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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Drawings of George M. Sutherland, Architect, Galashiels

Identifier: Coll-1319
Scope and Contents The drawings are of various sizes ranging from approximately A0 size down to 26cm x 35 cm and show the following: - some pieces showing architectural features/mouldings generally - George Heriot's Hospital Edinburgh - Details of Council Chambers - 1/2" scale - George Heriots Hospital, Edinburgh. 1/2" detail of North Entrance Doorway - Oak Cabinet...
Dates: 1900-1910

Story about Nighean Uspaid and St Columba's Chapel at Howmore, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/80
Scope and Contents Story about Nighean Uspaid and St Columba's Chapel at Howmore [Caibeal nan Sagart/Caibeal nan Sagairt, Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] probably collected from Neil Maceachain [Neil MacEachan, crofter, Tobha Beag/Howbeg]. The story states that Nighean Uspaid travelled with masons, preparing their food for them and they made a grave for her in all the churches in Scotland. The location of 'Leaba Nin Uspaid' is described, and the ancient and newer chapels are differentiated as Caibeal Mòr...
Dates: c1872

Story about the building of Ciosmaol, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/46
Scope and Contents Story about the building of Ciosmaol [Caisteal Chiosmuil/Kisimul Castle, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] naming Cul and Biann as responsible for the building after whom Baghan Chul Biain is named. The water for the castle is taken from 'Aird-ghlais in lead pipes to the centre of the rock within the castle' [possibly Rubha Glas]. The story concludes with a note saying that MacNeil of Barra was married to the Earl of Bute's daughter and once when MacNeil was away from home and her father was coming to...
Dates: 1867