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Guide to the Documents Relating to British West Indies, 1643-1882
BANC MSS Z-A 3  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Documents Relating to British West Indies
    Date (inclusive): 1643-1882
    Collection Number: BANC MSS Z-A 3
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes (96 folders)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Originals, transcripts, and contemporary copies of documents relating to the government of various islands of the British West Indies: Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Christopher, Nevis, Jamaica, Trinidad, Grenada, and others. Included are proclamations, many pertaining to slaves and free Negroes. The documents have been grouped according to islands, and chronologically within each group.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Documents relating to British West Indies, BANC MSS Z-A 3, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These documents, from the H. H. Bancroft Collection, consist of originals, transcripts and contemporary copies of documents, mainly relating to the government of various islands of the British West Indies: Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Christopher, Nevis, Jamaica, Trinidad, Grenada and others. Included are proclamations, many pertaining to slaves and free negroes. H. H. Bancroft numbers in this collection are: 34931, 34932, 56403-56410, 56416, 56433. The documents have been grouped according to islands, then chronologically within each group.