Herbert S. Phillips papers
Scope and Contents
Contains materials primarily centered on Phillips’ legal career, including case files, correspondence and speeches. Also includes personal papers and photographs. Of particular interest are materials related to Phillips’ work in the area of racial segregation.
- Created: 1870-1962
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1963
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Biographical or Historical Information
Herbert Stanton Phillips (1871 – 1962) was a local educator and attorney. He served as Florida State Attorney General for the Sixth Judicial Circuit from 1900-1913 and as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of Florida from 1913-1921 and 1936-1953. Upon resigning from the US District Attorney’s office, Phillips resumed general practice of law in Tampa, FL.
6.68 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Personal and professional papers of attorney Herbert S. Phillips.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Donated by Phillips’ daughters, Portia Witherspoon Phillips Folman (Mrs. Oliver Folman) and Frances Elizabeth Phillips Fortune (Mrs. Frank V.D. Fortune), in 1963.
Other Descriptive Information
“Presidential Appointee Herbert S. Phillips, Lawyer, Teacher, Dies.” St. Petersburg Times. 22 July 1962. 11-B.
- Attorneys Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lawyers -- Florida Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Legal records (Law office records) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Phillips, Herbert S. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Phillips, Herbert S. (Herbert Stanton) (1871-1962)
- United States. District Court (Florida: Southern District) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Herbert S. Phillips papers
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