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Notebook titled 'Laoidhean na Gaeltachd' and 'Dughall Buchanan', Late 19th or early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/4

Scope and Contents

Marked 'Mackinnon A13' and noted thus in previous historical records. It has also been previously recorded as A39, and it is not clear when it became A13.
The title of the notebook, Laoidhean na Gaeltachd, translates to English as 'Hymns of the Gaelic-speaking region' or 'Hymns of the Highlands' or 'Hymns of the Highlands and Islands'. (Gaeltachd, or, in modern Scottish Gaelic, Gàidhealtachd, has no direct English translation, but generally refers to the Highlands, with the idea of the Highlands and Western Isles being synonymous with Gaelic language and culture for speakers of Gaelic).
A notebook containing notes and discussions of hymns in Gaelic perhaps written by Dugald Buchanan. Possible that there is also biographical information on Dugald Buchanan.

Dates

  • Late 19th or early 20th century

Language of Materials

Scottish Gaelic

Physical Description

The notebook is in good condition. The front and back cover is well-preserved. The binding is very secure. The ink is unfaded and the handwriting is clear.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 notebook

Previous reference

Mackinnon A.13

Physical Description

The notebook is in good condition. The front and back cover is well-preserved. The binding is very secure. The ink is unfaded and the handwriting is clear.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: Front and back cover; contemporary string

Dimensions

19 cm x 23.4 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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