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

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Medium Food, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/276
Scope and Contents Image of text stating the average total figures of 'Medium Food' that should contain on its weight from Wolff's table in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Nature's Food Cycle, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2047
Scope and Contents Diagram of nature's food cycle showing how animal and plant life decompose and provide nutrients to each other.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Note about butter from 'Croulin Ghlas', 18 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/142
Scope and Contents Note about butter from 'Croulin Ghlas' [Cròlainn/Crowlin Island, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] that it 'is as sweet as honey', describing the island as a 'rocky heathry [i]sle'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 18 September 1909

Note about cheese wheels on Bernera Island, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/21
Scope and Contents Note stating that on Bernera Island, Lismore [Lios Mòr] cheese 'càbag' was made in stone cheese wheels 'fiodhan'. The note seems to mention throwing the wheel out of the boat although it is unclear why this would be done.
Dates: August 1883

Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag', 29 August 1868

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/8
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

Note about eating fish and vocabulary notes, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/69
Scope and Contents Note about eating fish probably collected on Ìle/Islay stating that 'The ugsa and Pioc[aich] are the cleanest eats in the sea. Fry of herring eat[en] ciuban used as bait'. The vocabulary notes show 'Bacach = Turbot' and 'Bradan-Leathan = Halibut'.
Dates: June 1887

Note about fruit, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/150
Scope and Contents Note about fruit which reads 'Plums apples Goose- & currents'.
Dates: 27 September 1883

Note about how St Kildans prepare an unnamed type of food, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/160
Scope and Contents Note about how St Kildans prepare an unnamed type of food, that they are skinned, put in water and eaten or put in 'garden earth' for twenty-four hours but are not skinned before eating but are 'excellent then!'
Dates: June 1887

Note about how 'Uairgneas mnaun na Feinn' ate to survive, 24 September 2010

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/101
Scope and Contents Note about how 'Uairgneas mnaun na Feinn' ate to survive which reads 'They boil[e]d water in the coire [kettle] with limpets muilceinan (builcean) dulse & this was what sup[plied] [or supported] them.'
Dates: 24 September 2010

Note about seals on Heisker, 1869 to 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/35
Scope and Contents Note about seals on Haisgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker] including their dispersal to various places in Uist [Uibhist] and the preparation of 'Cuilein Micheil' [roast seal] on Michaelmas night. Text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed into No I p.181 Creagory [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] 7 October 1875'.
Dates: 1869 to 1875