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Hens

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

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a story entitled 'Nighean an Fhuilt Oir agus na Cir Airgiod', c1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/28
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story entitled 'Nighean an Fhuil Oir agus na Cir Airgiod' probably collected in An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye in which there is a family of three brothers and one sister, who has golden hair. She goes off to find her fortune and takes her silver hen with her. She comes across a house, is invited in by the owner and stays there. One of her brother decides to go and find her so his mother bakes two bannocks and offers him the big bannock with her recommendation or the small...

Journal note about hens in Uist, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/169
Scope and Contents Journal note about hens which reads 'Crossing from hill to sea. Brood in 6 Sep[tember] 1890 newly hatched 7 chicks at Milton Nest 12 eggs on 15 April Benbecula.' [Ă€irigh Mhuilinn, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Beinn na Faoghla] The text has been written in red ink.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 10 August 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/84
Scope and Contents Gladstone says he is pleased that the white cock pheasant has been of service to Ewart and states that he will gladly send him some of the presumed hybrids between a common hen and a pheasant if Ewart will give his opinion on them.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Thomas Astbury, 29 October 1930

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/10
Scope and Contents Astbury writes that at the Textile Physics Laboratory at the University of Leeds thay have just begun an X-ray study of the structure of feathers, in the aim of revealing more about the constitutions of the keratins in general. He reports that the quill end of goose or hen feathers produces an X-ray photograph which is quite different from ones he has obtained from wool, hair, fingernails, spines and horn. However, he would like to know more about the structural and biological nature of all the...

Note about 'cois ceum co[i]llich', 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/271
Scope and Contents Note about 'cois ceum co[i]llich' that it is when the cock goes a little further from the hens as the day is a little longer, usually around Christmas Day 'La[tha] Nollaig'. The conclusion of the note suggests that it is incomplete.

Note of a cure for falling sickness, September 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/84
Scope and Contents Note which states that sacrificing a black cat or a black cock is a cure for falling sickness [epilepsy]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Note, possibly fragment of verse, which reads 'Coilleach is Cearc Chearr, Da Choil is cearc chearr', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/218
Scope and Contents Note, possibly fragment of verse, which reads 'Coilleach is Cearc Chearr, Da Choil is cearc chearr'.