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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1874, 1877 and 1891

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing songs, poems, tales, names, vocabulary and expressions collected in the Outer Hebrides [Na h-Eileanan an Iar]. The first part of the volume contains transcriptions taken as Carmichael listened to informants in 1877 while the second part appears to be copies of previous transcriptions of material collected by Carmichael and Rev Malcolm MacPhail in 1874 and written into the notebook in 1891. Amongst the material is a version of the lament...

Notes about a purchase and vocabulary, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/23
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] about a purchase made by James MacNeill mac Ghilleaspaig Neill in Ireland. Also, Gaelic names for turbot and halibut, which have been scored out.

Notes about lobsters and fish, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/19
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] on when lobsters and various fish spawn, including Gaelic terms.

Notes on fish livers and vocabulary, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/22
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] on how to cook the livers of various types of fish and the Gaelic name for coral.

Vocabulary related to fish, 23 March 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/21
Scope and Contents Vocabulary related to fish collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra], including muc-shiolaig, iasg an riobain, cloidheag, ruileis and manach-sgú ir .