Associated People: Campbell, Lady Frances, Tiree (1860 - 1925)

2017.56.1

Black and white photograph of a group of suffragettes during a march by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies in 1908. L-R: Lady Frances Balfour, Millicent Fawcett, Ethel Snowden, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified. Lady Frances Balfour was the sister of the Duke of Argyll and author of the biography of her sister Lady Victoria Campbell. The fasteners on her jacket are sliver salmon, which are still used on the formal clothing of the Argylls. (large print stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 2)

Copyright: Getty Gallery, London

2015.21.1

Hardback book ‘Dr Elsie Inglis’, ca. 1920, a biography written by Lady Frances Balfour, the sister of the Duke of Argyll, and owned by Katie MacKinnon, Lodge Farm, Kirkapol. Inscribed inside is “To John, in memory of Elsie MacKinnon, Kirkapol”. Dr Inglis herself (1864-1917) did not have any links to Tiree. Chapters of the book include her ancestry, studies, London and Dublin, politics, faith, war and Scottish women, Serbia and Russia, covering the period 1740-1917. She died from a severe illness shortly after arriving back in Britain.

2014.74.1

Photo of a portrait of Lady Frances Balfour ca 1875

Colour photograph of an original portrait of Lady Frances Balfour (nee Campbell; 1858-1931) as a young woman. She was the sister of the Duke of Argyll and loved Tiree, staying at The Lodge on Gott Bay for many years. The portrait was painted by her sister-in-law, HRH Princess Louise, Queen Victoria`s youngest child, and then Marchioness of Lorne (1848-1939). (original print with information stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)

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2001.49.10

Photocopied newspaper article about Tiree.

Local news about the Mary Stewart, fishing for ling, collecting tangle, visits by school inspectors and Lady Frances Balfour, preaching by Rev Alex Brown of Taynuilt at Balemartine and Scarinish hall, and Dr Fleming of Glasgow who is assisting Dr John Buchanan.

2001.49.13

Photocopied newspaper article about Tiree.

Local news about the dinner for the pier contractors employees at Scarinish Hotel provided by Lord Archibald Campbell and the speech given Lady Frances Balfour.