We, the staff of the University Archives, are privileged custodians of the valuable records of The UWI. To celebrate International Archives Day 2014, we present a snapshot of the various people, places and things that make up the colourful tapestry that is part of The University of the West Indies, our favourite records…
Mr. John Aarons with the Minutes of the Provisional Council of the University College of the West Indies, 1947-1957.
Dr Suzanne Francis-Brown with the ‘instructional letter’ from Lord Hailes, Governor General, West Indies Federation.
Mrs Joan Grant-Rodney, sketches of the Mary Seacole Hall Mural
Mr. Adrian Green with The Royal Charter of The University of the West Indies, 1972.
Dr Stanley H. Griffin with the Mona Campus Matriculation Register, 2001.
Ms Colleen Jackson with a cassette recording of “Ms Lou” Mrs Louise Bennett-Coverley, prominent Jamaican folklorist and poet.
Mr Sean Mock Yen with a recording of CLR James’ “Beyond a Boundary”
Mr Kwasi Tinglin with LPs of Bob Marley
These varied records reflect the wealth of information held within the strong rooms of the University Archives. You could also experience these our “favourite records” by visiting us. It is our pleasure to serve as custodians of the records of enduring value to The UWI. HAPPY INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES DAY 2014!!