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2020.1.63

Two dresses, a shoe and a necklace belonging to Alexina Mary McLean (1926-1929), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay. The clothing was either her own, or for a doll given to her by Donald’s sister Mary and her husband Alexander Walker. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.62

Life-size doll given to Alexina Mary McLean (1926-1929), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in around 1928. Unusually, the doll has a china face and brown eyes. It was a present from Donald’s sister Mary and her husband Alexander Walker, and was kept by the family long after Alexina’s death at the age of three. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here to view the gift note from Alexina’s Aunt Mary and Uncle Alexander (Sandy).

 

2020.1.61

Black & white photograph of Alexina Mary McLean (1926-1929), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in around 1929, and the family gundog, Flossie. Alexina was named after her Uncle and Aunt, Alexander Walker and Mary McLean (sister of Donald Archibald), who gave Alexina a present of a doll, which was kept long after her death at the age of three. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here to view a sympathetic letter from Mary McConnell (nee McLean) to Alexina’s parents, dated May 1929.

2020.1.60

Black and white studio portrait photograph of Isabella Gibson Stoddart McLean, daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in 1949. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here to view an additional photograph of Isabella in around 1997, with her sister Euphemia Terris McLean, her daughter Fiona Wilson and grand-daughter Clare. These ladies are the donors of the Donald Archibald McLean collection.

2020.1.59

Collection of six hand-written letters of condolence following the death of 12 year-old George McLean (1923-1935), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in 1935. Correspondents include Neil and Mary McKinnon, Moss; Mary B MacLean, Port-na-Criche, Cornaigbeg;  Donald McLean, Kenovay; Hector McLean, Glenkinchie; Lachie McLean, SS Baron Maclay, Colombo; Mary Macdonald, Middleton. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.57

Black & white photograph of Mary McLean (b. 1920), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in around 1944. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here for three other photos of Mary and her family: at RAF Millom in 1945; (L-R) Isabel McLean, Reginald Price (Mary’s father-in-law), Alister McLean, Mary with her son Donald Price, in around 1948; wedding of Donald Price in 1967.

2020.1.56

Black & white photograph of Euphemia (Effie) Terris McLean (1919-2007), daughter of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, in 1942. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

Click here for two other photos of Euphemia: with her sister Mary in 1943, and in around 1990.

2020.1.55

Black & white photograph of Charles McLean, Linlithgow (1917-1941), eldest child of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay, and Euphemia Terris Stoddart. Charles went missing in action during WWII while serving with the RAF as a Pilot Officer with No. 3 and No. 217 Squadrons. He was known to his family and friends as Charlie, Chatta and Jock. A collection of items kept by his family, particularly many letters to, from and about him, are archived at An Iodhlann. Part of a larger collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

2020.1.54

Copy of a handwritten letter, dated 14 June 1906, from Lachlan (a’ Mharsanta / the merchant) McLean (1836-1921), Kenovay, to his son-in-law Hector McLean (and wife Christina) on the birth of their daughter, Mary McLean. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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