James Henry Rice papers, 1896-1933.


James Henry Rice papers, 1896-1933.

Chiefly consisting of correspondence, literary and journalistic works, and newspaper columns re conservation, wild life, agricultural topics, biographies, and other writings. Writings re natural history and wildlife include 21 newspaper columns, 1905-1926 and undated, re agriculture, natural resources; rice, potatoes, and timber; Ogeechee lime; wild life and hunting; and arguments against free-range management of cattle; also including "South Carolina Timber," by Rice, and "The Century in Phosphates," by Philip e. Chazal, with photographs of fertilizer processing plants of the Charleston Mining Company, and the Ashepoo Fertilzer Works. Newspaper biographical series, Paladins of South Carolina, 14 items, 1911-1933 and undated, re Charles Petigru Allston, Capt. John Hampden Brooks, Eugene W. Dabbs, Henry William De Saussure, Thomas Jefferson Goodwyn, William Gregg, Charles W. Kollock, John McLaurn McBryde, Gen. Samuel McGowan, Benjamin Franklin Perry, William Mazyck Porcher, LeRoy Franklin Youmans, and description of a visit with Col. James T. Bacon of Edgefield County, S.C., [see description in separate record entitled, Paladins of South Carolina collection.]. Letters from Rice, 15 and 19 Oct. 1912, Summerville [S.C.] to R[obert] M[acMillan] Kennedy, Columbia [S.C.], recommending that USC library expand holdings about Central and South America, including a list of suggested titles; and 20 Apr. 1923, Wiggins [S.C.], to R.M. Kennedy, Columbia, commenting on the decline of the "Free Range crowd," and the emigration of African-Americans from the state; 2 letters, 5 May and 11 June 1923, Brick House Plantations, Wiggins (S.C.) to Frances Wanamaker of Columbia, S.C., congratulating her election as May Queen and her graduation from the University of South Carolina; letter, 5 Oct. 1927, Wiggins, S.C., to A[lbert] M[eredith] Withers of Columbia, S.C., offering condolences on the death of Mrs. Eliza Barnwell Heyward Withers. Other writings include a biographical sketch of Rice's father J.H. Rice, and bound volume, 1926, re Capt. Claude Epaminondas Sawyer, one of two surviving members of the "Wallace House Red Shirts" who assumed control of the S.C. General Assembly at the end of Reconstruction, during tenure of William Henry Wallace. Autograph copy of Rice's poem, "Hampton: Salutem," May 1933 Two items re old Ninety-Six District, S.C., address, 1 Apr. 1896, delivered to the D.A.R., Andrew Pickens Chapter; and undated historical fiction, "The Widow's Wooing"; book reviews of Carolina Sports by William Elliott and Book of a Naturalist by W.H. Hudson, re Hudson's life in South America and England, and description of cattle industry in Argentina; unbound typescript volume (ca. 1933), 98 pages, re an anecdotal history of Chee-Ha Neck plantation (Colleton County, S.C.) written for owner Charles Pratt, with sections on "Indian Times," Settlement," "Colonial Period," "The Golden Prime," "The Confederate War," "Destruction and Chaos," "On the Eve of Change," "The Saw Mill Era," "World War I," and "The Return of Prosperity."

48 items and 2 v.

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