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Jaffe, Alice Cohn Rice, 1905-1994


Biographical Note

Alice Cohn Rice was born to Henry L. and Mary Cohn Rice in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1905. In May of 1942, she married Louis I. Jaffe (1888-1950). During the 1960s and 1970s, Alice Jaffe was an art teacher at Old Dominion College (later Old Dominion University). She died in January of 1994 in Norfolk, Virginia. She is buried with her husband in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Additional manuscript collections relating to Alice (and Louis) Jaffe can be found at Old Dominion University and the University of Virginia.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jaffe-Lankes Family Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-2019-014

This collection contains two main sets of materials: Correspondence between Louis I. Jaffe and J. J. Lankes from 1930 to 1942 and correspondence between Alice Jaffe (Louis' widow) and J. B. Lankes (J. J.'s son) from 1980 to 1985. In addition, there is a small folder of notes and letter excerpts created by J. B. Lankes in the early 1980s.

Dates: 1930-1942, 1980-1985