Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Juangs Dancing, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of Juangs dancing and druming underneath a tree in the early 20th century.
Note about 'striking the dearna', June 1887
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Striking the dearna to revive a person in a fit so also in C[ailleach] an Dudain.'
Dates: June 1887
Note about the 'De-dieann', 27 October 1873
Scope and Contents Note about the 'De-dieann' which reads 'Winter amuse[ment]s - a little creat[ure] call[led] An De-dieann/ De-dio'eann dileas - They w[ou]ld him dance on the bac easgaid na fri &c. Totachan Clann Andain Falbh sar a cu &c.'
Dates: 27 October 1873
Notebook No.130, 10 January 1846-20 January 1846
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook contains notes about slave religion, dances, festivities, and Lyell's observations of the lives of enslaved people in Georgia. This is interspersed with geological observations, lists of boxes sent and received of specimens, and cross section illustrations of landscapes. This notebook is mostly written in pencil. The index is located at p. 113-117, and is in pen. Unitarianism, Abolitionism p. 4 List of 'Boxes Sent'; shells,...
Dates: 10 January 1846-20 January 1846
Notebook relating to Aesthetic Dancing, September 1931
Identifier: EUA GD55/2/8/1
Scope and Contents Comprises notes and diagrams relating to various dances including various country dances, polkas and mazurkas.
Dates: September 1931
Notebook relating to English Folk Dancing, Undated, c.1931
Identifier: EUA GD55/2/8/3
Scope and Contents Contains notes and diagrams relating to morris dancing, Highland fling and country dances with notes of tunes and traditions.
Dates: Undated, c.1931
Notebook relating to Greek Dancing, Undated, c.1931
Identifier: EUA GD55/2/8/2
Scope and Contents Contains notes on theory, foot and body practice and the practical teaching of dance.
Dates: Undated, c.1931
'Outdoor 'Ballet' on tennis lawn at hostel', 1922
Identifier: EUA GD55/1/4/6/1/17
Scope and Contents Two photographs: one depicts six students in Greek-inspired costume seated on the lawn, the other depicts seven students, also in Greek costume, holding foliage. Two original photos plus enlarged prints.
Dates: Event: 1922
Found in: University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections / EUA GD55, Records of the Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association / Records generated by the Old Students' Association / Records relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education (DCPE) / Photographs / Early photographs
Somali Warriors, Preparing for a Dance, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of Somali warriors preparing for a dance wearing long robes and turbans and carrying long spears in the early 20th century.
Song beginning 'Se t eilbh san t eilbh', 1901
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'Se t eilbh san t eilbh, S e t eilbh bu docha leinn' [The Kilt Is My Delight]. The song is composed of twleve lines, but as it is port-a-beul, the second and third lines of each verse are repetitions of the first and given as ditto marks. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.