Collection of three mail order catalogues belonging to the Lamont/MacKenzie family of Harbour, Caoles, in the 1920s: Forrest’s Country Boots in stamped brown envelope addressed to Mr D MacKinnon; J D Williams & Co., the Dale Street Warehouse, Manchester; Greenlees & Sons (Easiephit Footwear) Ltd, Possilpark, Glasgow.
Programme of the Mull Highland Games, 1956, with Tiree competitors Iain C MacDonald, Dancing (pg 4), and Duncan MacInnes, Ruaig, Light Events (pg 9).
Photocopy of a tri-fold brochure from an exhibition by the Oban Art Society of works by Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1866-1953) and his wife, Mary Bernard (1870-1946), in St. Columba’s Church, Oban in September 1984. Includes biographies and lists of named works. The MacG Whytes built The Studio in Balephuil.
Large colour brochure for the Tiree Lodge Hotel ca 1990, when it was owned by Ken & Irene Hutchinson and Elaine & Glyn Williams. Includes photographs.
Three paper tri-fold leaflets promoting The Glassary restaurant and guesthouse, Sandaig, when it was owned by Mabel and Donald MacArthur. Printed around 1985.
Information and photographs regarding the link between a painting by Mary Barnard, her husband Duncan MacGregor Whyte (see 2018.49.1), and the subsequent owners of the painting. Duncan MacGregor Whyte (Mary Barnard’s husband) was friends with Alexander Lang MacArthur, Oban, whose son George was born within days of Tearlach MacGregor Whyte (see 2018.49.2). The painting was passed down the MacArthur line to Iain Alexander Currie MacArthur, Oban, and passed on to An Iodhlann after he died in 2017.
Softback booklet ‘Torr Thoimhseachan’ by Rhoda MacDonald, 1993. Children’s puzzles in Gaelic.
Five bound indices to ‘Tocher – Tales, Songs and Traditions’, published extracts from the archives of the School of Scottish Studies, 1971-1989 (incomplete).
Framed memorial poster commemorating Captain Donald Sinclair, Sandaig, who was instrumental in saving the crew of the destroyer HMS Sturdy, which ran aground at Sandaig in 1940. He died during a U-boat attack on his merchant ship SS Empire Eland a year later.
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