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Rhodes, Cecil John, 1853 - 1902 (imperialist and benefactor)

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902)], 1880 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/45
Scope and Contents 101 x 145 mm. Mounted on card. Three quarters profile view of the bust of Rhodes by Conrad Dressler. After amassing a fortune in the diamond mining industry at Kimberley and the formation of De Beers Consolidated Mines Company in 1888, Rhodes set about building his dream of a federal South African dominion under the rule of the British flag. He was instrumental in the founding of Rhodesia in 1890, but his plans were cut short when he was forced to resign the premiership of Cape Colony in...
Dates: 1880 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902)], 1880 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/46
Scope and Contents 101 x 145 mm. Mounted on card. Three quarters profile view of the bust of Rhodes by Conrad Dressler. After amassing a fortune in the diamond mining industry at Kimberley and the formation of De Beers Consolidated Mines Company in 1888, Rhodes set about building his dream of a federal South African dominion under the rule of the British flag. He was instrumental in the founding of Rhodesia in 1890, but his plans were cut short when he was forced to resign the premiership of Cape Colony in...
Dates: 1880 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902)], 1880 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/47
Scope and Contents 101 x 145 mm. Mounted on card. Full face view of the bust of Rhodes by Conrad Dressler. After amassing a fortune in the diamond mining industry at Kimberley and the formation of De Beers Consolidated Mines Company in 1888, Rhodes set about building his dream of a federal South African dominion under the rule of the British flag. He was instrumental in the founding of Rhodesia in 1890, but his plans were cut short when he was forced to resign the premiership of Cape Colony in 1896 after...
Dates: 1880 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902)], 1880 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011T/48
Scope and Contents 102 x 145 mm. Mounted on card. Three quarters full face view of the bust of Rhodes by Conrad Dressler. After amassing a fortune in the diamond mining industry at Kimberley and the formation of De Beers Consolidated Mines Company in 1888, Rhodes set about building his dream of a federal South African dominion under the rule of the British flag. He was instrumental in the founding of Rhodesia in 1890, but his plans were cut short when he was forced to resign the premiership of Cape Colony...
Dates: 1880 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Correspondence about the Jameson Raid and Cecil Rhodes, 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/99
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1995
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Letters from Cecil Rhodes to S. Le Riche, 1894 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/85
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1894 - 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Memories of Cecil Rhodes, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/86
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Portrait of Cecil Rhodes, 1940 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/102/4
Scope and Contents

A print of an 1898 portrait drawing of Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902).

Dates: 1940 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The hill on which Rhodes is buried. He called the view from the top "The Worlds view", 1928-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/19
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/85.

Dates: 1928-07-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The hill on which Rhodes is burried. He called the view from the top "The Worlds view", 1928-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/85
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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.

Dates: 1928-07-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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