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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

'Elements of Gaelic Grammar' by Stewart. Bound printed book, 1812

Identifier: Coll-98/4/5/7
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This is a copy of the published printed Gaelic grammar 'Elements of Gaelic grammar', written by Alexander Stewart, published in Edinburgh in 1812. The book is interspersed with notes by Donald Mackinnon himself.

Dates: 1812

Etymological Notes, 1890-1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW24
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2 notebooks containing Etymological and Philological Notes by Alexander MacBain. Also included in notebook headed, 'Philological Notes', are a number of newspaper cuttings containing a report of the Hibbert Lectures, delivered by Professor Sir John Rhys (1840-1915) on 'The Origin and Growth of Religion as illustrated by Celtic Heathendom'.

Dates: 1890-1891

Etymologies concerning names around Brechin, c 1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW442
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List of etymologies concerning names around Brechin, sent to David Dakers Black by Alexander Carmichael.

Dates: c 1865

Gaelic grammar (Notes for a lecture series), 1895-1900

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/19
Scope and Contents A bundle of 6 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place in the academic years 1895-96 and 1899-00. The following notebooks survive:'Grammar, phonology, and vowels' (Item B.42a)'Consonants and phonetic processes' (Item B.42b)'Phonetic processes' (Item B.42c)'Eclipsis, accents, inflection, and mumber' (Item B.42d)'The [definite] article in the Celtic [languages]' (Item...
Dates: 1895-1900

Grammar of the Foolah language by Robert Maxwell MacBrair

Identifier: Coll-785
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Autograph manuscript of MacBrair's 'sketch' of the grammar of the Foolah (or Foulah) language spoken by the pastoral Foulahs (or Fulani), the Teucorlars (or Tukulors) and the Laubies of the interior of Western Africa, bound together.

Dates: 1836-1843

Grammars and dictionaries, 1891

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/28
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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

Lecture Notes, April 1936

Identifier: Coll-97/CW411
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Notes by William J. Watson on early Celtic and Stress and its effects in Scots Gaelic.

Dates: April 1936

Linguistic notebook by Rev. John Smith, 1810

Identifier: Coll-98/4/2/2
Scope and Contents A paper manuscript of approximately 70 pages, covered in pasteboard with leather back. The volume is written upon from both ends. Some leaves are cut out at the beginning, and there are blank pages and spaces found throughout the document. On the inner front cover, it is written "John Smith, 6th February 1810, έπεα πτερόεντα". Then follows a fragment of a Gaelic etymological dictionary, beginning with "maireach" "morrow" (grave accent missing in original text),...
Dates: 1810

Miscellaneous Notes by Rev Charles Robertson, late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW13
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Notebook containing miscellaneous notes by the Reverend Charles Robertson. Contents include a list of Gaelic loan-words, notes on aspiration, eclipsis and phonetics, sources of information concerning old Gaelic beliefs and lists of grammatical stems.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

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

Identifier: Coll-97/CW11
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Folder containing miscellaneous papers and notes by W.J. Watson. Items include a paper on 'Some Interactions between English and Gaelic' , lists of place names, correspondence with the Burgh Surveyor's Office, Perth, concerning a site in Strathtay, a list of 'Saints in Adamnan's Life of Columba', a newspaper clipping from the Times Literary Supplement July 12, 1923, entitled 'Scottish Place Names', and an essay entitled 'The Early Church in the North'.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century