DVD film of the interior of Iain MacKinnon’s (Iain Chaluim) thatched house at Kilmoluaig in 1997. Iain Chaluim is seated by his hearth speaking with Iain Patterson, East Linton, while the camera pans the inside of the house, focusing on a variety of objects: medicines, tea caddies, photo of a baby, the range, glassware, wall clock, crockery, the interior of the porch. Furniture and a gas cooker, radio and kerosene lamp are also visible. The sound is muffled although Iain Chaluim can be heard to say “I don’t think Dr Holliday approves…very nice man”, then both Iain’s prepare roll-up cigarettes. Another unidentified crofter is present briefly at the start of the film. (5 minutes).
Nuclear attack survival pamphlets and envelope prepared by the Central Office of Information in 1962, and issued by Womens Voluntary Service (WVS), to accompany the ‘One in Five Talks’ held throughout Britain. Includes information about shelter, what foods to store, avoiding heat and flames, medical provisions. Found in ‘Four Winds’, Kilmoluaig.
Letter from Eric Cregeen to Captain John Lamont, Kilmoluaig, 1980
Photocopy of a hand-written letter from Eric Cregeen at the School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh, to Captain John Lamont of Croish, Kilmoluaig, dated 16/12/1980, thanking him and his wife for their hospitality and help while making an audio recording for the SSE archives.
Letter regarding an alarm clock from H. Samuel, 1942
Scanned and printed copy of a letter signed by H.Samuel to Malcom McKinnon (Malcolm MacKinnon) of `The Hill`, Kilmoluaig, in January 1942, regarding Government restrictions on the manufacture and scarcity of alarm clocks for sale during WWII.
Five rental receipts from Argyll Estates, 1895-1897
Scanned printed copies of five receipts made out to John MacKinnon senior of Kilmoluaig, and signed by the Duke of Argyll`s factor Hugh MacDairmid, for payment of £1.15.- for croft rent, during Nov. 1895 to Nov. 1897.