Handwritten letter dated 1978 from Rev Hector Macpherson, The Manse, Parish of Tiree and Coll, to Colin MacPhail (1895-1988), Crossapol, thanking him for taking a forthcoming church service at Heylipol. Mrs Vivienne Johnston is mentioned as the organist.
Letters to Colin MacPhail and John MacDonald, both Crossapol, from Scottish Airways regarding car hire, 1938
Original (and photocopy) of a typed letter, enclosure and envelope from the Director of Scottish Airways, Mr Nicholson, to Colin MacPhail, Crossapol, regarding John MacDonald`s (15 Crossapol) proposal to hire out his car to passengers. A second photocopy is included in the Colin MacPhail Collection 2013.36.6.
Small orange/brown card covered notebook for the recording the use of `Kerol` products as stock remedies. Includes instructions for use, testimonials, calendar, advice regarding ailments, and pages for the stockperson`s own notes. Handwritten notes are by Colin MacPhail of Crossapol.
Book of postage stamps from 1929 containing four 1/2 d stamps bearing King George`s head and “Postal Union Congress 1929” , information about postal rates and various adverts. From Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol.
Small cardboard box of L&C Hardtmuth`s “Koh-i-noor” assorted rubber bands from Colin MacPhail`s byre in Crossapol. Contains eight rubber bands of various sizes (now brittle) and the nib from a fountain pen.
Annotated map of Tiree hand-drawn by Argyll County`s Engineer in 1937, showing the position of proposed new roads at Cornaig-Balevullin and Barrapol-Kilkenneth. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Found in Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol. (photocopy in the `Map Key` folder in the main store)
Collection of original letters, documents, photographs etc. from 1920-1970, found in Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol. Includes: biography of Colin MacPhail with birth, marriage & death certificates, correspondence and articles regarding the Tiree Show, photographs, wartime preparations, the Tiree Association, Northern & Scottish Airways and personal letters. For example:
Collection of original letters, documents, photographs etc. from 1920-1970, found in Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol. Includes: correspondence and articles about his crofts and crofting, drainage, auction marts and the Balephetrish Sheep Stock Club. For example:
Collection of original letters, documents, photographs etc. from 1920-1970, found in Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol. Includes: correspondence and articles regarding school, doctors, foster children and personal shopping. For example:
Booklet tracing the history of Tiree`s weather station and early flights to the island, the RAF, traditional methods of forecasting the weather and weather extremes. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.