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Scottish Gaelic language

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

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW19
Scope and Contents

Notebook belonging to Alexander MacBain of Inverness. It contains newspaper cutting of articles, written by Alexander MacBain, entitled 'The Gaelic Language: A Historical Sketch', 'Celtic and Old Gaelic Literature' and 'Old Gaelic Saga and Ballad Literature'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Notebook containing notes on Gaelic love songs, 1902

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

Marked 'Mackinnon A10' and noted thus in previous historical records. This appears to be notes in preparation for, or a draft of, a paper on love songs in the Gaelic song tradition.

Dates: 1902

Notebook containing notes on modern Gaelic poetry between 1600 and 1790(?), Late 19th or early 20th century

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

Marked 'Mackinnon A12' and noted thus in previous historical records. This notebook is full with notes on what appears to be a discussion of modern Gaelic poetry between 1600 and 1790 (according to the front cover).

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook containing printed extracts of Ossianic poetry, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/6/10
Scope and Contents

This appears to be a notebook in which Mackinnon has cut printed extracts of Ossianic poetry from other sources, and inserted them into this notebook. There are some handwritten notes alongside some of the printed extracts, which may be in preparation for study or discussion of the Ossianic poetry.

Dates: Majority of material found within Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook of manuscript vocabulary, 1885-1895

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

This appears to be a notebook perhaps used for teaching and researching. It contains a list of words found in manuscripts, along with their modern Scottish Gaelic word, and sometimes a translation or explanation in English.

Dates: 1885-1895

Notebook titled 'Celtic Philology: I. Phonology', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/2/2
Scope and Contents Mackinnon appears to have written some notes, perhaps in preparation to publish a textbook that he had possibly expected to title 'Celtic Philology'. This is the first part, which he has titled 'Phonology'. Despite this title, much of the notebook's contents are descriptions, as they were understood at the time, of the classification of Celtic languages as a branch of Indo-European, how they are related to other languages, and a detailed account of the linguistic typology of Celtic...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook titled 'Celtic Philology: I. Sounds', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/2/3
Scope and Contents Mackinnon appears to have written some notes, perhaps in preparation to publish a textbook that he had possibly expected to title 'Celtic Philology'. This is the second part in the collection, but Mackinnon has labelled it (in error?) as the first part, which he has titled 'Sounds'. The notebook's contents have a lot of information about the latest linguistic theory at this time, as well as attempts to describe defunct Celtic languages, such as Gaulish, as much as extant Celtic languages at...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook titled 'Celtic Philology: II. Morphology', Late 19th or early 20th century

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

Mackinnon appears to have written some notes, perhaps in preparation to publish a textbook that he had possibly expected to title 'Celtic Philology'. This is the second part, which he has titled 'Morphology'. Although part of a series on 'Celtic' linguistics, much of the notebook's contents appear to focus on the morphology of Scottish Gaelic, and includes nominal and verbal morphology.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook titled 'Dialects', Late 19th century

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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