Fonds MG 6.34 - Archie Morrison fonds

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Archie Morrison fonds

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Archie Morrison

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MG 6.34

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  • 1900-1979 (Collection)
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    Morrison, Archie
    Place
    Sydney (N.S.)

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68 p. of textual records

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This fonds consists of a collection of Gaelic songs, stories, poetry, history and tombstone inscriptions.

Papers are in Gaelic:

  1. Story: “Seann Chuimhneachan air a’ Choire Ghlas” copied from the work by John MacCormick, first appearing in An Gaidheal, Vol.2. Photocopy, 12 pages.
  2. Story: "A’Bhean Iadach" from Am Measg Nam Bodach, 1938.
    "Iain Ciar agus an Robair" from Aig Tigh na Beinne by Katherine Whyte Grant.
    "Eoghan Ruadh aig a ‘Mhod" from The Celtic Garland by Henry Whyte. Photocopies, 20 pages.
  3. Poetry and songs, many by Cape Breton bards. many have been copied from songs appearing in The History of Christmas Island Parish. Also a song composed by Murdoch Morrison of Ferguson's Lake and Gaelic translations of English hymns. Photocopies and originals, 38 pages.
  4. An typed excerpt from the Gaelic translation of the Episcopalian Book of Common Prayer. Photocopy, 1 page.
  5. Description of Islands of Coll, Uist and Mull copied from the book Am Measg nam Bodach, 1938.
  6. Inscriptions on the tombstones of John MacLean, Gaelic bard; Rev. Alexander MacLean Sinclair and Mrs. John Sinclair. Photocopy, 1 page. Presented by Mr. Morrison.

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  • English
  • Scottish Gaelic

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See MG 6.20 6 for the Episcopalian book of common prayer, Leabhar na h'Urnaigh Choitchionn.
See B&G file MacDonald (Loch Lomond) for a genealogy compiled and donated by Archie Morrison.

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