not named, 'heard the story from an old man Donull MacPhee [Donald MacPhee] who lived at Talamh-sgeir [Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye], a man the like of whom he never at all heard for Sgialacun [sgeulachdan or tales]. The reciter remembers only a mere fraction of what he heard'. The story was collected at Ferann-an-le [Fernilea] on 21 February 1862. The story is about...
Dates: c1862

Transcription notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104
Scope and Contents Transciption notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The inside front cover is inscribed in ink with 'Bought at Wadebridge Cornwall Dec[ember] 1 1864 p 1/6 A A Carmichael' and the opposite page has 'A A Carmichael' written on it in pencil. The notebook contains Fenian songs or tales mainly collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, some of which are repeated in full or in part. These include 'Laoidh na Muileartaich', 'Duan an Deirg' and 'A' Bhraoin Chaorain'....
Dates: 1864-1869

Vocabulary note which reads 'Cu Filear = Sharp scented dog.', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/210
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note which reads 'Cu Filear = Sharp scented dog.'
Dates: June 1887

War. A Well-Earned Meal, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2579
Scope and Contents Photograph from a newspaper during World War I entitled, 'A Well-Earned Meal' showing a small group of 'Belgian soldiers feeding their dogs by the roadside. These animals are very strong and can draw quite heavy carts without any difficulty.'
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Wood or Tree Dog, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1701
Scope and Contents Illustration of a Wood or Tree dog.
Dates: 1870s-1930s