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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
Abstract The Caribbean Charts and Engravings 1555-1818 collection comprises fifty-five framed items that showcase the archipelago as well as individual islands drawn from the perspective of cartographers at that time. In addition to statistical data, topography and local history, several of the maps have unique illustrations which provide more information on the cultural aspects of the islands. It is a good resource to study cartography in the Caribbean.
Scope and Contents The Caribbean Performing Arts: Programmes and Ephemera, holds items collected over the years about theatre productions. The items were part of the Vertical File collection at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus.
Scope and Contents The scrapbook provides details of two cruises through the Caribbean undertaken by Dr. and Mrs. William E. Lippold aboard the M.S. Kungsholm in 1932. The first cruise which commemorated the couple's silver wedding anniversary, made stops at St. Thomas, Caracas Venezuela, Panama, Jamaica and Cuba. The second trip was a New Year's cruise to Bermuda. The scrapbook contains correspondence, ephemera, mementos and observations about the ports and on-board activities.
Dates: 1932 - 1932
Scope and Contents The papers deal with a variety of themes related to the mid twentieth-century Caribbean: the leased bases in the British transatlantic possessions; anti-submarine activities; Dutch protection of Curaca̧o and Aruba during World War II; Defense and military collaboration in the Caribbean.
Overview The collection contains material acumulated by Professor Lise Winer for her research on languages in the Caribbean. It also contains much of the research accumulated for her publication of the Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the papers of Lloyd Braithwaite, sociologist and former principal of The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Arranged in subject categories, the materials highlight his career.
Overview The records contain correspondence, documents on the various projects undertaken by the Women and Development Studies Groups (WDSG) and interviews of several women including: Claudia Groome-Duke, Elsa Lynch, Diana Mahabir-Wyatt, Shurlene Maharaj, Rose Mohammed, Jean Pierre, Jackie Sampson, Verna St. Rose Greaves, Grace Talma, Clotil Walcott, Nesta Patrick, and Bridget Brereton.
- Subject: Caribbean Area X