Black & white photograph of a group of 9 boys and girls at Cornaigmore School in around the 1930s. L-R: unidentified, unidentified, Alan Hassan, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Effie MacLeod (Carrachay), Mary MacKinnon (Parkhouse), Donald Campbell (Balephetrish).
School text of Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Ceasar’ (The Octavo Texts) used by Mona MacDonald, Scarinish, in Class III of Cornaigmore High School in the 1930s. Homework passages are marked inside. Mona’s name and class are handwritten inside the front and back covers.
Hardback book ‘It is Never Too Late to Mend’ by Charles Reade, ca 1900. This novel was presented to Balemartine School by James Coats of Paisley in 1906, who donated hundreds of books to Tiree’s schools and to the Reading Room (now An Iodhlann). From a collection from Mannal House.
Collection of four school books from Ruaig and Cornaig schools in the 1950s: (1) The New Speed and Accuracy Tests in Arithmetic, Book 1, by CW Saurin, published by Blackie and Son, Glasgow, (2) Holmes’ New Comprehensive Arithmetic, Book 4, W&R Holmes, Glasgow, (3) Third English Workbook, by Ronald Ridout, published by Ginn & Co., London, (4) Blackie’s New Systematic English Readers, Second Reader, by Eleanor I Chambers, published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow.