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Grammar of the Foolah language by Robert Maxwell MacBrair

Identifier: Coll-785
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript of MacBrair's 'sketch' of the grammar of the Foolah (or Foulah) language spoken by the pastoral Foulahs (or Fulani), the Teucorlars (or Tukulors) and the Laubies of the interior of Western Africa, bound together.

Dates: 1836-1843
Coll-15/77: Drawing of Dinant
Coll-15/77: Drawing of Dinant

Papers of Charles Sarolea

Identifier: Coll-15
Scope and Contents The Sarolea collection has been preserved in 234 numbered files in 81 boxes. The collection covers the years 1897-1952 and relate to all of the Professor's various activities and interests. For convenience, it can be divided into four main divisions.Firstly, there are the Everyman papers relating to the weekly literary journal Everyman, his life, work and books with which Sarolea had an interest from 1914. Within...
Dates: 1897-1952

Papers of Professor Robert Bertram Serjeant

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1062
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 11 unsorted boxes of papers which contain research notes (linguistics, ethonology and anthropology in South Arabia), bibliography notes, newspapers related to events in South Arabia, photocopies of Arabic manuscripts, typed notes on the political and military situation in Yemen during the 1960s (North Yemen Civil War). Papers relating to academic research, containing...
Dates: 1940-1980

Preliminary draft copy of Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory by Noam Chomsky

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1614
Scope and Contents Professor Angus McIntosh passed this copy of the 4-volume preliminary draft of Noam Chomsky PhD thesis (University of Pennsylvania, 1955), The Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory to Professor James Thorne (d. 1988). Volume I is inscribed on the first page, manuscript: For Jimmy / - to whom it is much more directly useful - / this treasured and distinguished / piece of pathfinding / from / Angus / with warmest regards / December 3rd 1986. On the...
Dates: 1955-1975

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

Identifier: Coll-97
Scope and Contents The Carmichael-Watson Collection consists of papers belonging to the Reverend Alexander Cameron of Arran, Alexander Carmichael, civil servant and folklorist, Alexander MacBain of Inverness, and Professor William John Watson and his son James Carmichael Watson, along with books and papers belonging to the Reverend Charles Robertson of Jura, the Reverend Angus MacDonald, the Reverend Archibald MacDonald and the Reverend Father Allan McDonald of Eriskay. These include: invocations...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century

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