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HOUSING FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

HOUSING FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

  • 11/30/2021 8:18:00 AM
It is amazing the stories and wisdom we can discover in our family’s treasured books, documents and photographs. Passing these objects down from one generation to another is essential to mapping our family histories. The steps we take to care for our family heirlooms is key to their preservation. This article is part of a series by the Preservation and Conservation Laboratory, Heritage Library Division, to provide guidelines on preserving family heirlooms.   What Does “Hou...
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TOOLS OF THE TRADE – PART 1

TOOLS OF THE TRADE – PART 1

  • 11/30/2021 7:38:00 AM
The work of the Preservation and Conservation Laboratory ranges from bookbinding and treatment to environmental control and monitoring to outreach and education. Whether big or small, specialised devices and equipment are needed for many of our jobs or tasks. The right tools are the backbone of completing our mission of preserving and conserving our nation's history. This series begins with a behind-the-scenes look at the tools used in the Preservation and Conservation Laboratory. Docu...
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REMEMBRANCE DAY: PHILLIP LOUIS ULRIC CROSS

  • 11/24/2021 10:22:00 AM
In Trinidad and Tobago, November is the month of remembrance.  During this month we remember those who have gone before us with the Christian celebration of All Saints and All Souls.  Additionally, we celebrate Remembrance Day (also called Poppy Day), in which we remember those service men and women who have fallen in combat, particularly during World Wars I and II.  This November 2021,  let us remember Phillip Louis Ulric Cross, World War II hero, lawyer, international jurist, Attorney Gener...
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EXPLORING HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: A HISTORY OF MODERN TRINIDAD 1783-1962

  • 11/22/2021 10:31:00 AM
NALIS, through the Heritage Library Division,  seeks to maintain, develop and make easily accessible to members of the public, resources with an emphasis on Trinidad and Tobago, and the Caribbean.   This series shines a spotlight on resources that illuminate that history.  These resources are located at the Heritage Library Division and are available for use by NALIS patrons and the public.
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EXPLORING HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: SPANISH TRINIDAD

  • 11/22/2021 9:47:00 AM
NALIS, through the Heritage Library Division, seeks to maintain, develop and make easily accessible to members of the public, resources with an emphasis on Trinidad and Tobago, and the Caribbean.   This series shines a spotlight on resources that illuminate that history.  These resources are located at the Heritage Library Division, and are available for use by NALIS patrons and the public.
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