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John Harrington Cox

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May 27, 1863

John Harrington Cox was born in Madison County, Illinois

1903

John Harrington Cox received appointment in English Department of WVU

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1913

John Harrington Cox collected his first folk song

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1923

John Harrington Cox received his Ph.D. from Harvard

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1925

John Harrington Cox's dissertation published as Cox presided over founding of West Virginia Folklore Society Folk-Songs of the South by Harvard Univ. Press

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1939

John Harrington Cox published more folk songs, Traditional Ballads Mainly from West Virginia and Folk-Songs Mainly from West Virginia

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Nov 21, 1945

John Harrington Cox died in Morgantown


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