Colour photograph of Alan Stevenson House, Hynish, before renovation in around 1990.
Book ‘The Lighthouse on Skerryvore’ by Paul A Lynn, 2015. A comprehensive account of the engineering of the lighthouse, plus the personal background and complex personality of Alan Stevenson, its designer and builder.
Photograph of a scultpure of Skerryvore Lighthouse in Bournemouth in 2013
Colour photograph of a sculpture of Skerryvore Lighthouse in the Skerryvore Memorial Gardens in Bournemouth, dedicated to author Robert Louis Stevenson who lived there at 61 Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, and named the house `Skerryvore` in honour of his family of lighthouse engineers who built Skerryvore and the pier and buildings at Hynish.
Copy of a plan of Hynish Point
Printed photograph of the original plan of Hynish Point held in the archives at Inveraray Castle. Formed part of Stevenson`s engineering plans for building Skerryvore Lighthouse. Photographed during a visit by Glenda Franklin in 2013. Digital copy stored on An Iodhlann computer.
Information about the relationships between famous people associated with the yacht Oceana that was wrecked at Crossapol in 1949.
Transcriptions of letters and other material relating to the relationship between the owner of the yacht Oceana, Sir Percy Shelley, and the authors Mary Shelley and Robert Louis Stevenson. The Oceana was wrecked at Crossapol beach in 1949.
Assortment of teaching material from Tiree High School, ca. 1980
Assortment of photocopied typed and hand-written texts used to teach Argyll history in Tiree High School around the 1980s. Includes: the Stevenson brothers; Dr Johnson and James Boswell 1773; Glen Coe; Duror of Appin; Auchindrain Museum; Nether Lochaber – stories of Rev. Alexander Stewart; Inveraray Castle; Dunollie Castle; Kilchurn Castle; Duart Castle; Kinlochaline Castle; The Song of the Clyde; Mary of Argyll; The Isle of Mull; The Road to the Isles; Mull and the other inner isles; The Smaller Sudereys; West Inverness and Argyll; Oban; Crinan Canal; map of Iona
Charts and plans for the construction of Skerryvore lighthouse
Photocopied pages of charts and plans from Stevenson`s account of Skerryvore lighthouse, published in 1843. Includes: map of Britain showing location of Tiree and Skerryvore, plan of Hynish showing pier, dock reservoir, lightkeepers and seamens houses etc., charts of Skerryvore rocks and minor skerries, plans of Skerryvore rocks showing during low and high tides, plans of the curves for the lighthouse towers, engineers sketch of the marine dynamometer, plans of the temporary barrack, scaled elevation of completed lighthouse, longitudinal and transverse sections of the lighthouse, engineers sketches of the balance crane used and Hynish dock. An online version can be viewed at https://archive.org/details/accountofskerryv1848stev
Copied extract from `Account of Skerryvore Lighthouse` by Alan Stevenson.
Plan of Skerryvore rocks at high and low tides, chart of the position of Skerryvore rocks in relation to Tiree surveyed in 1846 (2 pages) and plan of the Hynish complex showing the pier, dock, reservoir, lightkeepers` and seamen`s houses, etc. (2 pages).
Hardback book `The Lighthouse Stevensons` by Bella Bathurst.
The story of the building of Scottish lighthouses by the ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson.