Adams, G. B. (George Brendan), 1916-1982

linguist and dialectologist

Slip Archive of Dialect Items

National Museums NI, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Slip archive of dialect items initiated by Belfast Naturalist Field Club in 1951, continued by Museum's late curator of language, Brendan Adams, and forming the basis of the 'Concise Ulster Dictionary' (Oxford University Press, 1996). The collection is still being augmented.

Brendan Adams Collection

National Museums NI, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

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 Langu ...

Ulster Dialect & Linguistic Diversity Archive

National Museums NI, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Unique assemblage of books, wordlists, research papers and notes etc relating to the study of Ulster Dialect and the process of dialect collection. This collection consists of material gathered together by a variety of interested individuals and institutions including Sir John Byers, Professor R.J. Gregg, R H Montgomery, T.G.F. Paterson and Brendan Adams. It comprises research notes and recordings ...