Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 388 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Ni[gh]ean Gobha Ghriminis' collected from Donacha MacanLeallain [Duncan MacLellan], mason and crofter, Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells how a blacksmith in 'Grim[inis] sa Cheanna tua' [Griminish, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] was a good man with no family but a daughter. He had cattle on Beinn Lee [Beinn Lì] and one winter when the snow came he sent his cow-herd off to fetch his cattle. The cow-herd got all the cattle except the smith's...
Scope and Contents List of fifteen placenames in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist including Colstrum, Minish, Sgealltraval and Mairivall [Collastrome, Midhinis, Sgealtrabhal/Skealtraval and Maireabhal/Marrival].
Scope and Contents List of fish names and note about the fish 'siolag-ghobach' [sand-eel] probably collected on Ìle/Islay noting that the sand-eel is 'as large ling - 9 in[ches] in gob of this one - blue - not eaten - not in sand'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents List written on Giodha [Giogha/Gigha, Earra Ghaidheal/Argyllshire] of bird names and place-names there and in Cinn Tìre/Kintyre connected with birds and a saying which reads 'Posadh thar beinn 's goisteac thar fo lingeara' and explaining 'Lingearac' as 'Midden'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents List of names of birds collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann including 'An Golcach = Puffin'; 'Deardain = Tern' in An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye; and 'uiseag na traighe = a Bhothag - lives on wilks'.
Scope and Contents List of names of fish and shellfish probably collected on the Barraigh/Isle of Barra including 'Deanadh maorach - App[lies] to the limpet only - Musgan or Coilleag-Struban = Cailleach (Kintire)' [Cinn Tìre/Kintyre]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents List of proverbs written in ink and annotated in pencil. A note on folio 82v pertains to this substantial list and reads 'All the preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright 2 Sept[ember] 1873 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].'. Two notes appear on folio 91v and 92r written in pencil, in the opposite direction to the rest of the text, unconnected with the proverbs. They are as follows: ' [-] Bhothigh = Banks fishing bank' and 'Miss Rose - Robert Armstrong Photo[grapher] 63 Princes St...