Tag Archives: population

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2017.26.1

Softback book ‘Correspondence from July, 1846, to February, 1847, Relating to the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Distress in Scotland…’ Great Britain Treasury, 2012. Government correspondence about Famine Relief in the Highlands. Includes separate index listing references to Tiree.

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2017.6.4

Hardback book ‘Gaelic Scotland: The Transformation of a Culture Region’ by W. J. Withers, 1988. Covers the process of cultural change in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, particularly during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. (Including policies of successive governments, the decline of the Gaelic language, and the Clearances.) Tiree mentioned pages 8, 181, 209, 214, 219, 225, 241, 285, 357, 359, 373-5 & 380.

2016.33.2

Bound booklet of transcribed excerpts regarding Tiree from the Autobiography and Memoirs of George Douglas, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900).

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2015.22.1

Bound undergraduate dissertation ‘A view of Tiree in 1965’ by FG Hay, Geography Honours, University of Glasgow, 1967. Based on a visit to the island in June-July 1965. Topics include geology, land managment, population and demographics, weather, townships, crofting, infratructure, communications and amenities.

2013.33.7

Newspaper cutting from 1965 about the `problem of Tiree incomers`

Photocopy and originals of two letters to the editor published in the same edition of the Oban Times in 1965, angered by a previous letter-writer`s views, pen-name `Born and Educated in Tiree`, on the `problem` of incomers on Tiree speaking their minds. One is by AM MacLean, Kilmoluaig, and the other by RM Cameron, Scarinish. Given to Ishbel Neill by S. McQuarrie, widow of Iain McQuarrie of Coldingham, and formerly of Coll and Tiree.

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