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Non-Irish Jesuit material Cox, Arthur, 1891-1965, solicitor and priest
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Certificates and medals awarded to Arthur C. J. Cox

Certificates and medals awarded to Arthur C. J. Cox which includes:

  • Gold Medal for Composition awarded by the Council of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (25 October 1912);
  • Special Certificate for Oratory awarded by the Council of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (25 October 1912);
  • Degree of Bachelor of Arts from University College Dublin (5 November 1912);
  • Gold Medal for Oratory awarded by the Council of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (29 October 1913);
  • Gold medal for Impromptu Speeches from the Solicitors Apprentices’ Debating Society, Ireland (29 October 1913);
  • Degree of Masters of Arts from University College Dublin (4 November 1913);
  • Degree of Bachelor of Laws from University College Dublin (9 July 1914);
  • Gold medal for Legal Debate from the Solicitors Apprentices’ Debating Society, Ireland (November 1914);
  • Silver Medal for Final Examination awarded by the Court of Examiners of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (27 January 1915) and
  • Honorary Doctorate from the National University of Ireland (8 July 1952).

Copy of Browne’s Whole Page Diary for 1913 belonging to Arthur C.J. Cox

Copy of Browne’s Whole Page Diary for 1913 belonging to ‘Arthur C.J. Cox, B.A. Sch. R.U.I & U.C.D.; Fr. Delany Scholar; 1st class Exhibitioner Arts & Law Schools, N.U.I.; Gold silver & bronze medalist etc., etc.. Auditor L. & H. Society. Auditor Solrs. App. Debating Society. M.A.’ Includes:

  • photographs;
  • references to :Home Rule for Ireland and current affairs; various Jesuits especially Aubrey Gwynn SJ; his work and university career; books he is reading and works he has had published; his finances; the activities of the Literary and Society and the Solicitors’ Apprentices’ debating Society; notes on various debates and papers;
  • entrance ticket to ‘an Interdebate To be held between the Representatives of the Law Students’ Debating Society…and of the Literary and Historical Society’ (including Arthur Cox) on 6 February 1913 in the Library, University College, Dublin and report of the debate in cutting from the Freeman’s Journal;
  • memorial card of his Aunt Frances who died on 22 August 1913;
  • newspaper cuttings on his Inaugural Address on ‘The Lawyer in Literature’ at the Solicitors’ Apprentices’ Debating Society on 29 October (2 items);
  • cuttings on the death of his friend Thomas Arkins (29 Nov., 2 Dec., 4 items);
  • list of family birthdays and rough family tree.

Essay entitled “The Jury System - its development and Reform being an Essay presented for the adjudication of the Chancellor’s Gold Medal by ‘The Man who was Wednesday’ ”

Holograph essay by Arthur Cox entitled “The Jury System - its development and Reform being an Essay presented for the adjudication of the Chancellor’s Gold Medal by ‘The Man who was Wednesday’ ”. Legal and Economic Society, University College Dublin.

Letters addressed to Michael F. Cox

File of handwritten and typescript letters addressed to Michael F. Cox (father of Arthur Cox) from the following individuals:

  • Dr Thomas Hayden, 30, Harcourt Street, and 18, Merrion Square North, Dublin (6 items, 1873-1877);
  • D Robert Cryan, 54, Rutland Square, West, Dublin (8 September 1876);
  • Sr Ignatius Keenan, Convent of Our Lady, St Catherine’s, Baggot Street, Dublin (1 September 1876);
  • Dr Bartholomew Woodlock, Catholic University of Ireland, 86, St. Stephens Green, Dublin (22 September 1876);;
  • Bishop Laurence Gillooly, Diocese of Elphin, Sligo (6 July 1877);

Letters of thanks, ‘I beg to acknowledge, with thanks, receipt of copy of your inaugural address to the Literary and Historical Society…’ (11 January 1873), of application, ‘In reference to your letter of application for a Demonstratorship in the School of Medicine…’ (16 September 1875) and of impending vacancies to which Michael Cox is deemed suitable ‘Would you think of going in for a provincial appointment? The Workhouse Dispensary in Longford is vacant… (22 September 1876) make up the bulk of the correspondence.

Cox, Michael Francis, 1852-1926, physician

Sketch book belonging to Arthur Cox

Sketch book belonging to Arthur Cox, when he was eleven/twelve years of age. Arthur sketches and paints locations such Bundoran, Donegal (cliffs, hotels, sandhills, town, chapel, people, beaches, shells, horses) and 26 Merrion Square, Dublin.

Cox, Arthur, 1891-1965, solicitor and priest