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Botanical notes for Carlisle Chang's orchid collection.

 Item
Identifier: SC79
Abstract

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

Camps-Campins greeting card collection

 Fonds
Identifier: SC19
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises the greeting cards prepared and researched by Adrian Camps-Campin. Each card depicts a historic event in Trinidad and Tobago and is enhanced with notes from research sources.

Dates: 1973-1997

Rudranath Capildeo Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC41
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-eight (28) letters, fifteen (15) of which were written by Capildeo himself while he was a lecturer at University College, London. Capildeo wrote thirteen of these letters to Alloy Lequay, then secretary of the DLP. Vernon Jamadar and Thomas Bleasdell, DLP parliamentarians, were the other two recipients. The letters lend an insight into Capildeo as politician. They reveal his difficult and ultimately unsuccessful attempts to lead the party from faraway Britain....
Dates: 1966

Caribbean charts and engravings

 Collection
Identifier: SC88
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.

Dates: 1555-1818

Caribbean Performing Arts: Programmes and Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: SC112
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.

Dates: 1944-

Caribbean Voices Correspondence,

 Fonds
Identifier: SC6
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence between West Indian authors and Henry Swanzy, the BBC General Overseas Service producer of the Caribbean Voices programme. This programme offered stories, poetry, plays and literary criticism and launched the careers of many Caribbean writers. Caribbean writers include: Selvon, Samuel -- Walcott, Derek -- Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) -- Lamming, George -- Bennett, Louise -- Semour, A. J. -- Sealy, C. -- Mittelholzer, Edgar -- Braithwaite, Edward.

Dates: 1945-1953.

Caroni Swamp

 Collection
Identifier: SC57
Scope and Contents

The collection covers the campaign led by Professor Bacon and the Blue River Action Committee against the attempt by Shell Trinidad Limited to transport liquified propane gas by barge through the Caroni Swamp which had been designated as a bird sanctuary. The collection consists of two folders with mainly letters and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1969-1976

Carlisle Chang collection

 Fonds
Identifier: SC84
Scope and Contents

The collection includes sketches of carnival costumes, numerous other sketch pads, photographs, slides, correspondence, newspaper clippings, documents relating to Carifesta V, transparencies, catalogues of art exhibitions and the medal of the Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil which Chang received.

Dates: 1948-2000

Chris Mana Waite's Carnival Research

 Collection
Identifier: SC120
Scope and Contents The collection contains interviews and field notes collected by Chris Mana Waite while pursuing his doctoral studies. The material covered include interviews with renowned persons who were practitioners of carnival arts at the time, cultural and social commentaries, and field notes on Orisha ceremonies. The PhD. thesis resulting from this work is Trinidad masquerades: performance, play and community in a post-colonial carnival / Christopher Mana Waite. Thesis (Ph. D.)-- University of Western...
Dates: 1988-1989

Christian Prayers in Yoruba

 Collection
Identifier: SC26
Abstract

The six wooden plaques are inscribed with the following Christian prayers in the Yoruba language: Lord's Prayer (Gbadura Oluwa); I Believe (Awon Aposteli); The Lord is my Shepherd (Oluwa li Oluso Agutan mi); Out of the Depths Have I Called unto Thee (Lati inu ibu wa); Africa our Motherland (Afrika Ile Iya wa).

Dates: 1900s

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