Papers of George Valentine Cox

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Zeller's Philosophy of the Greeks, translated and abridged by Cox, apparently begun on 19 January 1851. The translation is complete and the abridgement is effected by lightly crossing out various passages.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Valentine Cox (1786-1875) was an author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were presented to the Library by Rev. H. Boyd, Principal of Hertford College, to whom it came from a daughter of the translator.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31364-8.