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Joslynne Carr Sealey papers

Identifier: SC122

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials accumulated by Mrs. Joslynne Carr-Sealey during her career as an opera singer and musicologist. One of the main highlights of the collection is a series of scrapbook with photographs, ephemera and other mementoes from 1953-2009 on theatre arts in Trinidad and Tobago. Researchers can also find information about the Prime Minister's Best Village programme and the Panorama Steelpan competition.


  • Creation: 1960

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is guided by the Library's policies.

Biographical / Historical

Joslynne Carr Sealey holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music from McGill University. She is a musicologist, vocal coach, musical director and has had years of experience adjudicating music festivals within Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean. She is the recipient of the Trinidad and Tobago national award, Hummingbird medal (Gold).


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Custodial History

The materials were accumulated by Mrs. Carr Sealey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased from Mrs. Carr-Sealey in 2012.

Joslynne Carr-Sealey papers
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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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