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MacBain, Alexander, 1855-1914 (Celtic Scholar)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Miscellaneous Papers by Alexander MacBain, c.1880

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW29
Scope and Contents Series of loose leaf papers by Alexander MacBain, mostly connected with his student days at Aberdeen University. Contents include: an essay entitled, 'Study and Books', a Presidential Address by Alexander MacBain to the Celtic Society, 7 November 1879, debates on Universal Suffrage and Irish Land Agitation, an essay entitled, 'Separate Legislation for the Highlands', a Gaelic debate on the theme, 'Co aca bu choir an t-Seann Nollaig agus Callain', a number of poems, an essay on Relativity and a...
Dates: c.1880

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

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