Field Notebook

Scope and Content

Notebook purchased by Alexander Carmichael at 'Drew's Saint Columb, Cornwall' on 17 November 1864. Contents include works such as: 'Bròn Binn'; 'Long an Ogain'; 'Sgrios nam Piocach' [The destruction of the Picts] ; 'Bhalantaigh is Hoisantaidh'; 'Laoidh Chaoilte' ; 'and An Capullan Gearr Gorm' [The short blue pony] . Also includes an account of Carmichael's trip to St. Kilda, 22 May 1865 and vocabulary lists.

Archivist's Note

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Related Material

See also GB 237 Coll-97/CW448 for an English translation of 'Sgrios nam Piocach' and a draft letter about the story.

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