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.