This collection consists of a donation from Dr. Ralph Thompson of three hundred and four (304) books from his poetry collection to The University of the West Indies, Mona Library. This prestigious collection of poems can be identified by searchingg UWILinC using the search term Ralph Thompson Collection. Books in the collection are located in the West Indies and Special Collection Section.
An avid education activist, Dr. Ralph Thompson has been an advocate for early childhood education in Jamaica for the past 20 years. He has managed to successfully balance writing and a career in business.
Dr. Thompson is also an accomplished painter and his works are featured in the publication “Writers Who Paint, Painters Who Write” (http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/marcom/newsroom/entry/5048)