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Names, Personal

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

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

List of names, probably informants, c1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/39
Scope and Contents List of names, probably informants comprising Duncan MacLellan, Neill MacNeil 'mac Iain bhain', Isobel Chisholm and 'Barbal Drimsdale'.
Dates: c1893

Note about 'An Deor Mor', 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/7
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads 'An Deor mor Mac a Chombaich was the man of Bailean-deor' [Baile an Deòra/Balindore]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 6 July 1892

Note about how Ri Acharainich was named, August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/47
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Ri Acharainich (Eon Campbell) got the name when a lad from his pride.' [Acharonich, Am Muile/Isle of Mull]
Dates: August 1886

Note which reads 'Mar choin ag ol eanaraichTha ainmnean Chlann illeain Eachann! Lachann! Each! Lach! (Lapping up!)', September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/293
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Tha ainmnean Chlann illeain Eachann! Lachann! Each! Lach! (Lapping up!)' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1884

Notes on Gaelic surnames, c 1860-1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW447
Scope and Contents Draft essay regarding Gaelic surnames.
Dates: c 1860-1875

Proverb which reads 'Their trian do natar ris an ainm', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/189
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Their trian do natar ris an ainm'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Scottish tradition of the House of Napier

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1412
Scope and Contents The volume is dated 1902 and entitled on the front board: 'A Scottish tradition of the House of Napier / Hon'ble Mrs. James Napier. On a facing page to the inside of the front-board it states: 'This Legend of Her Name was illustrated for The Bride / The Artist employed / was Mr. J. Jenks[?] / Schoolmaster / Kilmore [?] / by Oban. The volume contains a tale about the origin of the name 'Napier' and features a fine water-colour of two knights in 'Arts and Crafts' or 'Art Nouveau' style and...
Dates: 1902

Story about [Diarmaid] and accompanying verse., c1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/14
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacPhee, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, about [Diarmaid] and accompanying verse beginning 'Cha do shaoil le m'athair fhein, Gur eir feola bha nam chrì'. The story tells how a king ordered all old people to be put to death and then for every man to bring his enemies, children, animals, musicians and fools to him. One poor man dug a hole in the ground and put his father in it. His father told him to follow the king's orders and so they arrived at the...
Dates: c1866

Story relating to Oscar, 14 March 1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/25
Scope and Contents Story collected from Iain MacCoinnich [John MacKenzie], Uisgeabhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula relating to Oscar and how he got his name, noting that at first he was called 'Cuime-nan-Cnamh' at first but after bravely slaying a beast his grandfather, Fionn, called him Oscar.
Dates: 14 March 1866