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Price papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1060 DP003 Price
Held at: Royal Statistical Society
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Full title: Price papers
Date(s): [1947]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 files
Name of creator(s): Price | Langford Lovell | 1862-1950 | economic historian x Price | L L


Administrative/Biographical history:

Langford Price, born 1862; educated at Oxford Universty; Lecturer for the Toynbee Trust in Newcastle and Cornwall; Lecturer (1908) and Reader (1921) in Economic History, Oxford University; Fellow, 1887-1950, and member of Council, of Royal Statistical Society; Hon. Secretary of Economic Society from beginning in 1890; Secretary, Economic Science and Statistics Section, British Association; Member of International Statistical Institute.

Publications: A Short Historyof Political Economy in England, 15 editions, 1891-1937; Money and its Relation to Prices, 3 editions, 1896-1929.


Scope and content/abstract:

Langford Price papers, [1947]: 'Part II: Memories and Notes on British Economists, 1881-1947' apparently unpublished: typescript draft, with numerous manuscript alterations and corrections, and clean typescript of Price's recollections of British economists and statisticians prefaced with a brief autobiographical account. The text comprises 4 chapters: Introduction; Cambridge; Economists; Oxford Economists and Others; Statisticians and Conclusion.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As indicated in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Access to annotated typescript may be closed because of fragile condition.

Conditions governing reproduction:

At the discretion of the Archives Consultant and subject to copyright.

Finding aids:

Summary list.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

No information has yet been found about the deposit of these papers with the Society.

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Related material:

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Janet Foster, Archives Consultant, RSS.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
October, 2008

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