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Small hardback booklet of public addresses made by Rev. Donald MacCallum (1849-1929) of Waternish, Skye, dated 1884. The Reverend MacCallum was minister of Heylipol during 1887-1889. He was a key agitator during the Highland Clearances and a chief leader during Tiree’s Crofters’ War. A memorial cairn ‘Tùr Mhic Chaluim’ was erected by the people of Tiree at Kilkenneth-Moss.

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Collection of 11 black & white and colour photographic prints of miscellaneous subjects taken by Brian Milne, Scarinish, around 1990. Includes one of 16 crofters about to board the plane (see P171; 2011.111.10), three of school children doing an art project, Michael Holliday in face paint, a car in the snow at Scarinish, and several of Princess Ann at the opening of the Alan Stevenson Centre at Hynish (see Q184; 2012.9.1).


Seven O/S maps with hand-drawn croft numbers and boundaries, 1977

Seven O/S maps with croft numbers and boundaries drawn in by donor`s sister, Mary Robertson: (1) sheet NL 93 NE Hynish and West Hynish, (2) sheet NL 94 NE Hough, Balevullin, Kilmoluaig, Cornaigmore, Cornaigbeg and Kenovay and boundaries of Croish, Cornaigmore Farm and Kilmoluaig common grazing, (3) sheet NL 94 SE Moss, Barrapol, Balephuil, Balemartine, Balinoe, Heylipol and Crossapol and boundaries of Kilmoluaig common grazing, Barrapol Farm and Heylipol Farm, (4) sheet NL 94 NW Hough and Balevullin, (5) sheet NL 94 SW Middleton, Sandaig and Kilkenneth, (6) sheet NM 04 NW Balephetrish, Scarinish, Gott, Kirkapol and Vaul and boundaries of Scarinish Farm and Balephetrish special common, (7) sheet NM 04 SW Baugh and Scarinish.