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The Resource Erma Cox papers

Erma Cox papers

Label
Erma Cox papers, 1889-1959, undated
Title
Erma Cox papers
Inclusive dates
1889-1959, undated
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes photocopied, typed and autographed documents from Erma Cox, Celetina Phelps and others in Martinsville, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 1959 regarding Martinsville, Morgan County and United States history and poetry
Biographical or historical data
Erma Cox was born to Nathaniel and Martha A. Rusk Cox (married 1898), in Martinsville, Indiana on November 1, 1899. She had four half-siblings, born to her father and his first wife, Kibbie, whom he married in 1875. She worked at the Carnegie Public Library, Martinsville for over 40 years, becoming the head librarian in 1922. She held a library certificate, third grade, from the Indiana Library Association Certification Board, awarded in 1932 and as head librarian, grade 4, from the Library Certification Board, Indiana State Library, awarded in 1942. She had been the president of several organizations, including the Martinsville Woman's Club from 1941-1944, the Martinsville Literary Club from 1933-1935 and had become president of the Coterie in fall, 1958. She had been very involved in preparing for the library's 50th anniversary in 1958. She had been ill for nearly two years when she died on March 26, 1960. She is buried in the South Park Cemetery, Martinsville, Indiana."Cox, Erma". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/09/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Cox, Erma". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/09/29. http://www.findagrave.com"Cox, Erma". Head Librarian, grade 4, Library Certification Board, Indiana State Library, Aug. 17, 1942, No. 287."Cox, Emma". Library certificate, third grade, Indiana Library Association Certification Board, June 1, 1932, No. 234."Cox, Erma". Miss Cox, former librarian, dies: rites Tuesday. Martinsville (IN) Daily Reporter 28 Mar, 1960:A1. Print."Cox, Nathaniel M.". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/09/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Cox, Nathaniel M.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 . Retrieved 2014/09/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1960
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cox, Erma
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Phelps, Celestina R
  • American poetry
  • Centennial celebrations, etc
  • Local history
  • Martinsville (Ind.)
  • Morgan County (Ind.)
Label
Erma Cox papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1870
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/09/29 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/09/29 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20369149
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Martinsville Public Library on 1969/05/01.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900086989
  • (OCoLC)900086989
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Erma Cox papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1870
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/09/29 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/09/29 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20369149
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Martinsville Public Library on 1969/05/01.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900086989
  • (OCoLC)900086989
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

Library Locations

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