Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Account of fulling cloth on Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] describing how he heard the singing coming from a hut as he passed by and so he went in and found 'six good looking comely girls waulking cloth. One sung the verse the rest the chorus and all took their turn at this. All songs suited the body made in ful[ling] and all to my ear wild weird and beautiful. One was a fairy song and fairy like'. Carmichael notes that he measured the arms of two of the girls and that while the others seemed...
Scope and Contents Note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about waulking songs describing how six women work at fulling the cloth, one woman sings and the rest sing the chorus. 'No song must be sang (sic) twice or else it [takes] back the cloth.' There are also fragments of lines from waulking songs.
Dates: 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'A woman allotted for each y[ar]d of cloth at luathadh' collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann.
Dates: 24 June 1887
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.295
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 23 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: headache; epilepsy; head injury; and concussion. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.5201
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 43 at first examination in 1947. Conditions mentioned include: concussional head injury; headaches; and depression. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.6777
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, notes, report and correspondence relating to male from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 24 at first examination in 1948. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; and cerebral concussion. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.7759
Scope and Contents Chart, notes and correspondence relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 40 at first examination in 1949. Conditions mentioned include: syphilis; head injury; concussion; and alcoholism. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Song entitled 'Fail in ocha - Iomarbhaigh' and accompanying story, 19 October 1870 and 12 December 1883
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Fail in ocha - Iomarbhaigh' [A Spaidearachd Bharrach] collected from Seonaid Churrai [Janet Currie], Staonabrig [Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist A Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Dhia s gaolach liom an gille, Gha bheil deiread agus gill-dhuinnead'. The song is composed of twenty six lines and has been scored through in ink with a transverse note reading 'Transcribed 12/12 1883 Book III 241 page A[lexander] C[armichael].' The accompanying story tells how MacNeill of Barra, possibly...
Dates: 19 October 1870 and 12 December 1883