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A history of the library of the University of the West Indies, 1948 to 1966

S. G. Moss

A history of the library of the University of the West Indies, 1948 to 1966

by S. G. Moss

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Published by Library Association in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm of typescript thesis submitted for Fellowship of the Library Association, produced by University Microfilms Limited.

SeriesLAT 71
ContributionsLibrary Association.
The Physical Object
FormatMicrofilm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21287377M

West Indies, French -- History. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: West Indies, French; West Indies -- History; History; Filed under: West Indies, French -- History The French colonial question ; (Ann Arbor, Mich., G. Wahr, []), by Mitchell B. Garrett (page images at HathiTrust) An Account of the Campaign in the West Indies, in the Year . Stanley West was appointed Director of the University Libraries () on 18 November Since the early s, consideration had been given to enlarging the Main Library and by planning was taking shape on its expansion. It was expected that the enlarged library would serve the university's purposes for the following ten years.

"Summary Statistics on Indenture and Associated Migration Affecting the West Indies, ," Population Studies [London], 20, No. 1, July , Rodney, Walter. History of the Guyanese Working People, The collection was donated to the Alma Jordan Library, University of the West Indies over the period by Mrs. Irma Goldstraw, a former librarian who worked at this library. Mrs. Goldstraw has been a long standing friend of Derek Walcott and her husband Lawrence Goldstraw also performed in several of Walcott's productions.

The Oral History Project was established here at the Cave Hill Campus in the academic year, Its objective is to facilitate research into under-documented areas of local history and to capture wider and more inclusive historical perspectives through the recording and archiving of first-hand eye-witness accounts. Books included from the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Strengths are in areas of textile education, textile manufacturing and design, local history (Fall River and New Bedford and surrounding communities), and local ethnic communities including Portuguese, French-Canadian and Jewish.


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A history of the library of the University of the West Indies, 1948 to 1966 by S. G. Moss Download PDF EPUB FB2

Library was established in at Mona as part of the new University College of the West Indies. Initially located in the wooden building still known as the Old Library, it. The University of the West Indies (UWI), originally University College of the West Indies, is a public university system established to serve the higher education needs of the residents of 17 English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Motto: Oriens Ex Occidente Lux (Latin).

The Chinese in the West Indies, A Documentary History By Walton Look Lai 1948 to 1966 book of the West Indies Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

The recommendations of that commission saw a Royal Charter formally establishing what was then the University College of the West Indies in The University of the West Indies which today boasts of being one of only two regional higher education institutions in the world began with one campus (Mona, Jamaica) at the historic Gibraltar World.

Department Name Cross Way, Kingston 7 Tel: () Fax: () [email protected] University of the West Indies at Cave Hill is a public research university in Cave Hill, Barbados. It is one of 5 general campuses in the University of the West Indies system.

It was the third campus to be established by the UWI System, following the Mona campus in Jamaica and the St. Augustine campus in Trinidad and : Cave Hill, Barbados, acres ( ha). A history of the West Indies: containing the natural, civil, and ecclesiastical history of each island: with an account of the missions instituted in those islands, from the commencement of their civilization, but more especially of the missions which have been established in that archipelago by the society late in connexion with the Rev.

John Wesley. Later, he became a Member of Parliament and used this position to speak in favour of slavery and the slave trade. He was well educated, and The History, Civil and Commercial, of the West Indies () was one of several works that he wrote.

It was a popular book that was reprinted a number of times and translated into other languages. The University of the West Indies Museum, commonly called the UWI Museum, was established in Its focus is the history and development of the University of the West Indies, and its relationship to the West Indies – now more commonly known as the Caribbean – region, which it serves.

The university was itself established in the late s, based on recommendations. I had originally read this book in the 's from a college library and had to renew it again because the information was an excellent insight of how the West Indies - the Caribbean was colonised from by Europe's superpowers and the by: The Mona campus of the University of the West Indies — the first to be established, and indeed the only campus for a decade after the foundation of the University College of the West Indies in — sits on a site of remarkable historical, cultural and architectural diversity.

Although this has long been recognized, details of this rich diversity have hitherto remained relatively. The University of the West Indies’ Coat of Arms dates back to J It consists of a strong shield with six wavy stripes of white and blue, representing the Caribbean Sea.

In the middle of the shield lies open book trimmed with red and gold, symbolic of a thirst for knowledge. The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British West Indies, Volume 2 Bryan Edwards Full view - The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British West Indies, Volume 5.

Since The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has provided service and leadership to the Caribbean region and wider world. The UWI has evolved from a university college of London located in Jamaica with 33 medical students to an internationally respected, regional university with n students and five campuses: Mona in Jamaica, St.

Augustine in Trinidad and. Microfilmed by the University of Chicago Library, The Interchurch World Movement of North America began after the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I in and was created on behalf of the “missionary and benevolent work of the evangelical churches of North America” to raise funds for and support their foreign mission work.

University of the West Indies West Indiana Special Collections Division Main Library, University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago. Open weekdays from a.m to p.m. and on Saturday mornings. (This book gives a review on the way people lived their lives in Trinidad in There is also a chapter concerning.

Born on the island of Saint Lucia, a former British colony in the West Indies, poet and playwright Derek Walcott was trained as a painter but turned to writing as a young man.

He published his first poem in the local newspaper at the age of Five years later, he borrowed $ to print his first collection, 25 Poems, which he distributed on street corners. This book offered so many fascinating insights into European and colonial history, the slave trade, the way nation states wage war, race relations--topics that are as relevant today as they have been over the last four hundred years.

In the small stage of Cited by: The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus' academic programmes offer diversity at both the undergraduate and graduate level. There are 5 faculties with supporting academic departments; various research units & centres; and two.

The eighth volume in Frederick Madden's monumental documentary history of the British Empire, this volume deals with some of the dependencies--the West Indies, British Honduras, Hong Kong, Fiji, Cyprus, Gibraltar and the Falklands--since Using documentary materials, as in the earlier volumes, the book illustrates the progress toward self-government and independence.

University of the West Indies Press: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.This subseries contains the administrative records of Stanley L. West, Director of Libraries from to In addition to the files related to the Libraries' management, there are files on West's participation in professional organizations such as the American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the.

Lewis lectured at the University of Manchester from until When Ghana gained independence inLewis became the country's first economic advisor, helping to draw up its first Five Year Development Plan (–).

In he was appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.