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Anne Price Yates Papers II,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-065

Scope and Contents

The Anne Price Yates Papers II contains manuscript materials, notes, and correspondence related to Yates' research on the Price family after the publication of her book, Increase in Prices. The collection contains correspondence from readers with additional genealogical information on the Price and Harless families, copies of genealogies from the William and Mary Quarterly and Virginia Historical Magazine and more of her own genealogical research. Further correspondence and genealogical material from her father, W.C. Price, is contained in the collection.

Also included is correspondence and a copy of a speech from a ceremony at Virginia Tech honoring Dr. Harvey Black in 1939 while H.L. Price served as Dean of Agriculture, as well as the Virginia Agriculture Experiment Station Bulletins during his tenure. Addtionally, the collection contains two deeds for land transfer between James and Hattie Gibbony and H. L. Price in 1905 and 1908.

Dates

  • 1898 - 2005

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Anne Hayden Price Yates, Price family historian, was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1939, to William Conway Price (born 1906) and Eleanor Franklin Hayden (1908-1973). She married James Stanley Savage and had one daughter, Eleanor. She later married Patrick Audley Yates, with whom she had a son, Adam.

Yates received her education in the American School in Manila, Philippines and earned an associate of arts degree from Florida State University. She later attended the University of Florida. In addition to being the author of Increase in Prices: Some descendants of David and Agnes (Hoffman) Price of 17th century Germany, Yates also compiled and edited The Brothers Conway of Madison County, Virginia: autobiographies of Catlett Conway and William Buchanan Conway and edited Descendants of Edwin Conway, the immigrant, compiled by her father.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

The collection contains manuscript materials, notes, and correspondence related to Yates' research on the Price family after the publication of her book, Increase in Prices.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series: Series I: Anne Price Yates Materials, Series II: W. C. Price Materials, and Series III: H. L. Price Materials. The first contains Anne Price Yates' correspondence with readers, arranged chronologically, additional geneological material (undated), and ephemera material (mostly undated). The second series contains the correspondence of W.C. (William C.) Price, arranged chronologically. The third series concerns the papers relating to H.L. (Harvey Lee) Price.

Source of Acquisition

The Anne Price Yates Papers II were donated to Special Collections in 2010.

Related Archival Materials

Anne Price Yates Papers, Ms89-087. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database.

Increase in Prices: Some descendants of David and Agnes (Hoffman) Price of 17th century Germany Spec Genealogy C571.P946 1985

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Anne Price Yates Papers II by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Anne Price Yates Papers II was completed in October 2010.

Title
A Guide to the Anne Price Yates Papers II, 1898-2005
Status
Completed
Author
Kimberly Staub
Date
2010 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021-01-19: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308