COX, Edward Eugene, 1880-1952


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Georgia Department of Archives and History
Atlanta, GA
Papers: 1943-1955, 0.25 cubic foot.
The papers of Edward Eugene Cox contain letters, clippings, and printed materials concerning his 1944 and 1948 campaigns for office; his resignation from a committee to investigate the FCC in 1943; records of a campaign to fill his seat after Cox’s death; memorials delivered in Congress; records of Ross (Roscoe) Rizley’s campaign in Oklahoma; and the literature of various smear campaigns against Cox and his opponents, said to be connected with civil rights, progressives, and communists. A photograph of Edward Cox is in Visual Materials. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In File II Names, n.d., 92.5 linear feet.
Correspondents include Edward Eugene Cox. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.