Scotland -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = AMS
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
'Beatha an America mu Thuath', Late 19th century
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A14' and noted thus in previous historical records. The title of the booklet, Beatha an America mu Thuath, or, as it would be written in modern Scottish Gaelic, Beatha ann an Aimeireaga a Tuath translates to English as 'Life in North America'. The title is descriptive as this appears to be a booklet about why and how Scots would move to North America, with specific mention of Canada and New England. This does...
Dates: Late 19th century
Bound lecture notes of Ethelwyn Lemon
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 15 volumes of bound lecture notes that belonged to Ethelwyn Lemon. These notes were taken by Ethelwyn Lemon herself, or by other fellow female students, in the late 19th-early 20th century at the University of Edinburgh. Notes of lectures on British history given by Sir Richard Lodge, taken down by Barbara M Craw. Edinburgh University, 1904. (4 vols) Notes of lectures on...
Celtic History, Language, and Literature (Notes for a lecture series), 1883-1884
Scope and Contents A bundle of 17 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1883 and 1884. The following notebooks survive:'Celtic: A member of the Aryan family' (Item 40a)'The Celt in Europe' (Item 40b)'Manners and customs: The military system of the ancient Celts' (Item 40c)'Manners and customs: The religion of the Celts' (Item 40d)'Manners and customs: Agriculture, food, drink, and amusements' (Item...
Celtic Philology: History of the Celts and Celtic (Notes for a lecture series), 1884-1885
Scope and Contents A bundle of 10 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1884 and 1885. The following notebooks survive:'The Celts before Caesar'; and '(II) The Celts at the time of Caesar' (Item B37a)'Classification of languages as isolating, agglutinative, and amalgamating'; and '(II) Linguistics studies of the Ancients and the Middle Ages' (Item B37b)'Sanskrit'; and 'Celtic [as an] Indo-European language' (Item...
Chronological notes for the history of the Gaelic Psalter, 19th century
Scope and Contents This is a list of notes in chronological order, providing a history of the Gaelic Psalter, starting in 1659, and ending in 1836.
Dates: 19th century
Colla Ciotach, 1906
Scope and Contents An essay on Colkitto. This may be in preparation for publication, and appears to be Mackinnon's own handwriting.
Scope and Contents This bound volume contains copies of letters, these being: - copy of letter by Sir George McKenzie to the Lord Balcarres, 1684 - copy letter from Sir George Mackenzie to the Earls of Moray and Middleton - copy letter John, Duke of Lauderdale, 1680 - copy letter Elizabeth, Countess of Dysart, after Duchess of Lauderdale - copy letters Field...
Collection of Ian R. Grant, antiquarian bookseller
Scope and Contents The material represents Ian R. Grant's seller's stock. The widely varied content of the collection includes legal documents on vellum, oaths of burgesses, inventories, correspondence and letter books, printed material such as adverts, magazines and religious pamphlets, songs and poems, family history documents, etc. It also includes a collection of c. 30 Burmese palm leaf manuscripts dating from the 19th century.Because there was no discernible original order, the material was arranged by...
Draft history of Argyll and the Isles [by Donald Mackinnon], Late 19th or early 20th century
Scope and Contents This is a bundle of notebooks (or jotters) in which Mackinnon made notes for his volume on the History of Argyll and the Isles. Each notebook represents a section of his volume; the title of each section being on the front cover of its notebook. Some sections may have been earlier drafts, or were re-written, so more than one notebook may have the same section number,or no section number at all. The sections are listed below:I. Early inhabitantsII. (1) Pre-Dalriadic; and (2) Dalriadic...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century
English sermon. Acts XX.35, 18th or 19th century
Scope and Contents A sermon in English based on Acts XX.35. No date or author.
Dates: 18th or 19th century