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Notebooks containing lecture notes, 1885-1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/2

Scope and Contents

These are notebooks containing lecture notes on the following subjects:
(a) Gaelic literature: Church and State AD 1000 - AD 1560
(b) Gaelic literature: Monastic manuscripts
(c) Celtic inscriptions
(d) Gaelic literature
(e) The unity of old Gaelic literature
(f) The old period of Gaelic literature: The early missionaries
(g) Literature of the first period: Productiveness and contents
(h) The old period of Gaelic literature: Latin
(i) Homilies, sermons, monastic rules, etc.
(j) Books of devotion: Hymns
(k) Secular Latin learning
(l) Old Gaelic verse and prose
(m) Old period of Gaelic literature in later manuscripts
(n) Later manuscripts containing literature of the old period
(o) Contents of Gaelic manuscripts
(p) The leading manuscripts of the period
(q) The reliabiblity of the authorities
(r) Language and literature of the old Gael: Latin and Gaelic

Dates

  • 1885-1895

Language of Materials

English and Scottish Gaelic

Physical Description

These are well-preserved notebooks, or jotters. They are in good condition, with each notebook bound by contemporary string. The handwriting is often difficult to read. The collection of jotters are kept together by modern string.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

18 notebooks

Previous reference

Mackinnon A.2

Physical Description

These are well-preserved notebooks, or jotters. They are in good condition, with each notebook bound by contemporary string. The handwriting is often difficult to read. The collection of jotters are kept together by modern string.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: String. Bundle held together by modern string

Dimensions

Of varying sizes
Largest size: 20.5 cm x 26.5 cm
19 cm x 23.5 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379