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Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist, colonial politician and mining entrepreneur


Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:


Archive of Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner, 1824-1955

Archive of Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner related to his political career, and including mainly correspondence with Earl of Selborne as well as papers of other members of the Palmer family.
Extents: 69.90 Linear metres (699 shelfmarks)
Dates: 1824-1955
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Cecil Rhodes Postcard

Colour postcard depicting Rhodes as a mouse in a cage labelled Kimberley, being watched by the Afrikaaner General Cronje in the guise of a cat; published in Berlin by Eysler & Co., and posted in Vienna, 6th February 1900.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 256
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1900

Copies of letters from Cecil John Rhodes edited by Thomas William Baxter

Reproduced typescript entitled "Yrs., C.J. Rhodes: the letters of an imperialist", a collection of many of Rhodes' letters, edited by Thomas William Baxter.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: 1974 (copies of originals dated 1868-1902)
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Correspondence between C.J. Rhodes and A.H.G. Grey, 4th Earl Grey (photocopies)

Correspondence between Cecil John Rhodes and Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey. Photocopies.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.t.6
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1889-1900

Correspondence of Cecil John Rhodes (1)

Letters and telegrams received, arranged by the original subject headings as follows Administrators [Rhodesia], 1897-1902 Cape Colony, 1890-1900 Charter (Matabeleland & Mashonaland), 1889-1896 - Charter referring to the British South Africa Company Charter (Home Board), 1897-1902 Charter (Cape),…
Extents: 28 Volumes
Dates: 1875-1908

Correspondence of Cecil John Rhodes (2)

Letter books, 1897-1902; telegrams, 1893-1903; index, including for collection MSS. Afr. s. 228).
Extents: 9 boxes
Dates: 1893-1903

Correspondence of Cecil John Rhodes (3)

Copies of telegrams (mostly typescript) to and from Cecil John Rhodes, with related telegrams and letters, written during the Matabele War and the peace negotiations in the Matoppos, August-October 1896.
Extents: 24 ff.
Dates: 1896
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H.C. Walker's album of photographs of Rhodesia

H.C. Walker's album of photographs of Rhodesia
Shelfmark: MS. 15005
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.1902-1904

History of the Rhodes Family by Hilda Thornhill

Manuscript entitled: "Concerning Cecil John Rhodes and his kinsfolk of olden time and some familiar places" by Hilda Thornhill, a history of the Rhodes family and of the life of Cecil John Rhodes. Included are photographs (some of which are reproductions) of Rhodes, Bishop's Stortford, the Groote Schuur estate and the Rhodes Memorial.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: [ca. 1936]
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Letter from Colonel R.G. Kekewich

Autograph letter, 27th February 1900, to Sir Alfred Milner from Colonel R.G. Kekewich, commander of the garrison during the siege of Kimberley, lamenting and defending his position following criticism and noting Cecil Rhodes's opposition to him.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 270
Extents: 4 ff.
Dates: 1900
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Map of Africa annotated by Cecil John Rhodes

Map of Africa produced by Stanford with annotations made by Cecil John Rhodes indicating his projected railways.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.4
Extents: 4 items
Dates: 1896
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Papers of Cecil John Rhodes

Wills and related papers, with some additional material, including holograph letters (1889-1901).
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. t. 1
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1871-1901

Papers of Katherine Lewis

The papers comprise: the (empty) autograph album of Katherine Lewis letters removed from the album, 1860-1934, n.d., several to members of the Lewis family, mainly to Elizabeth, Lady Lewis, and Katherine Lewis, with some to George Lewis, 1st Bart. Many of the letters are from the same correspondents as in the main part of the Lewis papers (Dep. c. 831-853), including Sir James Barrie,…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 19th-20th cent.

Papers of the British South Africa Company (the Cawston Papers)

Reports, minutes, papers and correspondence (chiefly of George Cawston), 1888-1911, including official correspondence regarding the Jameson Raid and report of Jameson's trial; together with the Report of the Select Committee on British South Africa, 1896/1897, and H.H. Johnston's Report on the Nyasa-Tanganyika expedition, 1889-1890.
Extents: 16 Volumes
Dates: 1888-1911

Papers of the Rhodes Family (Hildersham Hall collection)

Family letters and papers, 1758-1975 Family letters and papers, with miscellaneous papers relating to the Jameson Raid, 1870-1973 Wills and papers relating to family inheritances and descent, 1758-1975 Notebooks, diaries, family trees, photographs, etc., 1866-1906 Cecil John Rhodes's notebooks and commonplace book, with copies of letters written to…
Extents: 6 boxes, 2 volumes
Dates: 1758-1975
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Papers of W.H. Simmonds

Collection of newspaper cuttings about Cecil Rhodes, 1881-1905, compiled by Simmonds.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2297
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1881-1905
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Papers relating to Cecil John Rhodes

Papers relating to Rhodes' death in 1902. Comprising an album of photographs of his funeral in Cape Town and a telegram from Leander Starr Jameson to Alfred Beit announcing Rhodes' death.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. t. 45
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1902

Papers relating to Cecil John Rhodes (1)

Undated first draft of The life of Jameson by Ian Duncan Colvin (London, E. Arnold and co., 1922) Manuscript of projected book by Charles Cowen on Rhodes, with related papers, 1874-1912 Papers of Gordon Le Sueur, comprising miscellaneous letters and papers relating to Rhodes, and draft material for a biography, 1897-1907 Papers of E.A.…
Extents: 7 boxes, 4 volumes, 1 file
Dates: 1864-1961

Papers relating to Cecil John Rhodes (2)

Album of newspaper cuttings and printed material relating to the life and career of Rhodes in Southern Africa, including a biography (Miniature series) by Ada S. Frost entitled The right hon. Cecil J. Rhodes (London: 1902).
Extents: 38 ff.
Dates: 1896-1902
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Papers relating to Cecil John Rhodes (4)

Typescript compiled by Cyril B. Harris, entitled My association with Cecil Rhodes and stories of the siege of Kimberley, as told on 16th April 1951 by W.D. Fynn, Superintendent of Farms for De Beers for 33 years. Includes a photograph of Rhodes at the site where he was later buried (Matopo Hills, Rhodesia) and another of a portrait of Rhodes, two letters from Ernst Oppenheimer, Chairman of De Beers, 1951, a letter from Rhodes about sheep and angoras, 1899, and…
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2301
Extents: 66 ff.
Dates: [1899-1951]