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MacBain, Alexander, 1855-1914 (Celtic Scholar)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Etymological Notes, 1890-1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW24
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks containing Etymological and Philological Notes by Alexander MacBain. Also included in notebook headed, 'Philological Notes', are a number of newspaper cuttings containing a report of the Hibbert Lectures, delivered by Professor Sir John Rhys (1840-1915) on 'The Origin and Growth of Religion as illustrated by Celtic Heathendom'.
Dates: 1890-1891

Philological Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW27
Scope and Contents Notebook containing philological notes by Alexander MacBain. Contents include notes on gaelic pronouns, prepositional pronouns, interrogatives, the article, compensatory lengthening and metathesis.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

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...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century