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Cox College papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS544

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, a ledger of student accounts, an appraisal of the W. W. Cox estate, and pamphlets titled, New Souvenir of the Southern Female College, 1901-1902, and Cox College and Conservatory, 1909.

Dates

  • 1894-1939, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

In 1843 the Cox family established Cox College, also known as Southern Female College, in LaGrange, Georgia. It relocated to Atlanta in 1895 in an area then known as Manchester, and changed its name to Southern Baptist College for Women. The Cox family owned and managed the school and several family members taught there. Family members mentioned in the collection include Mr. and Mrs. I. F. Cox and their children W. S. (Will); C. C. (Charlie); Sallie (Mrs. W. L. Stanton); Alice; and "Aunt Maggie." Additional historical information about Cox College has not been determined.

Extent

1.21 linear ft. (one half document case and one oversize box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1981, with subsequent additions
Title
Cox College papers
Subtitle
ahc.MSS544
Author
Sue VerHoef
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040