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 Song collected from Mary MacMillan, Lionacuidhe/Liniquie, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Horo bhodachan horo, Nuair thig mo bhodachesa dhach[aidh]' . The song is composed of twenty six lines, one of which has been scored through in pencil as if deleted. There are a number of amendments to the text which has been scored through in ink as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere. Two notes have been written transversely, one across the text which reads 'Corucam a Tarasaidh Harris...
Dates: 27 May 1869