Projects in Caribbean

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Digitisation of the Historic Newspaper, The Barbadian

The Barbadian newspaper covers the transition from the colonial, pre-modern to the modern era. The archives will enable scholars to trace the transition from the “news” being …

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Digitisation of Documentary Heritage of the Colombian Caribbean in the Maritime Port of Cartagena de Indias

Cartagena de Indias was one of the most important centres of the Spanish crown in the 18th century. Though it is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its archival document…

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Preserving and Digitising the Historic Newspaper, The Barbados Mercury Gazette

The Barbados Mercury and Bridgetown Gazette - a newspaper printed bi-weekly in Barbados, West Indies, from 1783 to 1839 - is a resource in the recovery of the identities of en…

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Beyond the Revolution: Bibliothèque Haïtienne des Frères de l’Instruction Chrétienne Collections, Bringing Nineteenth-Century Haitian History to the World

The Bibliothèque Haïtienne des Frères de l’Instruction Chrétienne in Port-au-Prince holds the only extensive collection of 19th century newspapers in Haiti. These shed light o…

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Digitisation of Wills, Deed Books and Powers of Attorney for St Vincent, 1785-1865

In the 18th and 19th Century, the islands of St Vincent and the Grenadines produced large amounts of coffee and sugar, which enriched British imperial coffers. The digitisatio…

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Creating a digital archive of ecclesiastical records in the original seven Villas of Cuba

The Roman Catholic church was the most important social institution in Cuba’s colonial era. Every member of society came under its purview. The documents held in the archives …

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The Archives of Forgotten Places: The Turks and Caicos Islands

Although occupied for more than 300 years, the Turks and Caicos Islands have been historically governed from afar. The absence of direct governance has resulted in limited arc…

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Digitising the endangered historic records of Nevis in the Leeward Islands

This project digitised and preserved historic documents held on the Caribbean island of Nevis. These manuscript records date from between 1705 and c. 1920, and provide a vital…

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Digitization and description of the film collection of the news program “El Mundo al Día”

News program “El Mundo al Día” aired on the Domincan Repblic's first TV channel from 1965 to 1980. During those years, the program broadcasted daily to the nation, capturing a…

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