Object Type: mixed media

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2017.51.5

Newspaper article, accounts and letters to/from the Scottish Arts Council and Derrick Wolstencroft, Milton, regarding the ‘Sculpture in Water’ exhibition at Milton organised by Tiree Art Enterprises as part of the Tiree Arts Festival 1996. Committee members and artists mentioned include Frances Walker, Donald MacDonald, Anne Black, Frank Curran, Rev Bob Higham, Kip Poulson (Coll) and Ekkehard Altenburger (Edinburgh).

2015.33.2

Photocopies of a newspaper obituary and marriage certificate for William Agnew (1862-1931) who may have been the Headmaster at Cornaig School during 1915-1922. A widower, he married his housekeeper Catherine MacDonald on the mainland in 1919 while living at the School House, Cornaigmore. Letter from his grandson John Agnew to Dr Holliday, 2015, with additional information.

2013.134.1

Information about the Campbells of Balephuil whose family emigrated to Canada and New Zealand

Emailed information and photographs about the descendants of Archibald Campbell and his wife Mary Ann Campbell (nee Black) of Balephuil, and their grandson Hugh MacKinnon (1915-1943) who died during WWII. Hugh is the subject of a Tiree ghost story. Information about their Canadian descendant, Sharon Clayton`s, visit to Tiree in 2013. Photographs of the Campbell house at Balephuil accessioned separately as S195 & S196.

2013.104.1

Assortment of teaching material from Tiree High School, ca. 1980

Assortment of photocopied typed and hand-written texts used to teach Argyll history in Tiree High School around the 1980s. Includes: the Stevenson brothers; Dr Johnson and James Boswell 1773; Glen Coe; Duror of Appin; Auchindrain Museum; Nether Lochaber – stories of Rev. Alexander Stewart; Inveraray Castle; Dunollie Castle; Kilchurn Castle; Duart Castle; Kinlochaline Castle; The Song of the Clyde; Mary of Argyll; The Isle of Mull; The Road to the Isles; Mull and the other inner isles; The Smaller Sudereys; West Inverness and Argyll; Oban; Crinan Canal; map of Iona

2013.100.2

Information about RAF airmen and the North Berwick memorial to Coastal Command during WWII

Printed email from Alistair MacNeill of Hynish and North Berwick recollecting the antics of an RAF airman staying at Hynish during WWII. Canadian Sqdn Leader Tony Hillditch and his wife Peggy lived at No. 1 Hynish. The email also includes photographs and information about a War Memorial at North Bewick commemorating Coastal Command, which includes Tiree.

2013.103.1

Poster titles and photographs from a project to create a `Living Arts` banner in 1995

Card-mounted titles and information, plus original photographs, from a photographic exhibition explaining the purpose and aims of the Tiree Community Banner `A Patchwork of Memories` made by the Craft Club, Tigh a Rhuda residents and school children in 1995. Photographs accessioned separately T195-199 and U100-104.

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