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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

List of names and place-names connected with birds and a saying, 9 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/99
Scope and Contents List written on Giodha [Giogha/Gigha, Earra Ghaidheal/Argyllshire] of bird names and place-names there and in Cinn Tìre/Kintyre connected with birds and a saying which reads 'Posadh thar beinn 's goisteac thar fo lingeara' and explaining 'Lingearac' as 'Midden'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 9 June 1887

Livre de Raison (Commonplace book)

 Collection — Box CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1854
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It refers...
Dates: c 1820-1830

Marriage of John Baillie and Florence Jewel Fowler, 1918-1919

Identifier: BAI 3
Scope and Contents The marriage of John Baillie and Florence Jewel Fowler series consists of:
  1. correspondence relating to engagement and marriage
  2. lists of wedding presents
  3. newspaper accounts
Dates: 1918-1919

Note entitled 'Marriage Customs', 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/341
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'Marriage Customs' describing the way in which marriage preliminaries on Colonsay [Colbhasa] were conducted, with the two parties meeting on two hillocks on three occasions, each time getting closer to each other. If either party withdrew the withdrawing party paid the tocher [dowry] to the other.
Dates: 1887

Notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1856-1880

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael made up of three excise notebooks marked 'Journal', 'Account Current' and 'Bills Receivable'/'Bills Payable' and a single folio. The first book is marked on the front with 'Carbost June 13 1861 Alexander Carmichael' [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye].The second book is inscribed with the same text on the front cover and the inside front covers reads 'Alasdair A Mac 'Illemhicheil Cillendraisd, Liosmor' [Cill Anndrais/Killandrist, Lios...
Dates: 1856-1880

Notes on Caisteal a Mhorair or Bhorain, Bagh-Ghearadh, Tolasta, 17 October 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/83
Scope and Contents Notes on Caisteal a Mhorair or Bhorain, Bagh-Ghearadh, Tolasta [Tràigh Ghearadha, Tolstadh Bho Thuath, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] that it is a detached rock about one hundred feet high on which there are the remains of a house. A 'rocky dangerous path goes up on one side' and it 'Stands out ab[ou]t 60 y[ar]ds fr[om] precipce on southside' with the walls of the ruins following the edge of the rock making it 'Impreg[nable] except to guns'. He adds that a Lewis proprietor sent his wife there...
Dates: 17 October 1873

Papers of Adrian Hastings (1929-2001)

Identifier: CSWC 36
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to: Hastings' study of and book on Christian marriage in Africa (1951-1974); the use of catechists in Africa by the Catholic church (1967-1970); the Catholic Institute of International Relations, including publications, papers, minutes and reports (1971-1982); the diploma of religious studies at Makere University, Uganda (1968-1972); seminars in Africa including a seminar for young Catholic men at Lubushi, Zambia (1962), and seminars on the church in...
Dates: 1935-1982

Papers of the Cochrane Family

Identifier: Coll-1837
Content Description Collection of six ornately decorated 18th-century manuscript documents relating to the Cochrane family of Scotland, including two marriage documents and four burgess tickets: Two documents relating to the marriage of William Cochrane and Agnes Carse, both dated 19 July 1706, Edinburgh: a marriage contract, listing over 400 points on which they pledged agreement, measuring 30 cm x 274 cm ; and a marriage...
Dates: 1706-1789

Papers relating to Annie Baillie, 1885-1934

Identifier: BAI 6
Scope and Contents The papers relating to Annie Baillie consist of:
  1. letters from her son, Donald Macpherson Baillie
  2. letters from her husband, John Baillie
  3. letters from her son, John Baillie
  4. letters from her nephew, Peter Baillie
  5. other correspondence
Dates: 1885-1934

Papers relating to John Baillie, Free Church minister, Gairloch, c1880-1894

Identifier: BAI 5
Scope and Contents The papers relating to John Baillie, Free Church minister, Gairloch, consist of:
  1. certificates
  2. correspondence
  3. legal papers
  4. memorials
  5. religious texts
  6. theological notes
Dates: c1880-1894