Research resources | Goireasan Rannsachaidh

Archive collections are wide and varied and knowing where to start can be daunting.  Here are a series of ways into archives for those who are just starting out on their research through to more experienced individuals looking for guidance on particular topics.

Tasglann nan Eilean Siar are always willing to help you identify resources for your research and give guidance on using archives.

Visiting archives

If you have not visited an archives or used original documents before, here are some hints and tips on what to do before, during and after your visit!

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Education packs

In collaboration with teachers and researchers, we have developed a series of education packs for use with school children and adults in the curriculum on themes such as school history and crofting.

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A series of thematic maps to help you locate archives on particular subjects such as landed estates, parishes and businesses.

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Source lists

Source lists are lists of archive collections on particular themes that may be of interest such as archives relating to certain islands, crofting, industry or religion.

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