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Folklore

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

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

'A 'Ghobha[r] Ghlas agus an Sionnach' [The grey goat and the fox], 1889

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW455
Scope and Contents List of tales sent to Reverend D. MacInnes, Oban, Argyll in August 1889.

'An Feumanach' [The needy man], c late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW458
Scope and Contents Tale written down by Alexander Carmichael but said to have been composed by Niall Mor Mac Muirich.

An t-Eilean Uaine, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW392
Scope and Contents Gaelic tale, headed 'An t-Eilean Uaine' (The Island of Mull).

There are additional extracts of a tale headed 'The Melodeous Lady Ford' included on the verso side of two of the pages.

Archaeological and other notes, c.1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW429
Scope and Contents Notes by Alexander Carmichael, perhaps the draft of an article, on various topics including Borve Castle in Benbecula; shell-mounds; the 'Good John of Islay' and his wife; 'Teampull na Trionaid'; ruins at Cairinish; the castle of the Clanranalds. Refers to an article by 'Captain Feilden' from the 'Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow'.

Assorted drafts, correspondence, etc., c 1858-1934

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW487
Scope and Contents A varied assortment of papers, much of it ethnographic and folklore material handwritten by Alexander Carmichael. Also includes: printer's copies of letters and symbols used in the Carmina Gadelica; printers proofs of Carmichael's work 'Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides', written for the Crofting Commission report, 1884; several complaints addressed to the Sheriff of the county of Inverness; assorted newspaper cuttings; ephemera from various events, such as the Gaelic Society...

Cailleach a' Ghobha, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW391
Scope and Contents 13 line poem entitled 'Cailleach a' Ghobha'. It begins, 'S ann a bha 'n othail air cailleach a' ghobha'.

There are additional notes included on the verso side of the page.

Cailleach an Dudain, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW390
Scope and Contents 17 line poem entitled 'Cailleach an Dudain', beginning 'An Toir thu do nighean dhomh, A chailleach an Dudain'.

'Carmina Gadelica, Volume IV originals', c late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW494
Scope and Contents Large bundle of papers originally wrapped in brown paper labelled 'Vol. IV'. Includes material considered for Carmina Gadelica IV (1941), which was edited by James Carmichael Watson, including copies handwritten and edited by Alexander Carmichael, as well as others later typed. The material was later consulted by Angus Matheson while compiling 'Carmina Gadelica VI' (1970). Among the material is a charm, pages 334-336, recorded from Mary Matheson in Malacleit, North Uist, on 17 March...

Celtic Class Notes, 1890-1891

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW23
Scope and Contents 2 volumes of celtic class notes taken by Rev Charles Robertson. It is likely that the lectures in these notebooks were delivered by Donald Mackinnon. Contents include gaelic translations, gaelic phonetics, proverbs and riddles, old gaelic hymns, literature and philology.