An Inventory of the William Webb Price Papers, 1917-1923

(2 boxes; 1 linear ft.)

RG 5/126


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Abstract
William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains chiefly letters written by William Webb Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into six series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • France -- History -- 1914-1940
  • France -- History -- German occupation, 1914-1918
  • International relief -- France
  • Pennsylvania-- Family and personal papers -- 20th century
  • Quakers -- France
  • Quakers -- Pennsylvania
  • Quakers -- Societies, etc.
  • Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- France
  • Rose Valley (Pa.) -- Family and personal papers
  • Society of Friends -- France
  • Society of Friends -- Societies, etc
  • Society of Friends-- War Victims Relief Committee
  • War relief -- Societies, etc.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- France
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- France
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Price, William Webb, 1892-1961
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1971
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
Sponsor: Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Correspondence

William Webb Price to his family
Sent while he was working in France with the Mission de la Société des Amis (Friends War Victims Relief Committee).
1917-1919 Box 1

Letters received by William Webb Price 1917-1923, and n.d. Box 1

Ser. 2. Writings, 1920-1922

Outlines of talks to school children 1920-1922 Box 2

Ser. 3. Business papers, 1917-1919

Business papers concerning his équipés in France 1917-1919 Box 2

Ser. 4. Pictorial material
Box 2

Ser. 5. Memorabilia

Miscellaneous memorabilia dated and undated Box 2

Ser. 6. Reference material

Pamphlets, etc., concerning reconstruction work

Reconstruction, issues of the magazine published monthly for the Relief Missions of the Society of Friends in Europe 1917-1920 Box 2

Friends Intelligencer, issues containing articles on the reconstruction work 1919 Box 2