Photocopies of a series of around 80 long and detailed typed letters (one handwritten) from artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte to his wife, Mary Barnard, and his son, Tearlach, during his travels, from boarding the steamship ‘Caledonia’ in Nov. 1911, across Canada in 1912-13, sailing to Australia via Hawaii in 1913, and around Australia in 1913-1919. In the letters, DMcGW describes his journeys, the people he meets and the paintings he produces. He frequently refers to the Gaelic language and Tiree, where he built The Studio at Balephuil.
Newspaper cuttings about Ena MacGregor Whyte, 1987, and Tearlach MacGregor Whyte, 1981
Photocopy of two newspaper obituaries (possibly from the Oban Times) for the daughter-in-law and son of artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte of Oban/Balephuil. (1) `An appreciation of Mrs Ena MacGregor Whyte`, wife of Tearlach MacGregor Whyte, 1987, (2) `Mr Tearlach MacGregor Whyte, Oban`, obituary, 1981.
Newspaper tributes to Duncan MacGregor Whyte and his wife and daughter-in-law.
Photocopied newspaper articles about the MacGregor Whyte family of Oban and Balephuil: (1) obituary for Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1866-1953) the artist who stayed at The Studio, Balephuil, (2) obituary for his wife Mary Barnard, (3) D.MacGregor Whyte honoured, and (4) obituary for Ena MacGregor Whyte (d. 1987), the wife of his son Tearlach.
Newspaper article about Tearlach MacGregor Whyte
Copy of Oban Times newspaper article about Tearlach MacGregor Whyte, Oban, at his death in 1981. Son of artists Duncan MacGregor Whyte and Mary Barnard, who had a studio on Tiree at Balephuil.