Special Collections

The Special Collections constitute a separate category of materials within the West Indiana and Special Collections Division. The Collection contains manuscripts, personal papers, archival material and rare books. The Collections are open to registered students and staff of The University of the West Indies and to visiting researchers.

General Information

Plan Your Visit

Exhibitions and Highlights

Donate Your Collection

Teaching with Special Collections

West Indiana

Eric Williams Memorial Collection

Eric Williams Memorial Collection Guide

Reprographic Guidelines

Research Tools

Special Collections database 

Databases for the CLR James' Collection, Derek Walcott Collection, and Eric Williams Memorial Collection

A-Z list of Special Collections

Other Caribbean Resources

Digital Resources

Campus Libraries Catalogue




Call us: 868-662-2002 Ext. 83365, 83506, 83599.
Email us: wimail@sta.uwi.edu.
Fax us: 868-662-9238

Hours of Operation

West Indiana Collection: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Special Collections:Monday - Friday: 8 :30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Researchers wishing to consult Rare Books and Special Collections after 4:30 p.m. must obtain prior permission from the librarian(s) in WISC. For further information on variations to The Alma Jordan Library's schedule see the opening hours.