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Voyages and Travel

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

Found in 200 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of song entitled 'Bron Binn', September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/121
Scope and Contents Fragment of song entitled 'Bron Binn' [Am Bròn Binn or The Sweet Sorrow] collected from Catrina Pearson, wife of Alex[ander] Macfarlane, Ceant[an]g[abhal], Barra [Catherine MacFarlane née Pearson or MacPherson, Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Isle of Barra/Barraigh] beginning 'Bha bana-bhuitseach is domhain a fala feadh an -saol'. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere. The second part of this song can be found at Coll-97/CW90/123.

Ghost story about a woman and newborn child, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/144
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, about a man in Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist who encountered a woman outside his home with a crying child. She told him that the King of France sent her to the Eilean an Iar [Western Isles] but on her arrival at South Uist she did not like it so she decided to go to North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath]. While crossing the ford she went into labour at Heastamal Isle...

Journal account of a journey around Glen Nevis, 28 September 1890

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/25
Scope and Contents Journal account of a journey around Glen Nevis with Bail[li]e John Maccallum [Baillie John MacCallum] on 28 September 1890. The account tells how they went to see 'old Ionnor Lochaidh Castle', Banaovi, then 'with a carriage and pair' to Glenevis to the head of Glen. One half around Ben-nevis [Banavie/Banbhaidh, Beinn Nibheis/Ben Nevis, all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Carmichael remarks 'Magnificent scenery. The nevis runs level and land on either bank level for many miles.'

Journal account of departure of Eoghan Carmichael's departure for Africa, 6 May 1893 to 13 May 1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/1
Scope and Contents Journal account written by Alexander Carmichael of the departure of his son Eoghan for Africa describing seeing him off at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, noting who met him in London and that he set sail on the 'SS Scot' from London, England for Chinde, East Africa [Mozambique]. Of his departure, Carmichael writes 'Poor darling boy! We shall not see him at the soonest for five years - perhaps never. God alone knows. This is the first break in the family.'

Journal entry on leaving Tarasaigh/Taransay and accompanying biographical note, 11 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/69
Scope and Contents Journal entry on leaving Tarasaigh/Taransay having been there for '4 nights & 3 days and rec[eive]d much kindness' and accompanying biographical note about Mrs MacDonald of Taransay that three of her grandfathers were 'tighearnan' and that her 'g[rea]t grandfath[er] had all the mount[ain]s and Aoi [Uidh] &c &c.'

Journal entry on visit to the manse at Musdale, 10 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/101
Scope and Contents Journal entry on visit to the manse at Musdale which reads 'Left Kilean Kintire [Killean, Cinn Tìre/Kintyre, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] at 8 am 10 June 1887 Rev Don[ald] Macdonald (Nunton) [Baile nan Cailleach, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] not at home his mother + sister here. Met Miss Colville + her brother at Manse - Musdale [Mùsdal/Musdale].'

Journal note about a visit to Cill-eibhinn, 10 August 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/120
Scope and Contents Journal note about a visit to Cill-eibhinn, Crarae, Cumlodden [Cille Eibhinn/Killevin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which states 'Rev Duncan Campbell and his wife Mary & self visited this and took there rubbings in the dark.'

Journal of a Tour Through the Hebrides begun the 22d of May 1798, volume 2, 1798

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Identifier: Coll-1373/4
Scope and Contents Second volume of the journal containing approximately 100 pages of Jameson's famous 1798 trip to the Hebrides.

Journal of a Tour Through the Hebrides begun the 22nd of May 1798, volume 1, 1798

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Identifier: Coll-1373/3
Scope and Contents First volume of the journal of Jameson's famous 1798 trip to the Hebrides of containing approximately 120 pages .

Journal of a Tour to Arran in 1799, 1799

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Identifier: Coll-1373/5
Scope and Contents Informal writeup of approximately 100 pages of Jameson's trip to Arran in 1799, complete with trip expense accounts.