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Scottish Gaelic poetry

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

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Note of two references to 'Dunaire' ['An Duanaire'], c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/14
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Note of two references to 'Dunaire' ['An Duanaire'] namely 'Caim' ['A Chàim'] on page 57 and 'An eoin'-bhain' on page 62.

Dates: c1893

Notebook containing notes on modern Gaelic poetry between 1600 and 1790(?), Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/3
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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

Identifier: Coll-98/4/6/10
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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 poems and tales, late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW224
Scope and Contents Collection of poems and tales. Includes 15 poems headed 'Duaran agus Coll', 'A' Mhuireartach', 'Suire Osein', 'Bran', 'Mo Raothain', 'Laoidh an Amadain Mhoir', 'Na h-Airm', 'Bas Choirill', 'Bardachd Oisin', 'Togail Toireachd na Muireartach', 'Bas Dhiarmaid', 'Bas Oscar' and 'Laoidh na Nighne' (note that there is an error on the numbering of the pages before this poem). The notebook also includes the story of 'Mac Righ na Greige', extracts from 'Manus agus Cath Righ na Sorcha', and two Gaelic...
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Notebooks containing lecture notes, 1885-1895

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...
Dates: 1885-1895

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

Identifier: Coll-97/CW408
Scope and Contents

Notes written by William J. Watson including 'Oran na h-Aoise', notes on John MacCodrum, elegy on Sir James MacDonald of Sleat, a lament for Sir Donald MacDonald of Sleat (d.1678), 'Latha Inbhir Lochaidh', 'Cumha Mhontrois', 'Oran do Shiol Dughaill' and 'Murt na Ceapaich'. Also includes notes on poems of Iain Lom.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Notes on Geoffrey Keating, 1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW409
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Notes by William J. Watson on Geoffrey Keating and the Stories from Keating. Also notes on the Seann Sgoil from Rosg Gaidhlig (Glasgow, 1915 & 1929)

Dates: 1937

Notes on Sorcha an Orfhuilt, 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/59
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Notes on Sorcha an Orfhuilt stating that Duncan Macdonald, Snaoisval [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] said that she was the girl who went amongst the deer and that Mr Alexander Campbell, priest at Bornish [Bornais] said that she was also called 'Fionna nam Fiadh'. There are question marks besides the name 'Binneach nam Fiadh'.

Dates: 1872

Ossianic poems, Late 18th or early 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/4/3
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Six collections of Ossianic poetry, each collection named after (presumably) collectors. The collections came in Rev. James Mitchell's possesion. The six collectors are:

Mr Sage

Sir George Mackenzie


General Mackay

Mr Donald (of?) Staffa

Malcolm McDonald

Dates: Late 18th or early 19th century

Papers concerning Angus Matheson, 1938

Identifier: Coll-97/CW401
Scope and Contents Series of papers concerning Angus Matheson of 66 Marchmont Road, Edinburgh. Papers include correspondence dated 31 August 1938, giving an account of Angus Matheson's canvassing for the position of Lecturer in Celtic at Glasgow University. Also one item of correspondence addressed to Dr MacLeod, dated 14 Feb 1938, which comments on George Calder's editing of the Poems of William Ross (Edinburgh, 1937) . Also a letter of application and testimonials in favour of...
Dates: 1938