Research paper ‘The catching of seabirds in northern and western Scotland and the Faroes – a summary of historical and contemporary survival’, by JR Baldwin, published in Northern Studies, 1973.
Large egg-posting box, ca 1940s
Large cardboard box for posting 24 fresh eggs during the 1940s. Complete with interior dividers and cardboard padding.
Notice from the Edinburgh Gazette 1896 regarding the Wild Birds Protection Act of 1894.
Printed transcript of a notice appearing in the Edinburgh Gazette in 1895 by Alexander Hugh, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Secretary for Scotland, listing bird species protected under the Wild Birds Protection Act of 1894 on Islay, Colonsay, Tiree and Coll.
Letter recollecting visits to Tiree by the gandson of William & Effie Dickie, Caoles
Handwritten letter from Jason Mauchan of Canada about his memories of his times on Tiree when he stayed with his grandparents William & Effie Dickie of Caoles in the 1970s-80s.
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Project folder `From Farm to Restaurant` produced by Primary Class 6 and 7 in 1994-5
Project folder produced by P6/7 in 1994-5 or the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1992-3 and which contains photographs and an account of the project.
Thirteen colour photographs and page of information for a Primary School project for the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1994-5.
Thirteen photographs of P6/7 interviewing various food producers on Tiree and working on the questions plus a board-mounted page of information for a project for the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1994-5; poster for the Royal Highland Show 1996.
Comb-bound report of P6/7` s conclusions from their interviews for a project for the Royal Highland Show Schools Shield 1994-5.
Report by P6/7 on what they learned from interviewing butcher Donald Archie MacLean, farmer Archie John MacLean and crofters Alasdair MacInnes and Janet Paterson.
Periodical `The Coll Magazine`, No. 1, 1983.
Stories about schooldays on Coll; a history of school transport; articles about cheese-making, poultry, bird-watching, scuba-diving, self-sufficiency; the Coll song; early travellers to Coll; camping and other local news.
Periodical `The Coll Magazine`, No. 2, 1984.
Articles about sheep and farming in Coll in 1764, livestock on the island between 1940 and 1981, peat-cutting, lazy beds, local man Neillie John MacLean, the Free Church in Coll, early travellers to Coll, bird-watching and gardening, carrrageen and wild flowers, and other local news.