Audio cassette recording of the Tiree Feis / Feis Thiriodh 1990 on BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal.
Audio cassette recording of a BBC Scotland radio interview, 1988, with Dr John Holliday on being a doctor on Tiree and with Aborigines in Australia.
Audio cassette tape of Iain Johnston (1942-2002), Heanish, singing in October 1976.
Burgess magnetic recording tape of Mary Davies (1930-2006), Crossapol, singing Brownie songs. Includes original box.
Two reel-to-reel magnetic audio tapes belonging to Gordon Donald, Vaul (1929-1988). Content unknown.
Photocopy of a typed transcript of an interview with Hector MacPhail, Cornaigbeg, on 19 May 1992, about himself, boats, sea transport and sailors, with particular reference to Allan MacFadyen, Scarinish, and ships the Mary Stewart and the Mary & Effie. Topics also include alchohol taxation, violence, Clearances, landowners, hotels, Crofters’ War, coal puffers. The interviewer is given only as ‘Smith’.
Cassette tape ‘Blasad Gaidhlig / A Taste of Gaelic’ by Donal D MacLennan, 1972. A tuitional recording produced by Reprographia, Edinburgh.
Photocopy of a typed transcript of a taped interview with sisters Margaret MacKinnon and Katie MacKinnon, Heanish, by Calum MacKinnon of Seattle (and Balinoe), in 1991 at Braeside, Heanish.
Extract: “Auntie Maggie and Auntie Katie agreed to do this tape interview with me on a cold April’s day in 1991. I had dropped by Braeside on the way back from a buisness trip in Europe. It was mostly Auntie Maggie who did the talking with Katie chipping in with the odd comment. They talked about their childhood living on the island and life during the war years.”
Click here to view transcript 2016.45.1
Typed transcript of Donald Sinclair, West Hynish, singing about a boat named `Eilidh a` Chuain`, 1968
Transcript of Eric Gregeen interviewing Donald Sinclair, West Hynish, in 1968. Donald sings an old song in Gaelic about a trading boat named `Eilidh a` Chuain / Helen of the Seas`, which mentions the Isle of Mann. He doesn`t know its exact origin, only that it was passed down orally through generations of his family. Created on A3 paper using a typewriter. The transcript is labelled SA 1968/246/A1, suggesting that it may also be available on CD from Pròiseact Thiriodh, School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh.
Audio recording about tourism on Tiree
Audio recording of Dr John Holliday interviewing Duncan Grant, Ruaig, Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest, and Gordon Scott, Cornaigmore, about tourism on Tiree. Includes each introducing themselves and giving an account of their Tiree links. Recorded at An Iodhlann on 20/1/2015.