John Phillips diary

John Phillips diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Phillips, John, fl. 1853
Title: John Phillips diary
Dates: 1853
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1462 to MS 1469)
Coll. Number: ms1463(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

John Phillips, worked with William Henry Stiles in developing a brickyard near Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary of John Phillips from January-December 1853. The entries describe Phillips' visits to Boston (Mass.) and New York (N.Y.), the trips back to Savannah (Ga.), daily activities at the brickyard, business transactions, the weather, and social activities.

Index Terms

Boston (Mass.)--Description and travel.
New York (N.Y.)--Description and travel.
Savannah (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Phillips diary, MS 1463. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1853