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Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Note about the fish 'Leabag' [flounder] and vocabulary, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/70
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Note about the fish 'Leabag' [flounder] probably collected on Ìle/Islay, including that there are three kinds of flounder and describing each of them. Vocabulary note reads 'Blad-fo-lic = Sole-fish'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: June 1887

Note about wedding traditions, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/103
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Note about wedding traditions including that a bannock was broken over the bride's head on her return from church and a creel being placed over the husband's head only to be removed after the 'banais beag' day after the wedding night.

Dates: August 1883

Note and story about Ciosmaol, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/58
Scope and Contents Note and story about Ciosmaol [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay stating that it was built by a Ruari Breac and was left by Ruari Breac [both Roderick MacNeil of Barra]. The first was married to a daughter of the Earl of Bute who was visited by a woman from Boradh [Borgh/Borve] with some new butter [as payment to her landlady]. She complained of having to live on a rock in the sea where she could...
Dates: 1867

Note entitled 'Sgoich', September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/94
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Note entitled 'Sgoich' which states that if the sgoich is cut it will not come out through the skin and that if a rabbit's kidney is eaten first then the other kidney [cannot] come. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: September 1909

Note on prac, 1874 and 1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/157
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Note about 'prac' [church teinds] probably given by John Moireson [John Morison] of Bragar [Eilean Leòdhais /Isle of Lewis], which is noted as a rent paid in kind with food. The note states that to get these factors were 'trampling over the poor people with a heart of stone.'

Dates: 1874 and 1891

Note on vocabulary, 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/197
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Note on vocabulary which reads 'Glibneach (=Glib & sneac) In Badenoch = Flineadh in Uist - butter'.

Dates: 1883

Note which reads 'Uisge nan uighean', 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/200
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Note which reads 'Uisge nan uighean'.

Dates: 1883

Notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1856-1880

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael made up of three excise notebooks marked 'Journal', 'Account Current' and 'Bills Receivable'/'Bills Payable' and a single folio. The first book is marked on the front with 'Carbost June 13 1861 Alexander Carmichael' [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye].The second book is inscribed with the same text on the front cover and the inside front covers reads 'Alasdair A Mac 'Illemhicheil Cillendraisd, Liosmor' [Cill Anndrais/Killandrist, Lios...
Dates: 1856-1880

Notes on the birds 'Langai', 'peata rua' and 'Duieanach', 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/66
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Notes on the birds 'Langai' [langaid or guillemot], 'peata rua' [puffin] and 'Duieanach' [probably dubh-eun or coot] about the quantity of siolag [sìolag or sand-eel] they can hold in their bills.

Dates: 1901

Percentage Composition of Ordinary Foods, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/271
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Table of percentages of the composition of ordinary foods i.e. water, fat, fibre, etc. in beans, peas, potatoes, carrots, etc. in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s