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Archive of the Smyly family

Papers of the Smyly family, particularly H. Jocelyn Smyly (1882-1970), doctor and missionary, his wife Eileen Smyly, née Bell (1894-1987), doctor and missionary, and their sons William Smyly (1922-2018), journalist and teacher, and David Smyly (1923-1990), doctor and missionary.
Extents: 8.68 Linear metres (59 shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1856-2015
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Article by John Blunden

Typescript article, A Journey in Rhodesia by Blunden, writen for inclusion in an internal staff newsletter, May 1972.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2263
Extents: 8 pp.
Dates: 1972
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Copy journal of James Henry Archer-Burton

Photocopied typescript, 1989 of journal, 1894-1902 of James Henry Archer-Burton Matabele Jim, transcribed and edited by his son James R. Archer-Burton using British South Africa Company correspondence and other material now held in the National Archives of Zimbabwe; includes photocopied photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2215
Extents: 172 pp.
Dates: 1989
Collection

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), 1898-1901 …
Extents: 28 Volumes
Dates: 1875-1908
Collection

'End of Empire' transcripts

Xerox copies of transcripts of filmed interviews with contributors, 1985, including material not present in the edited versions, but not including transcripts relating to the loss of Aden; related papers, including 'research interviews' relating to Malaya, shotlists (itemised lists of footage) and press releases, 1985.
Extents: 36 Volumes : The papers have been bound in 36 dark blue cloth-bound volumes.
Dates: 1985
Single Item

Government reports and papers, Coillard Papers, and reminiscences of John Meikle (microfilm)

Government reports and papers (1895-1957), Coillard Papers (1883-1904), and the reminiscences of John Meikle (undated).
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.639
Extents: 31 items
Dates: 1883-1957
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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
Collection

Higher Education in Anglophone Tropical Africa

Memoranda, reports, letters and other papers on university and college education, chiefly relating to the universities of Makerere (Uganda), Ibadan (Nigeria), Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika/Tanzania), Legon (Gold Coast/Ghana) and Salisbury/Harare (Rhodesia/Zimbabwe), [1924-1984].
Extents: 86 boxes
Dates: [1924-1984]
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Journal of a Rhodesian Pioneer; papers of the Manson Family

Journal of an unnnamed British pioneer's experiences in Mashonaland, Rhodesia, 1st August-8th November 1891; sketch of a boy feeding a bird, by Henry Justice Ford; letters, mainly to Mrs. Manson from her three sons, Ken, Will and Jack, 1906-1914; Manson family photographs, c1900, with later pictures taken by Will Manson on the Nile.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2247
Extents: 3 folders
Dates: 1891-1914
Single Item

Land Reform in Zimbabwe Conference Papers

Conference papers, 1998.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2313
Extents: 124 ff.
Dates: 1998
Single Item

Letter from C.D. Priest to Admiral Lynes

Letter from C.D. Priest to Admiral Lynes.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8409, fol. 81
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: 22 Sep 1930
Single Item

Letters of Garfield and Grace Todd

Letters of Garfield and Grace Todd
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2534
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1967-2003
Collection

Memoirs of Robert Everard Wainwright

Memoirs, [1980s], including service in Kenya and in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and also his role as an observer during the Rhodesian and Ugandan elections of 1980.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: [1980s]
Single Item

Papers of E.K. Townsend-Coles

Papers dating from period at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1958-1965, including a prospectus and report of the Institute, a report on a sample socio-economic survey in Gutu Tribal Trust land, copies of reports and articles on Rhodesia and the proceedings of a Symposium on Rhodesia's Independence held on 3rd November 1965.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2244
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1958-1965
Collection

Papers of Elspeth Huxley (3)

Articles, 1929-1989; correspondence, 1934-1992; information on Kenyan history, 1936-1969; information on Africa (other than Kenya), 1957-1968; sequence of events, Rhodesia, April 1971; book covers, 20th cent.; brochure on the Thames Television series from Euston Films based on The flame trees of Thika..., [1980].
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: [1929-1996]
Single Item

Papers of Frank Thomas Russell

Detailed memoirs of service, 1930-1973.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1939
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1930-1973
Single Item

Papers of George Croker Bayly

Correspondence and other papers relating to career in the Colonial Police Service, 1894-1915; papers relating to the career of P.H. Hamilton Bayly in the Colonial Prison Service in Sierra Leone, Rhodesia, etc., 1936-1960.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1756
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1894-1960
Collection

Papers of James B.G. Hicks

Correspondence, reports, etc., of police service in Southern Rhodesia and Kenya, 1911-36, with associated photographs.
Extents: 1 box, 2 volumes
Dates: 1911-1936
Collection

Papers of John Blunden relating to Rhodesia

Papers of John Blunden relating to the 1972 Pearce Commission on Rhodesian Opinion and the 1980 election.
Extents: 0.3 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1971-1994
Collection

Papers of Ken Flower

Papers of Ken Flower, founding director of the Central Intelligence Organisation in Rhodesia, which he used to write his book, Serving Secretly. An Intelligence Chief on Record: Rhodesia into Zimbabwe, 1964 to 1981.
Extents: 0.5 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1964-1980

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Indexed subjects
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 10
19th century 9
Zimbabwe -- Politics and government 4
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 3
Rhodesia and Nyasaland -- Politics and government 3
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel 3
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1960-1980 3
Zimbabwe -- History -- 20th century 3
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 2
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 2
Police -- Zimbabwe 2
Prime ministers -- Zimbabwe 2
South Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 2
South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909 2
Zambia -- History -- 20th century 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1965-1980 2
Zimbabwe -- Officials and employees 2
21st century 1
Aden -- Description and travel -- Views 1
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Adult education -- Zimbabwe 1
Africa -- History -- 1884-1918 1
Africa -- History -- 20th century 1
Africa, British East -- Pictorial works 1
Africa, East -- Constitutional history 1
Africa, Southern -- Biography 1
Afrikaners -- Botswana 1
Afrikaners -- South Africa 1
Agriculture -- Africa, Southern 1
Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 1945- 1
Austria -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Autonomy and independence movements -- History -- 20th century 1
Bahamas -- History -- 20th century 1
Barcelona (Spain) -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Benelux countries -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century 1
Birds -- Zimbabwe 1
Botswana -- Constitutional history 1
Botswana -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Botswana -- History 1
British South Africa Company Pioneer Corps 1
Cairo (Egypt) -- Description and travel 1
Canada -- Description and travel 1
Canary Islands -- Description and travel -- Views 1
China 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Commonwealth of Nations -- Description and travel 1
Conference on Land Reform in Zimbabwe: The Way Forward (1998: London) 1
Copper mines and mining -- Zambia -- History -- 20th century 1
Correspondence 1
Cyprus -- History -- British rule, 1878-1960 1
Decolonization -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century 1
Djibouti -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Education -- Nigeria -- History 1
Education -- Zimbabwe -- History -- 20th century 1
Education, Higher -- Ghana 1
Education, Higher -- Nigeria 1
Education, Higher -- Tanzania 1
Education, Higher -- Uganda 1
Education, Higher -- Zimbabwe 1
Egypt -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Egypt -- History -- 20th century 1
Elections -- Uganda 1
Elections -- Zimbabwe 1
Emigration and immigration -- Africa, Southern 1
Energy policy -- Zimbabwe 1
Ethnology -- Pictorial works 1
Exhibitions -- Zimbabwe -- Bulawayo 1
Federal government -- Africa 1
Ghana -- History -- To 1957 1
Gold mines and mining -- Africa, Southern 1
Great Britain 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa, Southern 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Cyprus -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Zimbabwe -- Administration 1
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Biography 1
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 1
Hong Kong | China 1
India -- History -- 20th century 1
India -- History -- Partition, 1947 1
Iran -- History -- 20th century 1
Ireland 1
Italy -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Katanga (Congo) -- History 1
Kenya -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Kenya -- History -- 20th century 1
Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 -- Personal narratives, British 1
Land reform -- Zimbabwe 1
Lesotho -- History -- 20th century 1
Malawi -- Constitutional history 1
Malawi -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Malawi -- History -- 1953-1964 1
Malawi -- History -- 20th century 1
Malawi -- Politics and government 1
Malaysia -- Description and travel 1
Mandates -- Palestine 1
Meat industry and trade -- Africa, Southern 1
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Indexed names
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 3
Advisory commission under Lord Monckton for the review of the Constitution of the Federation of Rhodesia | 1959 1
Archer-Burton | James Henry | 1850-1922 1
Bayly | George Croker | fl 1894-1915 | colonial police officer 1
Bayly | P.H. Hamilton | fl 1936-1960 | employee of Colonial Prison Service 1
Blunden | John E. | b 1922 | colonial officer 1
Blunden | John | 1922-2013 | colonial officer 1
British South Africa Company 1
Campbell | Evan Roy | 1908-1980 | High Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia in London 1
Capricorn Africa Society 1
Central African Council 1
Channel 4 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. 1
Dominion Party 1
Field | Winston Joseph | 1904-1969 | Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia 1
Flower | Ken | d. 1987 | police officer 1
Fynn | W.D. | fl 1900 | Superintendent of Farms for De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
Hicks | James Bracher Grenfell | fl 1911-1936 | policeman in Africa 1
Huggins | Godfrey Martin | 1883-1971 | 1st Viscount Malvern | Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia 1
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Huxley | Elspeth Josceline | 1907-1997 | née Grant | author and journalist 1
Jobson | Maitland Baron | 1868-c1960 | Lt-Colonel 1
Johnston | Sir | Jack | fl 1918-1999 | Knight | High Commissioner 1
Kekewich | Robert George | 1854-1914 | Major General 1
Manson | Ken | fl 1913-1914 | medical officer, Nigeria 1
Manson | Will | fl 1906-1908 | river carrier, Sudan 1
Manson | family | Arnewood House 1
Meikle | John | 1900-1999 1
Murphy | William Lindsay | 1887-1965 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Governor 1
Pestell | John Richard | b 1916 | Sir | Knight Colonial Civil Servant 1
Phillips | P.H. | fl 1989 | University of Liverpool 1
Priest | C D | fl 1930 1
Read | Arthur W | fl 1899-1920 | railway engineer in Uganda 1
Rhodesia Front Party 1
Russell | Frank Thomas | fl 1930-1973 | schoolmaster and colonial statistician 1
Smyly | David Paul | 1923-1990 | doctor and missionary 1
Smyly | Eileen May | 1894-1987 | doctor and missionary 1
Smyly | Henry Jocelyn | 1880-1970 | doctor and missionary 1
Smyly | William Josiah | 1922-2018 | journalist and teacher 1
Smyly | family 1
Somers | Phoebe | d 1995 | art teacher 1
South African Railways and Harbours Publicity Department 1
Todd | Jean Grace | 1912-2001 | wife of Sir Garfield Todd 1
Todd | Sir | Reginald Stephen Garfield | 1908-2002 | Knight | prime minister of Southern Rhodesia 1
Townsend-Coles | Edwin K. | fl 1958-2002 | university administrator 1
United Federal Party 1
United Rhodesia Party 1
United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. 1
University of Zimbabwe 1
Wainwright | Robert Everard | 1913-1990 | colonial administrator 1
Walker | H.C. | fl.1902-1904 | settler in Rhodesia 1
Welensky | Sir | Roy Roland | 1907-1991 | Knight | Rhodesian Statesman 1
Wernher, Beit & Co. 1
Whitehead | Edgar Cuthbert Fremantle | 1905-1971 | Sir | Knight Rhodesian Politician 1
Wright | Robert Hepburn | b 1913 | colonial officer 1
de Quehen | Basil Maurice | fl [c1908-1940s] | Lieut.-Colonel 1
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