Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing primarily songs and stories collected in Miùghlaigh/Mingulay, Barraigh/Barra, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. The main informants are Roderick MacNeil or Ruairidh an Rùma from Mingulay and Penelope MacLellan of Ormacleit/Ormaclete. The bulk of the material from MacNeil relates to the southernmost islands of the Hebrides and covers topics such as bird-fowling, the island way of life, place-names,...
Dates: c1868 to 16 June 1876
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'A Bhreacag Shuarach' probably collected from Mary MacDonald, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'San a rair nach d fhuair n cadal, Gur trom eir sud lamh san leaba'. The song is composed of forty-four lines. The text contains amendments and has been scored through in ink. Written transversely across the text in ink is 'Trans[cribed] June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'. A vocabulary note reads, 'Sùgan braoide = Horse collar'.
Dates: 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869