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Scottish Gaelic language

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

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Gaelic Sermons, Late 18th or early 19th century

 sub-series
Identifier: Coll-98/4/4/2
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts containing sermons in Gaelic, written by Rev. James Mitchell.

Dates: Late 18th or early 19th century

Gaelic translation of Lowth's Isaiah and Caib. 1., 18th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/4/3/5
Scope and Contents

Robert Lowth made a translation of Isaiah to English. This appears to be a Gaelic translation of part of that text.

Dates: 18th century

Grammar Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW415
Scope and Contents

Notes on Old Irish grammar, chiefly from Thurneysen's Grammar (Handbuch des Alt-Irischen, (1909)).

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Grammars and dictionaries, 1891

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/28
Scope and Contents

A script for a lecture, delivered by Mackinnon on 19 January 1891. In the front of the notebook, before the script for the lecture begins, there is a list of grammars, dictionaries, and school books (in chronological order).

Dates: 1891

'[Holy Scriptures] in Gaelic. I.', 1890

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/3/4/1
Scope and Contents

Although there is a notebook with the same title in this collection (B27), they do not appear to be the same text, with this notebook being titled 'I', presumably meaning 'part 1'.


This notebook contains a discussion on the history of the translation of the Bible to Scottish Gaelic.

Dates: 1890

'[Holy Scriptures] in Gaelic. II', 1890

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/3/4/2
Scope and Contents

Although there is a notebook with the same title in this collection (B26), they do not appear to be the same text, with this notebook being titled 'II', presumably meaning 'part 2'.


This notebook seems to contain a more detailed discussion about the translation of the Bible to Scottish Gaelic, including linguistic challenges facing the translators.

Dates: 1890

Inventory of Rev. James Mitchell's book collection, Mid to late 19th century

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

A notebook listing the books found in Rev. James Mitchell's collection

Dates: Mid to late 19th century

Lecture Notes, April 1936

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW411
Scope and Contents

Notes by William J. Watson on early Celtic and Stress and its effects in Scots Gaelic.

Dates: April 1936

Lecture notes: 'Modern Gaelic hymns', 1890s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/16
Scope and Contents

This notebook contains a script for a lecture, which was probably delivered on multiple occasions (the front of the notebook notes 15 December 1890 and 22 January 1894, for example). The lecture introduces students to the history, themes, and structures of hymns in Gaelic.

Dates: 1890s

Letter from Neil Ross to Mr Holmes relating to Gaelic literature and the Mòd, 3 November 1931

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1383/4/39
Scope and Contents

Letter from Neil ross to a 'Mr Holmes', dated 3rd of November 1931 (although there is a note in pen stating 'written May 19th 1932'), sent from Laggan near Kingussie, and discussing the survival and vitality of Gaelic language and literature in the Highlands.

Dates: 3 November 1931