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Miscellaneous Papers by Alexander MacBain, c.1880

 Item
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 lecture by Alexander MacBain entitled,'The Relation of Poetry and Science'. Also a number of items relating to Gaelic language, a paper on Celtic Mythology and a prospectus for Rainings School, Inverness, where Alexander MacBain was Headmaster.

Dates

  • c.1880

Language of Materials

English, Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Fonds: 9 metres

Physical Location

CW29

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1127/3

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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