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Rhodesia/Zimbabwe 1965-1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052U

Scope and Contents

Collection of black and white press agency and official photographs (including 5 duplicates) relating to developments during 1965-80, from the time of Rhodesia's unilateral declaration of Independence (UDI) until the emergence of the republic of Zimbabwe. Many were collected to illustrate articles in 'Commonwealth in Focus', and some were reproduced in the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition 1982. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1980

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 (


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 archival box containing 47 images.)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.


Some of these photographs were used in: 'Commonwealth in focus: 130 years of photographic history' (1982), Sydney: International Cultural Corporation of Australia.


This item level description was entered by WS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Includes index.
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