Colour photograph of Taigh Coinneamh, Balevullin.
Copy of the Swiss magazine Passé Simple containing an article (in French) about RAF airman Léonard Revilliod, one of the 16 flight crew who lost their lives in a mid-air collision over Island House in 1944. Léonard was the grandson of the first President of Czechoslovakia, and served with 518 Squadron based on Tiree. Written by Denis Dumoulin in 2020.
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Music CD ‘River to Sea – from Tlell to Tiree’ by Sheila Cameron, Canada, ca 2018. Collection of songs mostly associated with the Tlell River on the island of Haida Gwaii, NW Canada, but moving on the shores of Tiree where the track ‘All you need is the sea’ was written.
Music CD by Skerryvore, ‘Live across Scotland’, 2020. Collection of live recordings from various venues.
Small, hardback book ‘Coll & Tiree’ by Colin and Eithne Nutt, 2019. A photographic journey around Coll and Tiree in a collection of 90 new photographs. From the ‘Picturing Scotland’ series of books.
Softback book ‘Off the Beaten Track’ by Bob Chambers, 2018. Describes the role of roads and other infrastructure in the life or death of new crofting townships in remote Hebridean communities of the 1920s and 1930s. Includes information about Hynish, pp 94-100.
Hardback book ‘An Expendable Squadron’ by Roy Conyers Nesbit, 2014. A history of Coastal Command’s 217 Squadron which flew bombing raids out of St Eval, Cornwall, into France during WWII. Relates to archive item 2020.1.70 about RAF Pilot Officer Charles MacLean, grandson of Lachlan MacLean, Kenovay.
Softback book ‘Off the Beaten Track’, by Bob Chambers, 2018. An in depth study of the issues surrounding infrastructure provision for new crofting townships in the 1920s and 1930s, and their role in the life or death of remote Hebridean communities, including Tiree.
Careers article from the ‘Vet Record’ magazine, April 2019, about Tiree’s new vet Anne Stanely, and life in the islands for her and her husband Mark.
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