Tag Archives: WWI

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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Friday photo; Heisker

This week we had an enquiry from someone who had recently visited the Monach Isles and had come across a plaque dedicated to a German sailor, Otto Schatt, whose U-boat was sunk in 1918.  His body washed up on Heisker, along … Continue reading

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Do you know where this is? ***Now we do!***

Yesterday Donna and David were lucky enough to visit Tolsta and meet with the historical society.   Whilst there, society member Rhoda mentioned that they too have an outdoor sermon photograph where they do not know the location.  The members are … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget Today is of course Remembrance Day, and to mark this I have decided to post a few links to various sites that have information relevant to the military service of the Western Isles. Comann Eachdraidh Uig make … Continue reading

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