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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, c1868 to 16 June 1876

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150
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,...

Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag', 29 August 1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/8
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cragan agus Suileag' collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis stating that cnagain are made from clay beaten with a stick until it is 'tough and consistent' after which it is 'built up layer by layer like planking a boat'. Also a vocabulary note stating that a 'sgeip[is] a thing for souring cream'. Either a sgeip or a cnagan is noted as having been bought from John MacLeod of Paible [Pabail Uarach/Upper Bayble or Pabail Iarach/Lower...

Vocabulary note for Cragan, 29 August 1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/6
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis which reads 'Cragan = a Lews patera, Suileag Cragan a smaller patera Croc ='.

Vocabulary note for Taigh uairich, 29 August 1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/9
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Angus MacAulay, aged 82, An Cnoc/Knock, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis which reads, 'Taigh uairich small house at end to keep fishing and [lines] tackle'.