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Papers of John Abercromby, 5th Lord Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-55
Scope and Contents The collection holds a 19th century Irish manuscript with covering letter dated 1884. There are a large number of letters and postcards spanning the years 1881 to 1916. The collection also consists of notebooks on archaeological, philological and linguistic topics; drawings of archaeological artefacts; bundles of studies for The Pre- and Proto-Historic Finns; material on the tabulation of Finnish folk tales; printed items, notes, photographs of the Canary Islands; material including...
Dates: before 1881-1916

Papers of Professor John Orr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-77
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the papers, lectures and correspondence of Professor John Orr, mainly relating to Romance linguistics. The correspondence includes 20 letters from the poet Jules Supervielle, dating from 1947-1955. The collection also includes 7 diplomas: Hon. Doct. University of Caen (1945); Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (1946); Encomienda de Alfonso x el Sabio (1953); Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur (1955); LL.D, St Andrews University (1955); Hon. Doct. Paris University (1956);...
Dates: 1912-1965

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 Serjeant’s own...
Dates: 1940-1980

Typescript theses related to Malawi, Southern Rhodesia and South Africa, and Hausa manual

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1944
Content Description Three bound theses on subjects related to Malawi, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, and one handbook to learn Hausa (a Chadic language spoken mostly in southern Niger and northern Nigeria). Teaching Yourself Hausa, by A. H. M. Kirk-Greene and Charles H. Kraft, 1966 (uncorrected draft). Annotation: "Presented by the author to the General Linguistics Library, June...
Dates: 1966-1982