Cox, Harold C. Memorabilia Collection

Harold C. Cox Memorabilia Collection, 1923-1984 Ms.2014.014


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Betsy Reed, Graduate Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2014.014
Title
Harold C. Cox Memorabilia Collection,1923-1984
Quantity
0.5 Cubic Feet 2 boxes; 1 oversize folder
Creator
Cox, Harold C.
Language
English .
Abstract
The collection contains items, which belonged to or were collected by Harold C. Cox during his time as a student at Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute from 1922-1926, and his continued experiences with the university as alumnus, primarily from the 1970s and 1980s.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Harold C. Cox Memorabilia Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Harold C. Cox Memorabilia Collection, Ms2014-014, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to Special Collections in 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harold C. Cox Memorabilia Collection was completed in December 2014.


Biographical Note

Harold C. Cox was a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute between 1922-1926. He was a Member of Phi Kappa Phi and the American Society of Engineers during his time at Virginia Tech. After Graduation, Cox worked at Bethlehem Steel for forty-one years and retired in 1967. Cox also was active in alumni events through the 1980s.

Scope and Content

The collection contains items which belonged to Harold C. Cox. Cox was a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute between 1922 and 1926. In 1926, Cox graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. The collection contains grade reports, Cox's diploma, certificates, and alumni memorabilia.

Arrangement

For the most part, the collection in its original order. The artifacts were removed to Box 2 of the collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1895-1944)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Virginia Tech Button, Badge, and Sticker
box-folder 1 folder: 2
VPI Class of 1926 50th Reunion Materials
c.1976
box-folder 1 folder: 3
1926 Commencement Program
box-folder 1 folder: 4
Virginia Tech Foundation Annual Report
1985-1986
box-folder 1 folder: 5
Grade Reports and Class of 1926 Resumes
artifact box: 2
50th Class Reunion Brick
box-folder 1 folder: 7
Hokie Club Certificate of Merit
artifact box: 2
Virginia Tech Alumni Hall Metal Commemorative Plate
oversize folder: 1
Phi Kappa Phi Certificate and Harold C. Cox's Bachelor of Science Diploma
c.1926