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Willard Price Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 22 Mar 2010

Biographical History

Willard Price (1887-1983) was a Canadian-born American natural historian and author of children's fiction.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Willard Price Papers consist primarily of autographed copies of Price's books in a wide range of languages, along with a small amount of manuscripts and correspondence.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection has received minimal processing.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Price, Willard, 1887-1983.


Children's literature.
Exotic animals.
Travel writing.
Travelers' writings.


Africa -- Description and travel.
Amazon River -- Description and travel.
England -- Description and travel.
Japan -- Description and travel.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts for publication.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Willard Price Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Willard Price.

Table of Contents

Published material