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Cox, Henry Givin

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1879-1966

Henry Givin Cox (1879-1966) was a violinist and music instructor from Pella, Iowa, who lived in Omaha, Nebraska, from 1909 until 1939. During his time in Omaha, he taught music in all but one branch of the Omaha Public School system, at Creighton University, and at the University of Omaha. In 1939 he returned to Pella, Iowa, to teach music at Central College until his retirement in 1948.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry Cox Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0010
Scope and Contents

The Henry Cox Collection includes: two photocopies of a lengthy biographical work, "The Life and Career of Henry Cox," author unknown; news clippings about Cox; and the Omaha Musicians Directory, 1914-1915, and a booklet about violins from the library of Henry Cox. The connection between Henry Cox and music programs from 1913 and an explanatory letter dated 1943 is unclear. The collection also includes two unidentified black and white photographs of an orchestra.