Academic paper ‘Pyroxenes, amphibole, and mica from the Tiree marble’ by AF Hallimond and CO Harvey, 1947. Reprinted from the Mineralogical Magazine of London.
Bound softback report ‘The Beaches of Northern Inner Hebrides’ by A. S. Mather, J. S. Smith and W. Ritchie of the Department of Geography, University of Aberdeen, 1975. Inventory of beach resources of Tiree, Coll, the Small Isles, and Skye, outlining the composition and characteristic of each. Chapter 2 is about Tiree. Signed at the front “In memory of Elizabeth and Mary Robertson, Glebe House, Gott. Donated [to An Iodhlann] by their sister Janice. January 2017”
See 1998.166.1 for a separate photocopy of chapters 1 & 2, and Appendices.
University assignment ‘The Isle of Tiree: One of a Kind’ written in 2013 by Leanne Piper, University of Guelph, Canada, who is descended from emmigrants John MacKinnon (1816-1896) and Grace Campbell (b.1811), Cornaigbeg. Includes information on geography, crofting history, geology, the kelp industry and architecture.
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Bag of 6 iron-rich rock fragments collected from Barrapol in 2015.
Book ‘Island Memories’ by John Wilson Dougal, 1937. Compiled from a collection of papers and articles written by the author about his geological excursions around the Hebridean islands during 1905-1928.
Bound undergraduate dissertation ‘A view of Tiree in 1965’ by FG Hay, Geography Honours, University of Glasgow, 1967. Based on a visit to the island in June-July 1965. Topics include geology, land managment, population and demographics, weather, townships, crofting, infratructure, communications and amenities.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 427, 11/10/08
Local news: rock drilling at Ruaig; interview with Bernie Smith; access; council urges residents to measure their carbon footprint; council welcomes Marine Bill; An Talla news; Tiree Environmental Action and Recycling news; Tiree-Glasgow flight to be run by Flybe instead of Loganair.
Piece of gneiss rock
Large piece of Lewisian gneiss rock from Balephuil, with intrusions of feldspar (grey crystals) and black mica.