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Scottish Gaelic poetry

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

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical notes on the poet Uilleam Ros [William Ross], 14 March 1866

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/23
Scope and Contents Biographical notes on the poet Uilleam Ros [William Ross] collected from Alastair Mac Coinnich [Alexander MacKenzie], Loch Uisge-bhadh [Loch Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] originally from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty], including how he met Alastair's mother [Mary MacKenzie], for whom he wrote 'Moladh na h-Oighe Gaelaich'; how shortly before he died, Ross burned all his books; about the relationship between him and Mor Ros, for whom he wrote many poems...

Cailleach a' Ghobha, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW391
Scope and Contents 13 line poem entitled 'Cailleach a' Ghobha'. It begins, 'S ann a bha 'n othail air cailleach a' ghobha'.

There are additional notes included on the verso side of the page.

Cailleach an Dudain, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW390
Scope and Contents 17 line poem entitled 'Cailleach an Dudain', beginning 'An Toir thu do nighean dhomh, A chailleach an Dudain'.

'Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige', Early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/5
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A15' and noted thus in previous historical records. The title of the booklet, Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige translates to English has 'The lark's house has no smoke'. It is a metaphorical title based on a Gaelic saying about how happy people do not have negativity at home. The title describes the content of the booklet: the decline of the bardic patronage in Highland culture by suggesting an alternative interpretation of this saying: that...

'Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige', Early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/6
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A16' and noted thus in previous historical records. The title of the booklet, Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige translates to English has 'The lark's house has no smoke'. It is a metaphorical title based on a Gaelic saying about how happy people do not have negativity at home. The title describes the content of the booklet: the decline of the bardic patronage in Highland culture by suggesting an alternative interpretation of this saying: that...

Class lectures and related notes, written by W.J. Watson, 1880s

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW374
Scope and Contents Series of class lectures and class notes, written by William J. Watson. Includes a series of lectures on Scottish Gaelic Literature, a verse entitled 'Praise of Mary' from the Leabhar Breac, lists of place names in Perth, Forfar, Fife, and Dumbarton, a list of Scottish Saints and 4 pages of notes on Tiraphuir, Lismore, by Alexander Carmichael.

Collection of Gaelic poems. Collected or written by John Gillies, 18th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/6/6
Scope and Contents This appears to be a collection of poems, prepared for publication by John Gillies in Perth, although they previous historical records are ambiguous as to whether John Gillies may have either also collected or written them. This may be an original manuscript for a published volume titled Sean dàin, agus òrain Ghàidhealach 'Old Gaelic poems and songs', published by John Gillies in Perth, 1784.

Collection of poems and notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW371
Scope and Contents Collection of poems and related notes by William J. Watson. Titles include 'Lámh an fhir', 'Arand na n-aighedh n-imdha', 'A Shionnan Bhriain Bhóroimhe', 'Níor ghlac cliath colg no gunna', 'Fada atá mise an déidh cháich' , 'Beir mise leat', 'Maith an chairt', 'Gabh rem chomraigh' and 'Duanaire na sracaire'. These would have been gathered for Watson's Gaelic Poetry from the Book of the Dean of Lismore.

Correspondence, W. Matheson to J.C. Watson, 02 January 1936

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW410
Scope and Contents 1 item of correspondence, William Matheson (1910-1995) to James Carmichael Watson (1910-1942), discussing the traditions surrounding John MacCodrum, Iain mac Fhearchair (c.1693-1779), bard to Sir James MacDonald of Sleat (1741-1766).