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Research: Nita Barrow Collection

Research | Nita Barrow Collection

The University of the West Indies, Main Library and the Centre for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit officially opened the "Nita Barrow Collection" on November 15, 2006.

The Nita Barrow Collection which is housed in the Main Library, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, was officially opened on 15th November 2006, by Dr. Jeannine Comma, niece of Dame Nita Barrow.

The papers of Dame Nita Barrow, Governor General of Barbados, 1990 to1995, form the core of the Collection, which includes the papers of Dame Eugenia Charles, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, 1980 to 1995.

The collection includes monographs, periodicals and newspapers, minutes of meetings, correspondence, memoranda, conference papers, reports, press releases, interviews, programmes, journal articles, memorabilia, newspaper and other clippings, speeches, photographs, video and sound tapes.

A searchable database of the items in the collection is available in the Nita Barrow Reading Room. Documents are made available only to fulfill specific research needs.

The Collection also includes some documents to which access is restricted.
Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit
Telephone: (246) 417-4490-93 Fax: (246) 424-3822 Email: gender@cavehill.uwi.edu