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Collection of Gaelic and English Words written by the Rev Alexander Cameron, late 19th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW378

Scope and Contents

Collection of papers written by the Reverend Alexander Cameron, includes fragments of 'Clann Tuireann', 'Clan Calitin', and 'Tain Bo Cuailnge'. Also Laoidh Chlann Uisne, a transcription of a recording made 15 March 1867 from Donald MacPhee, smith, Breubhaig, Barra by Alexander Carmichael. There is a note at the end to 'the late John F. Campbell', implying that it was made when he was editing the Laoidh for the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness xv (1888-1889).

Also a list of words extracted by Alexander Carmichael from an unidentified early modern Gaelic text and 43 pages of Gaelic vocabulary extracted by William J. Watson, again from an unidentified early modern Gaelic text.

Dates

  • late 19th century

Language of Materials

English, Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

73 pages ; 375 mm x 240 mm, 288mm x 225mm

Physical Location

CW378

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1180/2

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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