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Fitzroy Baptiste thesis materials,

Identifier: SC3

Scope and Contents

The papers deal with a variety of themes related to the mid twentieth-century Caribbean: the leased bases in the British transatlantic possessions; anti-submarine activities; Dutch protection of Curaca̧o and Aruba during World War II; Defense and military collaboration in the Caribbean.


  • 1939-1945.

Biographical / Historical

Fitzroy André Baptiste was a senior lecturer at the Department of History, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Fitzroy Baptiste in 1983. The materials were acquired by Dr. Baptiste from several archives and repositories in the course of research for his doctoral thesis.


Baptiste, Fitzroy Andre. "The European possessions in the Caribbean in World War II: dimensions of great power, co-operation and conflict." Thesis (Ph.D.) St. Augustine, Trinidad : The University of the West Indies, 1981. 2 vols, 1072 leaves.
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Part of the The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies Repository

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