Photograph of Mrs Summers outside The Café at Crossapol in 1957
Black & white photograph of Mrs Summers outside The Café at Viewfield, Crossapol, during her honeymoon on Tiree in August 1957.
Notes regarding audio recordings made on Tiree in 1972 and 1974
Two folders of handwritten notes made by Eric Cregeen while he was recording Tiree people speaking onto cassette tape during 1972 and 1974, plus a map of Balephuil, Balinoe and Barrapol annotated with the names of people living in each house. People recorded in notes: Donald Sinclair, Hector Kennedy – Balephuil, John Brown – Balephuil, John MacLean – Kilmoluaig, John MacLean – Cornaigbeg. Subjects covered include ancestry, Gaelic prose and songs, people living nearby, second sight, place names, shebeens, building construction, poverty, weather, schools, food, shops, water supplies, emigrants, rents, skeleton, confrontations, ferries and ships, literacy, crofts, Pairc na Coille, wars, Land Leagues, churches, illnesses.
Package label addressed to MacDonald`s Store in Scainish
Label from a package of stationery materials addressed to MacDonald Stores, Pier Road, Scarinish, from John Menzies, Glasgow. Includes a photocopy.
Letters from shop sign in Scarinish
Ten white and beige plastic/formica letters spelling `MacDonalds` from the sign at the door of Mona`s shop on the corner of the pier road in Scarinish. Appears to have come from two separate sets of lettering with some letters missing.
Souvenir mustard pot
Round painted ceramic mustard pot and spoon in the style of a thatched house and `Isle of Tiree` painted on top. Possibly from Mona MacDonald`s shop in Scarinish.
Order form and letter from Hoggs of Fife, 1954
Blank order form and typed letter from A T Hogg `Fife` Ltd of Strathmiglo to A. MacLean, Scarinish, dated 28th Oct. 1954, regarding his order for a pair of shoes.
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Chocolate bar wrapper from around 1950
Yellow paper wrapper from a `Rowntrees milk assorted cream tablet, 2d` chocolate bar from around 1950. Possibly from Mona MacDonald`s shop in Scarinish.
Biicycle lamp sold in Mona MacDonald`s shop in Scarinish
Exide drydex cycle lamp for the front of a bicycle, in its original green and yellow cardboard box. From sales stock stored in Mona MacDonald`s shop at the Pier Road corner in Scarinish.