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Tales

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
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...

Story about archaeological finds at Tirefour, 2 September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/5
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Carmichael, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about archaeological finds at a grave at Tirefour. The finds were a gold candle, a hammer and a coin 'of anc[ient] date' which were sent to Lochnell 'along with two heads of bisons of im[mense] size' and which were there during 'the General's time'.

Story about people coming to Cair Mualuig [Cathair Moluaig/St Moluag's Cathedral] to be healed, 2 September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/4
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Carmichael, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about people coming to Cair Mualuig [Cathair Moluaig/St Moluag's Chair] to be cured of back pain. Duncan remembers people coming from long distances such as Glencoe [Gleann Comhann].

Story about the saints connected to Lios Mòr/Lismore, 2 September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/2
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Carmichael on the boat from An t-Òban/Oban to Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about the saints connected to Lismore, telling how Calumcille, Moaluag and Ordhean [Calum Cille/Columba, Moluag and Oran] were brothers who were competing for the possession of Lismore. Moluag won by cutting his finger off and throwing it to shore and consequently Calum Cille went to Iona. It also tells of Oran's burial alive and how on the fourth day after he'd been buried,...