Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...
Dates: 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Euology on Mrs Drevir' collected from Catherine Macintosh, Staoligeary [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Failte dhuibh a cho[mh]lain thainig, Dh faisg a chonai'. The note states that Catherine is forty years old and 'at poetry all that time & she is greatly obl[ige]d to Mrs Dre[ver] for her munificence & kindness.'
Dates: 25 December 1872
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected between October 1867 and December 1885. The material dated from 1883 to 1885 was probably written down at source. The notebook is marked as 'No IV' and the inside cover gives his address as 30 Royal Circus, Edinburgh [Dun Eideann] and the date as 16 November 1883. The material transcribed and collected in this notebook includes love songs, religious songs, waulking songs and songs relating to cattle. Much of...
Dates: 1883 to 1885