V F Phillips Consulting is an appraisal, archival services and local history research and publications company.
Archival services include
collections and records management, preservation and conservation. Owner Faye Phillips has performed appraisals of historical manuscripts and
artifacts for numerous individuals and organizations. She has provided archival services for the Louisiana Historical Association, as well as families and businesses. Phillips has served as a
consultant to the Supreme Court Law Library of Louisiana, the American Society of International Law in Washington, DC, and to many special collections and archives departments. Among those she has consulted with are the Historic New Orleans Collection; University of Alaska – Fairbanks; the University of Oklahoma; the Stone Center
for Latin American Studies, American Routes Radio and the Louisiana Research Center at Tulane University; and the Coca-Cola Company,
Atlanta. For special projects of
the Society of American Archivists, the Library of Congress and the
Southeastern Library Network she has been a consultant and adviser.
Phillips is the author of: Local History Archives and Manuscript Collections for Public Libraries, American Library Association, forthcoming 2017; Baton
Rouge Cemeteries, Arcadia Publishing, 2012; The LSU Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens: A Living History, The History
Press, 2010; Congressional
Papers: Collecting, Appraising, Arranging and Describing, McFarland and Company
Publishers, 1996; and Local History Collections in Libraries,
Libraries Unlimited, 1995. Phillips is the co-author of The Golden Band from Tiger Land: History of the Louisiana State University Band, LSU Press, 2016; Baton Rouge, Arcadia Publishing, 2008; and Baton Rouge: An Illustrated History, Historical Publishing Network, 2006. She is the General Editor for the West Baton Rouge Historical Association's The History of West Baton Rouge Parish: People,
Places, Progress, 2012.