Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003

The Robert L. Phillips Collection consists of research materials, clippings, subject files, correspondence, letters, writings, manuscripts, and photographs related to the history of health and medicine in Greensboro and Guilford County, N.C. The bulk of the collection is comprised of research materials used by Phillips in writing his books. Other materials relate to his career as neurosurgeon at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and his involvement with the Greensboro Medical Historical Library. Some of the subjects represented in the collection include physicians, hospitals, sanitariums, tobacco, smoking, fluoride, integration, medical training, the Moses H. Cone Health System, and the Greensboro Medical Historical Library.