Fonds MS-2-765 - Dr. Frederick Warren Cox fonds

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Dr. Frederick Warren Cox fonds

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MS-2-765

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  • 1880 - 1954 (Creation)

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19 pages of textual records
1 volume

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(1864 - [19--])

Biographical history

Frederick Warren Cox was a physician who received the first two years of his training at Halifax Medical College. He was born on 8 July 1864 in Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, to Francis Cox and Catherine Creelman. After attending Halifax Medical College he completed his medical education at Bellevue Hospital, New York, the first public hospital in the United States. He practised medicine in Ellis, Kansas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Heron Lake, Minnesota; and Vermillion, South Dakota, where he served as mayor from 1898 -1900. Shortly after the outbreak of the Spanish American War, Dr. Cox was appointed assistant surgeon to the South Dakota Volunteers and served with his regiment in the Philippines. He was an occasional contributor to some of the best medical journals in the West.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Rev. Edward P. Thompson on February 16, 2006. Further custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds consists of Cox's records regarding his student life at Halifax Medical College and newspaper clippings about his family.

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Some of the documents are in poor physical conditions. Careful handling is required.

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  • English

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English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Dr. Frederick Warren Cox fonds, MS-2-765, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Draft

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

February 6, 2020 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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