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Further Gaelic manuscripts from the Irvine-Robertson collection.

Identifier: Acc.14544

Content Description

A small group of manuscripts that were formerly part of Acc.3184 (now MSS.14877-14881), to be merged with that collection in due course.

The manuscripts were brought together by the Rev. Dr. Alexander Irvine (1773-1824), minister of Fortingall and then Little Dunkeld, Gaelic scholar and collector of Gaelic verse. They comprise correspondence in English, sermons in Gaelic, and Gaelic poetry collected by Irvine.


  • Creation: ca. 1800-1823


Language of Materials

The papers are in Gaelic and English.


3 Folders

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, A. Irvine Robertson, 1961.

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Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
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