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Martin Adamson papers: from the D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: SC1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of mainly letters from Adamson to Thompson. In a few instances there are replies from Thompson and from institutions with which Adamson was in contact. Four of Adamson's publications and two photographs are included.
Dates: 1923-1945.

Alloy Lequay Sports material

 Collection
Identifier: SC152
Overview This contains materials for 2 tournaments.
Dates: 1970

Amy Ashwood Garvey Memorabilia

 Fonds
Identifier: SC58
Scope and Contents The collection, containing an envelope and a long-playing record, sheds light on the friendship between Amy Ashwood Garvey and Thelma Rogers of Trinidad and Tobago. They met while Amy Garvey was in Trinidad and Tobago during 1954-55, lecturing to women's organizations. It also records their involvement with an Afro-Women's Centre in London. Rogers admits that her life was never the same after meeting Garvey, who was a source of inspiration to her. The long-playing record consists of...
Dates: 1954-1967

An annual collection of the products of the several estates of St. Vincent from 1801 to 1812 and upwards.

 Collection
Identifier: SC110
Scope and Contents There are 150 plantations listed in the book. Against each year, there are figures for Negroes, acres, sugar, rum and molasses.
Dates: 1801-1816.

Andrew Lochhead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC28
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, periodicals, newspaper clippings, a map and an architectural drawing. This collection contains material on social services in the West Indies Federation. It also contains material on social services in Trinidad and Tobago, including reports on children by the Save the Children Fund as well as material on education extension services. Violence between gangs in the late 1950s which was related to the emergence of the...
Dates: 1940-1974

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

Anne Walmsley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 159

Anthony de Verteuil papers

 Fonds
Identifier: SC116
Scope and Contents The papers contain poems by Sylvester Devenish; short stories by Léon de Gannes; and music by I. Umilta McShine. The materials were accumulated by Fr de Verteuil while doing research for three of his biographies: Léon de Gannes : Trinidad's Raconteur, The McShines of Trinidad, and Sylvester Devenish: Trinidad's Poet.
Dates: 1866 - 1983

Biological drawings.

 Fonds
Identifier: SC85
Scope and Contents The drawings include the original sketches which were done for the publications 'A checklist of the marine macroalgae of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago" and "Fact of interest on some of the plants of Trinidad and Tobago." The drawings give a three-dimensional picture of the specimens and are important adjunct to the herbarium records. Macroalgae project: In 1980 a project designed to record the marine macroalgae of Trinidad and Tobago was initiated in the Dept of Life Sciences...
Dates: 1980-2006

Botanical notes for Carlisle Chang's orchid collection.

 Item
Identifier: SC79
Overview The document provides information on the types of orchids grown by Carlisle Chang. Carlisle Chang is known for his work as an artist and his involvement in many aspects of Caribbean culture. Little is known of his hobby in orchid culture. The document presents another view into the life of this individual, and highlights his meticulous collection of data for his hobby.
Dates: 1989-1990

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