|Robert I. & Swannanoa
Dr. Robert Kenney Phillips, '67, professor of English at Lander University, has established a permanent endowment in memory of his parents, Robert I. and Swannanoa Kenney Phillips. Dr. Phillips' gift reflects his parents' long-time support of and interest in the University Libraries. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips were life members of both the South Caroliniana and Thomas Cooper Societies.
Funds generated from the Phillips Libraries Endowment will be used to preserve historic materials and to acquire new materials for both the South Caroliniana Library and Thomas Cooper Library. A particular area of collecting emphasis will be literature representing the various majority and minority cultures of Great Britain and America to support undergraduate education.
The Phillips Libraries Endowment has funded more than 100 books for the general collection at Thomas Cooper Library. A complete list can be found via a keyword search of the library catalog keyword using "Phillips Endowment" as the search term.
For more information or to donate to this Endowment, please contact us.