Pipe wind cap from Calum (Salum) MacLean’s shop in Salum. Round metal cap for placing over the end of a smoker’s pipe in order to prevent the wind from disturbing the tabacco. These were used by sailors, crofters when in the hay barns, or by those not wanting holes burned into their clothes.
Magazine booklet `Gairm`no. 15, 1956
Booklet of news from the Gaelic-speaking world, including and article on Tiree (pg 270-275). Includes photographs of the mill at Cornaigmore, calves on a beach, Calum MacLean (Calum Salum) and his mother Kirsty Munn (Ciorstaidh Mhunn), Salum, and one of a boat at the Scarinish regatta containing Donald Archie Cameron.
Colour photographic slides of Tiree scenes/people from 1950-1980
Eight colour slides (card mounted) of scenes from Tiree 1964-1979. Three colour slides (glass mounted) of people and horses at a cattle show in 1956. Slip of paper with handwritten notes about some of the slides. Annotations include: Flora`s Mum & Dad? – 1965; D & Nan MacLean 8/79; Ian Brown, Balephuil and horse; cattle show; 12/64 Pier Head Calum Salum, `Ian`, Don McIntyre; 21/64 Old Post Office – new van; Cattle Show, Alex McNeil, 1956; 24 Old Post Office, 4 vans & 3 postmen; 35/64 Donald Lamont, landing off Claymore; Donald MacLean and `Morag`; “To the Lean-To”.
Receipt from Calum Salum`s shop in Ruaig, 1966
Original receipt from Malcom MacLean General Merchant, Ruaig (Calum Salum`s shop), to Mrs Kirsty Laird, Edinburgh, for a refrigerator and fittings, and Calor gas. Dated 28th Oct. 1966.