Carew Rice papers
This collection includes personal and business correspondence regarding Carew Rice's daily life, travel schedule, and fair and exposition contracts between Rice and various vendors. Also includes seven original silhouettes done by Rice, Rice's handwritten lyrics and/or poetry, pamphlets featuring Rice's silhouettes, clippings about Rice's appearances and work, and Rice's subscription cards for state fairs and other institutions.
- Rice, Carew, 1899-1971 (Person)
Language of Material
Materials in English
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Carew Rice was born in Green Pond, South Carolina in 1899. Rice is best known as a silhouette artist who made his living by "cutting" and performing comical songs at county fairs and civic and social events in the Southeast. In addition to personal silhouettes, Rice's most popular topics relate to Lowcountry landscapes and South Carolina history.
0.25 linear feet (1 slim document box)
Correspondence, original silhouettes, pamphlets, and writings of South Carolina silhouettist, Carew Rice.
Materials are described at the folder level.
Donated by John Rivers, April 2011.
Processed by Cara McHugh, April 2013.
- Rivers, John Minott, 1945- (Donor, Person)
- Inventory of the Carew Rice Papers, 1932-1971
- Processed by: Cara McHugh; machine-readable finding aid created by: Cara McHugh
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