Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Aireamh Muintir Dhubhain' and accompanying story collected from Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The note states that John Smith in Baghasdal [Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] has the story and that Patruig Smith [Peter or Patrick Smith] also has the story 'Sgeul Choise Cèin'. Text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 5 October 1865
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac O Croileagan Sgial Choise Cein' collected from Patrick Smith, S[outh[ Boisdale or Leth mhieanach S[outh] Uist [Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail or Leth-Mheadhanach, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] 'in his own house'. The story tells how.... An accompanying note reads 'Heard this tale from a Canna man 40 y[ea]rs ago [about 1830]. Does not know his name.'
Dates: 25 March 1871
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgeul Chois O Cèin' [The Healing of Keyn's Foot] collected from Calum MacRath [Malcolm MacRae], shepherd, Abhuinn Suidhe [Abhainn Suidhe, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris]. Two notes written transversely on folio 2r, the first in the same ink states where and when the story was told and by whom, while the second is written in blue ink and notes MacRae's death in 1866. Two notes on folio 10r state 'A man at Boisdale [Baghasdal, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] is said to have this tale' (in...
Dates: 5 July 1865 to 25 March 1870
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgialac Gas Gruaige' collected from Patrick Smith, Ceann a Deas Loch Baghasdail/South Boisdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist which tells how... The accompanying note states that Smith heard the story fifty years before [about 1820] from an old woman.
Dates: 25 March 1871
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing mainly Fenian songs and cattle charms. Most of the charms relate to cattle and working in the dairy and so are recited for the protection and healing of cattle, although there are some charms for protecting and healing people as well. A number of the charms include the use of medicinal plants, for which there is additional vocabulary. Carmichael also includes charms and customs for predicting marriage partners. Almost all of...