Gaelic Pronouncing Dictionary by Neil McAlpine, 11th Edition, 1898. Handwritten on the inside front cover is “To Aggie from Alec & Mary, March 18, 1900”.
Copy of a typed Gaelic poem by Hector MacArthur, Moss (Eachann Alasdair), titled ‘Cumha do Dhonnachadh / Lament for Duncan’, about his brother.
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Hardback book ‘MacAlpine’s Pronouncing Gaelic Dictionary’ by Neil MacAlpine, 1948 (first printed in 1832). Includes old spellings and pronounciations in use before the Gaelic Orthographic Conventions (GOC) were introduced in 1981. Signed by J M Blair 6/2/51.
List of Tiree Gaelic bird names by Ailean Boyd, 2011.
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Audio cassette recording of the Tiree Feis / Feis Thiriodh 1990 on BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal.
Photocopies of a series of around 80 long and detailed typed letters (one handwritten) from artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte to his wife, Mary Barnard, and his son, Tearlach, during his travels, from boarding the steamship ‘Caledonia’ in Nov. 1911, across Canada in 1912-13, sailing to Australia via Hawaii in 1913, and around Australia in 1913-1919. In the letters, DMcGW describes his journeys, the people he meets and the paintings he produces. He frequently refers to the Gaelic language and Tiree, where he built The Studio at Balephuil.
Softback booklet ”S Fheairrde Duine Gaire’ by Teàrlach MacLeòid, 1978. Sixteen short stories in Gaelic by Charles MacLeod, Isle of Lewis (?).
Softback booklet ‘Camhanaich – Sgeulachdan Goirid’ by Dòmhnall Iain MacIomhair, 1982. Thirty short stories in Gaelic by Donald Iain MacIver, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Softback book ‘Sgeulachdan a Seisiadar / Tales from Sheshader’ by Chris and Bill Lawson, 1990. Stories from the village of Seisiadar in east side of the Isle of Lewis. Also on audio cassette (AC9 – not digitised).
Softback book ‘Ugam agus Bhuam’ by Pàdruig Moireasdan, 1997. The Gaelic stories and songs of Patrick Morrison of the Isle of Grimsay, Uists, chosen and edited by Dòmhnall Eairdsidh Dòmhnallach.