Unbound copy of ‘A West Highland census of 1779: social and economic trends on the Argyll Estate’ by Eric Cregeen, published in the journal of Northern Scotland, 2014.
Unbound first draft of ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, 1973, plus a letter from Eric’s wife Lily Cregeen to Dr John Holliday in 2015. The paper was later edited to half its length and published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies in 2015.
Unbound copy of ‘The creation of the crofting townships in Tiree’ by Eric Cregeen, and edited by Annie Tindley, published in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 2015.
Photocopy of an academic paper ‘Brochs and the Hebridean Iron Age’ by Euan W. MacKie published in the journal Antiquity XXXIV, 1965. Includes section on Dùn Mor Vaul.
Copy or transcript of a paper on ‘The Excavation of the Broch at Vaul, Tiree, 1962-1964’, produced by the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow.
Click here to view 2016.69.3
Hand-drawn map of Tiree annotated with bird species seen in mid-April 1975.
Click here to view 2016.69.2
Final year undergraduate dissertation from the University of Glasgow, 2016, titled ‘Beul-aithris agus an Creideamh Crìostaidh ann an Tiriodh rè Ministrealachd an Urramaich Iain Gregorson Caimbeul, 1861-1891’, about folk tales and superstitions in relation to Christianity on Tiree with particular reference to minister Rev. John Gregorson Campbell (1836-1891). Entirely in Gaelic, 47 pages.
Church bell from Kirkapol Church. It had been lying on the ground at the back of the church for many years before being moved to An Iodhlann. An expert on church bells believes that it may have come from “an older church, probably cast sometime in the late 18th – early 19th century” (see 2013.137.1)
Black & white photograph of the full complement of children of Scarinish School during a swimming lesson at the beach opposite the school in summer 1968. Top left: Maie. Others present (not in order): Mairi Morrison, bank manager’s daughter; Fiona Johnstone, teacher’s daughter; Lena MacNeill, Machair, Scarinish; David Weatherstone, dentist’s son; Jennifer MacFadyen, Pier Road; Gary Johnstone, teacher’s son; Neil Maclean, butcher’s son; Drew Beck, vet’s son; Jacky MacFadyen, Pier Road; Alexander MacFadyen, Pier Road; Jane Weatherstone, dentist’s daughter; Alison Petrie, daughter of the proprietor Scarinish Hotel; Christine Calvert, doctor’s daughter; May Johnstone, teacher; Lachlan MacFadyen, Pier Road; Archie MacKinnon, Church Farm, Kirkapol; Brian MacFadyen, Pier Road. (Original in Filing Cabinet 10 drawer 2)