Letters and information about architectural awards won by the architectural art installation, An Turas, in Scarinish, in 2003. Awards were given by the Royal Incorporation of Architects, Royal Institute of British Architects, Dynamic Place Awards.
Typed speech given by Brian Milne, Scarinish, at the opening of An Turas in 2003. Brian was the school’s art teacher, Chairman of Tiree Art Enterprises, and driving force behind the development of An Turas.
Architects’ plans and structural notes regarding Tiree Art Enterprises’ architectural art installation An Turas / The Journey at Pier View, Scarinish, 2001. Sutherland Hussey Architects, Edinburgh, were commissioned for the project.
Collection of letters, proposals, photos, summaries, accounts and legal contracts regarding the inspiration, planning and building of the Tiree Art Enterprises’ architectural art installation An Turas / The Journey at Pier View, Scarinish, 1999-2001.
Admissions Register for Scarinish School, 1962-1973, giving date of admission, pupils’ full name and date of birth, name of parent or guardian, relationship, address, name of last school, date of leaving, and cause of leaving or where gone. Birth dates range from 1953 to 1968. Includes separate daily register for year ending June 1972 recorded by teacher Margaret H MacIntyre.
Black & white photograph of Scarinish Harbour in the 1920s, with the Mary Stewart anchored in the bay and the store in the background. From a large photo album embossed with G.I.B. and belonging to Georgie Ian MacLean Brodie, grand-daughter of Lachlan MacLean (b. 1804), Kilmoluaig, and Catherine MacLean (b. 1814), Grianal (Greenhill).
Black & white photograph of piermaster Kenneth MacKenzie, Scarinish, and George Ian MacLean Brodie on the pier at Gott Bay in the 1920s. Georgie’s grandparents were Lachlan MacLean, Kilmoluaig, and Catherine MacLean, Grianal (Greenhill). From a large photo album embossed with G.I.B. and belonging to Georgie.
DVD compilation of sections of old films about Tiree, made in 2016 from videos held in An Iodhlann amongst others. Includes footage of: ferries, the Mary Stewart, Scarinish harbour, Scarinish Hotel, the ringing stone, Nester and Gavin Carter’s bakery and bread making, school bus driven by butcher Donald MacLean, The Reef, livestock health, Balephetrish, Mannal, Balemartine, Baugh, Tiree High School, children singing a traditional Gaelic hunting song, accordion music and several accordionists, Gaelic songs sung by locals at a ceilidh, thatched houses and thatching with Hector Brown, Alexander MacNeill’s opinions on thatched houses (1985), Am Bail Ur in Balephuil, Iain MacKinnon talking in Gaelic and English in his house at Kilmoluaig, Hynish harbour and buildings, harvesting and stooks, Cornaig mill, livestock sales, airport, bands, Balevullin, An Iodhlann, Tiree Music Festival, Travee, aerial view of a seal swimming, bicycles, schoolyard games, sheep shearing, Gott Bay pier, cattle, pipe music, shops, ships, Vaul, timelapse film of the sky as the sun sets and rises, young Eilidh Campbell and her brother talk in Gaelic about life on Tiree. Other people include: Ann Carter, Douglas Carter, Sinclair Carter, Olwen Carter, Monica Smith (nee Davis), Neil MacPhail, Angus MacPhail, Mairi Campbell, Bernard Smith, Iain MacDonald, Iain Brown, Iain MacLean, Myra Brown, Hector Campbell, Alex MacArthur, Gordon Connell.