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2014.84.5

Photograph of John & Nellie MacKinnon, and Sarah MacDonald, ca 1920

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Sepia photograph of (seated) John MacKinnon of Glasgow (b. 1871) and his wife Nellie (Helen Muir) of Wick, and (standing) John`s sister Sarah MacDonald (nee MacKinnon; b. 1867), probably taken around 1920. Sarah married Robert MacDonald of Wick (Tiree & Patagonia?) in December 1903, they had one son, Neil (MacKinnon?) (married Katherine?) who had one daughter Nancy. On the reverse of the photo is written `Mhairi`s Granny – Sara MacDonald`. (original photo stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)

2013.23.1

Letter to George Paterson, Crossapol, from Patagonia 1913

Photocopy of a typed letter dated 3/6/1913 from the accountant of Compania Frigorifica de Patagonia to George Paterson of Crossapol Farm, informing him that his father, Donald Paterson, has instructed them to send £28 for passage on the SS Victoria from Liverpool to Patagonia so that he may join his father to work there.

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2013.23.2

Birth record for George Alexander Paterson in Argentina in 1891

Photocopy of hand-written record of the birth of George Paterson on 14th June 1891, son of Donald Paterson, Crossapol, and his wife Ada Maria Luisa Hallet. Written by Francesco Gouche, Civil Registrar of Santa Cruz, Argentina, on 17th July 1891.

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2013.14.1

Booklet `Sìl an Eòrna – Children of the Barley` 2006

Booklet about the circumstances and fates of people who left Tiree en masse, sailing to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Patagonia and USA during the mid 1800s to early 1900s. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.

2010.65.1

Book “I Remember – Reminiscences of Donald Alistair MacLeod”

Autobiography of the life, travels and Tiree ancestry of Donald Alastair MacLeod (b 1918), whose grandparents came from Tiree. Donald emmigrated from Edinburgh to Patagonia in 1920 along with his extended family. Signed by the author with a message to David & Eileen, 13/07/2009.

2008.58.3

Photocopied newspaper cutting with a photograph of the great-grandson of Lachie MacDonald of Kenovay who emigrated to Patagonia.

Newspaper cutting with a photograph of Marcos Pavlovic playing the bagpipes at an Immigrants` Day parade in Patagonia. Marcos, who is wearing his grandfather`s MacDonald tartan tie, is the great-grandson of Lachie MacDonald of Kenovay who emigrated to Patagonia in the early 20th century.

2008.58.4

Colour photograph of the daughter-in-law of Lachie MacDonald, Kenovay with her two children.

L-R: Lia Horber, the daughter-in-law of Lachie MacDonald of Kenovay and wife of his son Jorge, with her daughter Isabel (b. 1960) and son Eduardo (b. 1858).

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2008.58.5

Colour photograph of the descendants of Lachie MacDonald, Kenovay in Patagonia in 2002.

The family of Jorge MacDonald, son of Lachie MacDonald of Kenovay who emigrated to Patagonia in the early 20th century. L-R: Jorge`s son Eduardo, Eduardo`s daughter Lucia, Jorge`s wife Lia Horber, his daughter Isabel`s daughter Virginia, Isabel, Isabel`s sons Marcos and Nicolas, Isabel`s husband Eduardo Pavlovic.

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2008.58.1

Photocopied letter dated 18/4/2003 from Isabel MacDonald Pavlovic, the granddaughter of Lachie MacDonald from Kenovay.

Letter dated 18/4/2003 from Isabel MacDonald Pavlovic, the granddaughter of Lachie MacDonald from Kenovay who emigrated to Patagonia at the beginning of the 20th century. Isabel gives an account of her family`s history.

2008.58.2

Family history sheets for the descendants of Lachlan MacDonald of Kenovay who emigrated to Patagonia.

Family history sheets for the descendants of Lachlan MacDonald of Kenovay who emigrated to Patagonia in the beginning of the 20th century, plus a hand-drawn chart.