Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...
Dates: c1868 to 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag' collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis stating that cnagain are made from clay beaten with a stick until it is 'tough and consistent' after which it is 'built up layer by layer like planking a boat'. Also a vocabulary note stating that a 'sgeip[is] a thing for souring cream'. Either a sgeip or a cnagan is noted as having been bought from John MacLeod of Paible [Pabail Uarach/Upper Bayble or Pabail Iarach/Lower...
Dates: 29 August 1868