Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Notes about the Saturday moon 'gealach Sathurn' that madness will start within seven days of it, it happens once every seven years and if harvest is begun on a Saturday moon, it will last seven Saturdays.
Song entitled 'A Ghealach Ur' beginning 'Sid agaibh a ghealach Ur, 'S Righ na dul ga beannachadh'. The song is composed of sixteen lines and the accompanying note reads 'On seeing the new moon for the first time'.
Song entitled 'Oidhiche Bha Ghealach Na h Oige' beginning 'Oidhche bha ghealach na h-oige, Chuma mi leanabh bu bhiodhche' [bhoidhche]. The song is composed of lines eighteen lines, comprising three verses of four lines each followed by a two-line chorus. Carmichael has marked this song as 'Copied'. Annotations have been made in ink.
Vocabulary note which reads 'Gealach Bhuidhe nam Broc = geal[ach] bhuidh na [Feill] Michaelmas moon' [harvest moon].