Fonds MG 6.47 - "Guth Barrach"

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

"Guth Barrach"

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Donald Sinclair

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

CA BI MG 6.47

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • n.d. (Creation)
  • n.d. (Custody)
    MacDougall, John A.
    Glace Bay (NS)

Physical description area

Physical description

9 p. of textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

Fonds consists of an address to the Gaels in Canada by the author Donald Sinclair of Barra and later Glasgow. He names is signed using his patronymic "Dòmhnull Dhòmhnuill Dhunnchaidh Chìobair" and initials from the Gaelic for Sinclair "D.M.N.C.". His signature also states that his is from Barra.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

    Location of originals

    Availability of other formats

    Restrictions on access

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Finding aids

    Associated materials


    General note

    Poet and essayist, Donald SInclair (1885-1932) was born on Barra and left to apprentice as a draughtsman for an electrical engineering firm in Edinburgh. He eventually moved to London and the Manchester where he died of tuberculosis. Sinclair was also known as Bàrd na Leideig,The Bard of Leideag, a community just outside of Castlebay where he was born.

    Alternative identifier(s)

    Standard number

    Standard number

    Access points

    Place access points

    Name access points

    Genre access points

    Description record identifier

    Accession area