Tag Archives: Christmas

Hugging Archives and Christmas

Hugging Archives This week I wanted to focus on accessioning archives and the processes involved. When a collection has been offered to an archive, a lot of thought, care and attention are required. Archives need a lot of attention which … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

  That’s it from us for another year!  Merry Christmas and we will see you in 2012!    

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Friday Christmas Card

This week’s Christmas card comes from 1906 and Lochmaddy, and shows a snowy scene with a family linking arms.  Is it too much to hope that we will have a white Christmas, or did we peak too early snow-wise?

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Friday Christmas Card

This greetings card from Christmas 1944 was sent to Mr Macleod, the town clerk of Stornoway during WWII.  It appears to have been sent from a member of the armed forces as thanks for the work carried out by the Town … Continue reading

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Friday Christmas Card; Lord Leverhulme in 1920

Following on from last week’s post, here we have the card that Leverhulme sent out for the Christmas of 1920.  On the cover there is a picture of him in May of the same year, about to embark on a … Continue reading

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Friday Christmas Gift; Loose Leaves from the Lews

In the spirit of all things Yuletide we have forgone our Friday Photo and instead present the Christmas gift given to Lord Leverhulme from his son in 1918.  This booklet contains a series of poems, photographs and sketches created both … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Barradise

One of the first things the Tasglann team will be doing in the New Year is make our way down to Barra to work with the Historical Society there.  To refresh our memories of the beautiful Castlebay, here is a … Continue reading

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