Object Type: book extract

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2016.64.1

Scanned images of a family bible given to Archie Walker, Moss, by his sister Catherine on 14 December 1916, and of three postcards (see 2016.64.2 to 4) from Donald Winn who was stationed at RAF Tiree during WWII. The bible was later given to Archie’s daughter Ann MacDonald Kennedy, who married Donald Winn, RAF Tiree. Other names written on the back inside cover of the bible are Mrs MacKinnon, Renfrew, Mr Donald Walker, Renfrew, Mr James McLellan, Inverness, and Miss A Tuseford, Derby. Size: 75 x 105 x 15 mm.

These items were brought to Tiree by Ann and Don’s daughter, Catriona Morag Laforge (nee Winn), Canada, during A’Bhuain – Tiree Homecoming in May 2016.

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2016.33.2

Bound booklet of transcribed excerpts regarding Tiree from the Autobiography and Memoirs of George Douglas, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900).

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2015.63.1

Extract from book The Tiree Bards / Na Baird Tirisdeach about the Balephuil fishing disaster of 1856. One boat belonged to Donald MacLean of Cheann-na-Creige at the south end of Traigh Bhi, Balephuil, where The Studio now stands. Plus some information about Ceit Chalein (Katie Dubh) of Am Bail’ Ur who helped Donald MacLean while his house was being built.

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2014.66.1

Book extract `The tacksman and his holdings in the south-west Highlands`

Photocopied and bound book extract `The Tacksman and His Holding in the South-West Highlands` by A. McKerral (from the collection of Gene Lamont, Canada).

2014.66.3

Book extract `Clan Warfare in the Scottish Highlands`, 1922

Photocopied bound book extract `Clan Warfare in the Scottish Highlands` by David N MacKay (from the collection of Gene Lamont, Canada).

2014.51.1

Copy of pages of the Punch book of cartoons, 1895

Photocopies of pages from the book `Cartoons from Punch` by John Tenniel in 1895. Two pages are signed by the owner Kenneth MacKenzie “since 5 past 12 1895 New Years day”. Digital scans held on office computer in `Digital Documents’.

2013.157.2

Book extract about Alex and Jessie MacDonald, Scarinish and Canada, 1985

Scanned pages from a book about the history of Craik, Saskatchewan, Canada, where Alex and Jessie MacDonald of Scarinish settled after emmigrating in 1902. Their son Gavin MacDonald, is the donor`s uncle. (digital copy held on flash drive and on office computer)

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