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Harry Price Papers


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Dr. Harry S. Price taught in the History Department at the University at Albany from 1947 to 1979. the collection includes correspondence from 1967 to 1968, office files from 1953-1978, and bulletins from 1982 to 1985. Also included are meeting minutes and lecture notes.


Price, Harry
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2.67 cubic ft. (about 2.67 boxes)

Dr. Harry S. Price taught in the History Department at the University at Albany from 1947 to 1979. Retiring in 1978, Price remained a Visiting Professor until 1979. Price earned his B.A. at Dartmouth College in 1938. Also in 1938, Price earned his M.A. at Columbia University Teachers College. After serving in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1945, Price earned his PhD at Columbia University Teachers College in 1953. Prices primary area of teaching was Social Studies.

The Harry Price Papers is roughly dated from 1949 to 1978. Items include correspondence, memorandums, and newspaper clippings. This collection is comprised mostly of lecture notes and class materials that were used by Price for his courses. In addition, this collection contains documents about the Junior College Program in Social Studies, proposal for the PhD Program, student seminar papers, and meeting minutes of various History Department committees.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

Items in this collection were donated in 1989 to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

Processed by: Justin Holzer

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Published: 2018-03-06 03:08:33 -0500

Collection-level finding aid created, 2015 September

Encoded in EAD by Justin Holzer, 2015 September

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.

Copyright Statement

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Harry Price Papers, 1949-1978. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Price Papers).