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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:

Poem quotations likened to Miss Beatson, 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/77
Scope and Contents

Poem quotations likened to a Miss Beatson [possibly Margaret or Elizabeth Beatson, the daughters of the minister of Barraigh/Isle of Barra] 'Miss Beatson is like Word[sworth]'s A rosebud by a mossy stone, Half hidden from the eye...Or - A mossy rosebud down you know, Just op'ning fresh & bonnie...But more beautiful than either...is Oss[ian] Bha sgeimh mar sholaist ga h-eud eud (sic), Bha ceuma mar cheol nan dan.'

Dates: 1867

Printed booklet in Gaelic entitled Dearbhadh A' Chride. Laoidhean spioradail, by Gilleasbuig Spioradail, 1853

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Identifier: Coll-1388/5/7
Scope and Contents

Printed booklet in Gaelic entitled Dearbhadh A' Chridhe. Laoidhean spioradail ('The Descrption of the Heart. Spiritual hymns'), by Gilleasbuig Spioradail/Archibald MacMillan, from the Isle of Arran. It contains poems in Gaelic, inspired by his mistreatment by the parochial officials of the parish of Kilmorry. Also includes an introduction by the author in English, as well as titles and biblical extracts.

Dates: 1853

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-97
Scope and Contents The Carmichael-Watson Collection consists of papers belonging to the Reverend Alexander Cameron of Arran, Alexander Carmichael, civil servant and folklorist, Alexander MacBain of Inverness, and Professor William John Watson and his son James Carmichael Watson, along with books and papers belonging to the Reverend Charles Robertson of Jura, the Reverend Angus MacDonald, the Reverend Archibald MacDonald and the Reverend Father Allan McDonald of Eriskay. These include: invocations...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century

Transcript of poetry from the Fernaig Manuscript, Late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/4/6/7
Scope and Contents

Marked 'Mackinnon A4' and noted thus in previous historical records. This a bundle of 5 notebooks, perhaps written by Mackinnon himself. They are apparently transcripts of poetry from the Fernaig Manuscript.

Dates: Late 19th century

Various articles, tales and verse., 1880s-1900s

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW380
Scope and Contents

Series of articles, tales, and verse, written mainly by the hand of Alexander Carmichael. Includes various writings concerning seals and the MacCodrums. Also articles/tales headed ' Na Uisegaran', 'An Cochal' and 'Bodach Sgeir RĂ³is.

Dates: 1880s-1900s

Various poems, hymns, music and related notes., 1880-1907

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW379
Scope and Contents Series of papers relating to various poems, hymns and verse. Includes a letter from Kenneth McLeod to Alexander Carmichael, dated 8 March 1907, referring to the hymn 'Achan Mhoire Mhathar' and items relating to the poem 'Mochra Domhnach' including words, music and related notes. Words to Mochthrath Domhnach, by an unknown hand are marked, 'Transcribed A.C.' Also includes a number of poems, a Waulking Song, headed, 'Remembered Fragment by Mary Ross, December 9 1907'. Also a poem...
Dates: 1880-1907

Various tales, verse and notes., c.1906

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW381
Scope and Contents Series of tales, verse and notes written by Alexander Carmichael. The papers include, a tale headed 'An Righ' written 31 August 1906, a tale about Niall Glundubh MacNeill of Barra, notes on Ciosmal Castle, Barra, notes on the death on Donald Gillies in 1823 in St Kilda and a poem entitled 'Oran a Mart' . Also includes notes on agricultural tenure, tales and poetry by Dugald MacInnes and a lecture by Alexander Carmichael on 'literature and customes of the Scottish Gaels'. The...
Dates: c.1906

Watercolour Drawing, late 19th-early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW229
Scope and Contents

Coloured drawing of Alexander Carmichael beside a large ice boulder in Scalpay. Probably painted by his wife Mary Carmichael. Included are loose leaf sheets with the following printed inscription, 'Mary, Mo ghaol an diugh mar an de thu. My love to day as yesterday art thou. Alexander'. Also a poem headed, 'Soiridh, A Bhean-shith Agus An Sealgair', 'Farewell The Fairy and the Hunter'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century