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Scope Note: Created For = EUA

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

The Carmichael-Watson Collection

Identifier: Coll-97
Scope and Contents The Carmichael-Watson Collection consists of papers belonging to the Reverend Alexander Cameron of Arran, Alexander Carmichael, civil servant and folklorist, Alexander MacBain of Inverness, and Professor William John Watson and his son James Carmichael Watson, along with books and papers belonging to the Reverend Charles Robertson of Jura, the Reverend Angus MacDonald, the Reverend Archibald MacDonald and the Reverend Father Allan McDonald of Eriskay. These include: invocations...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century

Transcription in Irish script. By John O'Donovan, mid 19th century

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

Transcription in Irish script, headed Teasa agus usgarta rig erend agus rig na cuicead annro r. w.

Dates: mid 19th century

Transcription in Irish script. By John O'Donovan, mid-19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/5/6
Scope and Contents

A transcription into Irish script by John O'Donovan.

Dates: mid-19th century

Typescript theses related to Malawi, Southern Rhodesia and South Africa, and Hausa manual

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1944
Content Description Three bound theses on subjects related to Malawi, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, and one handbook to learn Hausa (a Chadic language spoken mostly in southern Niger and northern Nigeria). Teaching Yourself Hausa, by A. H. M. Kirk-Greene and Charles H. Kraft, 1966 (uncorrected draft). Annotation: "Presented by the author to the General Linguistics Library, June...
Dates: 1966-1982

Über Die Marcellischen Formeln. By Jacob Grimm and Adolf Pictet, 1855

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

This appears to be a treatise on historical Indo-European linguistics, written by Jacob Grimm and Adolf Pictet. There are mentions of Celtic languages throughout the document.

Dates: 1855

Untitled. Notes on Irish phonology and morphology, 1880s

Identifier: Coll-98/3/2/16
Scope and Contents

This bound notebook contains handwritten notes on the phonology of Irish, divided into sections on vowels and consonants, and then a section on morphology, including inflection and pronouns.

Dates: 1880s

W. F. Skene and his work, 1889

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/36
Scope and Contents

Script for a lecture on Skene, delivered by Mackinnon on two occasions: 7 June (?)1889 and 29 August 1892. There are some cuttings from a newspaper, held with the notebook by a modern paperclip

Dates: 1889