Rhodes, Cecil John, 1853 - 1902 (imperialist and benefactor)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of letters concerning different accounts and views of Cecil Rhodes and the Jameson Raid. Much of the correspondence is between F.H. Hamilton and Mr Howell Wright.
Two autograph letters on paper headed 'Kimberley Club' written to Mr Le Riche, apparently a political agent in Rhodes' constituency, with undated typescript copies. There is an accompanying letter from Evans Lewin, R.C.S. Librarian, 26 October 1928, thanking Mr Le Riche for his gift of the letters to the Society.
An undated xerox copy of typed notes, made in Johannesburg in 1950, of Rixon's recollections of Cecil Rhodes, 8 pages. There is also one page of photocopied press cuttings concerning a band of Cape African musicians founded by C.J. Rhodes and mentioned by Rixon.
A print of an 1898 portrait drawing of Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902).
Print at RCMS 353/2/85.
Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.