Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Alasdair a laoigh mo chéile: waulking song in praise of Alasdair mac Colla, late 19th-early 20th century
Scope and Contents Two copies of Alasdair a laoigh mo chéile: waulking song in praise of Alasdair mac Colla (Sir Alexander MacDonald, clan leader, d.1647), one copy is handwritten, one typescript. Written by Dorothy Brown (Diorbhail Nic a' Bhriuthainn, from the Island of Luing, fl.1644) and possibly used in William J. Watson's Bárdachd Gháidhlig.
Glossary to Duncan Ban Macintyre's Songs and Corrections of Calder's Edition, late 19th-early 20th century
Scope and Contents List of contents of the notebook written by Alexander Carmichael, giving the name of the song and the folio on which the song starts. 63 first lines or titles are given and each entry has a tick marked against it.
Scope and Contents List of songs and stories, probably the repertoire of John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. In the midst of a list is a note which reads 'An lus mor = crocha na mna sith - good for rheumatism' and a rhyme beginning 'Diluain Dirdoin thig gruag'.
Collection — Box CLX-A-354
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It refers...
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Ruary [Roderick MacNeil, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] has Laoi Mhic Ceallain remarkable correct. He appreciated it highly.'
Scope and Contents Note about the collecting 'Moladh Clai Chonail' which reads 'Moladh Clai Chonail Mrs M[a]cDonald Island Circbost Uist Tuath' [Eilean Cicrebost, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist].