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MacBain, Alexander, 1855-1914 (Celtic Scholar)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Etymological Notes, 1890-1891

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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

Notebook, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW19
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander MacBain of Inverness. It contains newspaper cutting of articles, written by Alexander MacBain, entitled 'The Gaelic Language: A Historical Sketch', 'Celtic and Old Gaelic Literature' and 'Old Gaelic Saga and Ballad Literature'.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Philological Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

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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

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...
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century