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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

Kamaluddin Mohammed Papers

Identifier: SC114
Scope and Contents

The Kamaluddin Mohammed papers contain the documents emanating from his political life from 1940s to 2003 and in particular his Ministerial appointments and service as Caricom Ambassador. There are smaller series of material which highlight his involvement with the Muslim community in Trinidad and Tobago, and some of his cultural activities.

Dates: 1946 - 2003

Dennis Mahabir collection

Identifier: SC18
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of periodicals, including almost complete runs of the Spectator, Observer and Minerva Review and a few issues each of the Indian, Sentinel and Trinidad Presbyterian. It also includes the manuscript of his novel, a compilation of selected essays by Mahabir and a copy of the Report on the Carnival Riots (1881). There is, too, a copy of a novel entitled, Frustrated Love, which was printed "for Mrs. M. Mahabir".

Dates: 1881-1965

Ranjit Kumar papers,

Identifier: SC125
Scope and Contents

The collection contains ephemera, newspaper clippings and documents which highlight the public life of Ranjit Kumar.

Dates: 1936-1950