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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Tale entitled 'A Chaora Ghlas', 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/23
Scope and Contents Tale entitled 'A Chaora Ghlas' probably collected in An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye. A farmer is out by the shore when he sees a beautiful swan. Instead of shooting it, he catches it and it tells him that a grey sheep will become head of the flock. The [swan] will bear a lamb, that lamb will bear a girl and the girl will bring you much happiness. The sheep's daughter had many suitors but the nurse was vexed because none of them would look at her daughter. The nurse served food to the...
Dates: 1861

Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1860 to c1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The majority of the volume has been used but intermittently there are groups of blank folios. Carmichael appears to have written in the book in the 1860s creating sections of different genres at different stages in the volume, with pages left blank in between to fill up appropriately. In about 1875 he has then used some of these blank pages to transcribe notes and stories but has not kept to the genres sections he initially created. The...
Dates: 1860 to c1866

Transcription notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1865-1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW7
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing mainly Fenian songs and cattle charms. Most of the charms relate to cattle and working in the dairy and so are recited for the protection and healing of cattle, although there are some charms for protecting and healing people as well. A number of the charms include the use of medicinal plants, for which there is additional vocabulary. Carmichael also includes charms and customs for predicting marriage partners. Almost all of...
Dates: 1865-1886

Two songs relating to Seumas Sasunach and accompanying story, 8 August 1867 to 17 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/36
Scope and Contents Two songs and accompanying story collected from Ruary an Ruma MacNeil [Roderick MacNeil] aged 88, MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay. The story tells how 'Seumas Sasunach mac Eoin mhic ogh an Oll[amh] Illeaich' came to Mingulay and stayed for a year at the house of a man who had a very beautiful wife. He poisoned the husband and he and the man's widow decided to marry she being pregnant with his child. Seumas was in the boat waiting for his wife to be, when he saw her coming down the beach, she realised that...
Dates: 8 August 1867 to 17 June 1869

Vocabulary note relating to marriage, August 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/78
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note relating to marriage. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: August 1909

Walks and Talks about Shere, c1915

Identifier: BAI 3/6
Scope and Contents Guidebook: Walks and Talks about Shere ( c1915), describing the area where John and Florence Jewel Baillie took their honeymoon.
Dates: c1915

Wedding correspondence, 1919

Identifier: BAI 3/3
Scope and Contents Letters from family and friends to John and Jewel Baillie relating to their marriage. Includes letters from William Watson Peploe.
Dates: 1919

Wedding invitation, 1919

Identifier: BAI 3/2
Scope and Contents Invitation to the wedding of John Baillie and Florence Jewel Fowler, to be held at the 'parish church Leamington ..... and afterwards at the Manor House Hotel'.
Dates: 1919

Wedding present lists, 1919-1920

Identifier: BAI 3/7
Scope and Contents Lists of John and Florence Jewel Baillies wedding presents, some compiled in relation to having them sent to the United States.
Dates: 1919-1920