Welcome to the Curating Crises database! 

Here you can find archive materials relating to volcanic eruptions and associated hazards (e.g., earthquakes) in the Caribbean between 1890 and 2000

The team at Curating Crises have put together some Exhibits that highlight some of the interesting stories they've uncovered. 

Please explore the website to learn more about how knowledge was generated and transferred during times of volcanic unrest. 

Recently Added Items

Telegram from Ministrant to DevDiv - 22nd December 1971 - funding for seismometers


Discussion of funding for seismographs needed for longer term monitoring as recommended by Prof Sutton

Telegram 86 from Thurlow to Mitchell - 31st December 1971 - Support from the Bahamas


Bahamas able to provide 2 doctors and four nurses for up to three weeks upon request

Letter from Smith to Boothroyd - 29th December 1971 - financial aid


Letter in support of providing financial gift to St Vincent