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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: External Id = sh 85086994,Created For = CW

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Family history and story about Clanvurich Staoligeary and accompanying verse, 29 October 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/104
Scope and Contents Family history and story about Clanvurich [Clann Mhuirich] Staoligeary [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] probably collected from Angus Currie, pauper, Iocar [Ìochdar] describing the different lands held by different generations of the clan up until they lost Stadhlaigearraidh as the seventeenth generation to have lived there over three hundred and sixty years. The name of the last member of the clan to hold it was Niall mac Lachlain ioc Neill ioc Dhonil [Niall mac...

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/11
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The complete story can be found at CW109/2 folio 3v.

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/13
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.

Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/14
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] which can be found at CW109/2, folio 3v.

Notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1856-1880

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael made up of three excise notebooks marked 'Journal', 'Account Current' and 'Bills Receivable'/'Bills Payable' and a single folio. The first book is marked on the front with 'Carbost June 13 1861 Alexander Carmichael' [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye].The second book is inscribed with the same text on the front cover and the inside front covers reads 'Alasdair A Mac 'Illemhicheil Cillendraisd, Liosmor' [Cill Anndrais/Killandrist, Lios...

Place-name story for Sloc na Beiste, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/44
Scope and Contents Place-name story for Sloc na Beiste [Sloc na Bèiste, Beàrnaraigh/Berneray] probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, telling how when Berneray was uninhabited, the crew of a boat came ashore for water but left behind a young man called MacGillecharra who had fallen asleep. Finding himself he went to Ciosamul [Kisimul Castle, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] and met MacNeil of Barra's wife who happened to be a MacLean and of the same kin. She gave him a wife and...

Story entitled 'A Bhuileaistach' and accompanying song, 29 January 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/123
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Bhuileaistach' [MacMhuirich and the Beast] probably collected from John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. The story tells how Niall Mòr MacMhuirich found a small creature and took it home. The creature's mother, a fearful beast came looking for her young. MacMhuirich threatened her and said that he would not give it back to her unless he built a bridge or causeway from him so that he could get to Lainginis [Langinish]. The beast...

Story entitled 'An Caisteal a Meadhon a Chuain', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/1
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'An Caisteal a Meadhon a Chuain' [The Castle in the Middle of the Ocean] collected from Ruairidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost on 14 November 1860 and Donull Camshron [Donald Cameron], also Carbost on 16 January 1861 and Donnachadh MacDhiarmaid, Fearan-an-letha (no date given) [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, both An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells of how a farmer went out hunting and on growing weary lay down to sleep. On waking up he found the heather...

Story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean', 1860 to 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/2
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'An Tuanach agus a sheachnar Ghillean' [similar to folktales of 'The Extraordinary Companion'] collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 14 November 1860. The story tells of how a farmer went out hunting and on growing weary lay down to sleep. On waking up he found the heather growing all around him and his dogs dead. When he arrived home, his son who was a baby when he left had grown up and all his servants...

Story entitled 'Bhalantaidh us Horsantaidh', 18 January 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/9
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Bhalantaidh us Horsantaidh' collected from Alasdair Mac Neil [Alexander MacNeil], Ceantangbhall [Ceanntangabhal/Kentagaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The story begins with Rìgh Lochlann's daughter being married off to an emperor and being accompanied to her new home by only one kinsman. The emperor's house priest falls in love with her and while the emperor is hunting, he declares his love for her and expects her to reciprocate. She refuses to do so and locks up the priest until...