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Weapons

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

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeological note about an arrowhead, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/123
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about an arrowhead, possiblly collected from John Campbell, An Durran, Lochaweside [Durran, Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], that while cutting peats that year [1894] an arrowhead was found under four feet of moss.

Note about a battery on Barraigh/Isle of Barra, September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/168
Scope and Contents Note about a battery on Barraigh/Isle of Barra which reasd 'Battery on shore at Dun na Cli'e [Dùn Cliobh] on shore side.'

Note about archaeological finds at Dun chrubain, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/64
Scope and Contents Note collected from John Black, aged eighty-six, Killean, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire about archaeological finds at Dun chrubain [Dùn hrùban] including a bone ring, three inches in diameter, a sword head and animal teeth. Black states that he and his brother cleared out the rubbish and found nine fireplaces inside. The description of the fireplaces is unclear.

Note about archaeological finds in Pabbay and Bernaray, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/59
Scope and Contents Note about archaeological finds in Pabbay [Pabaigh] and Berneray [Beàrnaraigh] that swords and a large key were found in the former but were now in the latter.

Note about Dunmeanach, 26 March 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/32
Scope and Contents Notes about Dunmeanach and Dùn Mhic Mhathain [Dùn Meadhanach, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] that a house was built in the side of Dùn Meadhanach and that ashes were blown about [in the house]. Some of the items found in the dun are listed, including a short sword and brass balls. Dùn Mhic Mhathain is described as 'only a large mound of grass grown stones'. The duns are within a hundred yards of each other. Carmichael also notes that John Macintire saw seven cats come out of the cave [Ua[mh]...

Note about the Crearanaich and Abraich, 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/96
Scope and Contents Note possibly collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the Crearanaich and Abraich preparing to fight near [a cairn in St Cyril's graveyard [Cladh Churalain, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and a knoll 100 yards due west of it, using bows and Lochaber axes.

Note about the Livingstone family and some of their possessions, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/184
Scope and Contents Note about the Livingstone family and some of their possessions collected from John Livingstone 'Muillear Mòr', Portnacroish, Appin [Port na Crois, An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] aged 73 years, including mention of a connection with Dr [David] Livingstone, that the family is from Achnacrithe [Achadh na Crithe/Achnacree], Benderloch [Meudarloch], Morven [A' Mhòrbhairne] and Ulbha [Ulva]. He mentions a salt cellar, a tumbler in a house in Druimnamoine [Druim na Mòine/Druim-na-moina] and...

Notes about treasure found around Appin, 27 September 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/160
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about treasure found around Appin [Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] by Campbells and Stewarts, including canons, swivels, coins and gold pins.

Pathans from Peshawar Valley [Pakistan], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1451
Scope and Contents Photograph of Pathan men and boys from the Peshawar Valley in Pakistan in the early 20th century. They are posed sitting and standing in a courtyard wearing traditional dress and are carrying a variety of guns and swords.

Placename note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray and accompanying story, 13 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/88
Scope and Contents Place-name note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray [uamh Fear Bhearnaraigh] that it is 'where he his when aft[er] the downfall of the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and that it is 'at Liùr and Leab an Amhaistear'. The story tells how he asked his servant for a gun while they were being pursued but the servant refused him the gun as there was 'only 1 ball left' and he wanted to wait until the enemy was nearer but Fear Bheàrnaraigh grabbed the gun and shot it anyway, breaking the oars just as the boat...