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Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW115
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael principally containing material collected on Eilean Leòdhais/ Isle of Lewis. The main informants were Angus Gunn and his daughter Ann MacDonald from Dail bho Thuath/North Dell and Dail bho Dheas/South Dell respectively, who sang songs relating to Christmas and explained associated customs. They also told Carmichael stories about the temples found around Nis/Ness and about St Ronan. In addition, the notebook contains notes on winter customs,...
Dates: 1873

Song beginning ''S ann thàinig am buaileadh an gaol na h òige', 27 October 1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW115/6
Scope and Contents

Song beginning ''S ann thàinig am buaileadh an gaol na h òige, S liom bu mhiann a bhi gad phog[adh]' probably collected from Angus Gunn, cottar, Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis. A vocabulary note adds that 'Cuspair = Lover'.

Dates: 27 October 1873