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Manuscripts, Medieval

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Extract from the National Library of Scotland, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/5/15
Scope and Contents Extract from the National Library of Scotland 72.i.7, fol.XIb, col.i, lines 12 to 38. This extract is headed 'Dubfocail and so', and appears to be a list of words in old or middle Gaellic, with translations given in an antiquated spelling of modern Scottish Gaelic (and definitely not contemporary spelling of modern Scottish Gaelic around the turn of the 20th century).
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Materia medica. Medical manuscript, 15th or 16th century, Late 15th or early 16th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/1/3
Scope and Contents A parchment manuscript, quarto size, consisting of thirteen leaves, without cover. The manuscript appears to have been written in the late fifteenth or early sixteenth century. The hand is very good and regular. There is no ornamentation of the script, except that upper case characters are accentuated with red on all but the last four leaves. The writing is in two columns, and largely contracted.The text is an imperfect copty of the Tract on Materia Medica. There is nothing to indicate...
Dates: Late 15th or early 16th century

Medical fragment in Gaelic, 15th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/1/1
Scope and Contents Eight leaves of parchment, small folio, stitched together with stout linen thread. The writing on the first six leaves is in two columns, in a plain, clear hand of the fifteenth century.'J. J.' (?Jacobus Jack) is written in quite a modern hand on the foot of margin of fol.3aa, otherwise there is nothing to indicate author, date, or scribe. The text is continuous, and the subject is given in Latin, written in small capitals: ...
Dates: 15th century

Medical fragment in Gaelic, Late 16th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/1/2
Scope and Contents A fragment consisting of three leaves of parchment, one of which is detached. On the foot margin of the first leave 'John Smith' is written. Across the page of the last leaf is writtein in large, firm, modern hand, 'Enter not into quarrelsom company,' and, apparently, in the same hand, down in the middle space of the detached leaf, 'Jacobus Jack Aught this Book.'The text is written in two columns, in a plain, legible hand, and probably dating from the late sixteenth century. The beginning...
Dates: Late 16th century

MS 211: fragments, 9th-15th century

Identifier: MS 211
Scope and Contents MS 211 is a collection of approx. 55 manuscript fragments, mainly rescued from bindings in which they were used as waste. They were collected by Laing over the course of many years. There are 35 main fragments, and 17 more in MS 211/XXXVI (these were deemed too small to be catalogued by Catherine Borland).
Each of them is described separately. See individual catalogue entries for more details.
Dates: 9th-15th century

Notebook with transcripts from the Book of Ballymote. By William Maunsell Hennessy , Late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/7/6
Scope and Contents These are transcriptions from the Book of Ballymote (See External Documents below), written by William Maunsell Hennessy.
Dates: Late 19th century

Notes in compiling a catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/5/5
Scope and Contents This bundle of notebooks contain notes made by Mackinnon in preparation for his catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts. It appears as though he went through the manuscripts, classifying each article under the following headings. The catalogue would have been divided into sections with each heading being the title of a section.'Religious: Ecclesiastical and general (MSS I; XV; XVI; XIX; XXVIII; XXIX; XXX)' (Item B45a)'Medical (MSS III; II; IV)' (Item B45b)'MSS V; VI; VII' (Item...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notes on manuscripts, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/17
Scope and Contents Notes on manuscripts by Mackinnon for undetermined purpose. The notes appear to have been divided into two sections: (I) Historical, genealogical, MacVuirish; and (II) Metaphysical, [indecipherable], medical, [indecipherable]. Some pages have excerpts and cuttings from newspapers attached.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Printer's copy of the English translation of the 'Glenmasan Manuscript', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/20
Scope and Contents Titled 'Englsh translation', this is the printer's copy of a translation of the Glenmasan Manuscript.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Story of a Gaelic manuscript (Story of the MacLauchlan Manuscript), late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/5/8
Scope and Contents Handwriting notes that give an account of how MacLauchlan and Skene lost a manuscript, and retrieved after they had lost it. The manuscript which they lost was: MS.NLS.72.i.38, which is often referred to as the 'Kilbride Manuscript No.24'.
Dates: late 19th century