Poem about Cecil John Rhodes by Rudyard Kipling

Scope and Content

Poem, "CJR", by Rudyard Kipling, read at Cecil John Rhodes' graveside, and letter to F.W. Rhodes about the poem, 1902. Manuscript.

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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