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Rice, Craig, 1908-1957


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lawrence Lipton papers

Identifier: 0159
Abstract The Lawrence Lipton papers, 1883-2009 (bulk 1950-1975), consist of correspondence, interviews, manuscripts, typescripts, audio recordings, clippings, periodicals, photographs, motion pictures, and ephemera, created and collected by Beat Generation chronicler, novelist, and poet, Lawrence Lipton. The collection documents Lipton's prolific work as a novelist, poet, and columnist through typescripts and manuscripts of his works; correspondence between Lipton and members of the Beats, including...
Dates: 1883 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975

Craig Rice papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0153

Personal and business correspondence; typescripts, ca. 1950-55. Craig Rice (Georgiana Ann Randolph) (1908-1957) published her first book, 8 Faces at 3, in 1939. She married several times; one was to Beat writer Larry Lipton. She became an enormously popular writer of mystery and detective stories, at one point rivalling Agatha Christie in sales. Agatha Christie with mystery fans, rivalling her in sales. Rice died at the age of 49 in 1957.

Dates: circa 1950-1955

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