Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: External Id = sh 85113020,Created For = CW
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Newspaper photograph from the 14 February 1917 edition of the Daily Mirror entitled, 'Buried in a Snowdrift for a Month' about a Herdwick sheep that was discovered by its owner's dog under a 10 ft. snowdrift on the Langdale Pikes, Westmorland. The image shows a young man holding the sheep on his lap with one arm around his dog on a hillside.
Scope and Contents Song about Uamh-an-Oir probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'Na minn bheaga na minn bheaga/theaga, Dol eir creagan dol sna creag' composed of thirteen lines. Uamh-an-Oir is described as starting at Cliata cliff and going under Barra to Gearragaal east of Orasay [Uamh an Òir, Cliaid, Orasaigh, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The story tells how five men went into the cave with dogs but only the dogs returned and they were hairless. 'The smith of Loch...
Scope and Contents Song collected from Mary MacRae, aged 95 years, Tao-tua Harris [Taobh Tuath/Northton, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] beginning 'Horo hugo hugo, [Don theid rudire dhol]' [Am Bròn Binn]. The song is composed of fifty-eight lines but it appears to be incomplete as a fifty-ninth line has been started but not finished. The text has been scored through in ink and a transverse note reads 'Transcribed Book III page 232 10 Dec[embe]r 1882 A[lexander] C[armichael].' The accompanying note states that Mary...
Dates: 12 July 1870 and 10 December 1882
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan MacDonald, Donnachadh Mac an Taillear [Donnachadh Mac an Tàillear], from Snaosveall [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist], which Duncan had heard from his father, who died over 40 years before [c.1829] aged about 80 years. The story is about a rescue by Cuchulainn.
Dates: 6 April 1869
Scope and Contents Story about Donald Molach [Livingstone] saving the heir of Lochbuie [MacLaine] from drowning [Loch Buidhe/Loch Buie, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and also how he 'swam from Glen borrodale to Dorlin for a wager' [Glenborrodale and Doirlinn].
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Story collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay about 'Iain Og mac Mhic ic Neil' [Iain Òg mac Mhic ic Neill] telling how when a shipwreck occurred off Vaslan [Vaslain, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] he sent people to get a doradh [dorgh or handline] to save the people who had been on board. Stones were put on the end of the lines and it was these stones which killed the people when thrown to them. The survivors told the king that Iain Òg had killed them and the king said...
Scope and Contents Story telling how the Macleans of Duart stole the heir of Dunstaffnage and chained him up on Aoine Mor na h-aird [Aoine Mòr na h-Àird [possibly Aonadh Mòr], Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. The heir was rescued by a MacGilleDhui[bh] [Black] of Lismore and taken away by the Lismore people. The Macleans caught up with them at Killchearan [Kilcheran, Lios Mòr/Lismore], whereupon there was a fight and all the Macleans were killed. They were buried on Eilean na braich, which is the island nearest to...
Dates: September 1870
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'An t-Og Chraobh' collected from Alasdair Mac Neil [Alexander MacNeil], fisherman and crofter, Ceanntangvall, Barra [Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] written on 13 February 1866. Folios 10r to 11v contain text written transversely over the main text and starts from folio 11v. The transverse section of text appears to have been recorded from Lachunn Donullach [Lachlan MacDonald], cottar, Eilean Ghrimiseidh (Ceallun) Uist a Tuath [Ceallan/Kallin,...
Dates: 13 February 1866
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Iain Mac An Albanaich (a dh'fhalbh a' Troantairnaish)' collected from Domhnull Mac Cuiein [Donald MacQueen], Fearan na leth, who learned it from the miller at Talamhsgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] about 60 years previously [c1800]. It is a long tale which tells of the adventures of Iain the clever son of Raoghal Domhnallach [Ronald MacDonald] of Trotaranais [Tròndairnis/Trotternish, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of...
Dates: June 1861