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Scottish Gaelic literature

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

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Gaelic literature AD 1000 - 1560 (Notes for a lecture series), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/21
Scope and Contents A bundle of 4 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series. There are no dates noted on the front covers, but the lectures presumably took place at the University of Edinburgh while Donald Mackinnon was Chair of Celtic. The following notebooks survive:'Contents of the literature: Historical section' (Item B44a)'Contents of the literature: Laws; Literary grammars and dictionaries; Science (medical); Translated literature' (Item B44b)Contents of the...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Gaelic literature (Notes for a lecture series), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/20
Scope and Contents A bundle of 6 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series. There are no dates noted on the front covers, but the lectures presumably took place at the University of Edinburgh while Donald Mackinnon was Chair of Celtic. The following notebooks survive:'Old period: Ecclesiastical Latin' (Item B43a)'Old period: Secular Latin' (Item B43b)'Old period: Gaelic and glosses' (Item B43c)'Old period: Prose and verse' (Item B43d)'Old period: Old...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Gaelic literature (Notes for series of lectures), 1892-1893

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/22
Scope and Contents A bundle of 7 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which took place in the academic year 1892-93. The following notebooks survive:'(I) Three periods of Gaelic literature; (II) Did the heathen Gael write books?; and (III) The extant literature of ecclesiastical Latin' (Item B46a)A draft of 'Did the heathen Gael write books?' (Item B46b)'Literature of the 1st period: Latin commentators and controversialists' (Item B46c)'The early Gaelic...
Dates: 1892-1893

Gaelic medical manuscripts (Notes for a lecture), Late 18th or early 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/23
Scope and Contents A single notebook containing notes or a script for a lecture held on Gaelic medical manuscripts. There is no indication of when the lecture was conducted.
Dates: Late 18th or early 19th century

Gaelic medical manuscripts (Notes for a lecture), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/24
Scope and Contents A single notebook containing notes or a script for a lecture held on Gaelic medical manuscripts. There is no indication of when the lecture was conducted.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Gaelic poetry of the 18th century: Alexander McDonald, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/35
Scope and Contents Script for a lecture on ALexander McDonald, though it may require further investigation to ascertain which Alexander McDonald that may be (possibly Alasdair mac Mhaighistir Alasdair?). It appears to have been a lecture delivered by Mackinnon, although it does not look like Mackinnon's handwriting
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic poetry of the Revolution of 1688', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/16
Scope and Contents This is a discussion and description of a collection of manuscripts that contain popular Scottish Gaelic poetry, composed by Duncan McRae between 1688 and 1693. Mackinnon (who presumably wrote this discussion) claims that this is the first account of this poetry. There are examples of McRae's poetry in the notebook.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic satire', 1893

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/12
Scope and Contents Although there is a notebook with the same title in this collection (B25), they do not appear to be the same text. This notebook contains a discussion on the use of satire in Gaelic literature.
Dates: 1893

'Gaelic satire', 1893

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/13
Scope and Contents Although there is a notebook with the same title in this collection (B24), they do not appear to be the same text. This notebook contains what appears to be a script for a lecture, presumably for students in Celtic. However, 'Aberdeen Celtic Society', 'Edinburgh Gaelic Choir(?)', and 'Oban Highland Association' are also mentioned on the front cover, so it may have been used for different presentations in different years.
Dates: 1893

Gaelic Sermons, Late 18th or early 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/4/1
Scope and Contents Manuscripts containing sermons in Gaelic, written by Rev. James Mitchell.
Dates: Late 18th or early 19th century