Nellie Stedman Cox scrapbook

Abstract

The Nellie Stedman Cox scrapbook (dated 1829-1861; 0.3 cubic feet; 1 box) contains newspaper clippings pasted into an old ledger, which document current events politics, and public figures.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Nellie Stedman Cox scrapbook
Creator
Cox, Nellie Stedman
Extent
0.3 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Poetry.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
76m10: [identification of item], Nellie Stedman Cox scrapbook, circa 1829-1861, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Nellie Stedman Cox (1855-1908) was born in Frankfort, Kentucky, and married Cornelius Clay Cox, a cattle rancher. They moved to Texas in 1874.
A Guide to the Nellie Stedman Cox Papers, 1843-1908. Briscoe Center For American History. TARO. n.d. Web. 29 March 2012.
Scope and Content
The Nellie Stedman Cox scrapbook (dated 1829-1861; 0.3 cubic feet; 1 box) contains newspaper clippings pasted into an old ledger, which document current events politics, and public figures. The clippings consist of poems, articles, obituaries, and published letters. Notable people in the clippings include William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson, and Thomas Jefferson. Due to the dates of the newspaper articles, it is probable that Nellie Stedman Cox did not create the scrapbook herself.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Nellie Stedman Cox scrapbok, circa 1829-1861

  • Box 1, item 1
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