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

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Class Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW416
Scope and Contents Class notes on Tromdé Guaire, as delivered by W.J. Watson.

Collection of class lectures and class work delivered by W.J. Watson, 1921-1936

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW372
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.

Collection of Gaelic and English Words written by the Rev Alexander Cameron, late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW378
Scope and Contents Collection of papers written by the Reverend Alexander Cameron, includes fragments of 'Clann Tuireann', 'Clan Calitin', and 'Tain Bo Cuailnge'. Also Laoidh Chlann Uisne, a transcription of a recording made 15 March 1867 from Donald MacPhee, smith, Breubhaig, Barra by Alexander Carmichael. There is a note at the end to 'the late John F. Campbell', implying that it was made when he was editing the Laoidh for the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness xv...

Grammar Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW415
Scope and Contents Notes on Old Irish grammar, chiefly from Thurneysen's Grammar (Handbuch des Alt-Irischen, (1909)).

Lecture Notes, April 1936

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW411
Scope and Contents Notes by William J. Watson on early Celtic and Stress and its effects in Scots Gaelic.

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

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW406
Scope and Contents Notes written by William J. Watson including, notes on Bergin's edition of 'Stories from Keating', notes on the 'Death of Cu Roi' and notes on the relative particle a n- in Gaelic. Also an examination paper on Keating.

Notes on Rosg Gaidhlig, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW407
Scope and Contents Notes on Rosg Gaidhlig ed W.J. Watson (Glasgow, 1915 and 1929).

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

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Identifier: Coll-97
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...

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.