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Caribbean Area

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Caribbean charts and engravings

Identifier: SC88

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

Fitzroy Baptiste thesis materials,

Identifier: SC3
Scope and Contents

The papers deal with a variety of themes related to the mid twentieth-century Caribbean: the leased bases in the British transatlantic possessions; anti-submarine activities; Dutch protection of Curaca╠žo and Aruba during World War II; Defense and military collaboration in the Caribbean.

Dates: 1939-1945.