Fonds A2003-002 - Kathleen Rice fonds

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Kathleen Rice fonds

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CA UMASC A2003-002

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  • 1927-1940, 1991 (Production)
    Producteur
    Kathleen Rice

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Description matérielle

12.5 cm textual records

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(1883-1964)

Notice biographique

Kathleen Rice was born in St. Marys, Ontario, in 1883, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lincoln Rice. She graduated from the University of Toronto in 1906 and began a career as a math teacher. She taught in Belleville, Ontario before moving to western Canada. Once in the west, she taught mathematics in Alberta and Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In 1913, Kathleen and her brother, Lincoln, decided to stake a homestead near The Pas, Manitoba. Shortly thereafter, war broke out and Lincoln, who later became a Lieutenant Colonel, joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Kathleen decided to stay on the homestead alone. After teaching herself about geology and prospecting, she headed to the Herb Lake area north of The Pas. She claimed an island - later called Rice Island - in Weksusko Lake, which turned out to be very rich in copper and nickel.
While it is rumoured that Rice and her business partner, Richard (Dick) Woosey, turned down $250,000 for their property, she eventually sold it to International Nickel (INCO) for approximately $20,000. Kathleen Rice occasionally returned to Ontario to visit her family, but the majority of her adult life was spent in Northern Manitoba. She died in Brandon in 1964.

Historique de la conservation

Mrs. Geraldine Rice donated the collection in 2003. The acquisition was assisted by Bjarne Tokerud.

Portée et contenu

The fonds consists of four series. The first series consists of newspaper clippings about Kathleen Rice. Because of the condition of these clippings, they have been photocopied. The second series consists of an exerpt about Kathleen Rice from a book about female adventurers. It is an incomplete copy of the chapter. The third series consists of manuscripts written by Kathleen Rice. The fourth series consists of two drawings of nature scenes that may possibly be attributed to Kathleen Rice.

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There are no restrictions on access.

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There are no restrictions on use.

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A finding aid can be downloaded from the fonds-level description by clicking on the "Download" link under "Finding Aid" on the right-hand side of the screen.

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162

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Created by Leah Morton (August 2003). Encoded by Leah Morton (August 2003). Converted by Justin Fuhr (July 2016). July 26, 2005 - A.03-02 MSS 162 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15). Revised by N.Courrier (October 2018).

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