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

 Item
Identifier: SC105
Abstract

This journal, written by an army Corporal, provides information about his daily routine, descriptions of various diversions and entertainment from exploratory hunting jaunts to frequent social contact with the Jamaican population.

Dates: 1896

Diary of David Robert Ross, Lieutenant Governor of Tobago, 1851

 Collection
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

Documents from Stella Gillezeau.

 Collection
Identifier: SC73
Scope and Contents

The documents include a register with the names of students admitted to the school for the period 1954-61, testimonials for some students 1948-1954, postcards and photographs of children particularly in confirmation wear.

Dates: 1948-1961

Documents from the St. Joseph Estate, Mayaro

 Collection
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

Dominica Diary

 Item
Identifier: SC101
Abstract The diary records the daily life of a local Dominican based in the southwest of the island between Scotts Head, Soufriere and Morne Prosper. Although the diarist is not named, it gives details on many economic processes- lime and cocoa cultivation, road, wall and boat building in the area and refers to cases of immigration from the island to Curacao. It also provides the names of many individuals with whom the diarist came into contact. The day-to- day activities of the area are mentioned to...
Dates: 1929-1930

Frank Dowdy Correspondence and Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: SC43
Scope and Contents

The letters, though relatively few in number, shed light on a wide range of issues. Among the most interesting are letters that make reference to the short-lived Federation of the West Indies. Among the papers is a site plan of the Government Offices and proposed Legislative Council for the island of Dominica, dated August 1961.

Dates: 1948-1961

E. McDonald Bailey from British Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: SC54
Abstract

Photocopy of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings highlighting the career of the Trinidad-born sprinter McDonald Bailey. The clippings cover his athletic career over a ten-year period, culminating in his participation in the 1952 olympics in Helsinki, Finland, where he won a bronze medal as a member of the Britsh team.

Dates: 1946-1956

Earl Lewis memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence with family members and colleagues, notes and memorabilia. They shed light on Dr. Lewis' professional development, his family life and relationships and on the social climate of the time. Included are a few letters from his brothers, Sir Arthur and Stanley; from his children, Leonard and Sylvia; and from his wife, Greta, before their marriage.Dr. Earl Lewis, born in St Lucia, was the brother of the late Sir Arthur and Sir Alan Lewis. He studied...
Dates: 1937-1986

Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex: construction records

 Sub-Series
Identifier: SC90
Abstract The collection is comprised of documents and photographs on the construction of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex. There are correspondence (also from Kamaluddin Mohammed), Trinidad and Tobago Cabinet minutes, notes from the Mt. Hope Medical Complex Task Force and the Ministerial Review Committee assigned to monitor the project, and documents about SODETEG, the construction company that worked on the project. There is a small number of items on other health facilities in Trinidad...
Dates: 1982-1983

Eric Williams Memorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC69
Abstract The books and journals together cover a wide range of disciplines. The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished works, drafts of historical writings, research notes, conference documents and a miscellany of reports. A permanent museum exhibit complements the books and papers. It includes photographs, extracts of speeches and memorabilia depicting various aspects of Dr. Williams' life and his contribution to the development of Trinidad and Tobago. A...
Dates: 1922-1981

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The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies 160
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The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Jamaica 1
 
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