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Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Annual Address by Thomas Sturrock, vice president, 1845
Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.5
Scope and Contents Annual Address by Thomas Sturrock, vice president of the Edinburgh Geological Society, looking at the development of geology and mineralogy, wider scientific developments and their relationship to religion, war and other issues.
Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1870 to 1872
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing the stories 'Rocabarrai' and 'Cugarbhad'; some songs and song fragments; customs relating to religious festivals, particularly on the Isle of Barra; stories about the MacNeil of Barra; stories and archaeological notes on Castle Beagram [Caisteal Bheagram, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]; cattle charms and stories about the Lochlannaich [Vikings]. As well as archaeological notes on chapels and cemeteries the majority of the notebook entries...
Dates: 1870 to 1872
Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887
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
Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull, August 1886
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull. The story relates to the betrayal by MacLeod of Dunvegan and Maclean of Lochbuie of Hector Odhar Maclean at the Battle of Bloody Bay. When Maclean realised he was betrayed he 'car[r]ied the treasure up & threw it in the well where it is buried. closed up now simply a hollow.'
Dates: August 1886
Fragment of a story entitled 'Mac Coinnich agus Mac Leoid', c1862
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story entitled 'Mac Coinnich agus Mac Leoid' [MacKenzie and MacLeod], probably collected from Kenneth Morrison, Trien/Trithean, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye. The story tells how MacKenzie sent a messenger to MacLeod with a letter asking for a date and place to have a battle in Maom Ratagain [Màm Ratagan, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. MacLeod was shelling shellfish into a plaid when the messenger found him but on hearing the message MacLeod quickly picked up his...
Fragment of the poem 'A Mhuilearteach Bhuide' [The Yellow Muilearteach], c1872
Scope and Contents Fragment of the poem 'A Mhuilearteach Bhuide' [The Yellow Muilearteach] beginning 'os cionn a crannaig Bha 9 slaie saiste sios'. The verses correlate approximately with the final verses given in John Francis Campbell's Popular Tales of the West Highlands, vol 3. Carmichael notes that the informant 'Heard this fr[om] his fath[er] (Iain ban mac Neil Mac Gilliallain[)]'.
General addresses, c1912-c1955
Identifier: BAI 1/4/3
Scope and Contents Lectures and addresses given by John Baillie to various audiences throughout his professional life. Includes lectures on the church and international affairs, priesthood and the modern world, Christianity in Scotland, the ecumenical movement, ethics in relation to nuclear weapons, agnosticism, education and theology and war.
MS 187: L’Arbre des Batailles by Honoré Bonet , 15th century
Identifier: MS 187
Contents This manuscript contains the book L’Arbre des Batailles by Honoré Bonet (c. 1340 – c. 1410), a Benedictine and prior of Salon near Embrun. He studied at the University of Avignon and wrote about philosophy, law, politics, and Heraldry. L’Arbre des Batailles is one of his most important works. It was written around 1382-87 in the form of a scholastic dialogue and deals with war and the laws of war. The work is composed of four...
Dates: 15th century
Note about a battle between the Leonaich and the Ruitich, 1884
Scope and Contents Note about a battle between the Leonaich and the Ruitich which took place at Creag [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. It notes that the 'Leanag' are the same as the 'Leonaich' and that Acha-da-cathan, close to Shian [An Sìdhean/South Shian] is where two fierce battles were fought.
Note about battles fought on Barraigh/Isle of Barra, September 1872
Scope and Contents Note about battles fought on Barraigh/Isle of Barra which reads 'Battles fo[ugh]t at Lag Fhloch & Trai na h-Alman or Tota an [-]' [Bàgh Hallaman].
Dates: September 1872