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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

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THE CONSTANTINE COLLECTION
The Constantine Collection donated by his daughter Gloria Valere, consists of photographs and newspaper articles on and written by Lord Constantine. Also included in the collection are items of his personal and business correspondence, postcards, books and pamphlets on topics that interested Lord Constantine, invitations to functions, and memorabilia such as his typewriter, brief bag records, and his West Indies cricket badge.

WAYNE BERKELEY COLLECTION
This consists of original costume drawings of Wayne Berkeley from his ‘Mas’ producing career. It spans the period 1966-2000. This collection was purchased on behalf of the Carnival Institute in 2004. See the Digital Library.

MULTI-MEDIA COLLECTION
This collection of audio, video, and film cover a wide variety of material in the Caribbean musical genre. Some of the albums featured include Sparrow’s Millennium Series, Bungee Garlin’s Graceful Vengeance, Shurwayne Winchester’s Under My Spell and 20th Century Soca Gold by various artists such as SuperBlue, Kitchener and Baron.

PAUL TROTMAN COLLECTION
This collection donated by Paul "Bill" Trotman, consists of items accumulated by him over the course of his singing career, and public life. These include records, photographs, newspaper articles, flyers from his various concerts and appearances, music scores, and copies of his art. See the Digital Library.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY COLLECTION
The Historical Society Collection consists of reproductions of official colonial government publications and correspondence collected by the Society. It encompasses the period from Christopher Columbus’ voyages in the 1490’s to the 1960’s. See the Digital Library.

THE PROFESSOR KENNY COLLECTION
This is a collection of approximately 3000 slides accumulated by Professor Julian Kenny over the course of his career at UWI, St Augustine. Subjects include marine invertebrates and other underwater photography, flowers, orchids, amphibians and reptiles, people and places, scenery and terrestrial invertebrates. See the Digital Library.

MASONIC LODGE COLLECTION
This collection was deposited in 2003, by a sub-division of the local Lodge called Continuing Masonic Education. It consists of a variety of journals and books pertaining to the development of Free Masonry worldwide. This collection can be accessed through the Masonic Lodge database. Viewing is available only at the Heritage Library.

POST CARDS AND STAMP COLLECTION

This is a small collection of commercial post cards. They provide a view of important buildings and sites in Trinidad and Tobago. This collection of 91 stamps, offers a snapshot of important events in Trinidad and Tobago history, as well as significant milestones and glimpses of our environment.