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Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
Dates: 1883 to 1887

Note about biers, 27 September 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/148
Scope and Contents Note about biers and that they are broken because 'tanasg nan corp & sithich' [ghosts and fairies] used to carry them away, collected from Donald MacColl, brocair (fox hunter), [Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about St Cyril's graveyard, 29 August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/95
Scope and Contents Note possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and how the biers of the 'Eaglaish Shass[anach]' [English Church (Episcopal Church)] 'are smashed against an aged gnarled low cuilion holly tree after it carries up the dead' there, whereas presbyterian biers are covered with a cloth.
Dates: 29 August 1883

Note possibly about effigies at Tobar Chuiralain, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/151
Scope and Contents Note possibly about effigies at Tobar Chuiralain [Tobar Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], collected from Donald MacColl, brocair (fox hunter), Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads 'Pins stuck in cork wood on Tobar Chur[alain], & rings'.
Dates: 27 September 1883