Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Sarah Young Rice Letters
Series Number: MS10-71
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on July 16, 2010.
Date Listed: July 16, 2010
Date Span: 1865-1867
Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder. 18 items.
Type of Material: Correspondence.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: Sarah Young Rice was the wife of Thomas G. H. Rice a farmer and Baptist reverend who preached at Kinmundy, Illinois in 1866 and Seneca, Kansas in 1867. She was born on August 28, 1842 in St. Meinora, Kentucky to William and Delila Young. She married Thomas Rice on January 21, 1866 and died on November 17, 1867 at Seneca, Kansas.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of photocopied letters written by Sarah Young Rice to her father and mother from February 21, 1866 to August 9, 1867. The letters describe her daily activities at Kinmundy, Illinois in 1866 and Seneca, Kansas in 1867. Included in the collection are a letter from her brother Harrison Young from Mississippi in July of 1865 and three letters from her cousins James and Martha Robins in 1866.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Rice, Sarah Young, 1842-1867.
Rice, Thomas General Harrison, 1840-1889.