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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.
These are the handwritten manuscripts of two published novels with the titles: Black and White lovers by ritual; Caribbean Coup: Trinidad and Tobago 1979. Both manuscripts have been published.
The collection mainly consists of typed and handwritten notes, drafts and manuscripts of Lovelace's published output - novels, plays and short stories. Manuscripts of the following novels are included: The Schoolmaster; The Dragon Can't Dance; While Gods are Falling; The Wine of Astonishment; Salt. The collection also includes some unpublished works, including poetry.
The Sam Selvon Collection spans the period 1948-1985 and consists of manuscripts of Selvon's published works - poems, plays, short stories, articles and non-fiction. It also contains correspondence and manuscripts of many unpublished items.
- Subject: Caribbean literature X