National Archives Unit of the Commonwealth of Dominica

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Robert Clevidence

Thanks to the research conducted by Robert Clevidence, we have our second completed entry for the International Directory of National Archives! From Robert, I learned: The island of Dominica is noted for having been named by Christopher Columbus in 1493. Although concern was expressed for the improper storage of historical documents as early as 1968, it was not until 33 years after the Island won independence from the U.K. (2001) that the National Archives Unit of the Commonwealth of Dominica was funded by the Organization of American States “to conserve and preserve the historical and documentary heritage of the nation and make it accessible for use.” 2 entries completed and only 194 to go!

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