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Collection IN4/11 - Carinish School, North Uist

Identity area

Reference code

CAR IN4/11


Carinish School, North Uist


  • 1877-2003 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

c1 linear metre

Context area

Name of creator

Carinish School (??)

Administrative history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Admission register 1888-1943; log books 1877-1989; school plans 1971; daily attendance registers 1970-2003

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Daily attendance registers are still to be appraised and will be destroyed where a suitable admission record is available.


System of arrangement

Arranged within series. Within series, items are arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Admission registers and daily attendance registers are closed to public access for 100 years from the final entry in a given volume.

Log books are closed for either 30 years from the final entry within a given volume or, wheer the volume contains sensitive personal data about a living individual, 75 years. For further information, please contact the archivist.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Paper volumes

Finding aids

A digital and manual item level catalogue is available within the searchroom of Tasglann nan Eilean Siar, Stornoway

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

GB3002 IN 4/3 Records of North Uist School Board 1893-1947 (held by Tasglann nan Eilean Siar, Stornoway)

Notes area


The admission register and first log book is held by Tasglann nan Eilean Siar in Stornoway; the remaining log books are available in Tarbert Community Library, Harris.

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