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A.M. Clarke manuscripts,

Identifier: SC44

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.

Dates: 1979-1991.

CLR James collection

Identifier: SC82
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1930-1988

CLR James papers

Identifier: SC82a

Colonial Bank correspondence

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

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...
Dates: 1941-1978

Cotton Inspector's diary, St. Kitts.

Identifier: SC109
Scope and Contents St. Kitts-Nevis was one of the major cotton-producing territories 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...
Dates: 1921 - 1921

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

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

Identifier: SC5

The papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies and other family memorabilia.

Dates: 1936-1994

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