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Scope Note: Created For = Baillie

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Custom about 'La nam Marbh', September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/142
Scope and Contents

Custom about 'La nam Marbh' [2 November] probably collected on Barraigh/Isle of Barra that people would take off their socks and shoes and take alms to the poor' as a propitiation to God for the souls in purgatory.' Carmichael notes that the custom is 'Not now bare footed.' Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: September 1872

De Virtute Orandi by Hugh of Saint Victor, 15th century

Identifier: MS 110/ff. 32v-43r
Contents This section contains a tract by High of Saint Victor, a Saxon theologian writing in the 12th century. It is his De Virtute Orandi, which is about prayer. In the manuscript it is titled Tractatus Hugonis de sancto Victore de oracione.An Epistola appears on f. 32v, beginning with the words Domino et Patri L. Hugo and ending with ...
Dates: 15th century

E.Or Ms 649: Ethiopic Scroll, undated (c. 19th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: E.Or Ms 649
Scope and Contents

This is a protective scroll. It is paper, 186 by 9 cm, and constituted of 4 joined sections. It is written in the Ge'ez script, with red ink decorations at the head of each section.

Dates: undated (c. 19th cent. C.E.)

E.Or Ms 654: Ethiopic Manuscript [Collection of prayers], undated

Identifier: E.Or Ms 654
Scope and Contents

This Ethiopic codex may be a collection of prayers. It has a frontispiece illuminated in red and black ink, and text is written in two columns throughout. Specialist research is needed.

Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 686: ʾArdǝʾt (‘The Disciples’); a protective scroll, undated (c. 19th-20th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: E.Or Ms 686
Scope and Contents

An Ethiopic codex and scroll, together in a small leather pouch.

The codex contains ʾArdǝʾt (‘The Disciples’) a magico-apocryphal text. This is the Christian recension (as opposed to the Beta ʾƎsrāʾel/Ethiopian Jewish recension).

The second item is a protective scroll.

Dates: undated (c. 19th-20th cent. C.E.)

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Inscribed on the inside front cover is 'Alexander Carmichael, 32 Polworth Gardens, Edinburgh, 11/4 1901' [11 April 1901]. The text is written in both pen and pencil and all of it has been scored through, as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere. The notebook contains vocabulary collected from travelling people, stories about St Columba, proverbs, hymns, stories about prophecy, some notes on birds and otters and cures. The majority...
Dates: 1901

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...
Dates: 1883 to 1887

Fragment of a verse beginning 'Bial De [dhuse] Aingeal geal alainn', 19 October 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/119
Scope and Contents

Fragment of a verse probably collected from Janet MacIsaac or Currie, Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Bial De [dhuse] Aingeal geal alainn, Aingeal an dorust gach tai[gh], Gus an tig an la m[h]air[each]' [Urnaigh Smaladh Teine or Prayer for Smooring the Fire].

Dates: 19 October 1870

Hymn entitled 'Laoi na h-Airi', August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/28
Scope and Contents

Hymn entitled 'Laoi Na h-Airi' beginning 'Mhoire ghradhach mathair Uain ghil'.

Dates: August 1883

Illuminated calligraphic manuscript entitled "A Selection from the Collects", by Louisa Mary Freeman, c 1880

Identifier: Ms.Add.5
Scope and Contents

This is a manuscript entitled "A Selection from the Collects", by Louisa Mary Freeman. Each page is highly illuminated, and includes a prayer and a note indicating when to recite said prayer (for example 'Sixth Sunday after Epiphany', and 'Ninth Sunday after Trinity'), a decorated initial, and richly illuminated borders.

Also includes a contemporary carte de visite portrait of Louisa Mary Freeman, taken by Hennah & Kent in Brighton.

Dates: c 1880