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Oliver Cromwell Cox Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 2-4
Identifier: UP000675
This collection contains Oliver Cromwell Cox's manuscript of Capitalism As a System or, as titled on the first page, The Capitalist System Its Structure and Functions.

Dates

  • circa 1964

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Oliver Cromwell Cox was born on August 25, 1901 in Trinidad but came to America for his education. He obtained a degree in law from Northwestern University in 1928, but after losing the full use of his legs due to Polio, Cox continued his education rather than returning to Trinidad. In 1932 he obtained a masters from the University of Chicago in Economics, completing his thesis on workingmen's compensation. Trying to better understand the influences affecting economics, Cox returned to the University of Chicago, this time to graduate with a Ph.D. in Sociology. During his career as a Professor, Cox worked at Wiley College, Tuskegee Institute, Lincoln University, and Wayne State University. Cox passed away in 1974.

This collection contains Oliver Cromwell Cox's manuscript of Capitalism As a System or, as titled on the first page, The Capitalist System Its Structure and Functions.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

The Oliver Cromwell Cox Papers were donated to the Walter P. Reuther Library through Robert Kunnath by Cox's brother.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Shae Rafferty on October 17, 2018.
Title
Guide to the Oliver Cromwell Cox Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Shae Rafferty.
Date
2018-10-17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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