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Tales

 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
Dates: 1883 to 1887

Story about 'Ban Donullach' begging, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/78
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about 'Ban Donullach' who went begging with the young Domhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart], then in exile and in disguise, for a year. After she had unsuccessfully tried to pretend to a shoemaker with whom she was lodging that Donald was her son, he gave the boy a free pair of shoes.
Dates: 29 August 1883

Story about fishing in Moidart, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/79
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about about how the young Domhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart], while living in exile with the Gobha Mhùideirt or Moidart Smith, was made to fish and did so successfully, twice. He was hidden under a washtub while the Campbells searched for him.
Dates: 29 August 1883