Tag Archives: travellers outsiders and the handicapped

2009.30.1

Documents about “Boarded Out” children from Glasgow City Children`s Dept. Annual Report 1950

Photocopied pages from the first annual report of the Corporation of the City of Glasgow Children`s Department about “boarded out” children from Glasgow (included some to Tiree) issued on the instructions of the Children`s Committee and covering the period 1st June 1949 to 31st May 1950. By R. Brough, Children`s Officer.

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2002.138.12

Dissertation by Ingrid Dobson about the integration of incomers into the Tiree community.

Dissertation by Ingrid Dobson (daughter of former owner of the Lodge Hotel) about the integration of incomers into the Tiree community, written as part of the course requirements for BA Honours degree.

1997.95.1.1

Double spread feature about Tiree in the newspaper West Highland Star, 1997

Copy of the West Highland Star containing a feature about Tiree on pages 16 & 17. Includes articles about: (1) plans for a resource centre in Crosspol operated by Argyll & Bute Council Social Work Department which incorporate the local Forum for Disabilty and a youth café, with photograph of Primary 1 English and Gaelic units, (2) corncrake conservation and Dr Clive MacKay funded by RSPB and Scottish Natural Heritage, with photograph of Dr MacKay, (3) island gets ready for the longest running windsurfing event in the world, the Tiree Wave Classic, with photograph of Scarinish harbour, (4) young chess champion Daniel MacGowan chosen to represent Scotland in the European Youth Championship`s Under-12 section in Estonia, with photograph.