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Alice Hegan Rice scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022_030

Two scrapbooks of clippings, theatre programs and very few letters.


  • 1902-1969



2 items

Biographical / Historical

Alice Hegan Rice was an author born in Shelbyville, Kentucky and later moved to Louisville, Kentucky. She published 20 books between 1901 and 1942, but she is best known for her first: Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, a best-selling novel inspired by her work with poor children in the Cabbage Patch neighborhood of Old Louisville. Rice later helped establish the Cabbage Patch Settlement House.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752