Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing the stories 'Rocabarrai' and 'Cugarbhad'; some songs and song fragments; customs relating to religious festivals, particularly on the Isle of Barra; stories about the MacNeil of Barra; stories and archaeological notes on Castle Beagram [Caisteal Bheagram, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]; cattle charms and stories about the Lochlannaich [Vikings]. As well as archaeological notes on chapels and cemeteries the majority of the notebook entries...
Dates: 1870 to 1872
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Taladh Mhic Leoid' [MacLeod's Lullaby] collected from '"Seumas Chailein" Caimbeul' [James Campbell] , Ceant[angabhal] [Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] beginning 'Se mo leana[bh] milenach, Seac milein[each] [th]u 7 m' uaill[eanach [th]u'. The informant states that he heard the song from his mother Mary Burke. The vocabulary note reads 'Gairm = Doran = Otter'.
Dates: 26 September 1872