Skip to main content


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

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lismore, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/38
Scope and Contents Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire probably collected from John Roy, including the location of Eaglais Mhaoluag [St Moluag's Cathedral] at 'Borstain na croise on top of the croise'. This church burned down while people were in it and the bones all washed down to Eala [Clach na h-Ealaidh]. The Eala is noted as being a refuge for criminals and north of it a large unsculpted stone was found with 'a few...
Dates: September 1870

Papers of William Anderson (1795-1811), c 1805-1811

 Sub-Fonds — CLX-A-348
Identifier: coll-1835/8
Scope and Contents

This subfonds contains:

  1. Signed diary, 25 January 1809-13 June 1809
  2. Signed diary, 15 June 1809-19 September 1810
  3. Signed diary, 23 May 1808-13 February 1811
  4. Three letters to his aunt, Miss M. Lothian, dated 25 September 1807; 5 August 1809; and 2 October 1809
Dates: c 1805-1811

Pear Blossoms in Mr. T. W. Stirling's Orchard at Kelowna, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1504
Scope and Contents

Photograph of three young girls posing in Mr. T.W. Stirling's orchard at Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada in the early 20th century. By permission of G.H.E. Hudson, Kelowna, British Columbia.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Poem beginning 'Big big bigeachan', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/152
Scope and Contents

Children's poem beginning 'Big big bigeachan, Co chreach mo neadachan' meant to imitate birdsong. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: June 1887

Poem beginning 'Is fearr am falt du nam falt donn' and accompanying note, 20 August 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/329
Scope and Contents

Poem beginning 'Is fearr am falt du nam falt donn' collected from Dr Don[ald] [M.] Morrison and accompanying note, which states that the 'carr' referred to in the last part of the poem, 'Chan eil air an fholt rua ach gur fhearr e bhi shuas na charr', is the 'dry broken condition of the heads of children' rather than the 'slime like soap and saltwater' on the child's head when it is born.

Dates: 20 August 1887

Proverb beginning 'Dubh no d' odhar no donn', c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/28
Scope and Contents

Proverb which reads 'Dubh no d' odhar no donn Is geal leis a ghobhar a meann' [Be it black or dun or brown, the goat likes her own kid].

Dates: c1893

Saying beginning 'Boise boise bitheagan' and accompanying vocabulary note, 1904

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/44
Scope and Contents

Saying beginning 'Boise boise bitheagan, Thug am fithach uaine' and accompanying vocabulary note, which reads 'Rud beag = iasad be[a]g'.

Dates: 1904

Sermons, 1910-1960

Identifier: BAI 1/5
Scope and Contents

hand and typewritten sermons, some giving date and place of delivery, in loose-leaf and notebook form

Dates: 1910-1960

Sermons notebooks, c1915-1960

Identifier: BAI 1/5/3
Scope and Contents

11 numbered notebooks containing sermons by John Baillie and a further single notebook containing sermons specifically for children.

Dates: c1915-1960

Song beginning 'Cas a mhoga-luirein', c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/15
Scope and Contents

Lullaby beginning 'Cas a mhoga-luirein, A luirein a luirein' known to have been collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire.

Dates: c1893