Rice, John Andrew, 1888-

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In 1933 John A. Rice founded the Black Mountain College in Black Mountain, N.C. in 1933. He left Black Mountain College in 1939. From 1943 to 1957 he was self-employed as a writer. He wrote the autobiographical I Came out of the 18th Century, Local Color, and various short stories.

From the description of John A. Rice collection of papers, 1712-2004. (Western North Carolina Library Network). WorldCat record id: 123895293

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referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Lane, Mervin. Mervin Lane manuscripts, 1987-1989. North Carolina Division of Archives & Hist
creatorOf Rice, John Andrew, b. 1888. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [Between 1920 and 1934]. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Reynolds, Katherine Chaddock, 1945-. John Andrew Rice research files, 1901-1999. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Rice, John Andrew, b. 1888. John A. Rice collection of papers, 1712-2004. Appalachian State University, ASU
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associatedWith Appalachian State University. W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) corporateBody
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correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Rollins College (Winter Park, Fla.) corporateBody
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Birth 1888-02-01

Death 1968-11-17


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