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CLR James collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC82
Overview The collection comprises the manuscripts, correspondence and personal and literary papers which remained in his possession at the time of his death, together with the books which formed his working library. Included among the papers are assorted typescripts of James' Toussaint L'Ouverture and The Black Jacobins; material on the life of Pan-Africanist, George Padmore; miscellaneous autobiographical writings. The most sustained correspondence covers the period 1950-1969, when James was involved...
Dates: 1930-1988

CLR James papers

 Fonds
Identifier: SC82a

Colonial Bank correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC13
Scope and Contents The collection of letters consists of the incoming correspondence to the Colonial Bank in Trinidad from its inception in 1837 to 1885. It comprises a total of 1848 items, the majority of which - about 57 % - are letters from the Court of Directors in London to the Manager in Trinidad. The correspondence affords an insight into the economic and social history of Trinidad, the banking needs of the sugar planters and the precarious nature of sugar production in the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1837-1885

Edric and Pearl Connor papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC83
Scope and Contents The collection comprises documents, correspondence and photographs from both Edric and Pearl Connor. The items from Edric include several drafts of Edric Connor's autobiography, photographs, several of which illustrate his film career and many music scores that he possessed. The photographs also highlight the evacuation of the northwest peninsula of Chaguaramas in Trinidad which Connor helped to organize on behalf of the U.S. Military in the early 1940s. There are also early photographs of the...
Dates: 1941-1978

Cotton Inspector's diary, St. Kitts.

 Collection
Identifier: SC109
Scope and Contents St. Kitts Nevis was one of the major cotton producing territory in the Caribbean; around 1917 the islands experienced an infestation of the cotton stainer pest. Several legislations were passed to eradicate the pest including the hiring of Cotton Inspectors to monitor the situation. The handwritten diary records the observations of a temporary Cotton Inspector working in St. Kitts, 1920-1921. Much of the diary contains information on the cotton fields he visited, his interaction with the owners...
Dates: 1921 - 1921

Cruising the Caribbean:a scrapbook by Dr. and Mrs. William E. Lippold.

 Item
Identifier: SC129
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

Frederick de Verteuil Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC5
Overview The papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies and other family memorabilia.
Dates: 1936-1994

Diary of a Corporal Serving in the British Army in Port Royal and Kingston, Jamaica 15th February to 24th August 1896

 Item
Identifier: SC105
Overview This journal written by an army Corporal provides information about his daily routine, descriptions of a variety of diversions and entertainment from exploratory hunting jaunts to frequent social contact with the Jamaican population.
Dates: 1896

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The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies 158
Eric Williams Memorial Collection 1
 
Subject
Trinidad and Tobago -- Politics and government 7
Trinidad and Tobago 4
West Indian literature 4
Caribbean literature 3
East Indians -- Trinidad and Tobago 3
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Trinidad and Tobago -- History -- 20th century 3
West Indies (Federation) 3
Art 2
Artists 2
Caribbean Area 2
Caribbean drama (English) 2
Dominica 2
Dominican Republic 2
Music -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Scores 2
Pan-Africanism 2
Performing Arts -- Trinidad and Tobago 2
Petroleum industry and trade -- Trinidad and Tobago 2
Political parties 2
Saint Lucia 2
Sketches 2
Theater 2
Theater -- Trinidad and Tobago 2
Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago) 2
Trinidadian and Tobagonian literature. 2
West Indian fiction (English) 2
West Indies (Federation) 2
Actors -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
African Survivals -- Trinidad 1
Agriculture -- Africa 1
Agriculture -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Algae -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Aluminium industry and trade 1
Angiosperms -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Antigua 1
Aquaculture -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Artists' preparatory studies 1
Asphalt industry -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Banks and banking -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Barbados 1
Bequia Island (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) 1
Black power -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Blacks -- Civil rignts 1
Blacks -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Boy scouts -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Business enterprises -- Union Island (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) -- Records and correspondence 1
Business records -- 19th century. -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1
Butterflies -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Cafeterias 1
Caribbean Area -- Languages 1
Caribbean Area -- Social conditions. 1
Caribbean literature (French Creole) 1
Carnival -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Carnival costume 1
Caroni swamp (Trinidad and Tobago) 1
Cartooning -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Cedros (Trinidad and Tobago) 1
Chaguaramas (Trinidad and Tobago) 1
Children -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Church schools -- Guyana 1
Civil service -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Clubs -- Saint Kitts and Nevis. 1
Cocoa trade -- Trinidad and Tobago -- 19th century 1
College teachers 1
Commercial correspondence -- Union Island (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) -- Manuscripts. 1
Community education -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Congress of the People 1
Cotton -- Diseases and pests -- Saint Kitts and Nevis. 1
Cotton -- Saint Kitts and Nevis. 1
Cotton farmers -- Saint Kitts and Nevis. 1
Coups d'├ętat -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Cruise ships. 1
Dysdercus -- Saint Kitts and Nevis. 1
East Indians -- Religion. -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
East Indians -- Social life and customs. -- Caribbean Area 1
East Indians -- Social life and customs. -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
East Indians -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Periodicals. 1
East Indians -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
East Indians in motion pictures. 1
Education -- Caribbean Area 1
Education -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Education and state -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Elections -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Emigration and Immigration -- Great Britain 1
Emigration and immigration -- 19th century. 1
Feminism -- Caribbean Area. 1
Folklore -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
Freemasonry -- History 1
Freemasonry -- West Indies 1
Governors general -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Green movement 1
Grenada 1
Grenada -- History -- 1974-1983. 1
Grenada -- Politics and government -- 1974-1983. 1
Guadeloupe 1
Guest books -- Saint Kitts and Nevis. 1
Hockey -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
Identification cards 1
Indentured servants -- Trinidad and Tobago -- 19th century. 1
Insurance companies -- Law and legislation -- Trinidad and Tobago. 1
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Maria's Pleasure (Estate) 1