Campbell (J. L.)

  • 1906–1996
  • scholars
Scottish scholar of Gaelic and Scots oral traditions.
Campbell, J. L., “Notes on poems by Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair”, Scottish Gaelic Studies 18 (1998): 175–185.
Campbell, J. L. [ed.], Gaelic words and expressions from South Uist and Eriskay, collected by Fr. Allan McDonald of Eriskay (1859–1905), 2nd, augm. ed. (1958), Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1991.  
This is the 2nd ed. from 1972, with supplement. First edition originally published in 1958.
Campbell, J. L., and Derick S. Thomson, Edward Lhuyd in the Scottish Highlands, 1699–1700, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963.
Campbell, J. L., “The contribution of Edward Lhuyd to the study of Scottish Gaelic”, Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion 1962 (1962): 77–80.
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Campbell, J. L., “The tour of Edward Lhuyd in Ireland in 1699 and 1700”, Celtica 5 (1960): 218–228.
Campbell, J. L., Gaelic in Scottish education and life: past, present and future, Edinburgh: W. and A. K. Johnston for the Saltire Society, 1945.
Campbell, J. L., “Cuilbheir: an etymological note”, Éigse 2:1 (earrach, 1940): 44.
Ó Tuathail, Éamonn, Tomás Ó Cléirigh, Myles Dillon, Shán Ó Cuív, Patrick Moran, Tomás Ó Muircheartaigh, Colm Ó Lochlainn, Martin A. Freeman, H. Morris, and J. L. Campbell, “Ceartúchán agus tuille eólais”, Éigse 1:4 (geimhreadh 1939 1939, 1939–1940): 305–309.
Campbell, J. L., “Some notes on the poems of A. MacDonald”, Scottish Gaelic Studies 4:1 (1934, 1935): 18–23.
Campbell, J. L., “Gaelic MS. 63 of the National Library”, Scottish Gaelic Studies 4:2 (1935, 1935): 70–84, 153–204.

As honouree

Scottish Gaelic Studies 18 – In memory of Dr John Lorne Campbell of Canna (1998), University of Aberdeen.


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Reference works
Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
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