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Celtic Studies

Information about the Collection

Welcome to the Celtic Studies Subject Research Guide

Welcome to the Celtic Studies guide! This guide is designed to help you with your research.

The Fr. Brewer Celtic Collection is located on the 3rd Floor of the Angus L. Macdonald Library.

The Collection is open during the academic year weekdays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm or by appointment; please contact Laurinda Matheson at for assistance.

See the Fr. Charles Brewer Celtic Collection tab in the side bar for information on using the Celtic Collection.

Celtic Studies Department


The Cape Breton Folklore Project is a culmination of five years of work, between 1977 and 1982, by Dr. John Shaw who was hired to record the Gaelic Folklore of Cape Breton.  The project contains over 2000 folklore items, 1000 songs and 1000 stories.  Gaelstream is the digital audio collection of this project.  Access to Gaelstream is available here.

Please be advised that file URLs are not permanent and are subject to change, so be cautious when bookmarking or citing files.

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