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Scottish Gaelic language

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Bound volume, containing catalogue of Gaelic publications, Late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/5/3
Scope and Contents Many of the pages are blank. Handwritten notes are distributed throughout the book, therefore there are gaps between notes. The notes form a catalogue of publications in Gaelic in the late 19th century, including information on publication titles, authors, and dates of publications. Publications include Gaelic literature, scriptures, psalters, and periodicals.The earliest noted publication is Carswell's Prayer Book in 1567. The latest noted publications are in 1878, which...
Dates: Late 19th century

Bound volume, containing catalogue of Gaelic publications, Late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/5/4
Scope and Contents

This appears to be a more complex catalogue than the previous item in this collection (A.31). There are notices of authors and translators of books published in Gaelic or books that deal with the subjects of the Gaelic language, Gaelic culture, or Highland people. There are also some books dealing with Celtic subject matter. Interspersed throughout the book are letters and newspaper cuttings. Much of the book is blank, and there are no notes after ff. 156.

Dates: Late 19th century

Catalogue of Gaelic books and accompanying items, 1846, 1907-1908

 Item
Identifier: AA2.1.30
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Contains the institutional records of New College Library, Edinburgh University Theological Library, Church of Scotland General Assembly Library, Church of Scotland Lending Library and Longforgan Free Church Ministers' Library.

Dates: 1846; 1907-1908

Celtic Class Notes, 1890-1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW23
Scope and Contents

2 volumes of celtic class notes taken by Rev Charles Robertson. It is likely that the lectures in these notebooks were delivered by Donald Mackinnon. Contents include gaelic translations, gaelic phonetics, proverbs and riddles, old gaelic hymns, literature and philology.

Dates: 1890-1891

Celtic Philology (Notes for a lecture series), 1886-1887

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/18
Scope and Contents A bundle of 11 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1886 and 1887. The following notebooks survive:'Origins and position of the Celtic languages in the Indo-European group' (Item B.41a)'Early literature: Adamnan, etc.' (Item B.41b)'Letters and their sounds: Ogham' (Item B.41c)'Vowels and laws of sound change' (Item B.41d)'Grimm's Law' (Item...
Dates: 1886-1887

'Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige', Early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/5
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A15' and noted thus in previous historical records. The title of the booklet, Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige translates to English has 'The lark's house has no smoke'. It is a metaphorical title based on a Gaelic saying about how happy people do not have negativity at home. The title describes the content of the booklet: the decline of the bardic patronage in Highland culture by suggesting an alternative interpretation of this saying:...
Dates: Early 20th century

'Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige', Early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/6
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A16' and noted thus in previous historical records. The title of the booklet, Cha 'n eil ceò an tigh na h-Uiseige translates to English has 'The lark's house has no smoke'. It is a metaphorical title based on a Gaelic saying about how happy people do not have negativity at home. The title describes the content of the booklet: the decline of the bardic patronage in Highland culture by suggesting an alternative interpretation of this saying:...
Dates: Early 20th century

'Chi mi sin is fuaighidh mi so', 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/9
Scope and Contents

'Chì mi seo is fuaighidh mi so', which translates to English as, 'I see this and I sew that', is a folk tale from Argyll about a tailor who does not believe in apparitions or supersticions. This may be a script for a lecture or a text for students of Celtic at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 20th century

Chronological notes for the history of the Gaelic Psalter, 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/18
Scope and Contents

This is a list of notes in chronological order, providing a history of the Gaelic Psalter, starting in 1659, and ending in 1836.

Dates: 19th century

Class Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW416
Scope and Contents

Class notes on Tromdé Guaire, as delivered by W.J. Watson.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century