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Collection Description

Collection Title
Malcolm MacFarlane Papers (1883-1926)
Unique Identifier
Printed material from the papers of Malcolm MacFarlane. A lot of material in Gaelic. Includes book prospectuses, press cuttings, catalogues of music, church publications, college bulletins, concert programmes, publications of various Scottish clan societies and miscellaneous publications to do with Scotland and the Scottish way of life, particularly Gaelic Scotland.

Items of note:
Syllabus and Prize-List of the Twenty-Sixth Mod (26-29/9/1922), Fort William. Written in both English and Gaelic, listing all competitive events.
Programme of the Twenty-Sixth Mod (26-29/9/1922), under the auspices of An Comunn Gaidhealach (1 volume). Town Hall and Masonic Hall, Fort William. Annual competitive festival of Gaelic music and literature. Programme is in both English and Gaelic, listing all events, competitors and adjudicators. There are many annotations in pencil about the various competitors.

Syllabus and Prize-List of the Twenty-Second Mod, to be held in Dundee 17-19 September 1913. Written in both English and Gaelic, listing all competitive events.

An Comunn Gaidhealach Grand Gaelic Concert, Thursday, 30th September, 1926, Argyllshire Gathering Hall, Oban. Featuring prize-winners from the Mod and other soloists.

Syllabus of The Scottish National Song Society National Sangschaw, Central Halls, Tollcross, Edinburgh (28-29/10/1921). Competitive festival of Scottish song, music, art, and kindred subjects. Lists names of adjudicators and describes competitive classes.

Advertisement leaflet for Suas Leis a Ghaidhlig: London Gaelic Choir Concert (26/9/uu).

St Columba Church Gaelic Choir, Annual Concert of Gaelic Song, held in the Grand Hall, Waterloo Rooms, Wellington St., Glasgow (22/3/1898). Conducted by Archibald Ferguson. Soloists listed.
Date range of collection
1883 - 1926
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Not Specific

Location Details

National Library of Scotland, Music Collections
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW United Kingdom
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Collections Overview
Large reference collection of printed, manuscript and audio-visual music material, including books, scores, periodicals, audio, video and multi-media formats. Legal deposit library.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council