Brendan Adams Collection

Eclectic collection of research papers by Brendan Adams (1917-1981), linguist and Dialect Archivist of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum , c. 1964-81. The papers included in this collection relate mostly to the progress of dialect collection in the North of Ireland, but also features comment on a diverse range of subjects with which Adams' was interested including place names, Shelta, Irish Language, and minority religious groupings on the island of Ireland etc.

Strengths

Result of day-to-day work by energetic and talented natural linguist, whose correspondence and notes reveal much of the thinking of the early pioneers of dialect study.

Physical characteristics

The collection contains a series of research papers comprising the contents of 3 filing cabinets.

Description or Catalogue

Unindexed

Coverage

1981
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Associated Collection
Added by Ulster Folk and Transport Museum | Last updated on: 09 February 2018