Dates: 1990s

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1999.217.16

Softback book ‘Sgeulachdan a Seisiadar / Tales from Sheshader’ by Chris and Bill Lawson, 1990. Stories from the village of Seisiadar in east side of the Isle of Lewis. Also on audio cassette (AC9 – not digitised).

1998.327.22

Two booklets ‘Speaking Our Language’ for learning Gaelic, Series 3 (TV programmes 55-72) and Series 4 (TV programmes 55-72), plus two folders of additional teaching material. 1994.

1999.294.2

Collection of five booklets of ‘Tocher – Tales, Songs and Traditions’ from the archives of the School of Scottish Studies in Edinburgh, 1978-1991, containing Tiree material: Blar nan Sguab / Battle of the Sheaves, No. 18, pg 44; The Dairymaid and the Cattle-Thief, No. 18, pg 49; Marbhrann do Mhrs. Noble / Elegy for Mrs Noble, No. 18, pg 50; A’ Chailleach Bhuana / the Harvest Maiden, No. 18, pg 52; Niall Og’s Harvest, No. 18, pg 54; An Corp-Creadh mu Dheireadh / The Last Clay Image made in Tiree, No. 18, pg 56; The Loss of the Fishing Boats (Balephuil fishing disaster of 1856), No. 18, pg 58; Oran an Fhuadaich / Song of the Storm (Balephuil fishing disaster of 1856), No. 18, pg 60; Diarmad agus Gràine, No. 18, pg 62; Donald Sinclair, No. 20, pg 152; Hector Kennedy, No. 32, pg 69; Latha Bathadh Bhaile Phuill / The Balephuil Disaster (1856), No. 32, pg 90; Oran do Shir Dòmhnall MacPhàrlain / Song to Sir Donald MacFarlane, No. 32, pg 92; Tha mise seo gun chruit gun sgoth / I am here with neither Croft nor Boat, No. 32, pg 94; Gilleasbuig Laidir and the Factor, No. 32, pg 96; ‘Lord’ MacDonald, No. 32, pg 98; Tiree settlers in Ontario, No. 42, pg 362; A’ Falbh a Tiriodh / Leaving Tiree, No. 42, pg 410; Donald MacLean Sinclair, No. 42, pg 424; Neil Lamont, No. 43, pg 67.

1998.329.17

Softback book ‘Tracing Scottish Local History’ by Cecil Sinclair, the Scottish Record Office, 1996. Guide to a survey of material held in the Scottish Record Office, Edinburgh – dealing with houses, streets, estates, farms, administrative divisions of Scotland, schools, businesses and recreational activities, with step-by-step instructions on how to research the material and directions to other sources of information.

1998.329.16

Softback book ‘Tracing your Scottish Ancestors’ by Cecil Sinclair, Scottish Record Office, 1997. Guide to the vast range of material held in the Scottish Record Office in Edinburgh such as records of Scottish national and local government, Scottish churches, law courts, private families and businesses, with step-by-step instructions of how to research records of births, marriages and wills, and directions to other less well-known genealogical information.

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