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Andrew Pearse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC31

Overview

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.

Dates

  • Circa 1800-1950

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Pearse was a British sociologist who lived and worked in Latin America.

Extent

19 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

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.
Title
Andrew Pearse collection.
Status
Completed
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
868-662-2002 Ext 82132
868-662-9238 (Fax)