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News Cuttings, 1950 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/2/1

Scope and Contents

Items include news cuttings recording the marriage of Sir Harold and Lady Smedley (1950); their period in Rhodesia (1951-53) and posting to India (March 1957-58); photographs of Smedley with Sir Roy Price (1950), Lord Swinton (1953) and Alec Douglas-Home (1956); postcards and travel literature (1950); Smedley’s MBE certificate (1953); news cuttings of the Queen Mother’s visit to Bulawayo (1953); and several cards and letters including a Christmas card from Alec Douglas-Home (1955).


  • Creation: 1950 - 1955


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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1 volume(s) (1 vol.) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2016-04-22 14:36:30+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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