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Thomas Phillips Memoir

 Collection — Box: J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-722
The Thomas Jay Phillips memoir, titled "My Life: A Recollection from Thomas J. Phillips I," is a typescript reminiscence of his life prepared and footnoted by Phillips' great-grandaughter Elizabeth Jane Phillips. In it, Phillips tells his story beginning with his early recollections of life in Cranberry, North Carolina in the 1880s and continuing through his time as an apprentice blacksmith in New Jersey.


  • 2004


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.05 linear feet (in one folder)

Method of Acquisition

The memoir was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Elizabeth Phillips on February 22, 2006, accession number 2006-034.

Processing Information

Georgia Greer processed the collection, and it was opened for research in June 2007.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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