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Phillips family papers

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.

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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the Phillips family has been transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact

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.


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.

Circa 1901-2010
14.13 Linear Feet (15 boxes)
Related Names
Phillips family
Language of Materials