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1 Title:   Cox College and Conservatory records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bacon, Milton E., 1818-1886  
  Dates:   1853-1962  
The collection consists of personal correspondence of the Bacon and Cox families and records relating to the Cox College and Conservatory and its predecessors, Cox College and Southern Female College. The personal correspondence is comprised mainly of letters (1853-1886) from Milton E. Bacon to his children. Written after his tenure at SFC, Bacon is living in Okolona, then Aberdeen, Mississippi where he is involved in female academies. The letters discuss mainly family news, emphasizing the education of his grandchildren and his current position. The collection also includes the personal correspondence of Charles C. Cox (1883-1905) mainly to and from his wife Alice Bacon Cox, his daughter Alice Cox, and his friend Clem P. Steed of Macon, Georgia. Also included are records relating to the Southern Female College (LaGrange, Ga.), Cox College (LaGrange and College Park, Ga.), and Cox College and Conservatory (College Park, Ga.) including college catalogs (1867-1922, with gaps); programs; newspaper clippings; scrapbooks (1857-1912, with gaps) containing programs, flyers, and newspaper clippings; and photographs of the Southern Female College and the Cox family.
  Identifier:   ms72  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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