Dates: 1000s

2016.14.1

University assignment ‘The Isle of Tiree: One of a Kind’ written in 2013 by Leanne Piper, University of Guelph, Canada, who is descended from emmigrants John MacKinnon (1816-1896) and Grace Campbell (b.1811), Cornaigbeg. Includes information on geography, crofting history, geology, the kelp industry and architecture.

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2015.30.5

Book ‘Vikings – life and legend’ edited by G Williams, P Pentz and M Wemhoff, 2014. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the British Museum, the book explores developements in Scandinavian society in a global context during the core period of the Viking Age (AD 800-1050).

2015.30.1

Collection of 12 academic papers (1984-2013) about Vikings in the Hebrides including information on Norse names in Barra, the Hebrides and the N Atlantic area, Viking silver and gold artefacts, migration to the Inner Hebrides, Norse and Gaelic ancestry by DNA analysis, genetic evidence in Shetland and Orkney, colonization of the N. Atlantic, ethnicity, the Vikings in Gaelic oral tradition.