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Special Collections.

Angela King Collection





The collection includes periodicals, photographs, United Nations pins and memorabilia from South Africa and personal documents. Click for more...




Anthony "Tony" McNeil Papers

Anthony "Tony" McNeil (1941–1996) was a Jamaican poet, considered one of the most promising West Indian writers of his generation, whose career was cut short by his early death

Archibald Cooper Papers






The Archibald Cooper Papers comprises of documents relating to the Maroons of Accompong, from the parish of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Click for more...



BBC Caribbean Archives (1988-2011)



The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Caribbean Service donated its archive of recordings to The University of the West Indies (UWI) after it ceased broadcasting on March 25, 2011. This archive of audio recordings covers the period 1988-2011  and consists of recordings  of  BBC Caribbean Report and Caribbean Magazine. Click for more...


Edward Seaga Papers

The Edward Seaga Papers includes documents, books, scrapbooks,  photographs and other memorabilia accumulated during his administrative tenure. Click for more...

Joseph Obreski Papers




The Obreski Papers are primary ethnographic data gathered from informants, while Joseph Obrebski was employed as a research sociologist for the West Indian Social Survey from March 1947 to August 1948. Click for more...




John Hearne Papers

The collection documents John Hearne’s career as lecturer, journalist, writer and social critic from 1952-1994. It consists of correspondence; biographical papers; newspaper clippings; photographs. Click to  access the finding aid

Wilson Harris Collection



This collection comprises the manuscripts of six published books by the Guyanese writer Wilson Harris. These are: The far journey of Oudin (1961), The Whole Armour (1962), Secret Ladder (1963), Heartland (1964), The Waiting Room (1967), and Eye of the Scarecrow (1965). Each handwritten or typescript manuscript bears varying degrees of type overs, notes, and corrections. Included are mockup proofs of the books.


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