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Scottish Gaelic language

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = EUA

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook titled 'Dialects', Late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/2/5
Scope and Contents Most of the notebook's pages are empty. This notebook contains the published article, 'On the Dialects of Scottish Gaelic', written by Donald Mackinnon for the Highland Society of Inverness (1890-1899?). Each page of the published article has been removed from its original source and pasted onto pages of this notebook. Alongside the inserted pages of the article, there are notes and annotations, presumably by Mackinnon himself. In the rest of the notebook, where there are no inserted pages...
Dates: Late 19th century

Notebook titled 'Laoidhean na Gaeltachd' and 'Dughall Buchanan', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/4
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A13' and noted thus in previous historical records. It has also been previously recorded as A39, and it is not clear when it became A13.The title of the notebook, Laoidhean na Gaeltachd, translates to English as 'Hymns of the Gaelic-speaking region' or 'Hymns of the Highlands' or 'Hymns of the Highlands and Islands'. (Gaeltachd, or, in modern Scottish Gaelic, ...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook. Untitled, 1886

Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/6
Scope and Contents

In the front, an article published by Donald Mackinnon in the 'Celtic Magazine', December 1886, on the topic of 'loanwords in Gaelic' has been removed from its original source and has been glued into this notebook. Towards the back of the notebook, there are word lists that appear to be notes in preparation for a dictionary of loanwords in Gaelic. Many pages in the notebook, however, is empty.

Dates: 1886

Notebooks containing lecture notes, 1889-1892

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/1
Scope and Contents

These are notebooks containing lecture notes on the following subjects:

(a) Gaelic grammar

(b) Gaelic names: The form of names

(c) Gaelic names: Phonetic changes

(d) Grimm's Law

(e) Gaelic grammar: The declension of nouns

(f) Gaelic grammar: The declension of adjectives

(g) Pronouns

(h) Phonetics

(i) Eclipsis

(j) The noun: Gender, number and case

Dates: 1889-1892

Notebooks containing lecture notes, 1885-1895

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/2
Scope and Contents These are notebooks containing lecture notes on the following subjects:(a) Gaelic literature: Church and State AD 1000 - AD 1560(b) Gaelic literature: Monastic manuscripts(c) Celtic inscriptions(d) Gaelic literature(e) The unity of old Gaelic literature(f) The old period of Gaelic literature: The early missionaries(g) Literature of the first period: Productiveness and contents(h) The old period of...
Dates: 1885-1895

Notebooks containing notes on the translators of the Gaelic Bible, 1895

Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/1
Scope and Contents

Marked 'Mackinnon A9' and noted thus in previous historical records. These appear to be notes on the lives and motivations of various translators of the Bible to Gaelic. Not all the subjects have been found in the historical record. As well as those listed as agents on this record, there is mention of Alex Stewart (Alexander Stuart of Dingwall?), John Smith of Campbeltown, and Thjomas Ross of Lochbroom.

Dates: 1895

Notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW406
Scope and Contents

Notes written by William J. Watson including, notes on Bergin's edition of 'Stories from Keating', notes on the 'Death of Cu Roi' and notes on the relative particle a n- in Gaelic. Also an examination paper on Keating.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th 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;...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notes on Gaelic Grammar and Vocabulary, late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW16
Scope and Contents Notebook containing notes on Gaelic Grammar and Vocabulary. It is likely that these are class notes produced by the Rev Charles Robertson from Donald Mackinnon's lectures in the Celtic Department at Edinburgh University. This is possibly not the original notebook but a copy of Robertson's work. The notebook includes, notes on 'The Celt in English Art' taken from an article by Grant Allen in the Fortnightly Review February, 1891, pp267. Also notes on Old...
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Notes on Gaelic surnames, c 1860-1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW447
Scope and Contents

Draft essay regarding Gaelic surnames.

Dates: c 1860-1875