Skip Navigation

Jane Dice, United Daughters of The Confederacy West Virginia Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jane Dice, United Daughters of The Confederacy West Virginia Collection
Span Dates: 1823-1952
ID No: Ms2002-107
Extent: 1 box
Language: English
Repository: West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, WV
Abstract: This collection consists of approximately 164 items, most relating to Mrs. Jane Dice of Lewisburg, West Virginia and her involvement in the state United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Note: Papers from Ms. Jane (Stuart Price) Dice, Lewisburg, West Virginia, ca. 1918-1926. About 50 pieces (described below) and a single group of 20 concerning UDC descendants in WW I. In the latter case, she has received from several counties data on servicemen descended from C.S.A. veterans, together with details on unit of service, date of entry, etc. Among these was Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War from Berkeley County. The former lot has several reports on UDC activity and is interesting for excuses given about tardiness.
Ms. Dice's father was John S. Price, noted attorney in Lewisburg, and this lot contains several letters ca. 1870-1888 of family content. This collection also includes various material ranging in date from 1823-1952 including receipts, name cards, publications, newspaper clippings, and legal papers.

Folder 1: Bill/receipt dated Richmond, Virginia 1823 for coffee and tea - (1 item)
Folder 2: Price Family Correspondence 1870-1888 - (7 items)
Folder 3: 1896 marker - (1 item)
Folder 4: Correspondence 1897 - letter from W. Abney, Charleston, WV to Mrs. Matthews, and letter from George Ben Johnston, Richmond, VA to Mrs. M. S. Smith - (2 items)
Folder 5: Dance [?] and/or table cards - two dated Feb. 1898 with Bess Lambert Hamilton, and one dated Feb. 1898 for a Mrs. Irvine for the Caldwell girls - (3 items)
Folder 6: Correspondence 190[?] - Letter from Martinsburg, WV to Jane Dice - (1 item)
Folder 7: Correspondence 1910 - Letter from Wheeling, WV to Jane Dice - (1 item)
Folder 8: Correspondence 1913 - Letter from Hotel Royal Palms to Jane Dice - (1 item)
Folder 9: Correspondence 1915 - Letter from Martinsburg, WV to Jane Dice, and letter from White Sulphur Springs, WV - (2 items)
Folder 10: Correspondence 1916 - Letter from Union, WV to Mr. Jas. E. Dunlap, Los Angeles, CA; letter to Mr. Postmaster from Post Office Dept., Washington, D.C.; and partial [?] letter from Richmond, VA - (3 items)
Folder 11: Correspondence 1918 - Letters pertaining to UDC business, including some pertaining to World War I soldiers with Confederate ancestors - (27 items)
Folder 12: Correspondence 1918 - World War I soldiers with Confederate ancestors, Charleston, WV - (17 items)
Folder 13: Correspondence 1925 - Form letter from Historian, West Virginia Division, UDC, Lewisburg, WV - (1 item)
Folder 14: Correspondence 1926 - Letter pertaining to UDC business - (29 items)
Folder 15: Correspondence - Undated - Letters pertaining to UDC business and some personal letters - (13 items)
Folder 16: Wedding Announcement Cards 1909-1919 - Includes 1909 wedding of John Calvert Dice and Jane Stuart Price - (5 items)
Folder 17: Name Cards - (10 items)
Folder 18: Legislative Bills - (3 items)
Folder 19: Legal Documents - (3 items)
Folder 20: Deeds - (2 items)
Folder 21: Receipts/Bills - (5 items)
Folder 22: Various newspaper clippings, many of them poems, one dated 1866
Folder 23: Miscellaneous Material - includes some business items, religious material, tea invitations, programs, a menu, ads, commencement announcement for Union High School dated 1914, lists, letterheads for WV House of Delegates dated 1914, etc. - (24 items)
Folder 24: Publication - Geography of West Virginia - [incomplete] - note attached reading "May 25, 1986 - Rest of this book may be here somewhere, written by my Geog[raphy] Teacher at Marshall I am sure" - (1 item)
Folder 25: Publication - West Virginia Worker - Vol. 32 #7 - March 1952 - published by the West Virginia Christian Missionary Society - (1 item)
Folder 26: Record of Lineal Descent - World War I soldiers with Confederate ancestry - lists from various West Virginia UDC camps - 1918 - (1 item)

Manuscript Collections

West Virginia Archives and History