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Christmas

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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A Child is Born, 1949

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/6/2
Scope and Contents Christmas broadcast by John Baillie on the theme of Christmas.
Dates: 1949

Custom relating to 'La nam Bannag' and accompanying song, 17 January 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/42
Scope and Contents Custom relating to La nam Bannag [Latha nam Bannag/Christmas Eve] collected from Duncan MacLellan, clachair [mason], Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, describing how on that day they would go around the houses and 'If they got nothing they piled a cairn in the door or near it called Carnan na mollac + then sing out - Mallac[hd] Dhia s na Callaig agaibh.' MacLellan describes how when the people came round they went around the fire three times singing 'Gum bean[nachd] Dia n tai a th ann...
Dates: 17 January 1874

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1873

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW115
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael principally containing material collected on Eilean Leòdhais/ Isle of Lewis. The main informants were Angus Gunn and his daughter Ann MacDonald from Dail bho Thuath/North Dell and Dail bho Dheas/South Dell respectively, who sang songs relating to Christmas and explained associated customs. They also told Carmichael stories about the temples found around Nis/Ness and about St Ronan. In addition, the notebook contains notes on winter customs,...
Dates: 1873

Note on the custom entitled 'Goisearan' [Christmas waits], 27 October 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/16
Scope and Contents Note on the custom entitled 'Goisearan' [Christmas waits] which reads ' Xmas waites - King & Queen dressed up with crown & rustics with strings & papers & flags.'
Dates: 27 October 1873

Song entitled 'Duan na Clainn - La nam Bannag', 27 October 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/2
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Duan na Clainn - La nam Bannag' probably collected from Angus Gunn, cottar, Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis beginning 'Thoire Thoire beannaichte e beann[aichte] e'. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere and some additions to the text have been made in pencil.
Dates: 27 October 1873

The Magic of Christmas, 1956

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/13/11
Scope and Contents Typescript of The Magic of Christmas, together with 4 copies of the issue of Christianity and Crisis of 10 December 1956 in which it was published.
Dates: 1956

Two songs, one entitled 'Duan Bannag na Callaig' and the other beginning 'Fhir a Challain i ri o' accompanying note, 27 October 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/3
Scope and Contents Two songs, one entitled 'Duan Bannag na Callaig' beginning 'Taobh a phocain toa' an tearcain' and the other beginning 'Fhir a Challain i ri o' probably collected from Angus Gunn, cottar, Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The note explains that after the second song the custom was that '2 bannag were handed out round the fire'. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 27 October 1873