Nita Barrow Collection

Documentary heritage submitted by Barbados and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2009.

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Dame Nita Barrow

An extensive collection that documents the life and times of one of the most distinguished of 20th century women, the late Ruth Nita Barrow, Dame of St. Andrew (1980) and Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (1990). Her lifetime spans 1916 to 1995 - the era of the Cuban Revolution, the oppressive Apartheid system in South Africa, world and political changes in Eastern Europe such as the fall of the Berlin wall (a piece of which forms a part of the Nita Barrow Collection's memorabilia).

  • Year of submission: 2008
  • Year of inscription: 2009
  • Country: Barbados
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