Collection MG 6.22 - Gaelic songs

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Gaelic songs

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  • Textual record

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MG 6.22

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  • 1893 - c1950 (Creation)

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10 cm of textual records

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Collection consists of Gaelic songs and music, clippings and a scrapbook. Each file collection is prefaced by an index of the songs.

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  • Scottish Gaelic

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File list is available: MG 6.22 []

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General note

The clippings have all been assigned numbers which corresponds to a list of titles included in the MG.

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Most of the clippings were from The Casket, The Sydney Post Record or MacTalla.

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Composer and collector James Ross Ferguson was the head of the Gaelic Society of Boston.

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Cumha Eilean a'Cheo", "An Ataireachd Ard", "Anna Lauri", "Mo Nighean Donn a Cornaig", "Ola an Truisg" "Taobh Abhainn Aora" and the Quote from a poem by Malcolm MacAskill of Harris were all in the collection of Joseph J. MacInnis.

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"Cumha". Lament for Donald MacKinnon of MacKinnon's Harbour was donated by Joe Lawrence MacDonald of Boisdale.

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