Black and white photograph of Charles Sleven (1867-1924) with his four sons.
Charles Sleven (1868-1924) with his four sons. Charles was born on Tiree, the son of James Sleven, manager of the chemical works at the Glassary in Middleton.
Copied marriage certificate for James Sleven and Jane Muirhead who were married in 1856.
Marriage certificate for James Sleven, manager of the chemical works at the Glassary in 1868, and Jane Muirhead who were married in the Gorbals on 6th June 1856.
Copied death certificate for Charles Robert Sleven who died in 1924.
Death certificate for Charles Robert Sleven, a chemical worker, who died on 1st June 1924. Charles was born in Middleton Cottage on 2nd August 1868, son of James Sleven, manager of the Glassary, and his wife, Jane Muirhead.
Hardback book `Hebridean Journey` by Halliday Sutherland.
An account of the tour by the author around the Hebrides by steamer (for Tiree see pp 108-138).
Booklet `The Tiree Crofters` Struggle` written by Ailig MacArthur in July 1986.
Account of the Tiree crofters` struggle for land reform written by Ailig MacArthur of Heylipol in 1986, the centenary year of the Crofters Act.
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Audio cassette recording of Neil MacKinnon of Balevullin talking to Maggie Campbell in February 2001.
Neil MacKinnon of Balevullin talks to Maggie Campbell in February 2001 about the kelp industry on Tiree in the 1800s and the Glassary, collecting, drying and processing tangle over the last 30 years, the best places to find tangle and payment for it past and present; he finishes by talking about ‘feamainn dearg’ which he now collects, where to find it, how it’s processed and its uses in cosmetics.
Photocopied extract `The history of the seaweed industry: the alginate industry` by Ernest Booth.
The commercial uses of alginate, Curtis Stanford and various commercial ventures including Kelco.