Collection 1509 - Ava Johnson Cox Collection

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TxAM-CRS 1509

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Ava Johnson Cox Collection


  • 1973-1992 (Création/Production)

Importance matérielle

4 boxes

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Notice biographique

Ava Johnson Cox grew up in the Hill Country along with her first cousin President Lyndon B. Johnson. She taught school in various towns around the Hill Country area as well as recounting stories of early ranch life in this remote area. Ava also hosted pioneer presentations at the LBJ National Historical Park.

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Portée et contenu

This collection consists of various correspondence, photographs, short handwritten manuscripts, and oral history communications with transcripts describing Ava Johnson's life, and work as a women cattle ranger in Texas.

The collection was compiled by Cynthia Ott, who interviewed Ava Johnson Cox with the intent of publishing a history of early 20th-century life in what is known as the Hill Country of Texas (highlighting Blanco, Gillespie, and Hays counties).

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Conditions d’accès

Oral history transcripts and cassette tapes may be under copyright restrictions. Duplication requests by approval.

Accès physique

These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.

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Conditions de reproduction

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • anglais

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Historique de la conservation

Material housed at Evans library in 1992 and transferred to Cushing Memorial Library and Archives in 1996. Items were included in an aggregate collection titled "Texas Historical Collection" in the late 1990s by David Chatham. The collection was originally processed by Stephanie Elmquest in the early 2000s.

Source immédiate d'acquisition

Audio material donated and transcribed by Cynthia Rose and donated to Evans Library. The material was later transferred to Cushing Memorial Library and Archives.


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Finding Aid Authors: originally uploaded by Jennifer Reibenspies.
Collection rehoused and new finding aid created by Jaime Janda, December 2022.


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