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Collection Level Description: Papers of George Valentine Cox

Reference: MSS. Germ. c. 2-6
Title: Papers of George Valentine Cox
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

George Valentine Cox (1786-1875) was an author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Zeller's Philosophy of the Greeks, translated and abridged by Cox, apparently begun on 19 January 1851. The translation is complete and the abridgement is effected by lightly crossing out various passages.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were presented to the Library by Rev. H. Boyd, Principal of Hertford College, to whom it came from a daughter of the translator.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31364-8.

Access Points

Philosophy, Ancient

Cox | George Valentine | 1786-1875 | author

Zeller | Eduard | 1814-1908 | author

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