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Rhodes, Cecil John, 1853-1902 (Imperialist and Benefactor)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

[Cecil] Rhodes Statue, Bulawayo, [Zimbabwe], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3244
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a statue of [Cecil] Rhodes, British businessman and politician who founded the southern African territory of Rhodesia, which was named after him in 1895, standing on a pedestal in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. In the image, a group of men and women stand around the base of the statue in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

How Mr. Rhodes Liked to Travel in the Country, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3181
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Mr. [Cecil] Rhodes sitting at a table in the countryside with a friend in South Africa in the late 19th or early 20th century. A dog sits in the foreground and a waiter and a large wagon and tent in the background.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant E.D.A Daly, 21 May 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/13
Scope and Contents

Daly writes regarding Ewart's recent request in the Veterinarian for notes and photographs of zebra skins. He explains that among the tame Burchell's zebras running around at Cecil Rhodes' home near Rondebosch, there is a mare with very unusual markings. He suggests photographing the animal for Ewart if he is interested.

Dates: 21 May 1901

Mr. [Cecil] Rhodes Grave, [Zimbabwe], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3243
Scope and Contents

Photograph and description of Mr. [Cecil] Rhodes grave at World's View in the Matobo Hills, [Zimbabwe] in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Papers of Alexander Low Bruce

Identifier: Coll-721
Scope and Contents

The papers contain: copies of letters of William Ewing of the Scottish Exploration Company to Alexander Low Bruce and to Cecil J. Rhodes; letters, telegraphs, banquet seating plan; a letter-book; diary of Bruce'sAmerican journey 1873; an album of newspaper cuttings; and, a memoriam volume.

Dates: 1873-1893

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Archival Object 4
Collection 1
Animal Markings 1
Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) 1
Burchell?s Zebra 1
Camping 1
Diaries 1