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Andrew H. Phillips collection

 Collection — Folder: S2632
Identifier: S2632

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an 1882 Democratic ticket; a May 11, 1886 postcard send to Dr. Andrew H. Phillips from William H. Stallsworth who lived near Lexington, Indiana; an undated advertisement for "Valley City Phosphate" fertilizer by the Madison Fertilizer and Glue Works; and an undated advertisement for Samuel E. Brewer, Printer, Book Binder, and Stationer of Madison. All items along with a small sheet of paper have miscellaneous calculations written on them.


  • 1882-1886, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical note

Andrew H. Phillips was born June 26. 1842 in Jefferson County, Indiana to William C. and Nancy (Hearn) Phillips. He served as a private with Company B, 137th Indiana Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Phillips worked on the family farm before becoming a physician. In 1878, he was awarded the contract as Saluda Township physician. He married Elvira G. McKeand in December 1876 and they had one son, William R (1878-1956), who also became a doctor. Following Elvira's death, Phillips married Louise E. Giltner in 1887 and they had one son, Andrew J., who died in infancy. Dr. Phillips died at the age of 46 on September 8, 1888.

Sources: "Andrew Philips." 1870 United States Federal Census. Accessed August 5, 2020. "Andrew H. Phillips." Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed August 5, 2020. "Andrew H. Phillips." U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Accessed August 5, 2020.

"Dr. W. R. Phillips, Former Orange Physician, Dies." Rushville Republican (Ind.), March 3, 1856. "Dr. Andrew H. Phillips." Find a Grave Memorial no. 17343107. Accessed August 5, 2020.

"Madison, Feb. 19." Jeffersonville Daily Evening News (Ind.), February 21, 1885.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

V263: Dr. Andrew H. Phillips account books

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2020/08/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2020/08/06 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.