Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Note about the location of Caisteal Dun Meirgeall that it is 'at Iocar-achann' and that '-achann' comes from 'ath-chumhain' [probably in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Note about the placename elements 'peighinn' [pennylands or pennies] and 'i' noting the number 'pennies' at Griminish, Peighin[n] Mhor, Scoplaig and Kilephead[air] [Peighinn Mhòr/Penmore, Griminis, Scolpaig, Cille Pheadair/Kilpheder, all Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] and that 'I for I chal[uim]-chille Kill i Phead[air] Grim-i-nis Scolp-i-aig - all belong to I Chal[uim Chille].' Across the text is written in ink 'Transcribed into No I B[ook] p[age] 196 A. A. C. [Alexander Archibald Carmichael]...
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'Iona Names' containing scholarly suggestions for the origins of the name 'Iona' citing Irish, Hebrew, Greek and Latin as possible origins and noting that Norse writers call the island 'Insula Sancta Holy Island'. The note continues that 'Sodora' was the name for the village on Iona in old times and that no women were allowed to be buried near 'the Great church' as late as 1693. Note concludes 'M[anu]s[cript] writer unknown'.
Scope and Contents Note on place-names and names which reads 'Creag Rusgain on Fearnach farm Clann Rusgain. Goirtean Chonasglaidh Goirtean Conaisg part of Bail-an-deor. The O in Conaisg is open like o in wol. An Rusgan MacPhail = Ruskin Macphail' [Creag Ruisgte, Fearnoch, Baile an Deòra/Balindore, Gorstain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Note on the origins of the placename Tiree [Tiriodh] and of some other places such as Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach] and placename elements possibly taken from the book Irish Lives of Saints.
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Eiseg a farm on slope of hill - Cladh na Faoilinn. Faoileann a low terrace near the sea.' [probably around Am Muile/Ilsle of Mul, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]
Dates: August 1886
Scope and Contents Note on the places 'Aber-tibirt' and 'Tobar-thubirt' which reads 'Aber-tibirt at the head of Loch tiacais. Morver[n] Tobar-thibirt = Smercleit'. [Ardantiobairt, Loch Teacuis, A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and Smeircleit, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Choinnich = edge of stream? Cille-Choinnich and Don. Dhonuill (Sinclair)' [Kilchenzie, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: October 1872