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Andrew Pearse Collection

Identifier: SC31

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

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

Eric Roach manuscripts

Identifier: SC15
Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscript copies of plays, journal articles, poems, radio programmes, notes and an unpublished novel.

Dates: 19--

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