Sub-fonds MS 6/7 - Margot Cox papers

Margot Cox awarding a Red Cross medal JE Cox, with children Edward and David Cox Mr and Mrs William Gillies Margot, Edward and David Cox on the beach Margot Cox in nurse's uniform Guessing competition on fish Diary Diary

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MS 6/7


Margot Cox papers


  • 1868-1981 (Creation)

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2 linear metres

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Biographical history

Agnes Margot Cox MBE (1905-1983) was born in Lochee on 8 March 1905, the eldest child of James Ernest and Agnes Jane Cox. She was educated at Bentley Priory. A member of the British Red Cross, Margot served at the British Red Cross Convalescent Home, La Selva, Italy during the Second World war. She died at her home, Seaton House, Nairn on March 16 1983 and was buried at the Cox family burial ground, Meigle, Perthshire.

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Scope and content

Diaries 1923-1981; financial records 1922-1972; correspondence 1933-1975; Red Cross records 1939-1975; press cuttings 1868-1939; ephemera [1930s]-[1940s]; maps and travel guides 1927-[1940s]; art 1923-1947; publications [1940s]; photographs c 1875-c 1960.


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Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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The records are on paper, with photographs.

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MS 6/7

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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