Tiree Annual / Bliadhnail Thiriodh 2014. Annual magazine of history and nature articles, the year’s births, marriages & deaths, summary of achievements of Tiree Community Development Trust. Compiled by Simon Wellock on behalf of Tiree Community Business.
Collection of around 40 newspaper and magazine articles, 2003-2011, reporting and commentating on the architectural art installation, An Turas, at Pier View, Scarinish, and its award-winning status.
Photocopy of a newspaper article published in The Sunday Telegraph 2/4/2017, announcing the installation of a statue of suffragette Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square, London. The article includes a photograph of a group of suffragettes in 1908, including Lady Frances Balfour, the Duke of Argyll’s sister. See 2017.56.1
Booklet ‘West Highland Notes & Queries’, Series 4, No. 3, March 2017. Includes articles on the MacLeans of Duart and Lochbuie & the Jacobite Cause 1400-1766 (with references to Tiree), paintings of pipers, ‘The Tacksman Class in Argyllshire 1800-50’, ‘A Visit to Coll in 1831’, and ‘Tiree’s resistance to the Earl of Argyll’s takeover of the Island 1674-1682’ by Nicholas Maclean-Bristol.
Small cutting from an unknown Gaelic magazine with the saying: “See that your own hearth is swept before you lift your neighbour’s ashes”.
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A much used newspaper cutting ‘The Gaelic is so Expressive’, about Rev Hector Cameron (1880-1940), Cornaigmore. A series of photographs illustrating how Gaelic passages should have been delivered at the Gaelic Mod in Perthshire in 1937. See also 1999.117.19
Newspaper article about the building of wireless telegraphy stations in Argyll, published in the Edinburgh Evening News, in 1906. The Tiree station was established at the foot of Ben Hough.
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Maternal and Child Care journal, December 1966, Vol II, No. 20. A monthly journal for all who work professionally with mothers, babies & young children.
Booklet ‘West Highland Notes & Queries’, Series 3, No. 9, December 2015. Includes articles on MacDuffies, MacLeans, Loudoun Papers 1745-1749, Scottish Clans, Coll MacDonald, Jura John, Rex or Bishop’s dollars.
Gaelic magazine ‘Gairm’ no. 106, 1979 with a crossword by Gordon Donald, Vaul (1929-1988), on pages 188 & 189.