Andrew Pearse Collection
The material (books, serials, papers, reel-to-reel audio tapes and a film) relates broadly to the subject of Caribbean Popular Culture, including the following themes: development of steelbands; kalenda; canboulay and carnival; Caribbean folk songs; cultural history of the islands of Tobago and Carriacou.
- Circa 1800-1950
Biographical / Historical
Andrew Pearse was a British sociologist who lived and worked in Latin America.
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Language of Materials
The collection was amassed by Andrew Pearse as a result of his work as a sociologist. After his death his widow donated it to The University of the West Indies Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by his widow, Jean Pearse in 1990.
- Andrew Pearse collection.
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