Browse Collections (29 total)

Bridgens' West India Scenery

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This West India Scenery Collection consists of illustrations of negro characters, the process of making sugar, etc . from sketches taken by R.…

Clarendon, Jamaica

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The Parish of Clarendon is Jamaica’s third largest
parish in size behind St. Catherine and St. Ann, with
the parish and is located on the southern…

Daily News Photographs

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This collection consists of photographs that appeared in the historic Jamaican newspaper - the Daily News. Where possible, the descriptions added were…

Dr. Anthony Robinson's Drawings - Birds

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Drawings of Jamaican birds done by surgeon and botanist, Dr. Anthony Robinson.

Great Earthquake of Kingston

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January 14, 1907, marks an unforgettable day in Jamaica’s history. On this fateful afternoon, 106 years ago, a great earthquake hit Kingston with a…

Greetings From Jamaica

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The National Library of Jamaica boasts a collection of over 960 postcards featuring a myriad of Jamaican scenes from 1906 – 1970. These cards are a…

Hanover, Jamaica

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The parish of Hanover was formed out of St. Elizabeth and Westmoreland on November 12, 1793. It was named for the reigning monarch on the British…

Jamaica Government Documents

Blue Book Island of Jamaica 1898-99.pdf

This collection consists of full-text periodicals and other material relating to and published by the Government of Jamaica.

Jamaican & West Indian Periodicals

The Columbian Magazine_vol 1_1796.pdf

This collection consists of serials relating to Jamaica and the West Indies.