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”.
Assortment of teaching material from Tiree High School, ca. 1980
Assortment of photocopied typed and hand-written texts used to teach Argyll history in Tiree High School around the 1980s. Includes: the Stevenson brothers; Dr Johnson and James Boswell 1773; Glen Coe; Duror of Appin; Auchindrain Museum; Nether Lochaber – stories of Rev. Alexander Stewart; Inveraray Castle; Dunollie Castle; Kilchurn Castle; Duart Castle; Kinlochaline Castle; The Song of the Clyde; Mary of Argyll; The Isle of Mull; The Road to the Isles; Mull and the other inner isles; The Smaller Sudereys; West Inverness and Argyll; Oban; Crinan Canal; map of Iona
Booklet `Education in Argyll 1872-1972`
Card bound booklet about the history of education in Argyll between 1872 and 1972. Includes 2nd copy.
`Contact` Magazine of the Strathclyde Regional Council Education Department 1979/80
New paper-bound newsletter for disseminating information about the education service amongst and between schools in Strathclyde. Produced by the Education Department in 1980.
Newspaper page with mention of Dr Angus MacNiven and Donald Meek, 2012
Page from The Scotsman newspaper in 2012 mentioning Dr Angus MacNiven in an article about a planned film about RD Laing (eminent British psychiatrist). Dr MacNiven had connections with the farm occupied by “Bell Bheag” today. On the reverse is a letter to the editor by Prof. Donald Meek, Caolas, criticising the proposed Teaching Quality Assesment (TQA). Includes photocopies of both articles.