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Notebook of Angus MacIntosh containing notes on old English grammar, Second half of the 20th century

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1702
Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0019

Scope and Contents

Notebook of the linguist Angus McIntosh containing notes on old English grammar.


  • Creation: Second half of the 20th century


Language of Materials

English, Old English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Angus McIntosh (1914-2005) was the first Forbes Professor of English Language and General Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh, a position that he occupied from 1948 to his retirement in 1979. His research interests included philology and historical linguistics relating to both Middle English and Scots.

Click on his name in the "Creator" section to see a fuller biography.


1 notebook

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This notebook was bought in bookshop in Edinburgh (Westport Books) by Richard Ovenden, who then donated the notebook to Special Collections a few years later.

Accession no. SC-Acc-2021-0019.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in March 2022.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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