A Guide to the Anne Price Yates Papers II, 1898-2005 Yates, Anne Price, Papers II Ms2010-065

Anne Price Yates Papers II, 1898-2005

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2010-065


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Processed by: Kimberly Staub, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2010-065
Title
Anne Price Yates Papers II, 1898-2005
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Yates, Anne Hayden Price, 1939-
Langauge
English
Abstract
Collection contains manuscript materials, notes, and correspondence related to Yates' research on the Price family after the publication of her book, Increase in Prices.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Anne Price Yates Papers II must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Anne Price Yates Papers II, Ms2010-065, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

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

Processing Information

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


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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series: Series I: Anne Price Yates Materials, Series II: William C. Price Materials, and Series III: Harvey Lee 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.

Related Material

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

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951
  • Price, William Conway
  • Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Contents List

Series I: Anne Price Yates Materials, 1980-2005, n.d.
  • Box-folder 1-1
    Correspondence, 1980-1989.
  • Box-folder 1-2
    Correspondence, 1990-1999.
  • Box-folder 1-3
    Correspondence, 2000-2005.
  • Box-folder 1-4
    Correspondence, n.d.
  • Box-folder 1-5
    Genealogical Material from William and Mary Quarterly and Virginia Historical Magazine, n.d.
  • Box-folder 1-6
    Assorted Genealogical Materials, n.d.
  • Box-folder 1-7
    Ephemera, 1929, 1989, n.d.
Series II: William C. Price Materials, 1955-1956, 1985-1989.
  • Box-folder 1-8
    Correspondence,1955-1956, 1985-1989.
Series III: Harvey Lee Price Materials, 1898-1939.
  • Box-folder 1-9
    Personal Papers, 1905-1939.
  • Box-folder 1-10
    Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station Brochures, 1898-1910.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951
  • Price, William Conway
  • Yates, Anne Hayden Price, 1939-