University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Cox Family Papers, 1684-2005, [ca. 2010]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cox family.
Title: Cox Family Papers
Dates: 1684-2005, [ca. 2010]
Abstract: Collection consists of genealogical research and correspondence files, 1995-2005, [ca. 2010], compiled by genealogist Les Sutton. The material documents the history of the Cox family and related families, and includes photocopies and transcriptions of original documents dating from 1684 to the twentieth century.
Accession No.: 2008-292; 2010-132
Extent: 3 feet, 9 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Les Sutton is a genealogist from Houston, Texas. He is the son of Ettie Overa Nancy Cox and Elmer David Sutton, and he has conducted extensive research on the history of the Cox and Sutton families.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Les Sutton’s genealogical research and correspondence files, 1995-2005, [ca. 2010], documenting the history of the Cox family and related families. Correspondence with other genealogists and associated research forms the bulk of the collection. Research material in the collection includes pedigree charts, family group sheets, and biographical information. The files also contain photocopies and transcriptions of original documents dating from 1684 to the twentieth century, including wills, censuses, land deeds, marriage certificates, obituaries, newspaper articles, and photographs.

A complete digital inventory of the collection is available upon request.

Forms part of the Brandywine Crucible, Inc. Records.


 

Arrangement

The offsite material is arranged in the original order established by Les Sutton. Folders and their contents are organized in chronological order from pre-1995 to 2005, from the back to front of each box.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers is stored offsite at the Library Storage Facility. Please contact repository in advance for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sutton, Les, 1937- -- Archives.
Cox family.
Subjects
Genealogy.
Places
Texas -- Genealogy.

Related Material

Cox, Stanley M., and Gary L. Sutton. Joseph Cox: Ancestors and Descendants. Kansas City, Mo.: S.M. Cox, 1975. Call number TXC-ZZ CS 71 C877 1975.

Sutton, Les. We Are the Branches: A Book about the Elmer and Ettie Sutton Family. Houston, TX: Les Sutton, 1996. Call number TXC-ZZ CS 71 S967 1997.

Cox, Mike. Texas Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival. Guilford, Conn.: Insiders’ Guide, 2006. Call number TXC-Z F386.6 C69 2006.


Separated Material

Some material separated to the Briscoe Center Library Unit.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cox Family Papers, 1684-2005, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Processed by Shelley Rowland, February 2008, December 2008.

Revised by Laurel Rozema, June 2010.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Onsite at SRH:

box
2.325/A6 A Supplement to “As I Remember” by Col. XB Cox, Jr. (Ret.), War Memories, 1941-1946, [ca. 2010]



 

Offsite at LSF:

box
2008-292/1 Pre-1995, Folder 1
Book correspondence, We Are The Branches, 1995-1997
1995, Folders 1-3
1996, Folder 1
1997, Folders 1-4
1998, Folder 1
box
2008-292/2 1998, Folders 2-3
1999, Folder 1-6
2000, Folders 1-4
2001, Folders 1-2
box
2008-292/3 2002, Folders 1-2
2003, Folders 1-4
2004, Folders 1-5
2005, Folders 1-5