Ruth A. Price papers, 1902-1980  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Price, Ruth A
Title
Ruth A. Price papers
Dates
1902-1980 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.17 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection Number
5004
Summary
Papers of a longtime Secretary of the China Club of Seattle, spent more than thirty years in the field of Chinese-American relations
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ruth Price went to China in 1928 and lived there until the beginning of the war in the Far East in 1937, when she and her husband and their infant daughter Joy established a home in Seattle. From 1937 to 1957 she served as Secretary for the China Club of Seattle. She participated in many organizations which worked to improve China-U.S. relations, and was the founder of the American Chinese Pioneer Historical Association, which worked to collect and preserve the history of early-day Chinese in this country.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5004-001: Ruth A. Price papers, 1902-1980Return to Top

.84 cubic foot (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Research notes, photographs about the Chinese population of the Pacific Northwest, and related papers.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Joy Price Casserly, 2/26/1997.

Description
Ruth A. Price papers

Accession No. 5004-002: Ruth A. Price papers, circa 1925-1970 (bulk 1937-1960)Return to Top

1.33 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, clippings, scrapbook, note cards, photographs. Much of the accession consists of material collected by Mrs. Price under the auspices of the China Club of Seattle for an American Chinese Pioneer Historical Association. Some are generic records of the China Club, including those of Mrs. Price's predecessor, W.E. Priestley. China relief during World War II is documented, mainly by photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Joy Price Casserly, 11/4/1997.

Description
Ruth A. Price papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Chinese Americans--Northwest, Pacific
  • Chinese Americans--Northwest, Pacific--Photographs
  • Chinese Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Price, Ruth A.--Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)