Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Note and story which reads 'Sloc Bran in Cairnaborg mor [Slochd Bran, Cairn na Burgh Mòr] Forts in both. Dùn Chruit in Lunga - a man fell down in search of gull eggs.'
Dates: August 1886
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'Roinn Nan Ron' describing the manner in which hunted seals were divided amongst the people in Peighinn mhor Ghriminnis, Scolpaig and Cille-Pheadair [Peighinn Mhòr, Griminis/Griminish and Kilpheder all Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]
Scope and Contents Note under the heading 'Roin' on how the Haisgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker/Monach Isles] seals were divided up between Peighinn-mhor, Griminish, Peign'nne-moire, Scolpaig and Cill-a Pheadair [Peighinn Mhòr, Griminis, Peighinn Mhoire, Cille Pheadair/Kilpheder, all Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Also how there would be about 37 pints of oil in some seals and that 'Cuilein Micheil' was a seal roasted on Lath-fheill-Micheil [Latha Feille Mìcheil or Michealmas].
Scope and Contents Note under the heading 'Roin' entitled 'Cousmal' [Causmal] collected from an unnamed old man in Scolpaig, Uist a Chinn Tuath [Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] in 1865, giving names for seals from Causmal according to who receives them so that the minister of Cille-mhoire's [Kilmuir] seals are 'cuilein Moire', the laird's 'cuilean maoirneac', the smith's 'cuilein goibhneac' and the Boidhreidh [Boraraigh/Boreray people] the 'biast Bhoireach' since Boreray is close to Haisgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker/Monach...
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'It was MacLeod of Talamsgeir who shot Sir James in the bonn dugh [heel]' [Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]
Dates: October 1870
Scope and Contents Notes about the bird fulmar and St Kildans that on Hiorta/St Kilda each fulmar is valued at seven pence each between 'oil bird + feather'; that men keep a 'goile Sulaire' on their belts into which they put a fulmar's bill for pouring out oil; describing how fulmars are caught; how the carcasses are divided and how wages are deducted for loss of any birds. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Notes on places in Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire noting, that there was a taigh seilg at Croc Bheolain [Cnoc Bheolain]; that Clach Liath is named after the stone found there; Clach Bheathain is at Port Bheathain in Fiart near Muisdal [Eilean Musdile] and that Dul Rua Neacail [Dùghall Ruadh Neacail] had climbed on top of it; that Clach an Trinis is in Aoine Achanis; and that Tobar, Port and Muillean Killmhoire are close to Killmhoire [Tobar Mhuillean, Port a' Mhuillean/Miller's...
Dates: September 1870
Scope and Contents Photograph of two men holding a rifle and a rope with several dogs standing next to several peccary or javalin[a] carcasses in [Texas?] in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents 1 Various documents on John Murchison, Col. Donald Murchison, the Glenshiel Affair, Gaelic songs, and monument to D.M. 2 Various documents re Tarradale, c.1810-1820. 3 Various documents re Tarradale, c.1812-1815. 4 Various documents re Tarradale, July 1815. 5 Various documents re Col. RM.McGregor's estate, 1831-1836. 6 Various documents re McGregor, Massie, etc., 1811-1850. 7 Small notebook labelled: 'Early memoranda of old war from...
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'A Mhuillearstach' collected from Donald Maclellan or Donl mac Iain bhain ic Neil, aged 84 years S[outh] Hacleit, Benbecula, S[out] Uist [Haclait/Hacklet, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning ''S la dha'n Fheinn eir Tullach Eirinn, 'S i g amharc Eirinn ma timicheall'. The song is composed of two hundred and four lines, two of which have been written in pencil transversely, probably after the whole text had been written. A preamble to the story is given...
Dates: 20 October 1871