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Register of the Ernest Batson Price Papers, 1914-1960
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ernest Batson Price Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1960
    Collection number: 74048
    Creator: Price, Ernest Batson, 1890-
    Collection Size: 13 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (5.3 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, diary, dispatches, writings, lecture material, photographs, and printed matter, relating to Japanese military intervention in China and Manchuria, 1931-1945; political and economic development in China, 1914-1950; and American foreign relations with China, 1914-1929.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ernest Batson Price Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945.
    China--Economic conditions.
    China--Foreign relations--United States.
    China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
    China--Politics and government--1912-1949.
    Manchuria (China)
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Foreign relations--China.
    Diplomats--United States.

    Biographical Note

    1890, October 13 born, Henzada, Burma
    1913 A.B., University of Rochester
    1914-1929 U.S. Foreign Service, China
    1929-1930 President, China Airways
    1933 Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
    1936 Instructor, University of Chicago
    1944-1945 U.S. Marine Corps Language Officer
    1946-1950 associated with Standard Vacuum Oil Company. China