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Paul C. Phillips papers 1908-1964

Phillips, Paul C., 1883-1956 creator (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L124 (Text) 124001-10006 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/01/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/11 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes typed articles written by Paul C. Phillips; typed and signed and autographed and signed correspondence; book reviews; and photographs and prints from various people in the United States ranging from 1908 to 1964 and undated regarding historical subjects and books.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Paul C. Phillips papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Paul Chrisler Phillips was born Nov. 15, 1883 to Joseph Alexander and Lily Chrisler Phillips in Bloomfield, Indiana. He was the oldest of three children, including a sister, Mable V. and brother Frank. Paul married Alice M. Martin on Aug. 20, 1911 in Posey County, Indiana. Census records do not show that they had any children. He received his doctorate of philosophy in history from the University of Illinois around 1913. He became a professor of history in the University of Montana and wrote a number of books. In 1949 he was the director of the Museum of Northwest History Collections at the university. Paul died Dec. 23, 1956 and is buried at the Missoula Cemetery in Missoula, Montana. His widow was instrumental in the publication of his (posthumous) monumental work, The Fur Trade, in 1961. Information found within the collection. "Phillips, Paul C.". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/01/11. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com""Phillips, Paul Chrisler". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/01/11. http://www.findagrave.com "Phillips, Paul Chrisler". Indiana, Index to Select Marriages, 1780-1992, Retrieved 2016/01/11. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Alice M. (Mrs. Paul) Phillips on 1970/02/16.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Northern Transcontinental Survey.
Fur trade > Indiana > History.
Bloomfield (Ind.)
Montana.
Genre: Correspondence
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Photographs

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