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1999.203.1

Black fabric-covered hardback booklet ‘Dead Reckoning, Altitude and Azimuth Table’, 3rd edition, by A.A. Ageton. Maritime navigational formulae produced by the United States Navy Department Hydrographic Office, 1943. Handwritten in fountain pen on the inside cover is “This Book is the Property of the Republic of Liberia”.

2016.1.1

Possible photograph of the Rev. Alexander MacLean Sinclair, from the front cover of one of his books ‘The Clan Gillean, 1899’. He became the Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1857. His father, the Rev. John C Sinclair (Iain Mac Phàdruig; Iain son of Peter, son of Donald, son of Donald), was born on Tiree in 1800, attending school in Gott, and University in Edinburgh and Glasgow, before emigrating to Canada in 1838, and then on to North Carolina with his family in 1852. See 1997.60.1 for further biographical information.

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2013.89.1

Booklet `West Highland Notes & Queries`, May 2013

Paper-covered booklet of articles by the Society of the West Highland & Island Historical Research. Contents:1467 MS. The MacLeans; An Account of the Isle of Coll – Knockleathan; Fort Dewart, Pennsylvania; Macleans in Barra; The 84th`s Pipe Banner; Hugh Gray, Inn Keeper in Coll; Torloisk, Isle of Mull; An Account of the Isle of Coll (4).

2013.14.1

Booklet `Sìl an Eòrna – Children of the Barley` 2006

Booklet about the circumstances and fates of people who left Tiree en masse, sailing to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Patagonia and USA during the mid 1800s to early 1900s. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.

2010.79.3

Magazine article about Calum MacKinnon who is a fiddler in Seattle with Tiree parents

Article in `Fiddler Magazine` about Calum MacKinnon, Seattle, whose parents were from Tiree. Includes a photograph of Calum with his fiddle class at the Tiree Fèis in 1998 including Sarah Holliday, Mairi Ann Munn, Jennifer MacKinnon, Morven MacInnes and others (pages 4 to 9).

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