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Phillips family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1927

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises correspondence, vital records, family histories and reminiscences, photographs and other material concerning the lives and work of several generations of members of the Phillips, Rubinstein, Levine, and Sussman families of the New York area. The collection is especially strong in documentation of the extended personal and business relationships of several prosperous Jewish families in the New York City area during the twentieth century.

Dates

  • Circa 1901-2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research. Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site. Copies of commercially produced audiovisual materials contained in this collection cannot be made for researcher use outside of the repository.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials in which the donors, the children of Samuel J. and Nina Rubinstein Phillips, hold copyright. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Christopher Phillips, Adam Phillips, David F. Phillips, and Victoria L. Phillips, 2004. Gift of David F. Phillips, 2011.

Arrangement

Arranged by the donor by name of family member and by type of material.

Associated Materials

Christopher Phillips Papers (MS 1830). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

Extent

14.13 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1927

Overview

The collection comprises correspondence, vital records, family histories and reminiscences, photographs and other material concerning the lives and work of several generations of members of the Phillips, Rubinstein, Levine, and Sussman families of the New York area. The collection is especially strong in documentation of the extended personal and business relationships of several prosperous Jewish families in the New York City area during the twentieth century.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel J. Phillips (1916-1973) and Nina David Rubinstein Phillips (1917-1980) were married in New York City on 14 May 1942. They had four children: David (born 1944), Christopher (born 1950), Victoria (born 1955), and Adam (born 1955).

Processing Information

This collection was organized by one of the donors, Christopher Phillips. During processing by the repository, materials were rehoused only for preservation purposes. All descriptive information about the collection was supplied by Christopher Phillips.
Title
Guide to the Phillips Family Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Christopher Phillips and staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
June 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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