Guide to the Camp Phillips Photographs, 1902-1903
Collection number: MS 256
About Camp Phillips
Camp Phillips was a large, Edwardian-style fishing clubhouse at Hancock Point on Frenchman Bay in
Hancock County, Maine, near Mt. Desert. The Camp was run by Phillips Exeter
About the Camp Phillips Photographs
This collection contains a series of original black and white photographs taken circa
1902-1903. They are well-composed and focused photographs that capture the
clubhouse's exterior and interior, various boats, dories, and dingies on and around
the lake, and students engaged in various activities such as canoing, camping, and
fishing. Also included are photographs of a log cabin in Eastbrook, views of Mt.
Desert and Bar Harbor, and photographs of the battleship USS Texas. There are 46 photographs in all, most measuring 3 x 3 1/2 to 3
1/2 x 4 1/2, affixed to the leaves of a contemporary black cloth-bound album. Most
of the photographs are captioned in the manuscript and all are in good
This collection is open.
Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions
about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.
Camp Phillips Photographs, 1902-1903, MS 256, Milne
Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham,
Purchase: Carmen Valentino, August 2014 (Accession number: 2014.12)