Gifts & Deposits | Claran neo-riaghaltais

The Tasglann make accessible a number of collections that have been deposited or gifted to the care of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

Clicking on a link below will open the catalogue for each collection within our archive database.

If you wish to use any of these records, please contact the Tasglann.

This list represents only a selection. A full list is available by contacting us.

Clubs, Societies and Trusts

Barra Sea Cadets, 1844-1963
Iolaire Disaster Fund, 1918-1938
Lewis Pipe Band, 1947-1995

Business / industry records

Aircraft Movement log books - Stornoway & Benbecula Airports, 1958-2003
Barvas rent ledgers 1854-1920
Harris Tweed Authority 1930s-2010
Lewis Coffee House Company Ltd, Stornoway, 1878-1911
Rodney Long photograph collection re: building of Stornoway Ferry Terminal, 1995-1997
Donald Macaulay, warehouseman and merchant, Stornoway, 1906-1929
D D Morrison, general merchant and electrical retailer, Stornoway, 1920-2008

Personal papers

James Shaw Grant  journalist, author and chairman of Crofting Commission
Donald Macdonald folklore notebooks, 1934, 1980
Dr Norman Morrison (1869-1949), zoologist, policeman and photographer, c1910s-1930s
Donald R Morrison, bard and author, Scalpay, c1965-2002
Rev R Morrison papers regarding the church in Stornoway, c1870-1960
Michael Robson – manuscript of “Rona; of the Ocean”, 1992


Georgina Watt photograph collection of Lewis and Harris landmarks, 2000
Western Isles Election and referenda ephemera, 2011-2012
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