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Collection Level Description: Cox Family 'Budget'

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 811-24; d. 533-752; Eng. misc. c. 1023-34, d. 1439-46 and MS. Photogr. c. 12
Title: Cox Family 'Budget'
Dates of Creation: 1906-85
Extent: 265 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Cox family consisted of J.C. Cox, his wife Marian, and their ten children.

Scope and Content

The Cox family 'Budget', consists of letters and exercise books containing letters circulated by the ten children of J.C. Cox and his wife Marian, and later by the children of married siblings, 1906-85, with family news, comments on events of the day, and many enclosures (e.g. newspaper cuttings, parish and school magazines, photographs, postcards and printed material relating to women's hockey and cricket). Most of the enclosures have been removed, and are now kept as MSS. Eng. misc. c. 1025-34, and MS. Photogr. c. 12.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The 'Budget' was kept latterly by Sir Christopher Cox (1899-1982), at New College, Oxford, and given to the Bodleian by Sir Christopher's brother, A.D.M. Cox, in 1987.

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Access Points

Social history | 20th century

Cox | family

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