Schoolboy Correspondence of Horace M. Rice (1805-1863), clergyman

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Access Information

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers

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

NOTE: Copyright on all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.

  • In the Reading Room, University of Nottingham Library: Typescript Catalogue, 6 pp
  • At the National Register of Archives, London: Typescript Catalogue, 6 pp

Conditions Governing Use

COPYRIGHT: Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email ). The Department will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the reader.

LANGUAGE: English.

Custodial History

The collection was acquired by the University in 1990, adding to the Library's already extensive resources in the theory and practice of education.

Corporate Names