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

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notes by W.J. Watson, c.1936

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW25
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.

Topographical and Other Notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW12
Scope and Contents Notebook containing Topographical and other notes by W.J. Watson. The book, which belonged to Ewen MacLachlan, contains 'Seachran Fhiachra Mhie Bhradaigh' and 'Aisling Fhiachra Mhic Bhradaigh', both written by Ewen MacLachlan. Also lists of early Scottish names, land measures, prehistoric tables, lists of Irish Saints, list of the Christian Kings of Ulster, 'Book of Armagh' extracts, superstitions, a register of pictish place names and notes on Gaelic in Galloway.

Topographical, lexicographical, etc. notes, c early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW8
Scope and Contents Includes lists of place-names from numerous sources, including Adaman's 'Vita Columbae', the 'Book of the Dean of Lismore' and Hogan's 'Onomasticon'.

Topographical Notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW9
Scope and Contents Notebook and inserts containing topographical notes by W.J. Watson. Contains place-names and topographical notes from a number of publications including The Book of Clanranald edited by Alexander MacBain (Inverness, 1893) and The Book of Deer Alexander MacBain (Inverness, c. 1890). Also numerous lists of place names supplied by various informants, transcriptions of 4 charms and a copy of Rental of Forfeited Estate of the Late Earl of...