Object Type: book

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2019.35.1

Hardback book`The Land of the Hills and the Glens` by Seton Gordon, 1920. Illustrated portrayal of the Hebrides and the west coast of Scotland (Tiree pages 158-167). On the inside front cover is written “For Peter Anderson. With best wishes from the Author. March 1921”. Peter Anderson was the first gamekeeper on Tiree, appointed in 1886.

2018.112.1

Nine books ‘The Eric R Cregeen Fieldwork Journals’, edited by Margaret Bennett, 2018. Historian Eric Radcliffe Cregeen (1921-1983) made hundreds of audio recordings of oral histories from a wide range of people from around Scotland. His meticulous notes are displayed and transcribed in these nine volumes, with those regarding Tiree recordings presented in Volumes 3 to 9.

Vol 1 1939-1949; Vol 2 1949-1957; Vol 3 1955-1959; Vol 4 1959-1968; Vol 5 1969-1972; Vol 6 1973-1974; Vol 7 1974-1978; Vol 8 1975-1976; Vol 9 1977-1982.

2018.110.5

Hardback book ‘Orain le Rob Donn / Songs and Poems of Robert Mackay’, 1829, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “Rev HM Paterson” and “K Macdonald, 15/5/39” and “Coinnach MacDhomhnuill as na Herragh, Alaba ?uagh”.

2018.110.4

Hardback book ‘Dain Iain Ghobha / The Poems of John Morrison’, Vol. 2, edited by George Henderson, 1896, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “D Macdonald, Clachan House, Grosebay, Isle of Harris”.

2018.110.3

Hardback book ‘Dain Iain Ghobha / The Poems of John Morrison’, Vol. 1, edited by George Henderson, 1896, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “D Macdonald, Clachan House, Grosebay, Isle of Harris”.

2018.102.1

Gaelic Pronouncing Dictionary by Neil McAlpine, 11th Edition, 1898. Handwritten on the inside front cover is “To Aggie from Alec & Mary, March 18, 1900”.

2018.98.1

Book ‘Old Coll and Tiree’ by Bernard Byrom, 2018. A collection of old photographs from Tiree and Coll with detailed captions. Sourced from other publications and websites.

2018.89.1

Hardback book ‘Audur’ by Vilborg Davidsdottir, 2009. The novel follows a Viking girl, Audur, from her childhood on Tiree to Iceland. Signed by the author “To John Holliday with warm regards from Iceland! 2 July 2018”. Includes some Norse names for places in Tiree, Dublin and the rest of the British Isles. Entirely in the Icelandic language.

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