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Herbert S. Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: P16

  • Staff Only

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.

Dates

  • Created: 1870-1962
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1963

Conditions Governing Access

Some items may be restricted.  Please contact Special Collections for additional information.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.

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.

Extent

6.68 Linear Feet

14 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal and professional papers of attorney Herbert S. Phillips.

Arrangement Note

Series

Source of Acquisition

Donation

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

published

Other

“Presidential Appointee Herbert S. Phillips, Lawyer, Teacher, Dies.” St. Petersburg Times. 22 July 1962. 11-B.

Processing Information

Partially processed.

Title
Herbert S. Phillips papers
Author
TT
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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