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Animals

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

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Animal Licences, 1988-1990

 Sub-Series
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/10/5
Scope and Contents correspondence and related documents (1988-1990), relating to ensuring that any department housing animals complied with the necessary legislative requirements

Charm entitled 'Bun Dearg' with vocabulary and accompanying note about medicinal plants, c1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/48
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Bun Dearg' [Charm of the Red Water] beginning 'An t-eolas a rinn Calum-cille, Us leth chas sa churrachan'. The accompanying note gives vocabulary for plants which have medicinal properties, citing their uses for example 'The splitting of the human hair at the point is called gadmunn. The plant called the gadmunn prevents this hence the name.' Mention is also made of the availability of the plants in Iochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. The plants are used for ailments in both...

Charm for healing, 10 April 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/90
Scope and Contents Charm for healing probably collected from Fionaghal MacLeod [Flora MacLeod], cottar, at Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The charmer has to take water from a well at sunrise in a particular manner and three stones from the edge or bottom of the well. One stone is thrown over their shoulder with a phrase beginning 'Rosad [ag]us farmad na bhas deoi a bheo'aich (no'n) duine' and the other two are put in the water with silver or a brooch '6d is broken money & will not...

Descriptions of land and aquatic animal species, including insects, 1770

 Item
Identifier: Coll-205/3/4 (Dc.2.32)
Scope and Contents Descriptions of new and extant species of land and aquatic animals, including insects (approximately 204 handwritten pages).

Descriptions of plant and animal species, 1770

 Item
Identifier: Coll-205/3/3 (Dc.2.31)
Scope and Contents Descriptions of plants, including trees and lichen, animals, and fish.

Descriptions of plant and animal species, 1772

 Item
Identifier: Coll-205/3/5 (Dc.2.33)
Scope and Contents Descriptions of plant and animal species observed mostly around Edinburgh (approximately 198 handwritten pages).

Fragment of a poem beginning 'Chunna mise sin s cha b ionagh' and accompanying note, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/175
Scope and Contents Fragment of a poem beginning 'Chunna mise sin s cha b ionagh, Na muca marra mor mora a seinn'' and accompanying note that it was composed by a guilty man about to be hanged [and who had to compose twelve false verses to escape the noose].

Hospital for Animals, Bombay, [India], 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/1524
Scope and Contents Photograph of the gateway to the hospital for animals in Bombay, India showing a couple of men with a cow and horse standing in the entryway in the early 20th century.