Guy Cox Papers, 1919-1953 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Guy Cox Papers, 1919-1953Add to your cart.

ID: A/75

Primary Creator: Cox, Guy (b. 1894)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Subjects: Cox, Guy, b. 1894 -- Correspondence, Foresters, Kisatchie National Forest (Agency : U.S.), United States. Forest Service

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes personal and business correspondence; records relating to personnel transfers, pay increases, promotions, efficiency reports; service awards; poems and letters written upon the occasion of Cox's retirement; and Cox's homey reminiscences of his 35 years as a District Forest Ranger.

Collection Historical Note

Guy Cox was born on March 8, 1894 in Big Fork, Arkansas. The son of a farmer, he attended seven years of grade school at Slatington, Arkansas. He first joined the National Forest Service in 1915 as a Forest Guard and Laborer. In 1918 he passed a Civil Service examination to become a Forest Ranger and served from 1919 to 1937 at several locations in Arkansas, and from 1937 to his retirement in 1953 he was District Forest Ranger of the Kisatchie National Forest near Leesville and Natchitoches, Louisiana. As a Forest Ranger, Cox was involved in fire fighting and prosecution of arsonists.

Subject/Index Terms

Cox, Guy, b. 1894 -- Correspondence
Kisatchie National Forest (Agency : U.S.)
United States. Forest Service

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal Correspondence, 1925-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Business Correspondence, 1919-1924Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Business Correspondence, 1925-1934Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Business Correspondence, 1937-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Business Memorandums, 1921-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Examination Ratings and Efficiency Reports, 1919-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Promotions and Pay Increases, 1920-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Transfers and Miscellaneous Personnel Papers, 1925-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Awards, 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Personal Records and Papers, 1925-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Retirement, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Retirement -- Collection of Letters and Poems Written by his Friends upon his Retirement, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Retirement -- Notebook with Gold Lettering Presented upon Retirement, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Forestry Papers and Miscellaneous Papers, 1952-1953, UndatedAdd to your cart.


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