Cache

Cache of Articles

The articles are provided by Friends of the Argyll Papers, the Archivist and many others seeking their Scottish ancestry.
The Empty Glens

This article was submitted by Andrew McIntyre November 2020. An epic journey to find Scotland’s lost Highlanders. Great stories, great locations, great scenery, great music and great people.

A lovely video 1 hour 7 mins.

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Introduction to the Argyll Papers – Alison Diamond
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Researching your family history in the Argyll Papers – Duncan Beaton (August 2021)
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Cache of Seminars

The following seminars have been recorded and links are available for members of the Friends.
Please email: friendsoftheargyllpapers@gmail.com to request a link.

Fri 15 March 14:30
Donald Meek

Part IV: Gunfire in Oban: Malcolm McLaurin’s Later Years

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Duncan Beaton

Campbell Pedigrees: the good, the useful and the totally unreliable

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Kate Ferrier 

 ‘Susan Ferrier and the Literary Circles of Inveraray’.

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Dr.Sheila Dickson

Rudolf Erich Raspe’s Marvellous Travels in Scotland: A survey in 1789 of the Duke of Argyll’s mineral resources by the geologist and author of ‘Baron Munchhausen’s Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia’
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Donald MacDougall & Murdo MacDonald

Crabit Age and Youth: An Archivist’s Training Then and Now

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Murdo MacDonald

Further discoveries in the Argyll Synod Papers

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Ronald Black
A Mixed-Up Campbell Villain: Mac Iain Riabhaich in the Dewar Manuscripts9

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Fraser Riddell
Victorian Theatre and the Cult of Beauty: Lady Archibald Campbell and Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like it’

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Julia Bracewell
The Double Duchess – the life of Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton and Duchess of Argyle.
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Donald Meek and Dr John Holliday ‘The Young McLaurin’, the first of a three part reassessment of Dr Malcolm McLaurin (1765-1834), Chamberlain of Tiree from 1801 to 1811

Part 2.
Donald Meek and Dr. John Holliday
Restructuring an Island: McLaurin’s years as Chamberlain of Tire

Part 3.
Donald Meek & Dr. John Holliday
A Tiree shipwreck: McLaurin and the ‘Duke of York’

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Rosanna Barraclough, ‘The most chaste and correct specimen of its style in the kingdom’: Joseph Bonomi the Elder (1739 – 1808) and Rosneath House 
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Lorn Macintyre, The Campbells of Dunstaffnage
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Professor Allan Macinnes, The Analysis of the Craignish Baillie Court Book, 1720-1729 (2020) 
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Dr Robert Irving Medieval Grave Slab Rubbings, a Cyclic Journey of Serendipity from Nanotechnology to CoVID (2020)
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Nathan Bossoh, Victorian ornithology and the domestic laboratory: Argyll’s hope for aerial navigation (2021)
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Chris Dracup, Deciphering John Dewar’s Shorthand (2021)
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Duncan Beaton, Unravelling the Campbells of Glendaruel (2021)
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Danielle Fatzinger, Manuscript Production in Kintyre c. 1690-1698: Eoghan MacGilleoin and his Clan Campbell Patrons (2021)
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Dr Micky Gibbard, The New Town of Inveraray: a window into the planned villages of Scotland (2021)
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Ann Galliard, Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll – A Royal Artist (2021) 
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Finella Wilson, Getting to know my grandfather, Neil Munro (2021) 
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Linda Fryer, The Formation of the Carolina Company in Scotland, 1682: revisited (2021)
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Iain Connon, Colintraive and the Campbells of Southhall (2022)
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Katie McCullough, Non-Landlord Economic Development in the Argyll Papers (Kintyre) (2022)
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John Moore, Surveying the Argyll estate in the second half of the eighteenth century: the work of William Douglas, George Langlands and James Turnbull (2022)
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Dena Palamedes, Following the trail of Angus McInnis of Savary, Morvern (2022)
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Murdo MacDonald, Poor Widows and Popish Plots: the Synod of Argyll papers (2022)
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