Softback book ‘The Crinan Canal’ by Marian Pallister, 2016.
Tells the story of the canal from its origins to the present day, discussing how it was built, who built it, how it changed life in the surrounding areas, and how it has been used. Includes Tiree content, with references to marble, emigration, drainage schemes, destitution, the potato famine, population, wages and Gaelic. (Pages 30, 66, 67, 156 & 157.)
Softback book ‘Correspondence from July, 1846, to February, 1847, Relating to the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Distress in Scotland…’ Great Britain Treasury, 2012. Government correspondence about Famine Relief in the Highlands. Includes separate index listing references to Tiree.
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
Archive film from 1966 about `A Dentist`s Road to the Isles`
DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `A Dentist`s Road to the Isles`. Filmed in 1966, colour, sound. Film journal of dental surgeon John Cadden`s trip around the isles to treat patients. Starting at his home in Dumbarton, then to Oban via the Clyde and the Crinan Canal on his boat “Contance”. Then to Tobermory for the first of his treatments, followed by Rum and Eigg. Many close-up views of dental patients undergoing treatment. He also treated patients on Tiree, Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Soay, but not on this trip.