Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Saying about days of the week which reads 'Thaona (Di-thaoine) (Di-mairst) Thaona gu fàs & Marst gu gearradh'. [Friday sowing, Tuesday mowing]
Scope and Contents Saying collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], which reads 'T fhalt 'us t fhiona D. daoine, T ionga mhaol D sathurn.'
Dates: 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [The Poem of the Lord's Day], collected from Seonaid Churrai [Janet Currie], Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Duan an Donaich a dh ghil, Finn foinneart Chriost a chonai[dh]'. The song is composed of fifty-six lines and has been scored through in ink. Written transversely over the first page of text is, 'Transcribed into Book 3 page 91 10/11 1870 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].'
Dates: 19 October 1870 and 10 November 1870
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Oran Alastair ic Colla', collected from Seonaid Churrai [Janet Currie], aged 70 years, Staonebrig [Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Hile inn o ho, a, huill o ro han, Hilleirin ho, Mul[adach] Mul[adach] tha mi, Dire[adh] na bein[ne] sga tearnad[h]'. The song is composed of forty-two lines. The accompanying note reads 'Aoine is a for[tunate] day many per[sons] will not do anything on Friday - cut not peats corn or lift pot[atoes]'. The text has been...
Dates: 19 October 1870
Scope and Contents Two proverbs about days of the week collected from Miss Annie MacDonald, Island of Kirkibost [Eilean Chirceboist, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] on 21 July 1869.
Two stories relating to the hangings in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist and accompanying etymological note, 5 August 1870
Scope and Contents Two stories relating to the hangings in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist and accompanying etymological note probably collected from an unnamed 'Orinsay woman' [Orasaigh/Oronsay] who Carmichael had met. The woman told him that that the name of 'La-le-an-tsamhrai' [Latha leth an t-samhraidh] had been changed to 'Laiilleain' [Latha 'Illeathain] because a MacLean had been hanged on that day. The story tells how a MacLean man had been entrusted with a poor woman's only cow for grazing but when her sons...
Dates: 5 August 1870