This collection comprises materials from the James S. and Cora Rice family of Tustin, California, and other relatives, including
Harvey M. Rice, father of James and an Ohio author and legislator; Nettie Rice, sister of James and the first wife of James
Irvine I; and the family of J.H. Martin of Carson Valley, Nevada. It also includes material from the Polish-born Shakespearean
actress Helena Modjeska who had a summer home in the Santa Ana Mountains of Orange County. The collection includes correspondence,
documents, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.