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Rhodesia (region (general))

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

A Rhodesian homestead, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/31
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

Dates: 1910
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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Arriving in Salisbury, 1971-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/12/9
Scope and Contents

165 x 250 mm view of Smedley visiting Salisbury during his work as Secretary General of the Commission on Rhodesian Opinion.

Dates: 1971-12
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).
 Item

British South Africa Company Medal, Rhodesia, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.4.12.02
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Three medals.

Dates: 1896
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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Chart showing distribution of cultivated land in Southern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe] and South Africa, 1900 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 24/28
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions. The slides appear to have been gathered for lecture purposes and are not necessarily on the work of the CMS. They relate to various parts of the continent.

Dates: 1900 - 1947
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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Chart showing taxation rates in Southern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], 1900 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 24/33
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions. The slides appear to have been gathered for lecture purposes and are not necessarily on the work of the CMS. They relate to various parts of the continent.

Dates: 1900 - 1947
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).
 Fonds

Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee water colours

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195
Scope and Contents

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

Dates: 1913 - 1914
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 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).
 Item

Colour of Rhodesian soil & foliage, 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

Dates: 1913 - 1914
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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Commission of Rhodesian Opinion, 1971 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/12/11
Scope and Contents

240 x 185 mm black and white photograph featuring Smedley, Lord Pearce and a delegation from Matabele during meetings of the Commission of Rhodesian Opinion.

Dates: 1971 - 1972
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

'Conference' on Rhodesia, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/88
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of a telediphone recording of a 'Conference' on Rhodesia between Patrick Wall, M.P., John Hatch and George Nyandoro, with David Holden in the chair, broadcast on the Home Service on 29 June 1965.

Dates: 1965
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).
 File

Correspondence, 1970 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/10/2
Scope and Contents Not all contents have been listed, but items include correspondence between Smedley and Sir Edward Youde (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) concerning post-retirement work; letter from W.J. Adams to Smedley, 10 October 1980, on role of wives of heads of missions and necessity for reduced expenses; correspondence with Sir Michael Palliser (CRO, 1975-82), including letter from Smedley expressing surprise at Prime Minister James Callaghan’s remarks on Africa in Washington, 2 June 1978; letter,...
Dates: 1970 - 2000
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).
 File

Correspondence, 1959 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/10/3
Scope and Contents This file largely contains letters to Smedley, mostly dating from the 1970s. Not all contents have been listed, but items include letters from Sir Thomas Williams MP (President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union), 27 Apr. 1977; from Alan Rudwick (Headmaster of Achimoto School), 29 Sep. 1977; from Alec Douglas-Home, July 1973; from Peter Ratcliffe (British Embassy, Laos), 14 Jan. 1975; from Mr Justice Michael Kerr, regarding family issues and law commission of 1978-81, 31 July 1978; from...
Dates: 1959 - 1980
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).
 File

Correspondence, 1957 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/10/4
Scope and Contents This file largely contains letters to Smedley. Not all contents have been listed, but items include a letter from Ronald Belcher (diplomat, Capetown) on events in South Africa, 30 June 1958; Major-Gen. Alec Bishop (Deputy High Commissioner, Calcutta, 1957-62), 4 April 1959, 23 January 1961, 13 April 1962; from Office of Deputy High Commissioner, Bombay, 8 February 1962; from W.A. Camps (Senior Tutor, Pembroke College), 18 August 1958; from J. Chaplin (UK Information Service, Ottawa), 23 July...
Dates: 1957 - 1963
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-Series

Diaries, 1951 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/1/1
Scope and Contents

Appointment diaries for the years 1951, 1953-62, 1966 and 1970-75; and personal diary for 1955 .

Dates: 1951 - 1975
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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Diary, 1928-06-01 - 1928-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/1
Scope and Contents The primary function of the Empire Tour was to impress the party with the prosperity and economic potential of the Dominions. Kelsey reported on many visits to farms, agricultural colleges, research stations, industrial sites and commercial centres. As an engineer, he was particularly interested in mines, factories and power stations. The party also toured many sites of natural beauty as well as museums and galleries. Kelsey recorded his impressions of the people he encountered and their...
Dates: 1928-06-01 - 1928-11-26
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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East Africa, 1934 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/4/27/21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

When the RES Headquarters was rebuilt in 1934-36, gifts of timber for panelling and furnishing were obtained from Empire Governments, companies and individuals. Many were destroyed during the bombing of 1941 and replacement gifts were received. This file coordinates pre and post-war correspondence.

Dates: 1934 - 1950
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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Empire Settlement Tour

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

Kelsey’s record of the tour includes two volumes of daily diaries, a photograph album, loose photographs, eight boxes of lantern slides, a map, and a file of ephemera.

Dates: 1928
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 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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Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1960-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/389
Scope and Contents

154 x 203 mm. Members of the Nyasaland delegation to the conference to review the constitution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland are pictured at the opening session at Lancaster House. Left to right are: Chief Mwase; Mr. H.E.I. Phillips; Sir Glyn Jones; and Mr. J.H. Ingham.

Dates: 1960-12
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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Guide to Rhodesia, 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Published and unpublished material collected by Sugg relating to Southern Africa.

Dates: 1914
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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Interview, 1971-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/12/10
Scope and Contents

245 x 200 mm black and white photograph of Smedley speaking to the media during his work as Secretary General of the Commission on Rhodesian Opinion.

Dates: 1971-12
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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Invitations, 1935 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/10/5
Scope and Contents

This file contains correspondence, invitations and other material relating to public events that Smedley attended, including the printed orders of the memorial service for George VI, February 1952 and of the ceremonial parade to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, in June 1953, in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.

Dates: 1935 - 1988
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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King George VI and Princess Elizabeth during their visit to South Africa and Southern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. Exact location unidentified, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 24/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions. The slides appear to have been gathered for lecture purposes and are not necessarily on the work of the CMS. They relate to various parts of the continent.

Dates: 1947
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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Letters from Thomas Herbert Richard Cashmore, 1971 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/6/3
Scope and Contents

This file contains letters from Cashmore to Smedley on Rhodesian affairs; cuttings from Rhodesian newspapers; copy of ‘Report of the Secretary for Internal Affairs for the year 1971’; a pamphlet ‘The missing leaders of Zimbabwe’; photocopy of letter from Lord Pearce to Cashmore, 26 August 1974; and article by Ian Colvin, ‘Rhodesia at half-time: has Britain thought about additions to the 1971 proposals?’, ‘Commonwealth’, April/May 1974 (circa 60 sheets).

Dates: 1971 - 1974
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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Lord Pearce, 1971 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/12/12
Scope and Contents

200 x 140 mm black and white photograph of the Chariman of the Commission of Rhodesian Opinion.

Dates: 1971 - 1972
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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Matabele cattle, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/49
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

Dates: 1910
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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Mr Macmillan's visit, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/7/7
Scope and Contents

The official programme of the visit to the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland of Harold and Lady Dorothy Macmillan, 18-27 January 1960.

Dates: 1960
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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