Edwin Charles Cox poems and a diary

Edwin Charles Cox poems and a diary

Dates: 1868-1869

Handwritten poems and diary. Cox kept the diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Also included are two volumes of poems by Cox. One contains 75 pages with an index, while the other contains 468 pages and has a preface and a contents section. The poems are about Mormon doctrines and morals.

  • Extent: 2 v. (1 linear inch)
  • Creator: Cox, Edwin Charles, 1838
  • Call Number: MSS 1279
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Poems and a diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1279; Poems and a diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1279, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Cox, Edwin Charles, 1838-; American drama--19th century; Cedar City (Utah)--History--Sources; Diaries; Material Types; Mormon Church--Doctrines; Mormon Church--Missions--England--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Cedar City--History--Sources; Poets, American Utah Cedar City--History--Sources
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Cox (Edwin Charles) poems and a diary
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Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-09T13:22-0700
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Biographical History

Poet and Mormon missionary who lived in Cedar City, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts