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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...
Dates: August 1903 to July 1904

Story about the Banna, 1904

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/53
Scope and Contents Story about the Banna, a beautiful creature which was like a woman from the waist up and a salmon from the waist down/ She sat 'on a boulder at the junction of the Carron with the Banna' [Abhainn Charrain/River Carron, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty and Drochaid a' Bhanna/Bonar Bridge, Cataibh/Sutherland] with a 'comb of silver combing her golder hair and a mirror of crystal to reflect her face'. The story tells how she was 'wont to take children with her to her grianan but the 'noise of the...
Dates: 1904

Vocabulary note for 'Bronach air [tharach]', August 1903

Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/28
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for 'Bronach air [tharach]' or 'Tromach air thamh = Hurly burly'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: August 1903