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Mythology, Celtic

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

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

'Sgeulachd Ghaelic mun na Feinn' [A Gaelic story about the Fenians], c.1860

Identifier: Coll-97/CW430
Scope and Contents Tale beginning 'Nuair a bha na Feinn a chonidh [sic] ann an Tigh Farabheil. . .' 'John McLean' written in margin.

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

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...

'[The story of] Deirdre', Early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/8
Scope and Contents A script or draft article about the mythological Irish figure, Deirdre, from the Ulster Cycle.

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

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.

Transcription of 'Glenmasan Manuscript', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/21
Scope and Contents Untitled, but with pencil written at the top of the first 'Glenmasan M.S.', this is a transcription of the Glenmasan manuscript. It contains sections of the Ulster Cycle, written in the Scottish Gaelic of the 15th century (early modern Scottish Gaelic).

Transcription of 'Story of Déirdre and the sons of Uisneach', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/18
Scope and Contents This is a transcription, likely by Donald Mackinnon himself, of the story in the item title. The original manuscript is held at the National Library of Scotland, manuscript number NLS.72.2.3,col.17.

Translation of the 'Glenmasan Manuscript', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/19
Scope and Contents Titled 'The Glenmasan Manuscript', this appears to be a translation into English of the introduction to the text of 'The Story of Deirdre and the Sons of Uisneach'. The story is found in the Glenmasan Manuscript in the National Library of Scotland, NLS.72.2.3