Small, brass weighing scales and weights (5mg to 10g) , probably used for measuring out small quantities of medicines in the 1960s. Includes black storage case (18 x 9.5 x 2 cm), which also acts as a stand for the scales.
Bound softback report ‘The Beaches of Northern Inner Hebrides’ by A. S. Mather, J. S. Smith and W. Ritchie of the Department of Geography, University of Aberdeen, 1975. Inventory of beach resources of Tiree, Coll, the Small Isles, and Skye, outlining the composition and characteristic of each. Chapter 2 is about Tiree. Signed at the front “In memory of Elizabeth and Mary Robertson, Glebe House, Gott. Donated [to An Iodhlann] by their sister Janice. January 2017”
See 1998.166.1 for a separate photocopy of chapters 1 & 2, and Appendices.
Memoirs of Alistair MacNeill, Hynish, ‘Wireless in my Life’ which recall his enjoyment of, and involvement in, wireless radio from his childhood in Hynish in 1941 to presenting a live broadcast from the Emirates Arena Glasgow during the run-up to the Commonwealth Games in 2014.
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Printed short story ‘Home is the Sailor’ by Alistair MacNeill, Hynish and North Berwick, 2017, about a boy who stows away on a coal puffer at Tiree. In English.
Softback book ‘Sreathan anns a’ Ghainmhich – bàrdachd, duanagan is òrain’ le Dòmhnall Eachann Meek, 2017. ‘Lines in the Sand’ is a collection of 136 poetry, rhymes and songs written by Professor Emeritus Donald E Meek (Falkirk and Caoles), inspired by the people and places of Tiree. 266 pages entirely in Gaelic.
Red ‘Orfeo’ accordion belonging to Robert Nisbet, Heanish. Includes travel case.
Burgess magnetic recording tape of Mary Davies (1930-2006), Crossapol, singing Brownie songs. Includes original box.
School Summary registers for Cornaigmore Secondary School, 1965-1993, listing date, class number, number on roll, number of abscences. Does not contain pupils’ or teachers’ names. Eight volumes.
Class Summary registers for Cornaigmore Secondary School, 1971-1991, containing abstracts of daily registers and term summaries, listing date, class number, number on roll, days open, possible attendances, number of abscences. Does not contain pupils’ or teachers’ names. Thirty volumes.
Daily Registers for Cornaigmore Secondary School, 1963-1988, listing pupils’ names, date of birth, address, name of parent or guardian, admission date. Includes sick notes from parents and various other papers. Stored in batches: 1963-1969, 13 volumes; 1970-1979, 37 volumes; 1980-1988, 40 volumes.