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John Cox Genealogical research letters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-177

Abstract

This small collection contains the genealogical research letters of John Cox, who was a Custodian of Records for the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and a professional genealogist.

Dates

  • 1942-1945

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

John Cox (1860-1951), Quaker genealogist, lived in or near New York City for most of his life. He was an architect, engineer, and poet, but his primary interests were religious tolerance and genealogy. As Custodian of Records for the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, he worked to collect surviving records from both Orthodox and Hicksite meetings.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 box .3 linear ft.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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