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Joseph Becker Phillips papers, 1926-1948
Overview of the Collection
- Phillips, Joseph Becker, 1900-
- Joseph Becker Phillips papers
- 1926-1948 (inclusive)19261948
- .9 cubic feet (2 boxes)
- Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.
- Additional Reference Guides
Finding aid available in repository.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Joseph Becker Phillips (1900-1977) was a journalist with the New York "Herald-Tribune" from 1926-1937 and was stationed in Paris, London, Rome and Moscow. He was later an editor with "Newsweek" magazine from 1938-1941 and 1946-1950. From 1942-1944 Phillips was a public relations officer to General Dwight D. Eisenhower and a special assistant to the U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1944-1945.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Collection contains diaries kept while in Paris, London, Rome and Moscow describing his work as a reporter and his experiences in World War II (1926-1946); 2 scrapbooks; photographs of Phillips in the Republic of Georgia in the Soviet Union (1936); and transcripts of interviews with the "Herald-Tribune" and "Newsweek" (1934-1948).
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Restrictions on UseCopyright Information
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Preferred CitationPreferred Citation
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top
The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Journalism -- England -- London.
- Journalism -- France -- Paris.
- Journalism -- Italy -- Rome.
- Journalism -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow.
- Journalism -- United States.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
- Georgia (Republic) -- History -- 1917-1991.
- London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950.
- Moscow (Russia)
- Paris (France) -- History -- 1870-1940.
- Rome -- History.
Form or Genre Terms
Titles within the Collection
- New York herald tribune.