Scottish Gaelic literature
Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
Marked 'Mackinnon A6' and noted thus in previous historical records. This appears to be a draft paper, written by Mackinnon himself, discussing Gaelic versions of the classical epic poems. However, the appears to be no Gaelic whatsoever in this notebook.
A syllabus for students of Celtic, presumably at the University of Edinburgh.
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.
'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.
Series of class lectures and class notes, written by William J. Watson. Includes a series of lectures on Scottish Gaelic Literature, a verse entitled 'Praise of Mary' from the Leabhar Breac, lists of place names in Perth, Forfar, Fife, and Dumbarton, a list of Scottish Saints and 4 pages of notes on Tiraphuir, Lismore, by Alexander Carmichael.