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UWI Mona West Indies and Special Collections: UWI Historical Photographs Collection

This guide provides an overview to the collections and services of the West Indies and Special Collections Section at The University of the West Indies, Mona Library, Mona Campus.



A collection of over 500 historical photographs depicting the construction of the various buildings of the campus of the University College of the West Indies (UCWI), now The University of the West Indies. Included also are photographs of campus life ranging from formal lectures to social activities.  Of particular interest are the photographs of the first batch of students who arrived in 1948, the first Principal of the UCWI and the installation of several Chancellors including the first Chancellor of the UCWI, H.R.H., Princess Alice of Athlone in 1950.



Aerial view of the University College of the West Indies, Mona Campus