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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:

Expression for a talkative woman, September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/288
Scope and Contents Expression for a talkative woman collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Bu tu an gloc air garadh'.

Expressions connected to labouring, September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/285
Scope and Contents Expressions connected to labouring collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including 'Diluain is the day to begin all work' and that 'amhlaireac' means provoking playfulness

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Of the ninety-three folios in the notebook, only twenty-two have been used.

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
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...

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1872-1893

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. The marjority of the notebook relates to material collected in Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire but there are a number of loose leaves at the end which contain an account of a journey from Uibhist/Uist through An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, during which time his wife, Mary is in Edinburgh and is pregnant. There are eight blank folios at the end of the notebook. Much of the material in this notebook was collected from Duncan...

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...

Fragment of a note about submerged houses, 7 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/24
Scope and Contents Fragment of a note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about submerged houses which reads 'Remains of houses under low water Taighean & &.'

Fragment of a poem entitled 'Barraglas', 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/14
Scope and Contents Fragment of a poem entitled 'Barraglas' probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, beginning 'Bean na sui[dhe] air an lar, Bra[th] eadar da chois'. The poem has one verse of four line and the second verse has two line and looks to be incomplete. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Fragment of a song and accompanying story about a man being attacked, 19 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/57
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song [Uamh an Òir] which reads 'He darin a hua, Si ghaluain a charach mi' and accompanying story about a man being attacked in a cave by a gal uain [gal uaine or green she-dog].