Taxidermist. Born– August 31, 1935, Birmingham. Parents– W. A. and Rhonda E. Phillips. Married– Sharon. Children– Three. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.A., 1959. Employed by Metropolitan Life Insurance, 1959-1961; Spalding Mine, 1961-1962; self-employed taxidermist, 1966-; chairman and commissioner of the Alabama Surfacing Mining Reclamation Region III for the Alabama Environmental Quality Association. Member of National Taxidermy Association (vice-president, president, board member), Steele District Boy Scouts of America (director), Outdoor Writers Association. Received the Governor’s Conservation Award, 1973; Environmental Reclamation Service Award, 1977, Eagle Scout.


Archie Phillips, Fairfield, Ala..


How to Mount Fish for Profit or Fun. Fairfield, Ala.; A. Phillips, 1979.


Archie and Bubba Phillips’ Fish Painting & Identification Manual. Fairfield, Ala.; A. Phillips, 1977.

Freeze Dry Taxidermy. Fairfield, Ala.; A. Phillips, 1981.

How to Mount Deer for Profit or Fun. Fairfield, Ala.; A. Phillips, 1980.

How to Mount Life Size Animals. Fairfield, Ala.; A. Phillips, 1983.

How to Start and Run a Successful Taxidermy Business. Fairfield, Ala.; A. Phillips, 1981.