Guide to the Anna Boyce Phillips Papers, 1900-1994

Summary Information

Title: Anna Boyce Phillips Papers, 1900-1994
Collection: UA.5099
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 half-sized manuscript box)

The Anna Boyce Phillips Papers contain programs, photographs, and news clippings dating from the early 1900s to the late 1990s relating to events at Appalachian State Teachers College, particularly recitals, commencement, and Winkler Hall dedication.

Creator: Phillips, Anna Boyce Winkler

Biographical/Historical Note

Anna Boyce Phillips, the daughter of Iva Dean Winkler, a 1931 graduate of Appalachian State Teachers College, grew up in Watauga County. Phillips attended Appalachian State in the mid-1950s graduating with the class of 1958. Phillips has been involved in various service projects associated with community around Boone, North Carolina and Appalachian State University.

Scope and Contents

The Anna Boyce Phillips Collection holds papers, photographs, and news clippings dating from the early 1900s to the late 1990s. Objects of note include a cancelled check for tuition dated 1931, two handbills from recitals at Appalachian in 1916 and 1917, a program for the commencement of the class of 1948, and a program for the dedication of Winkler Hall in 1978.


The collection is held in five folders arranged alphabetically. The first folder holds a bulletin from the 1948 commencement ceremony at Appalachian State. News clippings detailing the earliest years of Appalachian State are held in the second folder. Phillips’ family history and papers relating to various family members and friends can be found in the third folder. The fourth folder holds two programs from recitals held at Appalachian State in 1916 and 1917. A program from the Winkler Hall dedication in 1978 is located in the fifth folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room, located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Donated in 1994 by Anna Boyce Phillips. Accessioned in 2006 as UA.2006.288.

Processing Information

Processed by Trevor McKenzie, 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5099: Anna Boyce Phillips Papers, 1900-1994, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Commencement Program, 1948  Box 1.1
Newsclippings, 1900-1994  Box 1.2
Personal & History Box 1.3
Recitals, 1916-1917  Box 1.4
Winkler Hall Dedication, 1978  Box 1.5