Gaelic magazine ‘Gairm’ no. 106, 1979 with a crossword by Gordon Donald, Vaul (1929-1988), on pages 188 & 189.
Single page from An Gaidheal magazine with a timetable of radio broadcasts in Gaelic for June 1938.
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Hardback book ‘Gaelic Scotland: The Transformation of a Culture Region’ by W. J. Withers, 1988. Covers the process of cultural change in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, particularly during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. (Including policies of successive governments, the decline of the Gaelic language, and the Clearances.) Tiree mentioned pages 8, 181, 209, 214, 219, 225, 241, 285, 357, 359, 373-5 & 380.
Hardback book ‘The Phonetics of the Gaelic Language and a System of Phonography’ by Malcolm MacFarlane, 1889. Includes exposition of orthography. Presented to Cornaigmore library in 1906 by James Coats, Jnr of Ferguslie House, Paisley, who donated hundreds of books to Tiree’s schools and to the Reading Room (now An Iodhlann).
Softback book ‘Gaelic in Scotland 1971: Some Sociological and Demographic Considerations of the Census Report for Gaelic’ by Kenneth MacKinnon, 1978. Includes chapters on Gaelic language maintenance 1961-71, Towards a social definition of the Gaidhealtachd, Gaelic literacy, and Abilities in Gaelic by age and sex. Donation label ‘Tiree High School: This book was donated by Gordon D. Donald’.l
Hardback book ‘Celtic Studies: Essays in memory of Angus Matheson 1912-1962’ edited by James Carney and David Greene, 1968; which belonged to Allan MacDougall, Headteacher at Cornaigmore School during the 1940s. Essays by friends of Angus Matheson reflecting his range of interests which, while primarily directed towards Gaelic language and literature, embraced the whole field of Celtic Studies.
Hardback book ‘Leabhar Laoidhean’, 1906. Gaelic hymns printed for St. Columba Parish Church Glasgow. Donation label ‘Donated to Tiree High School Library by Mabel MacArthur’.
Hardback book ‘Ceud-Fhuasgladh Do na Daoine Leointe’, 1939. Gaelic First Aid Book. Donation label ‘Tiree High School: This book donated by Gordon D. Donald’ and signed by G. D. Donald.
Hardback book ‘Transactions of The Gaelic Society of Inverness, Volume XVII, 1890-91’, 1892. See ‘Sgoil nan eun, no, mac an fhucadair’ tale by John Gregorson Campbell. (Page 58) Donation label ‘Tiree High School: This book was donated by Gordon D. Donald’.
Softback book ‘Mainland Dialects of Scottish Gaelic’ by Anthony Dilworth,1972. Includes maps at the back. Donation label ‘Tiree High School: This book was donated by Gordon D. Donald’.