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‘Folklore from the West of Ross-shire’ by the Reverend Charles Moncrieff Robertson, reprinted from the ‘Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness', volume xxvi, with numerous manuscript notes., 1910.

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Identifier: MS.458

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

“An exceptionally accurate and accomplished Gaelic scholar and phonetician, [Charles Robertson] was also for over thirty years a diligent collector of facts relating to Gaelic philology and topography, and — to a less extent — of folk-lore. Much of his work on Gaelic phonetics and dialects has been published in the ‘Celtic Review’ and elsewhere.” (‘Scotsman’, 6 August 1928.)

The collection is composed chiefly of notebooks, bound or loose-leaf. Some have many blank pages; only the number of those written on is given. Most of the books are undated.

Dates

  • Creation: 1910.

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

19 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined

Arrangement

38 pages, interleaved.

Bibliography

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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