Letter, Ted Dreier to John [Andrew Rice], March 7, 1942

Letter, Ted Dreier to John [Andrew Rice], March 7, 1942 (3 Pages)

Dreier writes in response to a letter from Rice, apparently written a few years after Rice left the College.  Dreier expresses his opinions on issues that concerned Rice and his departure, briefly discusses the school’s rocky financial situation after purchasing the Lake Eden property and additionally uncertain atmosphere of World War II, and makes an attempt to mend his relationship with Rice.

John Andrew Rice Papers, Appalachian State University

List of books sent from John Drier to BMC Library, 1933

List of books sent by John Dreier to Black Mountain College, 1933

The college’s library in its early years was mostly a collection of books belonging to faculty and students. John Rice also gave the library his personal collection of books, which remained at the school when he formally resigned in 1940.

John Andrew Rice Papers, Appalachian State University