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Personal papers of Oliver Phillips

Call Number: PP 495


Oliver Phillips was a professor in the Classics Department at the University of Kansas from 1964 until 1994. This collection includes teaching and research materials, as well as correspondence with colleagues and students, photos of department activities, awards, and genealogical information.


  • Creation: 1962 - 2010


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Oliver Phillips

Phillips received his B.S. in Education from the University of Kansas in 1950, his M.A. in Latin literature from the University of Michigan in 1954, and his Ph.D, also in Latin literature, from the University of Chicago in 1962. Phillips became a professor in the Classics Department at the University of Kansas in 1964 and retired in 1994.


4 Linear Feet (4 boxes + 1 oversize box )

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 495

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Shirley Phillips, 2010.

Guide to the Oliver Phillips Collection
Personal papers of Oliver Phillips
Finding aid prepared by cc, 2010. Finding aid encoded by cc, 2010.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Oliver Phillips, University Archives, PP 495, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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