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Celtic Philology (Notes for a lecture series), 1886-1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/18

Scope and Contents

A bundle of 11 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1886 and 1887. The following notebooks survive:
'Origins and position of the Celtic languages in the Indo-European group' (Item B.41a)
'Early literature: Adamnan, etc.' (Item B.41b)
'Letters and their sounds: Ogham' (Item B.41c)
'Vowels and laws of sound change' (Item B.41d)
'Grimm's Law' (Item B.41e)
'Phonetic processes. Part I' (Item B.41f)
'Phonetic processes. Part II' (Item B.41g)
'Accent' (Item B.41h)
'Roots' (Item B.41i)
'Stems' (Item B.41j)
'Case' (Item B.41k)

Dates

  • 1886-1887

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

The pages and binding of all notebooks are in excellent condition. Some books do not have front or back covers, but those that do have covers in good condition. The ink is unfaded, but the handwriting is occasionally difficult to decipher

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

11 notebooks

Previous reference

Mackinnon B.41

Physical Description

The pages and binding of all notebooks are in excellent condition. Some books do not have front or back covers, but those that do have covers in good condition. The ink is unfaded, but the handwriting is occasionally difficult to decipher

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: Pages folded and inserted into one another. Individual notebooks held together by contemporary string (and some with cover). Bundle held together by modern string

Dimensions

19.2 cm x 23.6 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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