Corridors Through Time

A History of The Victoria Falls Hotel




References

Two primary archive locations for references used in preparing the book are given, the archives of the Bulawayo Railway Museum, identified as 'BRMA' in the reference list, and the private collection of John Creewel, known as the Creewel Collection and now forming the core of the Hotel’s archive, identified as 'CC'.

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