Biography and History

Howard C. Rice, Jr., was born in Brattleboro, Vermont. He received the degree of Docteur de l'Université de Paris in 1933. After World War II he served as Director of the United States Information Library in Paris in the U.S. embassy. From 1948 till his retirement in 1970, Rice was an Associate Professor at Princeton University, Assistant Librarian for the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, and editorial consultant to the Papers of Thomas Jefferson editorial project at Princeton. His publications include several articles and book reviews on historical, literary, artistic, and bibliographical subjects.

Source: From the finding aid for C0519

Biography and History

Historian and author, Howard C. Rice directed Princeton's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections during the 1960s.

Source: From the finding aid for C0752

  • Howard C. Rice Papers. 1965-1975 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0519

    Consists of papers relating to the preparation of The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780-1783 (1972), which was translated and edited by Princeton's Rare Books and Special Collections librarian Howard C. Rice and Anne S. K. Brown.

  • Howard C. Rice Collection on Saint-Mémin. 1951-1970 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0752

    Consists of research notes, correspondence, photographs, and drafts for three articles by Howard C. Rice (1904-1980), published in the Princeton University Library Chronicle (autumn 1951, summer 1959, spring 1971), concerning the French engraver, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852)