This small collection consists solely of correspondence from Rice to his parents and sister. The letters contain details both of school activities and the boy's career plans, incidentally throwing light on the domestic life of the Rice family.
Schoolboy Correspondence of Horace M. Rice (1805-1863), clergyman
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 159 MS 578
- Dates of Creation1820-1823
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Horace M. Rice was a clergyman by profession. As a child he attended Westminster School, London, from where the letters in this collection were written.
The letters are arranged in chronological order.
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REPROGRAPHIC: Photocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.
Other Finding Aids
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- In the Reading Room, University of Nottingham Library: Typescript Catalogue, 6 pp
- At the National Register of Archives, London: Typescript Catalogue, 6 pp
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The collection was acquired by the University in 1990, adding to the Library's already extensive resources in the theory and practice of education.