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Alice Hegan Rice letters, 1925

Part of Alice Hegan Rice letters

2011MS133 Alice Hegan Rice letters, 1925-1929 2011MS133 Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 December 1 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-21T11:46-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Alice Hegan Rice letters 2011MS133 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 2 0.1 Cubic feet 1 box 1925-1929 Housed with multiple collections. Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942 Scope and Contents note The Alice Hegan Rice letters contain letters from Alice Hegan Rice to a friend she refers to as Mr. Adcock. The letters discuss her work and her travels. Included is a letter of introduction for an artist named Vivian Hewerdine. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 2011MS133: [identification of item], Alice Hegan Rice letters, 1925-1929, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice (1870-1942), a native of Louisville, was a Kentucky author and the wife of the poet Cale Young Rice. She received a degree from the University of Louisville and authored numerous books, including three penned in collaboration with her husband. Rice is best known for her novel Mrs. Wiggs and the Cabbage Patch, which depicts life in Louisville's lower class Cabbage District. George S. MacManus Co. Authors, American--20th century. Authors, American--Kentucky. Authors--Correspondence. Louisville (Ky.) Women authors--20th century.