Browse Collections (28 total)

NLJ Print Collection


The National Library of Jamaica's Print Collection consists of pictorial and graphic representation of life in Jamaica and the West Indies dating back…

Miss Lou Collection


Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou) renowned poet, actress, social commentator, comedienne, folklorist and singer was a beloved Jamaican who for…

Brian J. Hudson Collection


This collection consists of photographs taken by Dr. Brian J. Hudson. Before being digitised and donated to the National Library of Jamaica, the…

Glass Slides


A collection of lantern slides in the National Library of Jamaica archives.

Daily News Collection


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

Valdez Collection


The Valdez Collection features photographs taken in the very early 20th century in Jamaica by J.B. Valdez. This is just a sample of the photographs in…

Clarendon, Jamaica


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…

St. Andrew, Jamaica


St. Andrew was one of the first parishes to be established by Law in 1867 having been known prior to that time as Liguanea. “Liguanea” is one of the…

Hanover, Jamaica


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…

Kingston, Jamaica


The original section of the city of Kingston was laid out to house survivors of the 1692 earthquake that destroyed Port Royal. At that time, since…