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Papers on Jean-Baptiste Philippe and St. Luce Philip, Edinburgh university students, by Joanne Haynes, 2019

 File — Box: CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0154

Scope and Contents

Two essays on Jean-Baptiste Philippe and St. Luce Philip, medical students from Trinidad who studied at the University of Edinburgh in the 1810s and 1820s respectively.

These essays form part of the body of a workI in progress, tentatively titled: 'The Lions Roar' - a genealogical, historical, Caribbean and beyond study. Joanne Haynes is the great, great grand niece of Michel Maxwell Philip, Trinidad's first Mayor of color and relative of Jean-Baptiste and St. Luce. This work began as a genealogical study and evolved into an historical and cultural analysis.


  • Creation: 2019


Conditions Governing Access

Open, although only accessible in the reading room due to Copyright restrictions. Please contact the repository in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by author Joanne Haynes. Users may read and quote the documents with permission, but not copy them until such time the work becomes published. The material is restricted from digital access until the work becomes published.

Biographical / Historical

Joanne Haynes, Trinidadian educator, film-maker and published, award-winning writer, is a Commonwealth Short Story Finalist, Winner of the Derek Walcott Prize for Children’s Literature and the recipient of a Lifetime Award for Literature from the National Library of Trinidad and Tobago (NALIS). She has published three books and is currently working on her fourth and first non-fiction. She has directed, written and produced two films - The Fallen People of the Black Land - an animated short that was an official selection of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival and the Anime Caribe Film Festival and Legends Revisited a documentary short that premiered at the Cannes Pan-African Film Festival and was an official selection of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. She lives in South Trinidad with her family.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in digital form in November 2019 by its author, Joanne Haynes. Accession no. SC-Acc-2020-0154.

Materials Specific Details

1 Word Document.

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Description in October 2020 by Aline Brodin, using information supplied by the author.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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