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Fishing

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Account of a fishing trip around Mingulay with accompanying place-name notes, descriptions and stories, 23 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/31
Scope and Contents Account by Alexander Carmichael of a fishing trip around Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] with accompanying place-name notes, descriptions and stories. Carmichael notes geographical features such as high points, caves, rocks or arches; archaeological sites such as dùns or graveyards; places people have used for looking after livestock or catching birds and fish, noting breeding grounds or habits of some birds; and sea-faring items such as the conditions of the sea or navigation techniques. One...
Dates: 23 May 1869

Archaeological and historical notes on Caisteal Bhuiri and Clanranald, 18 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/137
Scope and Contents Archaeological and historical notes on Caisteal Bhuiri [Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] and Clanranald. Among the notes it is stated that Raol mac Alein [Raghnall mac Ailein] was the last to inhabit Caisteal Bhuirgh and that he added the porch and extended the west side of it. The castle was originally built on a sgeir mhara and Biorlain mac ic Ailein [Clanranald's birlinn] was anchored 'in a poll' to the east side of it. After that, children used to swim there. In...
Dates: 18 January 1871

Archaeological note about 'Bo-na-cille', November 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/25
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about 'Bo-na-cille', that there were stones with lime coming up with hooks and that there was the form of a church and [circle] there. Also notes that Cladh Baile-na-Cille is the name of the graveyard now at Scarista [Bodha na Cille and Scarasta both Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris].
Dates: November 1873

Charm entitled 'Giseagan' relating to fishing, August 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/68
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Giseagan' beginning 'Ghoir a chorra-sgriach' relating to fishing. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: August 1909

Charm for getting fish and shellfish, c1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/73
Scope and Contents Charm for getting fish and shellfish which reads 'Air sealbh bhairneach said the old man throw[in]g the ord bhair[neach] behind his back. This was the way to get fish and shellfish the next day.'
Dates: c1869

Correspondence with Norman Dott regarding the Committee for the promotion of angling for the disabled, 1972-1973

 File
Identifier: Coll-32/H.38
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Norman Dott regarding the Committee for the promotion of angling for the disabled, 1972-1973. This Committee was organised by Thomas Mackenzie, who became its Chairman and Dott agreed to be a 'Patron'.
Dates: 1972-1973

Custom and rhyme beginning 'Eimh iuch iuch, S a mhuir air chuth', 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/85
Scope and Contents Custom in which a man going to the shore would call to his neighbours the rhyme beginning 'Eimh iuch iuch, S a mhuir air chrith'. The rhyme is composed of eight lines. Text has been scored through.
Dates: 1901

Custom relating to fishermen casting fire into their nets, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/75
Scope and Contents Custom relating to fishermen casting fire into their nets in Speymouth in 1664, noting that if they did so they were considered to be charmers.
Dates: October 1892

Etymological and geographical note for Creaga Loisgte, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/146
Scope and Contents Etymological and geographical note collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula stating that Creaga Loisgte got its name from being the place where kelp was first burnt, by an Irishman called Ruari na Luath. He had come to the islands to teach kelp-making. Hector says that this was the best place for giomaich and crubagan [lobster and crab] and that potatos and bere [barley] are now grown there. His wife's great...
Dates: 20 January 1871

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Of the ninety-three folios in the notebook, only twenty-two have been used.
Dates: 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875