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Christian Prayers in Yoruba

Identifier: SC26

The six wooden plaques are inscribed with the following Christian prayers in the Yoruba language: Lord's Prayer (Gbadura Oluwa); I Believe (Awon Aposteli); The Lord is my Shepherd (Oluwa li Oluso Agutan mi); Out of the Depths Have I Called unto Thee (Lati inu ibu wa); Africa our Motherland (Afrika Ile Iya wa).

Dates: 1900s

Colonial Bank correspondence

Identifier: SC13
Scope and Contents

The collection of letters consists of the incoming correspondence to the Colonial Bank in Trinidad from its inception in 1837 to 1885. It comprises a total of 1848 items, the majority of which - about 57 % - are letters from the Court of Directors in London to the Manager in Trinidad. The correspondence affords an insight into the economic and social history of Trinidad, the banking needs of the sugar planters and the precarious nature of sugar production in the nineteenth century.

Dates: 1837-1885

Edric and Pearl Connor papers

Identifier: SC83
Scope and Contents The collection comprises documents, correspondence and photographs from both Edric and Pearl Connor. The items from Edric include several drafts of Edric Connor's autobiography, photographs, several of which illustrate his film career and many music scores that he possessed. The photographs also highlight the evacuation of the northwest peninsula of Chaguaramas in Trinidad which Connor helped to organize on behalf of the U.S. Military in the early 1940s. There are also early photographs of...
Dates: 1941-1978

Diary of David Robert Ross, Lieutenant Governor of Tobago, 1851

Identifier: SC55
Scope and Contents

The first page of the diary contains a list of books at Government House, Tobago - June 12, 1851. This is followed by a seven-page description of Tobago with information on the following subjects: aspects; soil and rocks; rivers; climate; vegetable products; trees; coffee and tobacco; sugar cane; game; divisions; parishes, estates; and roads. The diary itself begins with an entry on January 1; the last entry is on June 27, the day before his death.

Dates: 1851

Documents from Stella Gillezeau.

Identifier: SC73
Scope and Contents

The documents include a register with the names of students admitted to the school for the period 1954-61, testimonials for some students 1948-1954, postcards and photographs of children particularly in confirmation wear.

Dates: 1948-1961

Documents from the St. Joseph Estate, Mayaro

Identifier: SC99
Scope and Contents The first set of East Indian Immigrants arrived in Trinidad on May 30, 1845 to provide labour on the sugar estates as indentured labourers, including the St. Joseph estate in Mayaro. This estate was located in South Trinidad. Upon completion of their term of industrial residence, the immigrants were issued with certificates of completion. The collection has 11 of these certificates. The certificates were rolled and held in metal canisters. The two other documents are: a receipt for house and...
Dates: 1873-1890

Earl Lewis memorabilia

Identifier: SC12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence with family members and colleagues, notes and memorabilia. They shed light on Dr. Lewis' professional development, his family life and relationships and on the social climate of the time. Included are a few letters from his brothers, Sir Arthur and Stanley; from his children, Leonard and Sylvia; and from his wife, Greta, before their marriage.Dr. Earl Lewis, born in St Lucia, was the brother of the late Sir Arthur and Sir Alan Lewis. He studied...
Dates: 1937-1986

Flint family, 19th century

Identifier: SC144
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters by members of the Flint family discussing the management of their plantation and accounts in the Caribbean during the 19th century. The estate is Tarouba estate, Trinidad.

Dates: 1815-1847

Florrie and Kenneth Kelshall Papers

Identifier: SC154
Abstract The collection comprises scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings and documents from both Florrie and Kenneth Kelshall. The items from Kenneth mainly document his time with both the Naparima and Port of Spain Scout Troops as well as his time as a Special Reserve Officer from 1942 – 1963. Florrie’s collection comprises two scrapbooks that trace her life and sporting career. These span the years 1943 – 1998. Other records in her collection are photographs, correspondence and newspaper...
Dates: 1929-2015

Gaskynd Granger Papers

Identifier: SC158
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a miscellany of documents: acts, booklets, bulletins, correspondence, financial statements, handwritten minutes, invitations, memos, newspaper clippings, and reports.

Dates: 19-- 19--

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