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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:

Traditional Tales No. 1, c late 19th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW2
Scope and Contents

Notebook marked 'Traditional Tales No. 1 . . . ' Contents include Gaelic prose tales 'Fionn' and 'Fergus and Conal'. The writer is possibly Kenneth MacLeod.

Dates: c late 19th century

Triads, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW220
Scope and Contents

Collection of Triads including one beginning 'Giadh is lach is easgann, Tri teist na h-oidhche' and one concerning a superstition regarding the theft of salt. Also included are a number of fours, including one entitled 'The Healing of the Gael'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Various articles, tales and verse., 1880s-1900s

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW380
Scope and Contents

Series of articles, tales, and verse, written mainly by the hand of Alexander Carmichael. Includes various writings concerning seals and the MacCodrums. Also articles/tales headed ' Na Uisegaran', 'An Cochal' and 'Bodach Sgeir Róis.

Dates: 1880s-1900s

Various tales, verse and notes., c.1906

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW381
Scope and Contents Series of tales, verse and notes written by Alexander Carmichael. The papers include, a tale headed 'An Righ' written 31 August 1906, a tale about Niall Glundubh MacNeill of Barra, notes on Ciosmal Castle, Barra, notes on the death on Donald Gillies in 1823 in St Kilda and a poem entitled 'Oran a Mart' . Also includes notes on agricultural tenure, tales and poetry by Dugald MacInnes and a lecture by Alexander Carmichael on 'literature and customes of the Scottish Gaels'. The...
Dates: c.1906

Watercolour Drawing, late 19th-early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW229
Scope and Contents

Coloured drawing of Alexander Carmichael beside a large ice boulder in Scalpay. Probably painted by his wife Mary Carmichael. Included are loose leaf sheets with the following printed inscription, 'Mary, Mo ghaol an diugh mar an de thu. My love to day as yesterday art thou. Alexander'. Also a poem headed, 'Soiridh, A Bhean-shith Agus An Sealgair', 'Farewell The Fairy and the Hunter'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century