Pair of silver belt buckles from a nurses uniform. Probably from the Victorian era.
Colour photograph of the Tiree District Nursing team in the 1990s. L-R: Kate MacCallum, Jane Williams, Sylvia Pearson, Ann MacKinnon, Mairi MacKinnon. Seated: Flora MacKinnon, Storm Byfield.
Collection of 36 original colour photographs, including the Reading Room and first exhibitions, Whitehouse Cattle Show, houses Taigh a’ Bhochdainn and Lag nan Cruach before renovation, ploughing demonstration, Tiree district nurses, Tiree football team ca. 1999. Most are catalogued separately (see 2018.54.5 – 27).
Softback report ‘Profiles: Health and Community in Rural and Urban Argyll’ using data from the Rural-Urban Morbidity Recording Project (2001-2004), by Jane Farmer et al, 2004. The profiles include the work of health professionals, people’s health status and their use of health services. They also highlight strengths and weaknesses of living in the local communities – centering on factors which might be related to health. See pages 17-23 for data from Tiree.
Softback book ‘Hebridean Heroines: Twentieth Century Queen’s Nurses (1940s – 1970s)’ by Catherine M. Morrison, 2017.
Provides insight into the lives of women from the Western Isles who worked as district nurses in the mid-twentieth century. Here they describe in their own words their everyday lives; working long hours and always available when called, regardless of hour, weather conditions or remoteness.
Maternal and Child Care journal, December 1966, Vol II, No. 20. A monthly journal for all who work professionally with mothers, babies & young children.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 435, 07/02/2009
Local news: Bootcamp fitness; interview with Kate MacCallum; firefighters; catering at Oban High School; agri-plastic recycling; goose management scheme.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 426, 27/9/08
Local news: stained-glass window of Gott Bay for Glasgow Royal Infirmary Chapel; road rage; beach access; BBC Alba Gaelic channel for Sky TV; SWRI meeting; interview with Angus Munn; CalMac QE2 Clyde cruises; healthy eating week at Tiree High School; community turbine news; new website for Gaelic teachers; school news; An Iodhlann news; lamb sale results.