Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste, Ceo is uisge' which is described as having been composed by Màiri Nighean Alasdair Ruaidh to the MacDonalds after a meeting at Rodail [Roghadal/Rodel, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] at which the MacLeods and MacDonalds quarrelled. A vocabulary note reads 'Foirich = Pestle'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Urnuigh Chlann Leoid' beginning 'Gaoth an iar air Rudha Feiste, Oidhche dhorcha ceo us uisge'. The prayer is composed of eight lines.
Scope and Contents Prayer entitled 'Urnuigh Mhara Chlann Leoid' beginning 'Mi tha comhnadh 's na h ardaibh shuas, Cobhair oirnne s an doimhne shios'. The prayer contains ten lines, arranged into three verses of four lines each although the first two lines of the third verse are missing here and represented with dots.