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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Gillon Macalpine. Malawi missionary papers and linguistic studies

Identifier: Coll-48
Scope and Contents The papers at MSS 3086-3090 consist of biographical notes on African and missionary colleagues dating from 1893; diaries from 1897 onwards; wayside and journey notes and jottings; extracts from newspapers; notes on folklore; letters; film strip showing pictures of missionary work; notebooks; and, correspondence with church ministers in Scotland. There are printed items, including the catechism and hymns in the Chitonga language; psalms in Tonga; dictionaries; the grammar of the Bemba...
Dates: 1893-1964

Notebook of Angus MacIntosh containing notes on old English grammar, Second half of the 20th century

 Item — Box CLX-A-1702
Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0019
Scope and Contents

Notebook of the linguist Angus McIntosh containing notes on old English grammar.

Dates: Second half of the 20th century
Coll-15/77: Drawing of Dinant
Coll-15/77: Drawing of Dinant

Papers of Charles Sarolea

Identifier: Coll-15
Scope and Contents The Sarolea collection has been preserved in 234 numbered files in 81 boxes. The collection covers the years 1897-1952 and relate to all of the Professor's various activities and interests. For convenience, it can be divided into four main divisions.Firstly, there are the Everyman papers relating to the weekly literary journal Everyman, his life, work and books with which Sarolea had an interest from 1914. Within...
Dates: 1897-1952

Papers of David Abercrombie

Identifier: Coll-66
Scope and Contents The Papers of Professor David Abercrombie held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consist of personal material such as documents and diaries etc, and material relating to his involvement in university or departmental administration; lecture and tutorial notes and other academic notes; material relating to areas of research; and, material relating to publications and broadcast talks. There is a great deal of correspondence, including personal and non-academic...
Dates: 1937- 1993
Photo of Robert Laws (1951-1934)
Photo of Robert Laws (1951-1934)

Papers of Robert Laws

Identifier: Coll-75
Scope and Contents

The Papers of Robert Laws consist of notebooks and papers mainly relating to the work of the Livingstonia Mission in Nyasaland (now Malawi), including notebooks on African languages. There is correspondence and other papers and also printed items including translations from the Bible and grammars.

Dates: c 1875-1934

Preliminary draft copy of Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory by Noam Chomsky

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1614
Scope and Contents Professor Angus McIntosh passed this copy of the 4-volume preliminary draft of Noam Chomsky PhD thesis (University of Pennsylvania, 1955), The Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory to Professor James Thorne (d. 1988). Volume I is inscribed on the first page, manuscript: For Jimmy / - to whom it is much more directly useful - / this treasured and distinguished / piece of pathfinding / from / Angus / with warmest regards / December 3rd 1986. On the...
Dates: 1955-1975

W. F. Skene and his work, 1889

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/36
Scope and Contents

Script for a lecture on Skene, delivered by Mackinnon on two occasions: 7 June (?)1889 and 29 August 1892. There are some cuttings from a newspaper, held with the notebook by a modern paperclip

Dates: 1889