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

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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Place names, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW18
Scope and Contents Notebook containing lists of Lewis place names, compiled by William John Watson. Also inside the book is an Edinburgh Celtic Union booklet, session 1937-1938.

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

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW11
Scope and Contents Folder containing miscellaneous papers and notes by W.J. Watson. Items include a paper on 'Some Interactions between English and Gaelic' , lists of place names, correspondence with the Burgh Surveyor's Office, Perth, concerning a site in Strathtay, a list of 'Saints in Adamnan's Life of Columba', a newspaper clipping from the Times Literary Supplement July 12, 1923, entitled 'Scottish Place Names', and an essay entitled 'The Early Church in the North'.

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

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW408
Scope and Contents Notes written by William J. Watson including 'Oran na h-Aoise', notes on John MacCodrum, elegy on Sir James MacDonald of Sleat, a lament for Sir Donald MacDonald of Sleat (d.1678), 'Latha Inbhir Lochaidh', 'Cumha Mhontrois', 'Oran do Shiol Dughaill' and 'Murt na Ceapaich'. Also includes notes on poems of Iain Lom.

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.

Notes on Geoffrey Keating, 1937

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW409
Scope and Contents Notes by William J. Watson on Geoffrey Keating and the Stories from Keating. Also notes on the Seann Sgoil from Rosg Gaidhlig (Glasgow, 1915 & 1929)

Notes on Old Irish, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW419
Scope and Contents Class notes on Old Irish Grammar, likely delivered by William J. Watson.

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).

Portrait photograph of William J Watson, 1936

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Identifier: EUA CA1/1/12
Scope and Content From the Series: A series of photographs of administrative and academic staff and others.

Skye Place Names. District of Trotternish. Parishes of Kilmuir and Stenscholl., late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW375
Scope and Contents Article by an unknown writer or author, entitled, 'Skye Place Names. District of Trotternish, Parishes of Kilmuir and Stenscholl'. W.J. Watson gave prizes on various occasions for the best lists of place names submitted to National Mods under the auspices of An Comunn Gaidhealach. This article was an entry to the Special Literary Competition No. 40.

The writer uses the pen name 'Scia'.