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Donald McKenzie Spiocair Manuscript

Identifier: MSS-364 -SC

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a beautiful, hand drawn story booklet of a folk tale in Scotch Gaelic. The story was written by McKenzie, with drawings by Noni Petrovits and calligraphy by Carol Raven. The booklet is accompanied by an English translation of the story and letter to the archivist at UNM. According to the letter, the story was written by McKenzie, a linguist, and was based on a German maerchen, or fairy tale. The booklet is written in calligraphy.


  • [19--]

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.


1 Folder


The Donald McKenzie Papers consist of a Gaelic story called An Spiocair (The Miser), an English translation, and a letter to the UNM Archives from the author.
Finding Aid of Donald McKenzie's Spiocair Manuscript, [19--]
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131