Gaelic at the University of Edinburgh


The University holds a wealth of valuable Gaelic material.

School of Scottish Studies Archives

Cylinders of early recordings of Gaelic speakers from the archives.
The School of Scottish Studies was established in 1951 at the University of Edinburgh to collect, preserve, research and publish material relating to the cultural traditions and folklore of Scotland.

Centre for Research Collections

Front desk of the Centre for Research Collections at the Main Library.
The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is the main space for anyone using the University of Edinburgh’s cultural and heritage collections.

Tobar an Dualchais / Kist o Riches

Collectors and contributors to Tobar an Dualchais.
This website contains over 40,000 oral recordings made in Scotland and further afield, from the 1930s onwards.

New College

Shelves of books in New College Divinity Library.
New College Library contains a range of Gaelic material.