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An Tuil: Anthology of 20th-Century Scottish Gaelic Verse Edited by Ronald Black, An Tuil is a bilingual anthology featuring more than 350 poems from 100 twentieth-century Gaelic poets. The poems are accompanied by notes and by detailed biographies of the poets, together with... 105410
Families of Lewis: Smith This is one of a series of articles published in the Stornoway Gazette in the 1950s and 1960s by Rev. William Matheson, MacGilleChaluim, whose parents were originally from the West Side of Lewis. The articles are based... 65092
Mangersta School Register This register, held by Comunn Eachdraidh Uig, lists admissions to Mangersta School during the years 1912-1962. 9944
The Glasgow Herald The Glasgow Herald, currently The Herald, is the world's longest-running national daily newspaper. It was founded in 1783 as a weekly publication entitled The Glasgow Advertiser and became The Glasgow Herald in 1805,... 10622
Ness Historical Society archive Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (Ness Historical Society) holds a vast archive as well as genealogical records for the whole North Lewis area at the former Cross Primary School.     104699
A Prince Among Islands A television documentary featuring Prince Charles and his visits to the island of Berneray. It was presented by Selina Scott and originally broadcast on Grampian TV in 1991. 103778
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 6 Lawson, Bill, for Comann Eachdraidh Ceann a Tuath nan Loch Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 1998 125 pages; illustrations ISBN: 9781872598321 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill... 104357
Orain Eachainn MhicFhionghain Òrain Eachainn MhicFhionghain is a collection of works by Hector MacKinnon of Berneray. It was published by Acair in 2013. ISBN 9780861523498 104886
An Neamhnaid Luachmhor An Neamhnaid Luachmhor: A Precious Gem is a collection of religious works by Hector Mackinnon (Eachainn MacFhiongain), published by Stornoway Religious Bookshop in 1990.   104888
Croft History, Volume 13 by Bill Lawson This volume of Croft Histories was compiled by Bill Lawson for Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn (Galson Estate Trust). The document covers the villages of Galson, High Borve, Mid Borve and Melbost Borve (as opposed to... 105461
Tocher Tocher is a journal that has been published by the School of Scottish Studies Archives since 1971. It contains a variety of songs, stories, local history and other interesting items transcribed from tapes held in the... 105736
Popular Tales of the West Highlands Popular Tales of the West Highlands is a four volume collection of folklore, collected by John Francis Campbell of Islay. The volumes were published between 1860 and 1862. A digital version of the work is available at... 105863
An Trusadh - Memories of Crofting in the Ardveg An Trusadh - Memories of Crofting in the Ardveg is a book written by John Macdonald describing his early memories of life in a remote part of Uig in the Isle of Lewis. It was published in 2013 by the Islands Book Trust... 106144
Buth Ailig Bùth Ailig was written by Donald John MacLean, containing his reminiscences of life on Berneray in the early part of the 20th century. The shop of the title was owned by his brother-in-law, Alexander. 106273
Bardachd a’ Bhocsair Bardachd a’ Bhocsair is a volume of poetry from Angus Campbell published posthumously in 1978. Publisher: C. MacDhòmhnaill, Loanhead, Glasgow ISBN 0 904265 22 6   106377
Folksongs and folklore of South Uist This work by Margaret Fay Shaw comprises an extensive collection of folklore, folksongs, photographs and stories, and includes contributions from Shaw's friends Peggy MacRae and Mary MacRae. First edition: Routledge... 106638
Register of Emigrants from the Western Isles of Scotland Volume 1: Isle of Harris 1750-1900 This compilation of information by Bill Lawson is available for purchase from his website. 106820
Harris in History and Legend This book is an account of the Isle of Harris and those who have shaped its history. Published by John Donald, it is available from Bill Lawson's website. 107436
H Taylor documents Some records relating to the Isle of Harris have been compiled using information from documents and local knowledge gathered by Hamish Taylor, without any comann eachdraidh involvement. 107503
Croft history : Isle of Lewis, volume 24 Lawson, Bill Northton, Isle of Harris : Bill Lawson Publications, 2015 137 pages; facsimiles, maps ISBN: 9780992814274 This volume of croft histories was compiled by Bill Lawson. It covers Part 1 of Uig, including... 107691
Marvig Croft History The Marvig Croft History is an unpublished compilation of information held by Pairc Historical Society and gathered from census records, society records and oral tradition.   107790
Canada Census 1911 107940
South Uist Historical Society Archive South Uist Historical Society (Comunn Eachdraidh Uibhist a Deas) has an extensive archive of artefacts, photographs and documents.  At the core of the artefact collection are the objects gathered during the 1950s and... 108028
The Silent Weaver Subtitled The Extraordinary Life and Work of Angus MacPhee, this book by Roger Hutchinson recalls the life of a South Uist man who served with the Lovat Scouts during the Second World War. Unable to cope with military... 108047
Eachdraidh nan Croitean (Croft History) Book 1 Eachdraidh nan Croitean (Croft History) Book 1 was published by the Westside Historical Society in Lewis and covers the villages of Dalbeg, South Shawbost, New Shawbost and North Shawbost.  108241
Eachdraidh nan Croitean (Croft History) Book 2 Eachdraidh nan Croitean (Croft History) Book 2 was published in 2015 by the Westside Historical Society in the Isle of Lewis and covers the villages of South Bragar, North Bragar and Arnol.  108242
Islivig Public School Register This register, held by Comunn Eachdraidh Uig, lists admission to Islivig Public School during the years 1913-1949. 108509
Teampall na Trianaid Conservation Association archive The members of Teampall na Trianaid Conservation Association have, between them, an extensive range of literature and images relating to the history of the building and its surrounds. 108615
History of the MacDonalds and Lords of the Isles This book by Alexander MacKenzie, was published by A&W MacKenzie, Inverness in 1881. A searchable copy of the book is available at the Internet Archive Library. 108703
The Lords of the Isles Subtitled The Clan Donald and the early Kingdom of the Scots, this book by Ronald Williams was published by Chatto & Windus, The Hogarth Press, in London, 1984. ISBN 0-7011-2268-4   108707

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