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Digitised copy of the Account of the rental of Aross in Mull received by Colin Campbell, Chamberlain in 1693. Contains the value of pennylands in Ross (Ross of Mull), Morinish (Mornish), Aross (Aros) and Torosay. 

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.


Digitised copy of Account of rents owing to the Earl of Argyll for Colonsay and Oronsay, Tiree, Mornish, Treshnish and Gometra, Jura and Ulva dated 1677.

Provides an account of intromissions and feu duties owed for land in Colonsay, Oronsay, Terie (Tiree), Morinish (Mornish), Treshinish (Treshnish), Gomitra (Gometra), Jura, and Ulva by Archibald Campbell of Crackaig; Donald Campbell of Ballenalie; the Tacksmen of Mornish, Treshnish and Gometra; Alexander Campbell of Torbolls; John Campbell, Bailie of Jura; John Campbell of Killenalen; Duncan McArthor [McArthur] of Cultouns. The record is dated 1677 but provides details of amounts owed in the years ’80’ to ’91’.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.


Collection of 36 original colour photographs, including the Reading Room and first exhibitions, Whitehouse Cattle Show, houses Taigh a’ Bhochdainn and Lag nan Cruach before renovation, ploughing demonstration, Tiree district nurses, Tiree football team ca. 1999. Most are catalogued separately (see 2018.54.5 – 27).


Annotated OS map of Coll and Tiree, 1947-1951

1947 Ordnance Survey map of Coll and Tiree used by David Renfrew (Glasgow) during a visit to Tiree with his girlfriend and her parents in 1951. The map is annoted with straight lines and crosses for “ship 1”, “ship 2” and “ship 3” across the sea between Tiree, Coll and the Treshnish Isles, the purpose of which are unknown.


Book `Coll & Tiree` by Erskine Beveridge, 1903 edition

1903 edition of the book `Coll & Tiree – their prehistoric forts and ecclesiastical antiquities with notices of ancient remains in the Treshnish Isles` by Erskine Beveridge, with photographs and maps. Book no. 82 of 300 impressions. Written inside the front cover: Presented to “Lachlan Grant, Vallay”.


CD recording of Mull people talking about the Treshnish Isles

CD of interviews with people of Mull talking about the Treshnish Isles. Recorded by Colin Woodcock, Balemartine, for the Hebridean Trust`s Treshnish Isles exhibition at Hynish in 2011. Interviewees: Adam Brown, Alastair MacLean, Bill Clegg, Iain Morrison, Willie MacPhail, all Feb. 2011. CD contains the interviews as an MP3 file and a document file listing interview content. (two copies)


Archive film from 1944 about `The Isles of Youth`

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `The Isles of Youth`. Filmed in 1944, colour, silent. David MacBrayne`s silent film of various island scenery in the western isles, interspersed with poetic texts. Subjects include ferries, buses, Oban, Stornoway, Harris and Harris tweed, Rodeland & St.Clements Church, Uist, Barra, Tiree including the ship “Mary Stewart” abandoned in Scarinish Harbour but still intact, Lunga, Iona, Staffa, Mull, Highland Games.