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Digital Collections

The P.J. Patterson Collection comprises approximately 35,322 documents, including; correspondence, minutes, cabinet submissions, published and unpublished materials, reports, speeches and newspaper clippings. These materials were largely generated during Mr. Patterson’s tenure as prime minister of Jamaica (1992- 2006). This digital repository at Mona currently represents the Speeches given by Mr. Patterson.

Ambassador Dudley Joseph Thompson (1917 – 2012) was a politician, diplomat and Pan-Africanist famed for his work in the trial of Kenyan nationalist Jomo Kenyatta which brought the political situation in Kenya under the international spotlight. The papers of Dudley Thompson were donated to The UWI Mona in 2018 and is housed at the Mona Library. With content covering the late 1940s through to 2012, researchers can access speeches, correspondence and interviews among other material with Thompson and political leaders such as Nelson Mandela and Michael Manley.  




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