Lynn A Price

Lynn A Price

Lynn A Price

U.S. History: Early Republic; Slavery, Manumission, and Colonization; George and Martha Washington/The Washington Family

Lynn Price is an Assistant Editor for The Washington Papers and a lecturer at the University of Virginia. She has completed a comprehensive edition of George Washington's Barbados Diary to be published by UVA Press in May 2018 and is currently working on a volume of Martha Washington's correspondence. Her dissertation is on the creation of Washington, DC, its relationship with slavery and freedom, and the American Colonization Society.

Selected Publications

Editor, George Washington's Barbados Diary: 1751-52, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018.


M.A., George Mason University, U.S. History

ABD, George Mason University, U.S. History

Recent Presentations

George Washington's Mount Vernon Teachers InstitutesMartha Washington & the American Revolution; Martha Washington: First, First Lady and the Presidency; George Washington & Women; Martha Washington & the President's House

In the Media

How Martha Washington helped George stop worrying," OZY Online Magazine, 8 July 2016.

"Author discusses George, Martha Washington's marriage: Washington Papers host Flora Frasier," The Cavalier Daily, 9 February 2016.