Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents A toast, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, given by a skipper at Aird, [Lios Mòr/Lismore] which reads 'Fas dèis us bas eisg us chuile la[tha] duit a Mhic Caluim'.
Dates: August 1883
Scope and Contents Account of a journey through Am Muile/Isle of Mull in which Carmichael describes being in the company of a geologist from London, and the views down the mountain track to Loch Scridain and Loch Ba, and observing a large cairn 'evidently the result of funerals' and a very yellow frog near the summit. He describes the view to loch Ba as 'glorious in the bright sun after the rain the grass sparkline in the sun and every rill laughed gach caochain sa ghleann ri gaire.'
Dates: 19 August 1886
Scope and Contents Account of 'Clann 'Ic Illemhicheil' [Carmichaels], collected from Eoghan Mac Illemhicheil [Hugh Carmichael], age 80, Druim-na-moine, Apuinn [Druim-na-moina, Apainn/Appin, Earra-Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in which he describes the family as being the oldest clan in the area (six hundred years), originating in Annat. He gives a brief account of Alexander's own family, the Barons of Taigh Sgurrain: their descent from the Easbaig Bàn or Fair-haired Bishop, and the loss of their lands to Sir Donald...
Dates: 14 December 1864
Scope and Contents Address and accompanying note which reads 'Don[ald] Macmurdoch, Baile meadhonach, Portnahaven, Islay [Baile Meadhanach/Ballymeanach, Port na h-Abhainne, Ìle] good naturalist.'
Advertisement for July sailings between Glasgow and the Highlands on the steamers 'Dunara Castle' and 'Aros Castle', 21 June 1880
Scope and Contents Advertisement for July sailings between Glasgow and the Highlands on the steamers 'Dunara Castle' and 'Aros Castle' by Martin Orme, 20 Robertson Street, Glasgow.
Dates: 21 June 1880
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about a circle at Cillant-suidhe, Achadhun [Cille an t-Suidhe, Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal] describing it as 'under rushes & ferns especially iris. 37 yards x 37. Hid from sea by a small ridge in a field low lying between ridges.'
Dates: 23 August 1886
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about an arrowhead, possiblly collected from John Campbell, An Durran, Lochaweside [Durran, Loch Obha/Loch Awe, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], that while cutting peats that year  an arrowhead was found under four feet of moss.
Scope and Contents Archaeological note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Cladh Muluag Treisnish 3ft standing cross stone. Small arms of cross - worn.' [Cladh Moluaig/Kilmaluig, Triesnis/Treshnish, Am Muile/Isle of Mull]
Dates: 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about 'Teampul Cliamain' [Teampull Chliamainn/St Clement's Chapel] describing its location on the machair at Hosta [Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] and its dimensions. Carmichael also notes 'Leachain Hough us Hosta near Cill a Mhoiri an Colasay - Hough name of place where Temple is.' [Colbhasa/Colonsay, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]
Dates: 20 November 1873
Scope and Contents Archaeological note which reads 'Vitrified fort at Rahoy Torr noieg; Dunfionn a for-ear [foirear or watchman] lived there.' [Rahoy, Tòrr an Fhamhair both A' Mhorbhairne/Morvern, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire and Dùn Fionn, Siorrachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]
Dates: 23 August 1886