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Frank Dowdy Correspondence and Papers

Identifier: SC43

Scope and Contents

The letters, though relatively few in number, shed light on a wide range of issues. Among the most interesting are letters that make reference to the short-lived Federation of the West Indies. Among the papers is a site plan of the Government Offices and proposed Legislative Council for the island of Dominica, dated August 1961.


  • Creation: 1948-1961

Biographical / Historical

Frank Dowdy, an Economist by profession, worked with the Caribbean Commission 1953-59, and in the Economic Planning Division of the Prime Minister's Office. His service in this department (1959-1964) included involvement with the Federal government. He also lectured in Economics for the Extra Mural Department of U.W.I.


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Custodial History

The materials were amassed by Frank Dowdy and were passed on to The University of the West Indies Library.

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Repository Details

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

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