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Tales

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Note giving song title 'Laoidh Fhraoich', 5 October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/8
Scope and Contents Note giving song title 'Laoidh Fhraoich' and the words 'Leis an Catrina' ['By Catherine' who is Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The title has been scored through and there is no text for the song itself.

Story entitled 'Aireamh Muintir Dhubhain' and accompanying note, 5 October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/7
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.

Story entitled 'Aislig Righ Breatine', 5 October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/4
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Aislig Righ Breatine' [Aisling Rìgh Breatainn sometimes Am Bròn Binn] collected from Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Text has been scored through to indicate that it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Story entitled 'Duan an Deirg' and accompanying note, 5 October 1865 to 4 May 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/5
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Duan an Deirg' collected from Catrina nic Lachlain ruai [Catherine MacQuien] Clachan a Ghloip [Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The note states that the informant learned the song from her uncle Ruarai ruadh mac Cuithein [Roderick MacQuien], catechist, Scolpaig [Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] who had eighteen books on Fenian tales, which were burnt by his son 'who turned a F.C.' (Free Church). A transverse note on folio 20r reads 'Transcribed May 4 1869 A. A. C.'.

Story entitled 'Sgialac Fhinn', 9 May 1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/21
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sgialac Fhinn' [Sgeulachd Fhinn or The Story of Fionn] collected from Catrina Nic Cuidhein nighean Lachlain Ruari [Catrìona or Catherine MacQuien], [Clachan na Luib/Clachan a' Ghluip/Clachan an Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The story begins with a battle between the Fenians and the Lochlannaich [Vikings] in which the Lochlannaich prevail and take as prisioner Cumhail, a skilled warrior. While in Ireland some Lochlannaich talk to Cumhail's sister and realise that she is...

Transcription notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1864-1869

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW104
Scope and Contents Transciption notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The inside front cover is inscribed in ink with 'Bought at Wadebridge Cornwall Dec[ember] 1 1864 p 1/6 A A Carmichael' and the opposite page has 'A A Carmichael' written on it in pencil. The notebook contains Fenian songs or tales mainly collected in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, some of which are repeated in full or in part. These include 'Laoidh na Muileartaich', 'Duan an Deirg' and 'A' Bhraoin Chaorain'....