James Rice family papers

James Rice family papers

Dates: 1760-1868

The James Rice Family papers, 1760-1868, consist of photocopies of family records (including birth, death, and marriage dates), correspondence, and reference material.

  • Extent: 1 folder ; (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rice, James, 1760-1827
  • Call Number: MSS 4131
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Rice family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4131; James Rice family papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4131, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donation; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Home and Family; Luzerne County (Pa.); Ontario County (N.Y.); Seneca County (N.Y.); Social Life and Customs; Soldiers--United States--History--18th century
Genre / Form
Letters; Wills
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Rice (James) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:21-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

James Rice, Sr., was born 20 November 1760. On 18 May 1784, he married Elizabeth Mars, with whom he had 10 children. He served in the Revolutionary War from the state of New Jersey. The family later lived in Seneca County, New York. James Rice, Sr., died 13 June 1827.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts