Invitation to the Queen’s Garden Party at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, in 1952, addressed to Mr and Mrs Donald McLean. Includes a photograph of them both dressed for the occasion. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.
Local news: Agricultural Show results; Tiree Regatta results; Tiree architecture exhibition report; Feis Thiriodh 2009 report; request for new members of Tiree Rural Development; An Iodhlann’s article ‘Sheaves from the Stackyard’ about schools and staff; new recycling and refuse collection scheme – Tiree Environment and Recycling (TEAR); poem about Tiree by Joseph Thompson; news about the ferry service’s Road Equivalent Tariff (RET); PC Danny Lapsley receives Queen’s Police Medal at Holyrood; Stramash dinghy sailing courses schedule; notice about start of groundworks for the community turbine; RSPB news; new leaflet for responsible visitors; community Powerdown information about low-energy light bulbs; QMS Scottish Sheep Strategy Group open night and demonstration at Heylipol Farm; Mull Theatre play.
Local news: Tiree Community Development’s Open Day challenges; island weddings (Sian & Adam Milne, Lisa & Ali, Eilidh & Martin Hendry); visit by Waverley Paddle Steamer; A&B councillor’s ‘CalMac chaos?’; TRD’s new Powerdown Officer, Frances Woodhead; Tiree Open golf competition; An Iodhlann’s ‘Sheaves from the Stackyard’; letters to the editor – fire service, inconsiderate road users; Community Powerdown project; reporter’s notes about lunch with Ian and Patricia Sharp, Tiree is no. 2 in Lonely Planet Guide; Tiree High School parent council; promotion of Gaelic language; SWRI news; an evening of Gaelic drama; Duncan MacLean’s invitation to the Queen’s garden party; Tiree Pipe Band play at 10K; John Bowler’s RSPB news; Tiree Agricultural Show preparations.
Collection of 11 black & white and colour photographic prints of miscellaneous subjects taken by Brian Milne, Scarinish, around 1990. Includes one of 16 crofters about to board the plane (see P171; 2011.111.10), three of school children doing an art project, Michael Holliday in face paint, a car in the snow at Scarinish, and several of Princess Ann at the opening of the Alan Stevenson Centre at Hynish (see Q184; 2012.9.1).
Photograph of the opening of the Eventide Unit around 1990
Colour photograph of Princess Anne opening the Eventide Unit at Tigh na Ruadh around 1990. L-R: Rena Goldie, HRH, Barbara MacDonald, unknown, Iain MacKinnon, Alasdair MacInnes. (original stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)
Photograph of Princess Anne at Taigh a` Rudha in 1991
Colour photograph of Princess Anne with Barbara MacDonald, Cornaig, at the opening of the Continuing Care Unit at Taigh a` Rudha, Heanish, in 1991. Barbara was the Unit Manger of Taigh a’ Rudha . (original stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)
Selection of Gaelic and Scottish songs and music on vinyl records from the 1960s and 70s.
Eight 45rpm and ten 33rpm vinyl records of Gaelic, Scottish, classical and popular dance music, pipe music and songs from the 1960s and 1970s, including `My Isle Tiree` by Donald MacRae, `Roghainn Mairi` by Mairi MacArthur (of Tiree descent), `Norman MacLean Sings` (of Tiree descent), and `Inveraray Castle Ceilidh`, plus `Abdication of HRH The Duke of Windsor` recorded by Leslie Mitchell for the Sunday Express.