Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Use
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
.63 linear feet ((1+1/2 file boxes) plus 1 folio+ photograph folder)
The collection also contains reunion materials about the Radcliffe College Class of 1911, and a set of souvenir Harvard College football programs from the 1890s.
After graduating from Radcliffe, Fanny Hitchcock Phillips worked first as an assistant history teacher at the Thayer Academy (1912-1913), then as a history teacher at the Resthaven School in Mendon, Massachusetts (1914-1917). She moved to New York City to teach history and history of art at the Brearley School, and held positions as head of the history department (1938-1948), and associate head of the school (1947-1948). She retired from teaching in 1948.
Fanny Hitchcock Phillips was active in community work and was a member of the Radcliffe Club of New York, dramatic clubs, and the Women's Municipal League of Boston. In addition to this, she was a trustee of the John Curtis Free Library in Hanover (1960-1972), and president of the Hanover Historical Society. She also attended St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Hanover, taught Sunday School, and was president of the Altar Guild and the Sewing Guild. In 1979 the Parish House Guild room was named for her.
Fanny Hitchcock Phillips died on May 8, 1983, at the age of 94.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Fanny Hitchcock Phillips were given to the Radcliffe College Archives in June 1993 by Elizabeth Hall Rattle.
- Box 1: Folders 1v-10v
- Box 2: Folders 11v-13
By: Vicky Clisham '95
- Phillips, Fanny Hitchcock, 1888-1983. Papers of Fanny Hitchcock Phillips, 1889-1979: A Finding Aid
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