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Watson, William John, 1865-1948 (Professor of Celtic)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Disiecta Membra, c.1937

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW412
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.

Correspondence between Dr Alan Orr. Anderson and W.J. Watson, 04 Feb 1922-22 June 1928

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW373
Scope and Contents Series of letters from Dr Alan Orr Anderson to William J. Watson. The letters largely form a discussion on the origins of the Northern race, the origins of Scottish place names, and the origins of Gaelic words. Discussion is also made of vol ii of the publicationEarly sources of Scottish history, A.D. 500 to 1286, collected and translated by Alan Orr Anderson (Edinburgh, 1922). Also included are a series of genealogical charts of early medieval Scottish...