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Edward Hyde Cox papers

MS-1168
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1168
The papers of Edward Hyde Cox contain correspondence, photographs, school records and ephemera, newspaper clippings, audio tapes, notebooks and Cox's annotated Robert Frost poetry books. The papers document the life and art collecting of Edward Hyde Cox. Correspondence is mostly with Edward Connery Lathem, a former Dean of Libraries at Dartmouth College and a close personal friend and artist Andrew Wyeth and his family. Additionally, letters between Cox and E.B. White, sculptor Walker Hancock, poet Donald Hall and others can be found in the papers.

Materials concerning Cox's family and personal life chronicle his financial inheritance from his grandfather, his art collecting, travels in his youth, his Cape Ann home on "Crow Island" and relationship with poet Robert Frost and painter Andrew Wyeth.

Of note are a few letters from Wyeth containing marginalia art in watercolor or pencil.

Dates

  • 1840 - 1998

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

3 linear ft. (4 boxes)

Overview

Edward Hyde Cox (1914-1998). Contains correspondence, photographs, school records and ephemera, newspaper clippings, audio tapes, notebooks and Cox's annotated Robert Frost poetry books. The papers document the life and art collecting of Edward Hyde Cox.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA