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Assorted drafts, correspondence, etc., c 1858-1934

Identifier: Coll-97/CW487

Scope and Contents

A varied assortment of papers, much of it ethnographic and folklore material handwritten by Alexander Carmichael. Also includes: printer's copies of letters and symbols used in the Carmina Gadelica; printers proofs of Carmichael's work 'Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides', written for the Crofting Commission report, 1884; several complaints addressed to the Sheriff of the county of Inverness; assorted newspaper cuttings; ephemera from various events, such as the Gaelic Society of Inverness annual dinner, 1891; lecture notes, etc.

Also includes other material, mainly correspondence, by various individuals including John MacAulay; John Murdoch; Ranald MacDonald (factor of South Uist); Rev. Duncan MacInnes; Condullie Morison, Mull; Jessy Wallace, Tiree; Rev. John Gregorson Campbell, Tiree; Dr Robert Craig MacLagan, Edinburgh; J. Doyle, Derry; Donald MacColl, Ardkenneth; Rev. Donald Lamont, Blair Atholl; Hector MacDougall; C.G. Mackay, Lochcarron; Rev. D. MacLennan, Laggan; Ronald MacDonald, Taransay; D.J. MacLeod, Inverness; George Calder.


  • Creation: c 1858-1934

Language of Materials

English, Gaelic

Physical Description

Approximately 528 pages

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Fonds: 9 metres

Physical Location


Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1198/1

Physical Description

Approximately 528 pages

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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