Assorted drafts, correspondence, etc.

Scope and Content

A varied assortment of papers, much of it ethnographic and folklore material handwritten by Alexander Carmichael. Also includes: printer's copies of letters and symbols used in the Carmina Gadelica; printers proofs of Carmichael's work 'Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides', written for the Crofting Commission report, 1884; several complaints addressed to the Sheriff of the county of Inverness; assorted newspaper cuttings; ephemera from various events, such as the Gaelic Society of Inverness annual dinner, 1891; lecture notes, etc.

Also includes other material, mainly correspondence, by various individuals including John MacAulay; John Murdoch; Ranald MacDonald (factor of South Uist); Rev. Duncan MacInnes; Condullie Morison, Mull; Jessy Wallace, Tiree; Rev. John Gregorson Campbell, Tiree; Dr Robert Craig MacLagan, Edinburgh; J. Doyle, Derry; Donald MacColl, Ardkenneth; Rev. Donald Lamont, Blair Atholl; Hector MacDougall; C.G. Mackay, Lochcarron; Rev. D. MacLennan, Laggan; Ronald MacDonald, Taransay; D.J. MacLeod, Inverness; George Calder.


See also Alexander Carmichael, 'The place-names of Iona', 'Scottish Geographical Magazine', Vol. 2, no. 8 (1886), 461-474 (Pt. 1); Vol. 3, no. 2 (1887), 80-87 (Pt. 2); and Vol 3, no. 5 (1887), 242-247 (Pt. 3).

Alternative Form Available

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1198/1

Archivist's Note

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