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Ruins

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

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeological notes about Totachain Ghreotais, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/70
Scope and Contents Archaeological notes about Totachain Ghreotais [possibly at Rubha Greòtach, Pabaigh/Pabbay] probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, describing them as about sixteen yards in circumference 'On the side of a hill facing the sea S[outh] E[ast]. The found[ations] visible only on lower side...about 2 feet.' Also described are sheilings built over and behind the remains.
Dates: 1867

Note about Garradh nan Cleireach and the school on Lios Mòr/Lismore, 2 September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/11
Scope and Contents Note about Garradh nan Cleireach [Garadh nan Clèireach] and the school on Lios Mòr/LismoreLios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire that the former was in 'Kil [possibly Killandrist] is sur[rounded] by a garatot [garadh tobhta]' and that the original school was at one time about seven acres and also had land in Bailegarbh.
Dates: 2 September 1870

Note on Lios Mòr/Lismore place-names, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/20
Scope and Contents Note on place-names in Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire which reads 'Bailiocrach now B[aile] ur. Frangag a well at Bailegarbh. Cuilcharrain + P[or]t Charrain Bru'ach tai an Deora ruins of houses here. Crocan nan tri [chùran].' [Baile Iubhair/Balure, Bailegarve, Port a' Charrain, Taigh an Deòra, Cnocan nan Trì Chùran].
Dates: September 1870

Notes relating to Taransay, 7 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/4
Scope and Contents Notes relating to Tarasaigh/Taransay including that Norman MacLeod mac Calum is a 'good story and Oss[ian] reciter' registered on Taransay's poor roll but living in Steòrnabhagh/Stornoway [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], listing a number of sites of possible archaeological interest such as Aird-nan-Ceallc, Tobar Chè, Cladh Chè and Cladh Charain, noting that Cè was a Tighearna [Lord] but Caran an unknown. He also notes that Uamh mhic Cailein or Ailein [Uamh Mhic Ailein] is about ten yeards long,...
Dates: 7 July 1870

Palacio Central, Ruins of Hoch-ob, Campeche, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/688
Scope and Contents Photograph of four men standing in the entry way of the Palacio Central, ruins of Hoch-ob, Campeche, Mexico in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Ruins of Hoch-Ob, Campeche, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/689
Scope and Contents Photograph of the ruins of Hoch-Ob in Campeche, Mexico in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Ruins of the Residency, Lucknow, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2551
Scope and Contents Photograph of the ruins of the Residency in Lucknow, [India] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

[Saying] and vocabulary note for 'Aibheis = ruin', c1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/125
Scope and Contents [Saying] which reads 'Aibheis fhuar/uair? bha thu uair At arde high' and vocabulary note which reads 'Aibheis = ruin'.
Dates: c1892

Story about the use of a ruin as a place of worship, 20 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/148
Scope and Contents Story collected from Hector MacLeod, aged 85, at Caisteal Bhuirgh/Borve Castle, Lionacleit/Linaclate, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula telling how when he was about twelve years old [c1798] he remembers the old people going to the tota [tobhta or ruin] at Bail-uachdrach [possibly Kenuachrach] to say their paidir as a pearsa eaglais [priest] was not able to come every Sunday. This suggests that the ruin was originally a church.
Dates: 20 January 1871

Zimbabwe Ruins, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3224
Scope and Contents Photograph of the conical tower at the Great Zimbabwe ruins in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s