Collection of original letters, documents, photographs etc. from 1920-1970, found in Colin MacPhail`s byre at Crossapol. Includes: correspondence and articles about his crofts and crofting, drainage, auction marts and the Balephetrish Sheep Stock Club. For example:
Small orange/brown card covered notebook for the recording the use of `Kerol` products as stock remedies. Includes instructions for use, testimonials, calendar, advice regarding ailments, and pages for the stockperson`s own notes. Handwritten notes are by Colin MacPhail of Crossapol.
Photograph of cattle and sheep waiting to be loaded onto the ferry ca 1990.
Colour photograph of cattle and sheep wating to be loaded onto the ferry at Gott Bay pier around 1990. After the cars and foot passengers were onboard, the animals were herded onto the stern of the boat via the car ramp into a holding pen. A lot of manure was left on the pier.
Booklet about the history of agriculture on Tiree, with reference to livestock, sales, cattle shows, vets, animal health, butchers, hens, potatoes, bulbs, seaweed and Gaelic words. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.