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Watson, James Carmichael, 1910-1942 (Professor of Celtic)


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Article written following the death of J.C. Watson, c.1942

Identifier: Coll-97/CW405
Scope and Contents

Single page article by Professor W. M. Calder, written following the death of James Carmichael Watson (1910-42), drowned while on active service in the Mediterranean during the Second World War. 7 duplicate copies.

Dates: c.1942

'Carmina Gadelica, Volume IV originals', c late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW494
Scope and Contents Large bundle of papers originally wrapped in brown paper labelled 'Vol. IV'. Includes material considered for Carmina Gadelica IV (1941), which was edited by James Carmichael Watson, including copies handwritten and edited by Alexander Carmichael, as well as others later typed. The material was later consulted by Angus Matheson while compiling 'Carmina Gadelica VI' (1970). Among the material is a charm, pages 334-336, recorded from Mary Matheson in Malacleit, North Uist, on 17...
Dates: c late 19th-early 20th century

Correspondence, 22 Nov 1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW403
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, W. Beattie, National Library of Scotland, to James Carmichael Watson, regarding the use of a "special ray lamp which is used for the reading of palimpsests".

Dates: 22 Nov 1937

Correspondence, J.C Watson, 1938-1941

Identifier: Coll-97/CW578
Scope and Contents

Items of correspondence, concerning scholarly matters, between James Carmichael Watson and Rudolf Thurneysen and James Carmichael Watson and Thomas F. O'Rahilly. Also an invoive for Togail Bruidne Da Derga edited by Eleanor Knott (Dublin, 1936).

Dates: 1938-1941

Correspondence, Matthew Black to J.C. Watson, 17 August 1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW413
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Matthew Black (1908-94), biblical scholar, to James Carmichael Watson (1910-42). Black is writing from Bonn to inform Watson that he (Black) has been appointed Assistant in Semitic Languages at Manchester University.

Dates: 17 August 1937

Correspondence, W. Matheson to J.C. Watson, 02 January 1936

Identifier: Coll-97/CW410
Scope and Contents

1 item of correspondence, William Matheson (1910-1995) to James Carmichael Watson (1910-1942), discussing the traditions surrounding John MacCodrum, Iain mac Fhearchair (c.1693-1779), bard to Sir James MacDonald of Sleat (1741-1766).

Dates: 02 January 1936

Glasgow University Celtic Chair Appeal Fund Papers, 1936-1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW402
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, John Cameron to James Carmichael Watson, inviting attendance at a meeting with a Committee established to make an appeal for funds to establish a Chair in Celtic at Glasgow University. Letter also encloses a Memorial by Committee of the Glasgow University Ossianic Club, with reference to the establishment of a Chair of Celtic.

Dates: 1936-1937

Highland Home Industries Papers, 1936-1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW400
Scope and Contents

Series of papers relating to Highland Home Industries Limited, including agenda of the 1937 AGM, secretaries report, a report of a visit to the Outer Hebrides, memo from the Highland Home Industries to the Board of Trade and 1937 year accounts.

Dates: 1936-1937

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

University of Glasgow, Gaelic Bursary Examination Papers, 1936-1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW398
Scope and Contents

Series of papers relating to the University of Glasgow Gaelic Bursary Examinations, includes draft examination papers for 1936, 1937, summary of regulations and the MacBrayne Hall Constitution and Rules. Also includes a Latin Examination Paper for an exam in Heriots Hospital, Edinburgh in 1881.

The papers are contained in an envelope addressed to J. Carmichael Watson, 5 Botanic Crescent, Glasgow.

Dates: 1936-1937

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Archival Object 9
Collection 1
Correspondence 5
Celtic studies 2
Folklore 2
Irish language 2
North Uist Inverness-shire Scotland 2