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Literacy

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Uilleam Swain who wrote ogham, October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/50
Scope and Contents Note about Uilleam Swain [William Swain], Taigh Beallach Ruai, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, who wrote ogham which his wife was able to understand.
Dates: October 1892

Poem entitled 'Duan na Dilionn', 10 April 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/67
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Duan na Dilionn' beginning 'Diluain thig an doireann tiom' collected from Ruari Donalluch [Roderick MacDonald] Clachghloip [Clach a' Ghluip/Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Text has been scored through and a note on folio 65r reads 'B[ook] 2 p[age]' while a note on folio 66r reads 'Transcribed Wednesday May 5 1869 AAC.' Written transversely on folio 66r is a note to the effect that Ruari heard the poem from a Catherine MacDonald aged 80, who unusually for a woman at...
Dates: 10 April 1869