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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:

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 'Laoidhean na Gaeltachd' and 'Dughall Buchanan', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/4
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A13' and noted thus in previous historical records. It has also been previously recorded as A39, and it is not clear when it became A13.The title of the notebook, Laoidhean na Gaeltachd, translates to English as 'Hymns of the Gaelic-speaking region' or 'Hymns of the Highlands' or 'Hymns of the Highlands and Islands'. (Gaeltachd, or, in modern Scottish Gaelic, Gàidhealtachd,...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebook. Untitled, 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/5
Scope and Contents An article by Donald Mackinnon on the literature of the Columban Church has been removed from its original source and glued into this notebook. Throughout the notebook, there are occasional handwritten notes accompanying pages from the article.
Dates: 19th century

Notebook. Untitled, 1889

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/7
Scope and Contents This notebook contains multiple articles published by Mackinnon removed from their original sources, and glued onto the pages in this notebook. Most articles are about literature and manuscripts in Gaelic history. Some pages are accompanied by Mackinnon's handwritten notes.
Dates: 1889

Notebook with two parts, titled 'Notes on Gaelic manuscripts in Advocates' Library' and 'Names and works of authors quoted or referred to in Gaelic medieval manuscripts', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/7
Scope and Contents Mackinnon appears to have compiled his own catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts contained in Advocates' Library in Edinburgh. This first part of the notebook contains his observations.
In the reverse and inverted side, Mackinnon has made notes in both English and Gaelic about authors and their work, who appear in medieval Gaelic manuscripts.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notebooks containing lecture notes, 1885-1895

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/2
Scope and Contents These are notebooks containing lecture notes on the following subjects:(a) Gaelic literature: Church and State AD 1000 - AD 1560(b) Gaelic literature: Monastic manuscripts(c) Celtic inscriptions(d) Gaelic literature(e) The unity of old Gaelic literature(f) The old period of Gaelic literature: The early missionaries(g) Literature of the first period: Productiveness and contents(h) The old period of Gaelic literature: Latin(i) Homilies, sermons,...
Dates: 1885-1895

Notes in compiling a catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/5
Scope and Contents This bundle of notebooks contain notes made by Mackinnon in preparation for his catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts. It appears as though he went through the manuscripts, classifying each article under the following headings. The catalogue would have been divided into sections with each heading being the title of a section.'Religious: Ecclesiastical and general (MSS I; XV; XVI; XIX; XXVIII; XXIX; XXX)' (Item B45a)'Medical (MSS III; II; IV)' (Item B45b)'MSS V; VI; VII' (Item...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Notes on manuscripts, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/17
Scope and Contents Notes on manuscripts by Mackinnon for undetermined purpose. The notes appear to have been divided into two sections: (I) Historical, genealogical, MacVuirish; and (II) Metaphysical, [indecipherable], medical, [indecipherable]. Some pages have excerpts and cuttings from newspapers attached.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century