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Kathleen "Aunty Kay" Warner Memorabilia

Identifier: SC65


The collection contains a miscellany of information: correspondence, including letters of appreciation; newspaper clippings on a variety of themes; local magazines; plaques and awards given to Aunty Kay; photographs; music/song books.


  • Creation: 1948-1986

Biographical / Historical

Kathleen Warner (nee Davis), popularly known in Trinidad and Tobago as Aunty Kay, was a very talented woman. In the course of her life she was a medical student, pianist, singer, actress, dancer, salesperson, teacher. She also served briefly as an alderman of the Port of Spain City Council, and gave lessons in music and elocution. She was best known as the host of the popular radio programme, Auntie Kay's Children's Hour, which was aired for 43 years, from 1942 to 1985. Many of Trinidad and Tobago's performers made their debut on that programme. She died in December 1996 at the age of 93.


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Custodial History

The collection was amassed by Aunty Kay and came into the possession of Ena Eastman at whose home she spent her last years. Miss Eastman donated them to The University of the West Indies Library in 1997.

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Repository Details

Part of the The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies Repository

St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
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