Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Historical Society held their Annual General Meeting last week and a slate of officers were elected. Continuing as president is Jim Lawlor with 1st vice president, Stephen Aranha and 2nd vice president, Dr. Vernal Allen.
Slate of Officers of Management
Mr. David L.
Secretary Mrs. Joan Clarke
Gail Saunders, OBE
Ms. June Maura, OBE, MVO
Mrs. Clarice Granger, OBE
Sir Orville Turnquest
Mrs.Virginia Balance Mrs.Anne Lawlor
Mrs. Beryl Strachan Mrs. Dawn Davies
Mr. Jamaal Miller Mr. Anthony Roberts
Major Ms. Chantal Curtis
Cole Dr Ronald Knowles
Mrs. Anne Lawlor
Mr. Jim Lawlor
Editorial Committee: Dr.
Gail Saunders, OBE, ,Ms. Lorraine
Lightbourn, Ms. Grace Turner, Ms Vivienne Ferguson, and Ms Chantal Curtis
to Robert Dorsett here are the links for the last presentation by Eric Wiberg
on U Boats in The Bahamas and the Bermuda Triangle:
fees due for 2012/2013...thank you if already paid
24th May – Annual Lunch/Fashion Show
7th June at 6pm - Sybil Allen – Charmed by Southern Whispers
(Life on Inagua) – her book starts with a beautiful poem.
10th June – Nassau Chamber Ensemble Spring Concert at BHS
Museum (postponed from Sunday 6th May)
Call for Papers 2012 Journal of The Bahamas Historical Society
The editorial board of the Journal of The Bahamas Historical Society is sending out a call for papers for the 2012 journal. The deadline for submission of articles is June 30, 2012. Following are the requirements for papers:
The subject should be a historical topic on The Bahamas bringing to light new information or a new interpretation of topics of Bahamian interest. Short communications, book reviews, and profiles of Bahamian personalities are also welcome..
The article should be formatted using Chicago style with end-notes rather than footnotes.
The article should be between 10 and 15 pages, double spaced. Photographs, maps or other illustrations are welcome.
Articles should be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org using a standard word processing programme such as Microsoft Word. A hard copy should also be sent to Jim & Anne Lawlor, Box N-1715, Nassau, Bahamas.
The Editorial Committee has the right to edit the article.
The Editorial Committee has the right to reject the article.
Anne and Jim Lawlor, Editors
The Bahamas Historical Society (BHS)
a non-profit organization dedicated to stimulating interest in Bahamian
History and to the collection and preservation of material relating
thereto. Its Headquarters, the former IODE Hall, was a gift from the
Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE). BHS is on Shirley
Street and Elizabeth Avenue in Nassau.