Collection of Gaelic and English Words written by the Rev Alexander Cameron

Scope and Content

Collection of papers written by the Reverend Alexander Cameron, includes fragments of 'Clann Tuireann', 'Clan Calitin', and 'Tain Bo Cuailnge'. Also Laoidh Chlann Uisne, a transcription of a recording made 15 March 1867 from Donald MacPhee, smith, Breubhaig, Barra by Alexander Carmichael. There is a note at the end to 'the late John F. Campbell', implying that it was made when he was editing the Laoidh for the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness xv (1888-1889).

Also a list of words extracted by Alexander Carmichael from an unidentified early modern Gaelic text and 43 pages of Gaelic vocabulary extracted by William J. Watson, again from an unidentified early modern Gaelic text.


For further details of source material see Handlist H28, complied by John MacKechnie.

Alternative Form Available

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1180/2

Archivist's Note

This entry has been verified against the original.