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    • P. J. Collection Collection: Papers [Finding Aid]

    • Jamaica - Politics and government ; Jamaica - Social conditions; Jamaica - Economic conditions; Government correspondence – Jamaica; Prime Ministers - Jamaica
    • Prime Ministers - Jamaica Description Includes documents relating to aspects of local governance, Highway 2000, Caricom, the Caribbean Court of Appeal (CCJ), United Nations, international relations and government correspondence.
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • Trinidad and Tobago - government cocktail party, Port of Spain.

    • Student activities; College students - Travel - Trinidad and Tobago; Cocktail parties - Trinidad and Tobago; Entertainment events - Trinidad and Tobago; Politicians - Trinidad and Tobago; Wallace, Robert.
    • In Port-of-Spain, the students were guests at a Government Cocktail Party. Here Mr. Robert Wallace, Trinidadian Minister of Education and Culture, chatted with some of the students, including (from right) Sheila Hill and Vinette Lawrence.
    • Trinidad and Tobago - government cocktail party, Port of Spain.

    • Student activities; College students - Travel - Trinidad and Tobago; Cocktail parties - Trinidad and Tobago; Entertainment events - Trinidad and Tobago; Carrington, Lawrence; Lopez, B.; Hill, Sheila; Lawrence, Vinnette
    • In Port-of-Spain, the students were guests at a Government Cocktail Party. Lawrence Carrington (2nd from left) and B. Lopez are among the group of students seen at the party in this photo. The two women from left are : Sheila Hill and Vinnette...
    • Senate meeting, UWI, Mona, 1948/49

    • Meetings (Senate) - Jamaica; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Registrars - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Springer, H.; Taylor, T. W. J.; Harper, W. F.;...
    • *The Senate meeting of 1948/49. From left to right are Registrar Mr. H. Springer, Principal Dr. T.W.J. Taylor, Professor Harper, Professor Hassall, Mr. P.M. Sherlock and (foreground) Dr. F. H. Bowen. Dr. Taylor was the first Principal of the...
    • A Ladder to the stars

    • Political fiction ; Jamaica - Politics and government
    • Blake, Barlow, Osgood and company discuss the pros and the cons of self-government for Jamaica and the country’s readiness to take that path. Central to this concept is the establishment of a university which Barlow finds exciting as he gazes at...
    • Now we know

    • Jamaica - Politics and government ; Constitutional history
    • The author harshly denounces the proposed new constitution for governing former British colonies which reveals the hypocrisy and deception of its creators who are not interested in dissolving “…the colonial system which permits the shameless...
    • The lady is a whore

    • Jamaica - Politics and government ; Atlantic Charter
    • The author discusses the inadequacies of the “Atlantic Charter” which should represent freedom for mankind. However, he sees the freedoms being promulgated as confined solely to “gentlemen of certain complexion”, although this was not stated...
    • The idea ... and one

    • Jamaica - Politics and government; Nationalism
    • In the context of the colonial system that governed Jamaica at the time, the author talks about the need for the represnetatives of the Crown’s to choose between the “bitch of success” and “Truth”. The former is usually chosen because the colonial...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...

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