OS map of Tiree annotated for road upgrades in the 1970s
Copy of OS map of Tiree (1:25,000) that has been annotated by hand to show which roads are to be upgraded in an extensive road improvement programme for the island. Probably in the 1970s. Locations of shops and road weight limits are included. Marked on the reverse “Tiree – for Bob Jones”.
Hand-made poster for “Bothan Seonaige” – Janet`s Bothy/Shop, ca. 1970
Hand-made poster for fictitious shop `Bothan Seonaige` – Janet`s Bothy, listing in Gaelic items that can be bought, such as whiskys `Each Crubach` – Black Horse, and `Glè Bhochd` – Very Poor, and unusual items ceann gropaig – sheep`s head, and cung fhuasgladh – laxative. Made by Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, ca 1970. Unknown purpose.
“Sunlight” soap advertisement panel
Metal “Sunlight” soap advertisement panel in blue and white from D & H MacArthur (Dan`s shop) in Scarinish around the 1930s. The shop is now the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Booklet about the history of the Co-operative Store in the Highlands and Islands. 2007
Colour booklet tracing the history of the Co-operative Store in the Highlands and Islands. Researched and edited by Marij van Helmond. Includes images from Tiree.
Flier for `Rustics`.
Flier for `Rustics`, homemade chutneys and jams and handmade mohair scarves by Dorothy MacFayen, Baugh.
Card advertising `Chocolates and Charms`.
Card advertising `Chocolates and Charms` in Heylipol.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 366, 15/4/2006.
Local news and events including the new air ambulance service, the councillor`s view, the opening of Chocolate and Charms, the retiral of archivist Murdo MacDonald, notice from Argyll Estates about unauthorised extraction of sand/gravel from the beaches for non-agricultural uses and the Argyll & Bute Volunteer Awards.
Pencil printed with `D. MacKinnon & Son, Balephuil`.
Pencil printed the Esso logo and the details of Duncan MacKinnon`s shop in Balephuil which closed in 1972.
Blank invoice for Angus MacRae, general merchant.
Blank invoice for Angus MacRae who had a shop attached to the guest house at Baugh in the 1950s. He moved to Inverary around 1963.
Photocopied photo of a Tiree tradesman van from the Scots Magazine with information about the trader.
Photo of a Tiree tradesman van from the August 1962 issue of the Scots Magazine with information about the trader.