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Scottish Gaelic poetry

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

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Cumadh Iarla Bhriad-Alban. Poem by Donchadh Mac-an-t-Saoir., 18th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/6/1
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Cumhadh Iarla Bhraid-Alban, le Donchadh Mac-an-t-saoir. Poem of 12 double quattrains. Begins 'S truagh r'a eisdeachd an sgeul

Dates: 18th century

Gaelic poem dedicated to Miss Ella Carmichael, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW22
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Notebook containing a gaelic poem dedicated to Miss Ella Carmichael. The poem was probably written by the Reverend Donald Lamont, minister at Blair Atholl and begins 'Och! och! 's truagh mar tha mi'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Gaelic poetry of the 18th century: Alexander McDonald, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/35
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Script for a lecture on ALexander McDonald, though it may require further investigation to ascertain which Alexander McDonald that may be (possibly Alasdair mac Mhaighistir Alasdair?). It appears to have been a lecture delivered by Mackinnon, although it does not look like Mackinnon's handwriting

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Lecture on 'The Poets and Poetry of Scotland'., late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW223
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Notebook containing a lecture given by Alexander Carmichael on 'The Poets and Poetry of Scotland'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Miscellaneous Papers by Alexander MacBain, c.1880

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW29
Scope and Contents Series of loose leaf papers by Alexander MacBain, mostly connected with his student days at Aberdeen University. Contents include: an essay entitled, 'Study and Books', a Presidential Address by Alexander MacBain to the Celtic Society, 7 November 1879, debates on Universal Suffrage and Irish Land Agitation, an essay entitled, 'Separate Legislation for the Highlands', a Gaelic debate on the theme, 'Co aca bu choir an t-Seann Nollaig agus Callain', a number of poems, an essay on Relativity and...
Dates: c.1880

Name which reads 'Binneach nam beann', c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/61
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Name which reads 'Binneach nam beann' [Melodious One of the Mountains].

Dates: c1872

No title. Collection of manuscripts., 18th or 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/6/11
Scope and Contents A collection of manuscripts in Gaelic that appears to contain stories and songs. The author of the manuscripts is unknown. The following 26 stories are songs are recorded as being component in this collection:1. Asthairngeadh o dhanaibh Ossein2. Riomhach le mhor sluadh e3. Laoidh an deirg4. Sgeula beag thugam air Feann5. Laoidh an deirg6. 'N tra choimhid an dithis sin7. Cia b' e chithead iad an...
Dates: 18th or 19th century

Note about Uilleam Ros [William Ross] and Mairi Nic Coinnich [Mary MacKenzie], c1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/11
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Note probably collected from Alexander MacKenzie, Uisgeabhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about Uilleam Ros [Uilleam Ros/William Ross] and Mairi Nic Coinnich [Màiri NicChoinnich/Mary MacKenzie] that his poem 'A nighean bhoidheach an or fhui[l]t' was written by Ross about MacKenzie.

Dates: c1866

Note about William Ross's first poetic composition and accompanying quotation, 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/337
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Note about William Ross's first poetic composition and accompanying quotation stating that he was 'storm stayed' on an island in Gairloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Siorramachd Ròis/Ross-shire] when he wrote the poem beginning 'Is mairg a thachair an Eilean'. The island was covered with aspen but none of the fisherman would use any object made out of aspen.

Dates: 1887

Note entitled 'Bardac na Feinne', 22 October 1864

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/53
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Note entitled 'Bardac na Feinne' [Bàrdachd na Fèinne or Fenian Poetry] containing a short description of the material Carmichael is going to transcribe, when he collected it and when he is transcribing it. He writes, 'Toisicheam mata air an fheasgar so fhein - feasgar Di-sathuirne, mios deireannach an Fhoghraidh an 22mh 1864,' [I will begin this very afternoon, Saturday, October 22nd 1864].

Dates: 22 October 1864