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Howell Wright South African Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305T

Scope and Contents

A set of photographs (glossy prints, 190 x 245 mm) of the Howell Wright Collection of Rhodesiana and South Africana as exhibited at the Cleveland (Ohio) Public Library prior to its presentation to the Sterling Memorial Library of Yale University. The collection features pictures, maps, documents, etc., relating to Cecil Rhodes, Paul Kruger, Dr L.S. Jameson, Louis Botha, Jan Smuts, Barney Barnato, the Americans F.R. Burnham and J.H. Hammond, and others. The photographs show the display cases.


  • Creation: 1939

Conditions Governing Access

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 file(s) (8 images in 1 file)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the R.C.S. Library in February 1939 by Howell Wright.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

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Includes index.
2003-09-17 12:14:09+00:00
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Repository Details

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