Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Notes about woods and stones and a story about an Irish queen, October 1892
Scope and Contents Note that Coille bheag, which is close to Cille, Bunawe [Coille Bheag, Bun Abha, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] was 'a beautiful oak wood of rare beauty, now [sup[planted]] by pine'. Note that 'Round marble stone' was found at found at Ru-aird-an-draighin at Beinn-duirenis [Rubh' Aird an Droighinn, Beinn Duirinnis] and a story that an Irish queen visited there but fled with [an ax-man], and that the ruins of the place are still visible near Eilean Uisneachain [Eilean Uisneachan].
Dates: October 1892
Song entitled 'Neacainn an Duin' and accompanying story, 18 September 1884
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Neacainn an Duin' beginning 'Mhic Neacail [scored out] on Dun o thur nam baideal' and accompanying story collected from Ann Livingstone (née MacPherson) aged about 80 years, Bunawe [Bun Abha/Bonawe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Carmichael notes 'She sang this sweetly and she says her mother sang it very well. Macneacain ran away with his wife's sister. His wife composed this...He never ret[urned] to his wife. True story.' Ann's mother is noted as being a MacCallum from Laudal...
Dates: 18 September 1884
Story about Sìne nighean MhicLeòid, 20 January 1871
Scope and Contents Story collected from Eachann Macleoid [Hector MacLeod], aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuiri, Lianacleit [Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. His patronymic is given as 'Each[ann] mac Dhonul ic 'Urchai ic Neil ic Coinnich ic Iain ic Ruari ic Thormaid ic Uilleam ic Thorcail ic Leoid Leothais'. Hector states that he is the same age as Clanranald and that his great grandfather Niall mac Leoid [Neil MacLeod] came with Sine ni[gh]ean mhic Leoid Leodhais [Eilean...
Dates: 20 January 1871