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Collection Level Description: Papers relating to the Rhodes Centenary Exhibition

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.t.51
Title: Papers relating to the Rhodes Centenary Exhibition
Dates of Creation: 1953
Extent: 2 folders
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Rhodes Centenary Exhibition was held at Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 1953 and was attended by the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret.

Scope and Content

Press cuttings, commemorative newspapers, photographs, programmes and negatives relating to the exhibition's 'African Village' section.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated on the 1 February 1997.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Access Points

Exhibitions | Zimbabwe | Bulawayo

Zimbabwe | Description and travel

Zimbabwe | Social life and customs

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