Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of Victorian printed ephemera
Fonds — Box CLX-A-1592
Content Description Collection of 32 Victorian printed ephemera, in colour: greeting cards, birthday cards, New Year and Christmas cards, religious cards with short prayers, a Valentine card, and two advertisements for Heinz and Ivelcon. Some cards are annotated in the back by the people who sent or received them.
Dates: 19th - early 20th century
Custom regarding dust and ashes at New Year, 1884
Scope and Contents Custom regarding dust and ashes at New Year, that they should not be put out but be kept behind the door to [keep out the fairies] (text is unclear).
Song entitled 'Duan Callaig' [Song of Hogmanay], 1895
Scope and Contents Song written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Duan Callaig' [Song of Hogmanay] beginning 'A noch an oidhche mu dheireadh, na bhliadhna 's bidhibh fialaidh rium sa n fhardraich dol a ghabhail mo Dhuan Callaig'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.