Phillips, William, 1878-1968

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Phillips was an American diplomat, born in Beverly, Mass. His career included assignments with both the Foreign Service and the State Department. He was minister to the Netherlands (1920-1922), minister to Luxembourg, (1920-1922, 1924-1927), ambassador to Belgium (1924-1927), minister to Canada (1927-1929), ambassador to Italy (1936-1940), wartime ambassador to India (1942-1944), and a member of the Anglo-American Committee on Palestine (1946). He was married in 1910 to Caroline Astor Drayton.

From the guide to the Diaries, 1917-1947., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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From the description of Reminiscences of William Phillips : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726045

Phillips was an American diplomat, born in Beverly, Mass. His career included assignments with both the Foreign Service and the State Department. He was minister to the Netherlands (1920-1922), minister to Luxembourg, (1920-1922, 1924-1927), ambassador to Belgium (1924-1927), minister to Canada (1927-1929), ambassador to Italy (1936-1940), wartime ambassador to India (1942-1944), and a member of the Anglo-American Committee on Palestine (1946). He was married in 1910 to Caroline Astor Drayton (1880-1965).

From the description of Diaries, 1917-1947. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612735887

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referencedIn Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967. William C. Bullitt papers, 1813-1998 (inclusive), 1909-1967 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Phillips, William, 1878-1968. Anecdotal biographical sketches : typescript, [not after 1942] Houghton Library
creatorOf Phillips family. Phillips family papers II, 1769-1993. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Joseph Hodges Choate Papers, 1745-1929, (bulk 1852-1917) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Miller, Adolph Caspar, 1866-1953. Adolph Caspar Miller papers, [1916-1953]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 (bulk 1852-1917). Library of Congress
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 (bulk 1852-1917). Library of Congress
referencedIn Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Calvin Coolidge Papers, 1915-1932 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 (bulk 1914-1920). Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert Lansing Papers, 1831-1935, (bulk 1914-1920) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Harrison, Leland, 1883-1951. Papers of Leland Harrison, 1915-1947 (bulk 1918-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932. Paul Moritz Warburg papers, 1904-1932 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Francis Bowes Sayre Papers, 1861-1967, (bulk 1915-1961) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Papers, 1870-1969 Houghton Library
creatorOf Phillips, William, 1878-1968. Reminiscences of William Phillips : oral history, 1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. Calvin Coolidge papers, 1915-1932. Library of Congress
referencedIn Phillips, Caroline Drayton. Papers, 1896-1961 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Phillips, William, 1878-1968. Speech : manuscript, 1945. Houghton Library
creatorOf Phillips, William, 1878-1968. Diaries, 1917-1947. Houghton Library
creatorOf Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918,. Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library
referencedIn Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923. Papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, 1620-1921 Houghton Library
creatorOf Diaries, 1917-1947. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. person
correspondedWith Barrows family. family
associatedWith Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967. person
correspondedWith Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. person
correspondedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Foreign Policy Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Franklin Delano Roosevelt person
associatedWith Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. person
associatedWith Harrison, Leland, 1883-1951. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell person
correspondedWith James, William, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. person
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. person
associatedWith Link, Wendell, person
correspondedWith Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958. person
associatedWith Miller, Adolph Caspar, 1866-1953. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, person
associatedWith Phillips, Caroline Drayton. person
associatedWith Phillips family. family
associatedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. person
associatedWith Polk, Frank Lyon, 1871-1943. person
associatedWith Ropes, John Codman, 1836-1899. person
associatedWith Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. person
associatedWith Winslow, Mrs., person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Thailand
India
Great Britain
Palestine
United States
France--Normandy
United States
Italy
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history
Diplomats--Biography
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
New Deal, 1933-1939
Diplomats--Interviews
Diplomacy
World War, 1939-1945
Operation Overlord--Personal narratives
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Diplomats
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Birth 1878-05-30

Death 1968-02-23

Americans

English

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