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Esperance Sporting Club Papers

Identifier: SC72


The collection contains typescripts of administrative documents from the early history of the Esperance Sporting Club over the period 1952-1954. Included are letters, cricket team schedules, players-lists and correspondence with the South Naparima Cultural & Sports Association. The papers focus primarily on the Clubs' activities in the local cricket leagues and invitational matches. Among the correspondences is a letter dated 5th January 1953 to Mr. Sonny Ramadhin, a former West Indies cricketer, who also a member of came from the Esperance community.


  • 1952-1954

Biographical / Historical

The Esperance Sporting Club was established on 16th December 1952 in Esperance Village, South Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago. The Club participated in the sport of cricket.


0.25 Linear Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received on the occasion of the inaugural Sonny Ramadhin Lecture Series held at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago as a gift in 2004.

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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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