COX, James Middleton, 1870-1957


Guide to Research Collections

Wright State University Library
Special Collections and Archives, Paul Laurence Dunbar Library
Dayton, OH
Papers: 1908-1957, 21 linear feet.
The papers of James M. Cox contain correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed material relating to Cox’s long career as a journalist and politician. A finding aid is available in the repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Harold L. Ickes Papers, ca. 1815-1969, 221 linear feet.
Individuals represented include James M. Cox. A finding aid is available in the library. The collection also is available on microfilm.

Papers: In the Joseph P. Tumulty Papers, ca. 1898-1969, approximately 73,000 items.
Correspondents include James Cox. A finding aid is available in the library. The collection also is available on microfilm.

Papers: In the Robert Wickliffe Woolley Papers, ca. 1842-1958, approximately 17,000 items.
Correspondents include James M. Cox. A finding aid is available in the library. The collection also is available on microfilm.

Papers: In the Washington Gladden Papers, 1847-1970, 33 cubic feet.
Other authors include James M. Cox.


Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: 1913, 2 items.
Letters from Governor James M. Cox to Major Moses Harris written on January 16 and April 11, 1913. In the letters, Governor Cox acknowledges the receipt of funds from the treasurer of the U.S. to aid state homes.

Papers: 1913-1920, 8.25 cubic feet.
The papers of James M. Cox contain correspondence relating to administrative, legislative, and political matters, labor, penal, social, and tax reform, civil service, State finances, and recommendations for appointments, chiefly during Cox’s first term (1913-15) as Governor. An inventory is available in the repository.

Papers: 1919, 1 item.
A letter from James M. Cox to John L. Zimmerman written on February 21, 1919. In the letter, James Cox replies to the latter’s plea for pressure on the War Department to speed demobilization. The letter is followed by a note of J.L. Zimmerman to Charles B. Zimmerman about personal and Springfield matters.

Papers: In James Edwin Campbell Papers, 1860-1924, 4 cubic feet.
Correspondents include James M. Cox.

Papers: In the Newton Hamilton Fairbanks Papers, 1913-1934, 86 items.
Correspondents include James M. Cox.

Papers: In the James Granville Johnson Papers, 1876-1937, 1.25 cubic feet.
Other authors include James M. Cox.

Papers: In the Herve W. Miner Papers, 1912-1930, 0.25 cubic foot.
Correspondents include James M. Cox.

Papers: In the Arthur Lovett Garford Papers, 1877-1933, 72 cubic feet.
Other authors include James M. Cox.


The Ohio State University Archives
Columbus, OH
Papers: In the William Oxley Thompson Papers, ca. 1880-1933, 49 cubic feet.
Correspondents include James M. Cox. An inventory is available in the repository.


Ohio University Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
Athens, OH
Papers: 1917, 1 item.
A letter from James M. Cox to Hon. Wm. G. McAdoo written on September 27, 1917. In the letter, James Cox thanks McAdoo for his congratulatory message.


Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN
Papers: In the Cordell Hull Papers, ca. 1901-1932, 750 items.
Correspondents include James M. Cox. A finding aid is available in the repository.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Prohibition Party National Committee Records, 1872-1972, 8 linear feet and 2 volumes.
Other authors include James M. Cox. A finding aid is available in the repository.