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Cox, John Harrington, 1863-1945


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Berlin B. Chapman, Compiler, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2229

Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.

Dates: 1933-1941

Carey Woofter, Compiler, Folklore of West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 0112
Overview Folklore of West Virginia collected by Woofter, who was a student of John Harrington Cox and Louis Watson Chappell. The collection consists of a card file of approximately 10,000 folklore items, including superstitions, sayings, riddles, remedies and tales, as well as a pair of unpublished bound volumes entitled FOLKLORE OF WEST VIRGINIA containing folklore and folksongs with musical notation by Woofter's protege Patrick Gainer. While Woofter never published his discoveries, he did supply...
Dates: ca. 1920-1940

Emma Wickes Graham Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2468
Overview In 1931 Graham compiled this scrapbook as a class project at East Fairmont High School. Includes ten letters from West Virginia authors which narrate experiences in their lives. Correspondents are: Robert A. Armstrong, J.M. Callahan, John Harrington Cox, J. Frank Marsh, Elizabeth Davis Richards, Frank S. Townsend, Ella May Turner, Grace Yoke White, and Bettie Bush Winter. Also includes original copy of sheet music for the song "Farewell W.V.U. Farewell" with autographed photograph of...
Dates: 1931

John Harrington Cox, Collector, Papers regarding West Virginia Folklore

Collection Number: A&M 0883
Overview Papers of John Harrington Cox, collector of West Virginia folklore material. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, printed material, sheet music, and newspaper clippings regarding folk songs and folk tales collected by John Harrington Cox and the West Virginia Folklore Society. Some of this material was used by Cox in his Harvard University dissertation of 1923, titled The Ballads and Songs of West Virginia, as well as in his book ...
Dates: 1915-1936

West Virginia University in World War I Collection

Collection Number: A&M 0389
Scope and Contents

Contemporary manuscripts containing list of alumni and students who served in U.S. forces, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, with rank, branch etc. Also comment written ten years after war; a memorial address by President Frank B. Trotter; tribute to alumni in war by John Harrington Cox, C. R. Jones, Robert A. Armstrong, O. P. Chitwood, C. W. Waggoner, C. Edmund Neil, et al.

Dates: 1917-1927

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