Poem, "CJR", by Rudyard Kipling, read at Cecil John Rhodes' graveside, and letter to F.W. Rhodes about the poem, 1902. Manuscript.
Poem about Cecil John Rhodes by Rudyard Kipling
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Administrative / Biographical History
(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), poet and writer (works include The Jungle Book , 1894, and The Second Jungle Book, 1895). He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to the Dictionary of National Biography .
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Listed as no. 1201 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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