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

Found in 9 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

“General Report of the Lunatic Department of the Charity Workhouse of the City of Edinburgh”, 1836 - 1838

Identifier: LHB7/7/4/13
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes a report by the treasurer William Scott; annual reports 1836-1839; and a letter to Thomas Thomson MP.
Dates: 1836 - 1838

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Annie M. Jehn, 07 April 1922

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1294
Scope and Contents Letter, 7 April 1922, Edinburgh, Annie M. Jehn to Donald Tovey. Thanking Tovey for playing in a concert to raise funds for famine relief. Holograph signed.
Dates: 07 April 1922

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from C. F. M. Robson, 16 October 1923

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1527
Scope and Contents Letter, 16 October 1923, Edinburgh, C. F. M. Robson to Donald Tovey. Thanking Tovey for giving a gift to charity. Holograph signed, incomplete.
Dates: 16 October 1923

Minutes of the Charity Committee and the Bevan Trust Committee, 1852 - 1947

Identifier: LHB7/4
Scope and Contents The minutes for the Bevan Trust Committee and Charity Committee deal with applications for assistance from the funds from those who could not afford to pay hospital fees.
Dates: 1852 - 1947

Note about 'Baile an deor', 6 July 1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/10
Scope and Contents Note about 'Baile an deor', probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which reads 'Deor mor Mac an aba was the name of the - deor of Bail an deor' [Baile an Deòra/Balindore]. There are four words in Gaelic after this note which are difficult to make out. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 6 July 1892

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Edinburgh and Lothians

Identifier: GD52
Scope and Contents Papers collected by Royal National Institute of Blind People, Edinburgh and Lothians, including publications, annual reports, press cuttings, and administrative documents. Also includes the Register of the Outdoor Blind, a record of blind people receiving aid in their own homes between 1903 and 1910.
Dates: 1858-2012

Superstition about women combing their hair including a saying, 1884

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/265
Scope and Contents Superstition about women combing their hair that they should not do so after dark on a Sunday night and a saying that a young woman with friends at sea should not comb her hair at night on 'Luan-Dhomnuich', which Carmichael queries as being the Sunday for giving alms to the poor. He also notes that 'La[tha] nam Marbh' is the day preceding 'La[tha] Samhna' when 'the dead stretch out their hand for relief on that day'.
Dates: 1884

Vocabulary note for 'dole', 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/171
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note which reads 'Deire eigin = A misery dole. Teom nan deora = Dole of the poor donation'.
Dates: 1894