Fanny Phillips letters
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Fanny Phillips letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Phillips, Fanny Y., 1885-1976.
Title: Fanny Phillips letters
Dates: 1910
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (4 folders)
Identification: MS 2218

Biographical/Historical Note

Fanny Y. Phillips (1885-1976) was a native of Savannah and a 1907 graduate of Vassar College. She taught at the Pape School for many years. She lived at 321 Abercorn with her sisters Georgiana, Henrietta, and Daisy. They then moved to 218 Taylor St. Miss Phillips died June 20, 1976 at age 91.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains letters Fanny Phillips wrote while traveling in England and France in the summer of 1910 to her sisters at home in Savannah. While in London she visits with Juliette Gordon (Daisy) Low. She goes to Paris with the American Art Students Club. It is uncertain whether she was just traveling or studying abroad. She discusses where she goes sightseeing and her impressions of the trip.

Index Terms

Europe--Description and travel.
Letters (correspondence)
Low, Juliette Gordon, 1860-1927.
Phillips, Daisy.
Phillips, Fanny Y., 1885-1976.
Phillips, Georgiana.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Held previously be the Juliette Gordon Low National Center.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Fanny Phillips letters, MS 2218, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Juliette Gordon Low National Center, 1983.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Folder 1, June 1910
Folder 2, July 1910
Folder 3, August 1910
Folder 4, August - September, 1910
This folder contains letters from August 21 - September, 1910 and 2 undated letters.