Wallace Rice papers, 1779-1939, (bulk 1885-1935).


Wallace Rice papers, 1779-1939, (bulk 1885-1935).

Mainly correspondence and works; also photographs and a small group of miscellaneous items.

5 cubic ft. (8 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7685443

Newberry Library

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