Material relating to the Rhodes Centenary Exhibition

Scope and Content

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

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.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

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