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Marilyn Silverman fonds
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Abary leases

File consists of lists pertaining to leases granted in the village of Abary, Guyana.

Building applications

File consists of Silverman's notes, diagrams and charts pertaining to Bush Lot building applications and applicants.

Burnham's visit : guest list, speeches

File pertains to the visit of Prime Minister L.F.S. Burnham to Bush Lot on 28 September 1969. Items include the welcome address of S.M. Fazil, the chairman of Bush Lot, guest lists and an invitation.

CERLAC : Ecuador project

Item is a memorandum written by Silverman to Miguel Murmis, Sociology section, Ecuador project, CERLAC. The memorandum is a report by Silverman to request the second installment of her research grant.

Caste groups (R.T. Smith)

Item is a list of statistics pertaining to numbers of people belong to caste groups in Guyana, compiled from an article by R.T. Smith in the journal Population Studies (1959-1960).

Census : 1960

File consists of notes pertaining to village, tract numbers, population, race and religion statistics from the 1960 Guyanese census.

Co-op credit banks (Jan. 1971)

File consists of Silverman's notes pertaining to reports of the banks committee of the local government board and co-op credit banks from 1921 to 1955, with a focus on loans.

Co-op petition

File consists of Silverman's notes and lists pertaining to the replayment of Bush Lot co-op loans.

Correspondence with Salisbury

File consists of correspondence exchanged between Silverman and her PhD advisor, Professor Richard Salisbury of McGill University, pertaining to Silverman's field research work in Bush Lot, Guyana, and her affiliation with Professor Leslie Cu...

Costs of spraying campaign by producer : 1975

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the costs of crop spraying, organized by producer name and farm. These statistics were compiled by Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia, Programa Nacional del Banano y Frutas Tropicales, Seccion Sistemas Me...

Crime statistics : police

File consists of charts composed of statistical summaries of crimes, both summary and indictable, recorded by the Mackenzie and Wismar police stations in British Guiana between 1959 and 1965, organized by year.

Crime statistics : police

File consists of charts composed of statistical summaries of crimes, both summary and indictable, recorded by the Mackenzie and Wismar police stations in British Guiana between 1959 and 1965, organized by year.

Criminal law and procedure

File consists of a copy of Marston Garsia's book, Criminal law and procedure, published in 1961, as well as part of a handwritten letter by Silverman requesting access to personnel information about young people employed at DEMBA.

Cyril Rachpaul networks

File consists of forms completed by Cyril Rachpaul, the assistant overseer of Bush Lot, documenting his interactions and meetings with individuals on a daily basis from August to October 1969. One form was completed for every person with whom he i...

Diary

Item is a diary maintained by Silverman, detailing in point-form her daily activities in January and February 1970.

Diary

Item is a diary maintained by Silverman, detailing in point-form her daily activities between June and December 1969.

Exports by producer : 1974A

File consists of spreadsheet detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in the first half of 1974, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by producer : 1975

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in 1975, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by producer : 1976A

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in the first half of 1976, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by producer : 1976B

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in the second half of 1976, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by producer : 1977A

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in the first half of 1977, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by producer : 1977B

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in the second half of 1977, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by producer : 1978A

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of produce from Ecuador in the first half of 1978, organized by producer name and detailing the export destination and quantities.

Exports by province and country : 1977 and 1978

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of bananas and tropical fruit from Ecuador between 1977 and 1978, organized by province and country. These statistics were compiled by the Programa Nacional del Banano y Frutas Tropicales.

Exports by zone and sector : 1977 and 1978

File consists of spreadsheets detailing the exportation of bananas and tropical fruit from Ecuador between 1977 and 1978, organized by zone and sector. These statistics were compiled by the Programa Nacional del Banano y Frutas Tropicales.

Field notes

File consists of two notebooks maintained by Silverman while in British Guyana in 1966 conducting field research. Notebooks consist of diary-style entries as well as notes pertaining to Silverman's work, including interviews and observations.

Fort Wellington : Magistrate's Court

File consists of a list of civil and criminal cases before the Magistrate's Court at Fort Wellington between 1966 and 1969. Each entry details case number, criminal or civil case, date, plaintiff and defendant names, and the complaint.

Household questionnaires

Questionnaires in this file, organized by head of household, detail the names of family members and other personal information, including religion, age, education, ethnicity, extended family names, as well as property and farming information.

Household questionnaires

Questionnaires in this file, organized by head of household, detail the names of family members and other personal information, including religion, age, education, ethnicity, extended family names, as well as property and farming information.

Household questionnaires

Questionnaires in this file, organized by head of household, detail the names of family members and other personal information, including religion, age, education, ethnicity, extended family names, as well as property and farming information.

Household questionnaires

Questionnaires in this file, organized by head of household, detail the names of family members and other personal information, including religion, age, education, ethnicity, extended family names, as well as property and farming information.

Household questionnaires

Questionnaires in this file, organized by head of household, detail the names of family members and other personal information, including religion, age, education, ethnicity, extended family names, as well as property and farming information.

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