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Tales

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1874, 1877 and 1891

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing songs, poems, tales, names, vocabulary and expressions collected in the Outer Hebrides [Na h-Eileanan an Iar]. The first part of the volume contains transcriptions taken as Carmichael listened to informants in 1877 while the second part appears to be copies of previous transcriptions of material collected by Carmichael and Rev Malcolm MacPhail in 1874 and written into the notebook in 1891. Amongst the material is a version of the lament...

Notes about a purchase and vocabulary, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/23
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] about a purchase made by James MacNeill mac Ghilleaspaig Neill in Ireland. Also, Gaelic names for turbot and halibut, which have been scored out.

Notes about eels, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/18
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] on eels, how they move and a story about a large eel once caught at Airdabhorain [Ă€ird Mhurain, Barraigh/Barra].

Notes on sponges and fish livers, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/24
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] about sponges and that they are only eaten by two families in Barra and that fish liver is 'but little used' there too.

Story about a large fish, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/20
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] about a large fish the 'size of a spinning wheel' seen by a man named MacLeod from Grimsay [Griomasaigh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist].