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Clans (Scotland)

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

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Article entitled 'Island of Barra', 16 December 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW394
Scope and Contents Article about the Island of Barra written by William Arbuckle. It would appear that the article was sent to John Murdoch at the Highlander Office in Inverness.

Also included is a newspaper cutting which contains an article concerning the Clan origin of Lord Clyde.

Copy of a manuscript about the family of Mac Iain vic Hemish [Donald MacDonald, Mac Iain Mhic Sheumais] and accompanying note, 9 April 1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/8
Scope and Contents Copy of a manuscript about Mac Iain vic Hemish [Donald MacDonald, Mac Iain Mhic Sheumais] originally written by James MacDonald at Kalin [Ceallan/Kallin, Griomsaigh/Grimsay] June 1837. The text describes Mac Iain Mhic Sheumais's prowess as a warrior from an early age including his involvement in the Battle of Cuilen in Skye [An Cuilthionn/Cuillin, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] where he killed the MacLeod of Gesto. There is also a detailed account of a raid by MacLeods of Harris on...

Copy of a manuscript about the MacDonalds of Sleat and accompanying note, 9 April 1866

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/7
Scope and Contents Copy of a manuscript about the MacDonalds of Sleat and North Uist, including stories about the sons of Hugh MacDonald of Sleat viz Donald Galloch, Trotternish and Sleat [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach], Donald Herrach [Hearach], Griminish, North Uist [Griminis, Uibhist a Tuath] and Gillespig Duh [Gilleasbuig Dubh]. How Gilleasbuig Dubh murdered both of his brothers is recorded as is the subsequent revenge of his nephew. Also recorded are the lands that families subsequently occupied and whether there...

Copy of the 'Genealogical Account of the Mac Raes', 10 August 1868

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/9
Scope and Contents Copy of the 'Genealogical Account of the Mac Raes' 'As written originally by the Rev John Mac Rae sometime minister of Dingwall...1704..Transcribed by Farquhar MacRae of Inverinate...1786. Copied by Capt[ain] John MacRae...from this transcript in the possession of his son Dr John MacRae...in 1816.' The copy contains insertions by Carmichael, each of which he has intialled. The account describes their origins in Ireland, the origin of their name 'Mac Rath, the fortunate son' and subsequent...

Fragment of a song beginning 'Is cai[r]d[each] mi don chinne chleutach', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/66
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'Is cai[r]d[each] mi don chinne chleutach, S treubh na h-Apin mi' [Apainn/Appin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Fragment of a song beginning 'La dhuinn aig [Seriffmuir]', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/65
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'La dhuinn aig [Seriffmuir], S ioma fuil ard ga dioladh'.

Fragment of a song beginning 'Thainig cait thainig cait', c1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/104
Scope and Contents Fragment of a piobaireachd song beginning 'Thainig cait thainig cait, ris an droch uair thainig iad' [Thàinig Na Cait Oirnn or The Cat Are Come On Us]. The song is composed of eight lines.

Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull, August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/31
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull. The story relates to the betrayal by MacLeod of Dunvegan and Maclean of Lochbuie of Hector Odhar Maclean at the Battle of Bloody Bay. When Maclean realised he was betrayed he 'car[r]ied the treasure up & threw it in the well where it is buried. closed up now simply a hollow.'

Fragment of a story entitled 'Mac Coinnich agus Mac Leoid', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/15
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story entitled 'Mac Coinnich agus Mac Leoid' [MacKenzie and MacLeod], probably collected from Kenneth Morrison, Trien/Trithean, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye. The story tells how MacKenzie sent a messenger to MacLeod with a letter asking for a date and place to have a battle in Maom Ratagain [Màm Ratagan, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. MacLeod was shelling shellfish into a plaid when the messenger found him but on hearing the message MacLeod quickly picked up his...

Historical notes relating to the marriages and offspring of Clan Donald and accompanying archaeological notes about chapels, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/186
Scope and Contents Historical notes relating to the marriages and offspring of Clan Donald Godfrey of Siol Gorrie [Sìol Goraidh] and Donald first Earl of Ross, John Earl of Antrim and Alexander of Lochaber. Accompanying archaeological notes relate to chapels built close to each other.