Book ‘The Viking Ship’ by Gareth Williams, 2014. The evolution of the design of the Vikings’ sea-going vessels, their uses and as icons.
Book ‘Vikings!’ by I P Stephenson, 2013. A history of the Viking as warriors.
Collection of 12 academic papers (1984-2013) about Vikings in the Hebrides including information on Norse names in Barra, the Hebrides and the N Atlantic area, Viking silver and gold artefacts, migration to the Inner Hebrides, Norse and Gaelic ancestry by DNA analysis, genetic evidence in Shetland and Orkney, colonization of the N. Atlantic, ethnicity, the Vikings in Gaelic oral tradition.
Book `The Lord of the Isles Voyage`, 1993
Softback book about the building of a 16th century sailing galley made by the MacDonald`s of Skye and author Wallace Clark, and its voyage through the sea kingdom in 1991 and 1992. Given to Dr John Holliday by Carol Kirkpatrick.
Book extract `Argyll and the Isles in the Earlier Middle Ages`, 1957
Photocopied extract from the Proceedings of the Society 1957 by AAM Duncan and AL Brown about the history of Argyll and the islands between 1098 and 1263, including Viking occupation.
Book `The Island Clans`, 1984
Softback book `The Island Clans During Six Centuries`. A history of the Norse occupation, of the military and domestic life, and of the folklore and traditions.
Book `Saxons, Vikings and Celts`, 2006
Softback book `Saxons, Vikings, and Celts – The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland`. The results of a ten-year study into the DNA of over 10,000 volunteers, tracing the true genetic make-up of the British people and their descendents across the world (from the collection of Gene Lamont, Canada).
Text `You Say iodh, I Say vist`, 2013 (version 1)
Text about the occurrence of Norse place-names on Tiree and the implication that there was once a thriving and long-lasting population of Scandinavian settlers in southern Scotland. Also stored on computer under `Exhibitions and Texts`. (later versions are available digitally)
Paperback book `Meeting in Norway` extracted from `Saga-book, Vol. XXIX`.
Norse-Gaelic relations in the kingdom of Man and the Isles.