Hardback book ‘Celtic Studies: Essays in memory of Angus Matheson 1912-1962’ edited by James Carney and David Greene, 1968; which belonged to Allan MacDougall, Headteacher at Cornaigmore School during the 1940s. Essays by friends of Angus Matheson reflecting his range of interests which, while primarily directed towards Gaelic language and literature, embraced the whole field of Celtic Studies.
Small hardback book ‘A Gaelic-Scots Vocabulary’, 1930, which belonged to Allan MacDougall, Headteacher at Cornaigmore School during the 1940s.
Small hardback book ‘Gnathasan Cainnte (Gaelic Idioms)’, 1932, which belonged to Allan MacDougall, Headteacher at Cornaigmore School in the 1940s.
Small hardback book in Gaelic ‘Am Measg nam Bodach’, 1938, which belonged to Allan MacDougall, Headteacher at Cornaigmore School in the 1940s.
Photocopies of a newspaper obituary and marriage certificate for William Agnew (1862-1931) who may have been the Headmaster at Cornaig School during 1915-1922. A widower, he married his housekeeper Catherine MacDonald on the mainland in 1919 while living at the School House, Cornaigmore. Letter from his grandson John Agnew to Dr Holliday, 2015, with additional information.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 423, 16/8/08
Local news: report on Tiree Regatta 2008; interview with teacher Brian Milne; Bord na Gaildhlig Chief steps down; CalMac appoints new Public Affairs Manager; A&B council leader meets with MSP; SNH report about huge support for Scotland`s wild land; photographs from summer events.
Information about teachers at Ruaig School in the 1930s
Printed email regarding former teachers at Ruaig School including headmaster Robert MacLeod and his son Peter MacLeod, Margaret MacLean, Miss MacFarlane, Mrs John MacLean, Kilmoluaig (formerly Greenock), and Miss Butters. Relates to photograph A32.
DVD of a tribute to Gordon Connell`s accordion teaching on Tiree, 2013
DVD of a tribute to accordion teachers made by MG Alba in Gaelic to be screened at Feis Thiriodh 2013, beginning with Gordon Connell, Crossapol, who has been teaching accordion at Tiree High School since the 1970s. Includes footage of Tiree landscapes, dancing in the old community hall, a photograph of Murray Omand, and interviews with Angus MacPhail, Ruaig, Flora MacPhail, Ruaig, Dr John Holliday, Balephuil, and Alastair MacLean (Billy the Box), Barrapol.
School book `Princess Puck`, 1914
Hardback book used to teach reading and English in Scarinish School in 1914. Handwritten on inside front cover: “Miss M Robertson, Scarinish, Tiree, 1914”.