Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Poem [probably written by Alexander Carmichael] beginning 'Cold blow the wind through the chinks in the window' and addressed to a woman named Mary, although it appears that it was originally addressed to someone else possibly 'Jeanie'. The poem is composed of eight lines divided into two stanzas.
Dates: 5 October 1865
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Di-haoine craobhach'.
Dates: 29 August 1883
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Don[u]l nan ord dalta ghobha', about Dòmhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart] probably collected from Donald MacColl, [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 29 August 1883
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Dunolla Dunolla dun nam breagaga (sic) donna' collected from Mrs General Frazer.
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Fear a shiu[bha]l o dheas gu tua[th], S cha ro[bh] fios aige co dhiu b' fear'.
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gad tha Niall a noc[hd] na thosd'.
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gair nan cath eir tulach shamhna' collected from Hector MacLeoid or Eachunn mac Alastair [Hector MacLeod] cottar, Iocar [Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Carmichael comments 'I don't understand these lines'. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 29 September 1872
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 Poem beginning 'Glean mo shir sa G[leann] lia dail, Glean nach eil fianta ri fhaic' [Gleann Liathdail/Glen Liadale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and accompanying story which tells how only a MacIosag [MacIsaac] ever dared to visit the glen until this rhyme was composed.
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Is ann air luba na h-abhuinn' and concluding 'Bha na laidhe gun eiridh Bodach Nam Brigis' [Briogais].