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William Jennings Price papers, 1851-1952, 1851

Part of William Jennings Price papers, 1851-1952

kukm1m53m4Guide to the William Jennings Price papers, 1851-1952Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the William Jennings Price papers, 1851-1952Collection number: 1M53M4Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.William Jennings Price papers, 1851-19521M53M4Price, William Jennings, 1873-1952.1 cubic ft.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Source unknown.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], William Jennings Price papers, 1851-1952, 1M53M4, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Minister to Panama, lawyer, historian. Born and raised in Kentucky, William Jennings Price served as the Minister to Panama from 1913 to 1921. He later served as legal counsel of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from its inception in 1933 until his retirement in 1944. At one time he was a professor of law at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and maintained an interest in Danville and early Kentucky history.These papers deal primarily with Price's activities as United States Minister to Panama, legal counsel to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and as local historian of Danville, Kentucky. Correspondence comprises most of the collection and shows Price's contact with leading figures of the day including Alben Barkley, William Jennings Bryan, James F. Byrnes, George W. Goethals, Warren G. Harding, Charles Evans Hughes, Robert Lansing, Maksim Litvinov, James C. McReynolds, and Harry S. Truman. Newsclippings cover Price's work in Panama, attendance at social events and his marriage to Beatrice Detweiler in August 1931. The collection also includes photographs (removed to Photo Archives) and letters discussing Danville's claim of initiating the first post office in pioneer Kentucky.Organized by material type and chronologically thereunder.Price, William Jennings, 1873-1952.Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956.Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.Byrnes, James Francis, 1879-1972.Goethals, George W. (George Washington), 1858-1928.Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923.Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928.Litvinov, M. M. (Maksim Maksimovich), 1876-1951.McReynolds, James Clark, 1862-1946.Truman, Harry S, 1884-1972.Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.Postal service--Kentucky--Danville.Diplomats.Historians.Danville (Ky.)--History.Panama.PhotoprintsClippingsWilliam Jennings Price papers, 1851-1952