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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

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
Single Item

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
Single Item

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

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
Single Item

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

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
Single Item

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]

Rhodes family original artworks and photographs

Watercolour portrait of Cecil Rhodes by Cecil Cutler Pen and ink cartoon by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, Mr. Rhodes will not be interviewed Photograph album of 90 views of South African importance presented by the Photographic Club of Cape Town, 1898 Photograph album of 24 views of Groote Schuur and its environs, 1898 …
Extents: 6 albums, 2 items
Dates: 1895-1910
Single Item

Stamp set of Georgina Page

Set of stamps for the British South Africa Company, presented to Miss Georgina Page by Cecil Rhodes in 1894.
Shelfmark: Afr. s. 2306
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: [c1894]

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