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Anna V. Rice papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00777

Scope and Contents

The Anna V. Rice papers include correspondence, research notes, speeches, devotional material and biographical information.

Dates

  • 1931 - 1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical Note

Anna Vernon Rice was born in Fulton, New York, the daughter of Arvin and Fanny Howe Rice. She earned her BA from Syracuse University in 1904 and later, in 1931, a doctorate of Sacred Theology, also from Syracuse. Rice taught high school English and History in Madison, New Jersey for two years before joining the YWCA as General Secretary of the Detroit branch. By 1913, she was serving on the National Board as Secretary of Religious Education, eventually serving as a General Secretary on the YWCA National Board from 1929-1938. Rice retired in 1940 and died on Christmas Eve 1966 after a period of failing health.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 box.)

Overview

Anna Vernon Rice earned her BA in 1904 and a doctorate of Sacred Theology in 1931, both from Syracuse University. Rice taught high school English and History in Madison, New Jersey for two years before joining the YWCA as General Secretary of the Detroit branch. By 1913, she was serving on the National Board as Secretary of Religious Education, eventually serving as a General Secretary on the YWCA National Board from 1929-1938.The Anna V. Rice papers include correspondence, research notes, speeches, devotional material and biographical information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Anna V. Rice papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection through the YWCA of the USA

Related Materials

YWCA of the U.S.A. Records
Title
Finding aid to Anna V. Rice papers
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Author
Ellice Amanna
Date
2019-06-19
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2019-06-19: Finding aid updated to current standards and published

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

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