Watson, William John, 1865-1948 (Professor of Celtic)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection of class lectures, summary notes and records of class work delivered by William J. Watson. Material is typewritten, both original and carbon copies, with some handwritten notes. Includes Scottish Gaelic Literature 1500-, lecture summaries, Gaelic Language class material, literature, grammar, vocabulary notes, lists of essay titles for Session 1921-1922, Celtic Advanced paper, 13 March 1936 and notes on Gaelic Orthography.
Scope and Contents Series includes notes and glossary to William J. Watson's edition of selections from the Book of the Dean of Lismore (NLS 72.1.37): Scottish Verse from the Book of the Dean of Lismore (Edinburgh, 1937). Also correspondence, John Fraser (1882-1945), Professor of Celtic, Oxford, to William J. Watson concerning degree examination papers in Celtic, and unidentified folio of photostats and corresponding transcription.
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks containing notes by W.J. Watson. Includes lists of lectures and papers by W.J. Watson, inventory of papers kept in the study of W.J. Watson, Celtic Class lists, 1935-1937, and notes on the life of W.J. Watson. Also poetry exchanged between a minister and his lover, from John Matheson, Portree who recieved it from Donald Matheson alias Domhnall a' Chórnain (?Chórnair). The introduction is in Donald's own words.
Scope and Contents The Carmichael-Watson Collection consists of papers belonging to the Reverend Alexander Cameron of Arran, Alexander Carmichael, civil servant and folklorist, Alexander MacBain of Inverness, and Professor William John Watson and his son James Carmichael Watson, along with books and papers belonging to the Reverend Charles Robertson of Jura, the Reverend Angus MacDonald, the Reverend Archibald MacDonald and the Reverend Father Allan McDonald of Eriskay. These include: invocations...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century