Vel Phillips Papers, 1946-2009 (bulk 1957-2009)

Summary Information

Title: Vel Phillips Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1946-2009 (bulk 1957-2009)

  • Phillips, Vel, 1924-2018
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 231; PH Milwaukee Mss 231; CC 957; Audio 1749A

Quantity: 36.2 cubic feet (86 archives boxes and 3 flat boxes), 0.4 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box), 1 film reel (16 mm), and 25 audio recordings

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers of Wisconsin civil rights pioneer Vel Phillips, dating mainly from 1957 to 2009, including correspondence, speeches, notes, agendas and memoranda, documents, publications, audio recordings, photographs, and other materials documenting her career as lawyer, Milwaukee alder, Juvenile court justice, and Secretary of State.

Language: English

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