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Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers, 1931-1946

Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers, 1931-1946
UA 6.062
1.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Series 1 (Acc. 1999.059) contains correspondence regarding the School of Jurisprudence (now the Marshall-Wythe School of Law), the Faculty Club, the Quarterly Millennium Celebration, and notes on the teaching of law at William and Mary for the years 1931-1943.

Series 2 (Acc. 2008.308) contains material acquired by Dr. Theodore Sullivan Cox in Germany during the Allied occupation after World War II. Includes British, US American and French military bulletins, manuals and pamphlets (in part classified), a poster, three Nazi military medals and two Nazi propaganda films.

Cox, Theodore Sullivan (1894-1947)
United States. Army
Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1945-
Law--Study and teaching--Virginia--History
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949
Propaganda, German--History--20th century
United States. Army.
War crimes--Germany.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany
Motion pictures (visual work)

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Access Notes
The fragile nature of the poster (Series 2, item 3) may limit handling.
Technical Notes
The films have recently been digitized and are currently available at http://www.youtube.com/user/swemlibrary?feature=watch
Acquisition Note
 Source: Transfer (Acc. 1999.059)  and gift (Acc. 2008.308)..

Acc. 1999.059 was transferred from the School of Jurisprudence 10/15/1947.

Acc. 2008.308 was a gift of Dr. Theodore S Cox on 5/6/1946.

Related Materials
University Archives Artifact Collection (UA 13); University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58).
Preferred Citation
Theodore Sullivan Cox Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Record updated by Ute SchecHter, Warren E. Burger Archivist, in June 2011.
Collection Material Type:
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