One of the primary resources for historians of the latter English colonial period are the series of Grenada Handbooks, compiled by the Colonial Secretary and published privately by Wyman & Sons, Ltd., Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, London.
These handbooks were published from 1896 to 1948, and include a vast wealth of data, from pictures of the "First Motor Car in Grenada," to a Chronicle of Events for the prior year, lists of registered medical practitioners, foreign consuls, cocoa and nutmeg dealers, a map of the Grand Etang Forest Reserve, financial statistics, lawyers fees, and a directory of all businesses in the colony.
The formal name of the handbook was The Grenada Handbook, Directory and Almanac for the Year _____.
Alister Hughes has a nearly complete set of the Handbooks in his collection.
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