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Emigration and Immigration

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

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Story about the movement of people between Ireland and Scotland, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/62
Scope and Contents Story about the movement of people between Ireland and Scotland, including that the same Gaelic is found in the Glens of Ireland as in Arasaig [Àrasaig/Arisaig, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] from which thirty-three boats travelled. MacAulays from Ìle/Islay left from Trai Ghruinard [] and went to Innis Oin [Inishowen, County Donegal]. The story also mentions 'Colin Mac Dhonacha (Camp[bell] Mòr) of Aoilisteadh [took] 2 boatloads fr[om] sunrise to sundown.' [Aolastradh/Ellister,...
Dates: June 1887

Story entitled 'Cruban Dunan is Baidein', September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/61
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Cruban Dunan is Baidein' telling of three brothers who were the first people to come to Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. They came from Ceannloch [Kinloch] and Crùban built Dun Chrubain [Dùn hrùban] and Dùnan and Baidein were to build together on Druim an Dunain [Druim an dùnain] but quarrelled and so Baidein left for Sailean Sligeanach in Benderloch [Sàilean Sligeanach, Meudarloch] where he built his own township, which he called Dun Bhaidein [Dùn Bhaidein]. He...
Dates: September 1870

Story entitled 'Fionladh Mac na Bantraich', c1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/27
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Fionladh Mac na Bantraich' noted as being 'From the "Journal"', collected from Donnshul Mac Cuiein [Donald MacQueen], Fearan na letha who learned it from the miller at Talamh Sgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how one of three brothers, the sons of Fionladh mac na Bantraich, set off to find his fortune and arrived at the palace of 'Righ Torra-fo-Thuin'. The king's daughter fell in love with him and...
Dates: c1861

Story entitled 'Mac a' Chreachaire, faisneachd Clann Neill', 21 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/14
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Mac a' Chreachaire, faisneachd Clann Neill' collected from Donald MacPhee, blacksmith, Brèibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra telling of the man who lived at Ciosmal Castle [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle] with the MacNeils who made prophecies. When he prophesied that the castle 'would yet be a garrai biasta dugha' MacNeil was so angry with him, that he banished him to Maoldonaich [Maol Dòmhnaich] where he lived and died. 'The to[bh]ta he had & the plot he...
Dates: 21 May 1869

Story relating to Fuday, 24 September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/107
Scope and Contents

Story relating to Fuday [Fuideigh] in which the illegitimate son of MacNeil of Barra, Mac an Amhuris, avenges the abduction of his daughter by Lochlannaich [Vikings] by going to Fuday and killing them all. The remains of the Lochlannaich periodically washed up on shore. Two boys found gold on Fuday, which, after the death of their father, who had persuaded them to keep the gold, they used to buy property in Cape Breton, Canada following their emigration.

Dates: 24 September 1872

When love can't find a home (The Herald), 2 Nov 2001

Identifier: GD61/11/2/5/35
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

A collection of newspaper and magazine cuttings covering issues relating to the LGBTQ+ community.

Articles cover local, national and international news, however Scottish publications have the strongest representation with Edinburgh and Glasgow based publications being a specific strength within this sub-series.

Dates: 2 Nov 2001