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The Richard Austin Rice Papers, 1865-1934 contain the personal correspondence and teaching materials of Rice, and papers of his wife, Marion Ashley (Foster) Rice. Rice was the first professor of the History of Art and Civilization at Williams College. He amassed a variety of study materials to support the teaching of art at the College including photographs, lantern slides and original works of art, the latter of which became the nucleus of the collection in the Williams College Museum of Art.

Richard Austin Rice (1846-1925) Papers, 1865-1934

Richard Austin Rice
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