Large folder of various documents relating to the construction of An Talla
Large file folder containing various documents relating to the construction of the new community hall – An Talla. Belonged to Pete Blackhall, The Glebe, Scaranish, and titled `Pete`s Working File`. Includes contact list, budgets, minutes of committee meetings, quotations, plans and drawings.
Charts and plans for the construction of Skerryvore lighthouse
Photocopied pages of charts and plans from Stevenson`s account of Skerryvore lighthouse, published in 1843. Includes: map of Britain showing location of Tiree and Skerryvore, plan of Hynish showing pier, dock reservoir, lightkeepers and seamens houses etc., charts of Skerryvore rocks and minor skerries, plans of Skerryvore rocks showing during low and high tides, plans of the curves for the lighthouse towers, engineers sketch of the marine dynamometer, plans of the temporary barrack, scaled elevation of completed lighthouse, longitudinal and transverse sections of the lighthouse, engineers sketches of the balance crane used and Hynish dock. An online version can be viewed at https://archive.org/details/accountofskerryv1848stev
Minutes of meeting of Comataidh na h-iodlainn, 30th April 1997
Minutes of meeting of Comataidh na h-iodlainn, 30th April 1997, to discuss progress on the development of new premises for the Tiree Historical archive – An Iodhlann. Includes discussion over possible locations and sources of funding.
Collection of papers relating to the the failed `first new hall` Taigh Cruinneachadh Thiriodh and activities of the Tiree Working Group.
Large, boxed collection of papers, documents, letters, fliers, leaflets, articles and blueprints relating to the planning and funding of the failed new community hall `Taigh Cruinneachadh Thiriodh – Tiree Gathering House`. Papers relating to various projects spearheaded by the Tiree Working Group.
Booklet of architect`s sketch proposals of the new community hall `An Talla`
Booklet of architect`s glossy colour sketch proposals of the new community hall `An Talla`. February 2009. Includes sections on design approach, site organistion, environmental strategy, site layout, elevations and illustrative view.
Digitised book of 20+ annotated maps of RAF buildings and infrastructure on Tiree during WWII. Published by An Iodhlann. Printed in 1999 by Tiree Community Business limited. Photocopy stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 2.