Black and white postcard photograph of two well-dressed young girls with a scooter in 1915, probably members of the family of Catherine Campbell, Mannal. On the reverse is written “Kathleen and Elizabeth Robson. Taken in Newcastle, April 1915. With much love to dear Miss Campbell”, and addressed to “Miss C Campbell, Fairview, Mannal, Tiree”. From a collection of photographs from Mannal House.
Collection of 29 black & white photographs and postcards retrieved from Mannal House featuring members of the MacDonald family, Catherine Campbell, Annie Campbell, Private H MacDonald, and their relations, around 1900-1930s. Some of these photos are catalogued individually (2015.40.6 – 2015.40.23).
Notes on Gaelic words and phrases made by George Holleyman in 1942-43
Photocopy of George Holleyman`s notebooks in which he recorded Gaelic words, phrases, idioms, sayings, children`s games & toys, song titles, Tiree dishes, and girls & boys names that he heard while serving in the RAF on Tiree in 1942-43, and a list of books about Tiree.
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Inventory of the George Holleyman collection held at An Iodhlann 2013
Printed list of numbered items in the George Holleyman collection of artefacts, photographs, manuscripts and notebooks, held at An Iodhlann. Copy included at the start of the G Holleyman collection file folder. George Holleyman FSA was an archaeologist who was stationed at RAF Tiree during WWII. He carried out significant amounts of pioneering archaeological work in Sussex during the first half of the 20th century, along with Drs. Eliot and Cecil Curwen. He was made a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1949.
Children`s `spinning numbers` toys
Two handmade cardboard discs pierced by matches, with numbers written onto coloured sections, to form a spinning number-selector, similar to those made by children for their games. Made by John Fletcher, Balemartine, in Nov. 2012 for An Iodhlann for a visit by Primary School children.