University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. C. Phillips Account Book, 1854-1874



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Phillips, W. C.
Title: Phillips, W. C., Account Book
Dates: 1854-1874
Abstract: One volume composes the W. C. Phillips Account Book, 1854-1874, documenting Phillips’ financial affairs and interest in horse racing.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A resident of Austin, Texas, physician W. C. Phillips worked as chief clerk in the office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts during the 1870s. In addition to Phillips’ medical practice, he owned and bred cattle and racing horses.


Scope and Contents

One volume composes the W. C. Phillips Account Book, 1854-1874, documenting Phillips’ financial affairs and interest in horse racing. The account book records expenses and fees rendered for medical services as well as notes concerning racehorse lineage and race track records.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Phillips, W. C. -- Archives.
Subjects
Cattle -- Breeding -- Texas -- Austin.
Horse racing -- Texas -- Austin.
Horses -- Breeding -- Texas -- Austin.
Physicians -- Texas -- Austin.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. C. Phillips Account Book, 1854-1874, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2F307 Account book, 1854-1874