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James Hubert Price Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0090

Scope and Contents

The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1927-1943


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Access to collections in the Washington and Lee University Library Special Collections and Archives is not authorization to publish. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection or MIT. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured from Special Collections. Questions concerning use should be directed to

Biographical / Historical

James H. Price was a member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Class of 1909, and the governor of Virginia from 1938-1942.


2.76 Cubic Feet

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Revision Statements

  • March 2023 : Description of Collection updated by Seth McCormick-Goodhart to more accurately reflect the extent of the collection

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA