Daily Archives: January 28, 2022

Mr Steven and I, aided by several of the boys of the Fourth, were busy for an hour and half in the Free English Hall after school to-day separating out the Library books from other things salved. We got over 400 vols. It was disappointing to find much of it useless stuff, while the good material had been lost… Stornoway, 6th March. 1918

In Mr Gibson’s letter to Jean this week, he discusses the ongoing issues surrounding the Stornoway fire, including the loss of a lot of Library material. He also mentions having had a visit from a local lad who has been … Continue reading

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