Charles Phillips papers, 1807-1968.

Creator: Phillips, Charles, 1822-1889.
Collection number: 2462
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Abstract: The collection includes family and personal correspondence among members of the Phillips family. long associated with Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina, including mainly letters from University professor Charles Phillips; his wife, Laura (Battle) Phillips; their daughter, Lucy (Phillips) Russell (1862-1962), writer, of Rockingham, N.C.; and Lucy’s son, Charles Phillips Russell (b. 1884), journalist of New York and London, author, and University professor from 1931. Also included are personal and social letters from other relatives and friends, mostly female; miscellaneous short writings, including Laura’s recollections of the school run by Lucien and Caroline (Fraser) Murat at Bordentown, N.J.; and letters, 1841-1861, from the Murats.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection