Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice letters

Abstract

The Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice letters (dated 1925-1929; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) contain letters from Alice Hegan Rice to a friend she refers to as Mr. Adcock.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice letters
Date
1925-1929 (inclusive)
Creator
Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Authors, American -- Kentucky.
Women authors -- 20th century.
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Authors -- Correspondence.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011ms133: [identification of item], Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice letters, 1925-1929, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
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.
Scope and Content
The Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice letters (dated 1925-1929; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) 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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Letters

  • Box 1, folder 2
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