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Phillips, Charles William, 1901-1985 (archaeologist and topographer)



  • Existence: 1901 - 1985


Charles William Phillips (1901-85), archaeologist, topographer, Archaeology Officer, Ordnance Survey, 1945-65

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Charles Phillips photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/7/PHILLIPS
Scope and Contents

Digital copies of Charles Phillips acquired during research into his life and career at the time of the 80th anniversary of the discovery of the ship burial at Sutton Hoo in 2019. Includes mounted photograph of Charles Phillips and also some of Phillips and others at the site in Sutton Hoo


Charles William Phillips, 1982 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEAR/1/3/1/13
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, obituary and article on his memories of Selwyn in the 1920s and 1930s and how the College was coping after the war (including a description of the transfer of books to the new Library after 1929

Dates: 1982 - 1985

Frank Harrison Woodward Album, 1923 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/5/WOODWARD
Scope and Contents The album was compiled by Frank Woodward and includes a collection of photographs of Selwyn and the vicinity with descriptions and notes on their history. It was originally housed in a loose leaf scrapbook with descriptions of Selwyn with photographs as follows: of Pinehurst (1); the Mill Pool (2); the new library and Charles Phillips, the Librarian (3); the temporary chapel (1); demolition of the temporary library (3); fence, railings and wall in the old court (5); master’s lodge (1);...
Dates: 1923 - 1969

Letters to T.C. Lethbridge, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9777/26/6/257-258
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Excavations at Wandlebury or the Gogmagog Hills near Cambridge, revealing what Lethbridge claimed to be ancient chalk figures: site notes, book manuscript, correspondence, published book

Dates: 1955
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Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 1
Archaeology 1