Gertrude Mary Cox Papers 1918-1999

Creator
Cox, Gertrude M.
Size
11.2 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MC 00117

The Gertrude Mary Cox Papers consists of correspondence, diaries, photographs, speeches, articles, diplomas, certificates, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to her career in statistics, her consulting work, travel, honors received, and the Cox Fellowship which was created in her honor at North Carolina State University. Her writings relate statistics to various subjects, including education, agriculture, nutrition, experimental design, biometrics, horticulture, home economics, and international research.

Gertrude Mary Cox (1900-1978) served as head of the Statistics Department at North Carolina State College from 1940 to 1949. She played an important role in founding the Research Triangle Institute in 1959 and held the position of Director, Statistics Research Division at the Institute from 1959 until 1964. In 1949 Cox became the first woman elected into the International Statistical Institute. In 1956 she was elected President of the American Statistical Association while in 1975 she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Biographical/historical note

Gertrude Mary Cox was born in Dayton, Iowa in 1900. She received a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in statistics, from Iowa State College in 1929 and 1931 respectively, and then enrolled in a doctoral program in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. After two years in California, she was persuaded to return to Iowa to continue her work in statistics. From 1933 to 1940, Cox taught at Iowa State before Leaving for N.C. State College, where she remained until 1960. From 1940 - 1949 she served as head of the Department of Experimental Statistics. In 1949, Cox left this position to administer the North Carolina Institute of Statistics. She is most noted for her role in the 1959 founding of the Research Triangle Institute, where she held the position of Director, Statistics Research Division until 1964. She was also active as a consultant, working with universities in Thailand and Egypt. Cox received numerous awards, including an honorary Doctorate of Science in statistics from Iowa State College in 1958, and membership in the National Academy of Science. In 1949 she became the first woman elected into the International Statistical Institute. In 1956 she was elected President of the American Statistical Association. She was also named a Fellow in the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. She died in 1978.

Scope/content

The Gertrude Mary Cox Papers consists of correspondence, diaries, photographs, speeches, articles, diplomas, certificates, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to her career in statistics, her consulting work, travel, honors received, and the Cox Fellowship which was created in her honor at North Carolina State University. Her writings relate statistics to various subjects, including education, agriculture, nutrition, experimental design, biometrics, horticulture, home economics, and international research.

Physical description

20 archival storage boxes, 3 cardboxes, 1 archival halfbox, 1 flat folder

Arrangement

This collection is divided into six series:

  • 1. Correspondence,
  • 2. North Carolina State University Papers,
  • 3. Organizations/Consulting Papers,
  • 4. Personal Papers,
  • 5. Speeches/Papers/Publications.
  • 6. Unprocessed Materials

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gertrude Mary Cox Papers, MC 00117, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Francis McVey, 1978 (Accession 1978.0017), the North Carolina State University Department of Statistics, 1980 (Accession 1980.0012), David M. Mason, 1983 (Accession 1983.0009 and Accession 1983.0010), R. L. Anderson, 2002 (2002.0001), and Ruth Hutchison, 2010 (2010.0215).

Correspondence 1940-1983 (MC 00117 Series 1)
Size: 0.75 linear feet

This series consists mainly of Cox's correspondence with and about her colleagues in the field of statistics from the United States and abroad. Also included are such items as diary letters sent by Cox from overseas, correspondence with students, and biographical information on fellow statisticians.

1.5 archival boxes

Barber, Pat 1959
Box 1, Folder 1
Bliss, C. I. 1961
Box 1, Folder 2
Cochran, W. G. 1943, 1974-1977, undated
Box 1, Folder 3
Finkner, A. L. 1974-1977
Box 1, Folder 4
Finney, D. J. 1960-1963
Box 1, Folder 5
Fisher, Sir Ronald 1952-1974
Box 1, Folder 6
Hobson, Jesse 1959-1960, undated
Box 1, Folder 7
Hotelling [Harold] 1957-1976
Box 1, Folder 8
Kendall, M. G. 1959-1962, undated
Box 1, Folder 9
Moore, John D. 1970, undated
Box 1, Folder 10
Pearson, E. S. 1963-1964
Box 1, Folder 11
Wishart, John 1957
Box 1, Folder 12
Miscellaneous correspondence 1959-1974
Box 2, Folder 1
Miscellaneous correspondence 1952, 1964-1974
Box 2, Folder 2
Miscellaneous correspondence 1940-1983, undated

Includes diary letters from the Netherlands and Japan, 1960.

Box 2, Folder 3
Miscellaneous correspondence 1940-1978, undated
Box 2, Folder 4
North Carolina State University Papers 1956-1977 (MC 00117 Series 2)
Size: 0.5 linear feet

This series contains some material pertaining to Cox's role as Head of the Statistics Department at North Carolina State University, but most of the material reflects her continuing relationship with the university after leaving it to concentrate on her role at the Research Triangle Institute. The series also includes information on the Cox Fellowship Program, as well as material on the dedication of Cox Hall in 1970.

1 archival box

General information, North Carolina State University 1977, undated
Box 2, Folder 5
Notes on faculty UNC-CH/NCSU 1956-1957, undated
Box 2, Folder 6
NCSU Search for Department Head (Experimental Statistics) 1962-1963
Box 2, Folder 7
National Academy of Sciences Luncheon, Caldwell 1975, undated
Box 2, Folder 8
Obituaries and Fellowship 1977-1978
Box 2, Folder 9
Cox Fellowship Program 1977 -1978, undated
Box 2, Folder 10
Cox Fellowship Program: Correspondence 1976-1979, undated
Box 2, Folder 11
Cox Fellowship Program: Minutes of the Committee 1977-1978
Box 2, Folder 12
Cox Fellowship Program Talks 1977-1978
Box 2, Folder 13
Cox Hall: Announcements and Letters of Congratulations 1970-1971
Box 2, Folder 14
Cox Hall: Dedication 1970
Box 2, Folder 15
Cox Hall: Dedication letters and notes 1970, undated
Box 3, Folder 1
Cox Hall: Dedication letters and notes 1970, undated
Box 3, Folder 2
N.C. State College monthly newsletter titled "Statelog" 1958-1970
Half box 22, Folder 2
Textile Forum Magazine 1946
Half box 22, Folder 3
Organizations and Consulting Papers 1942-1978 (MC 00117 Series 3)
Size: 4 linear feet

This series documents Gertrude Cox's involvement in a number of professional associations and other organizations. Most of the organizational material derives from her association with statistical organizations such as the American STatistical Association and the International Statistical Institute. Also a part of this series is material from many of the consulting projects in which Cox participated, including her work in Thailand and Egypt.

8 archival boxes

Alpha Lambda Delta 1972
Box 3, Folder 3
Altrusa International 1966-1973, undated
Box 3, Folder 4
American Cancer Society 1975-1978, undated
Box 3, Folder 5
American Statistics Association (ASA) 1947-1978, undated
Box 3, Folder 6
American Statistics Association (ASA) 1969-1973, undated
Box 3, Folder 7
American Statistics Association (ASA): Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass. 1975-1977, undated
Box 3, Folder 8
American Statistics Association (ASA): Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, Calif. 1966
Box 3, Folder 9
American Statistics Association (ASA): Committee on preservation of documents of distinguished statisticians 1970-1974, undated
Box 3, Folder 10
American Statistics Association (ASA): North Carolina chapter 1942-1977, undated
Box 3, Folder 11
American Statistics Association (ASA): Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. 1967
Box 3, Folder 12
Biometric Society (BS) 1970-1975
Box 3, Folder 13
Biometric Society: Award fund standing committee 1973-1975
Box 3, Folder 14
Biometric Society: Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill. 1977, undated
Box 3, Folder 15
Biometric Society: Eastern North American Region 1948-1967
Box 4, Folder 1
Biometric Society 1968
Box 4, Folder 2
Institute of Mathematical Statistics 1970-1971
Box 4, Folder 3
Eastern North American Region 1971-1976
Box 4, Folder 4
Eastern North American Region, ASA, IMS, Chapel Hill 1977
Box 4, Folder 5
Eastern North American Region, IMS 1969 Iowa City, Spring Meeting 1967-1969
Box 4, Folder 6
Eastern North American Region New York (ASA, IMS) 1969
Box 4, Folder 7
Eastern North American Region, Washington, D.C. 1967
Box 4, Folder 8
International Biometric Conference, Boston 1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 9
Bureau of Budget (Federal), ASA Advisory Committee on Statistics Policy for the Office of Stat Standards 1956-1961
Box 4, Folder 10
Bureau of Budget (Federal), Consultant SU99-7, Health Interview Survey-National Health Survey 1961, undated
Box 4, Folder 11
California, University of (Davis): Applied statistics program 1975
Box 4, Folder 12
Delaware, University of 1968
Box 4, Folder 13
Egypt: Ralph Bradley Milton Terry 1966-1970, undated
Box 4, Folder 14
Egypt-Ford Foundation 1958-1967
Box 4, Folder 15
Egypt-Ford Foundation-consultant 1962-1964
Box 4, Folder 16
Egypt-Dr. Fouad El Hefnaowi undated
Box 4, Folder 17
Egypt-IS-Cairo Egypt 1962-66, undated
Box 4, Folder 18
Egypt-ISSR (Institute of Statistical Studies and Research) current correspondence Egypt 1965-68
Box 4, Folder 19
Egypt-N.Y., Sutton and Scott 1967, undated
Box 5, Folder 1
Egypt-Seminar Egypt 1969-1970, undated
Box 5, Folder 2
FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Hearing 1978
Box 5, Folder 3
Foundations of Survey Sampling [Symposium on] 1968
Box 5, Folder 4
Georgia, University of 1973
Box 5, Folder 5
Girl Scout Science Conference 1961-1962, undated
Box 5, Folder 6
HEW (Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare) Survey Research Center Institute Social Resources Ann Arbor 1971-1972, undated
Box 5, Folder 7
HEW (Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare) Survey Research Center Institute: Office of Education 1970, undated
Box 5, Folder 8
HEW (Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare) Survey Research Center Institute: Secretary Advisory Comm. on Automated Personal Data Systems 1972-1973, undated
Box 5, Folder 9
HEW (Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare) Survey Research Center Institute: Secretary Advisory Comm. on Automated Personal Data Systems 1972-1973, undated
Box 5, Folder 10
IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics) 1939-1955, 1977
Box 5, Folder 11
IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics) 1956-1959
Box 5, Folder 12
IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics) 1960-63, 1978
Box 5, Folder 13
IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics) 1964-1976
Box 5, Folder 14
Institute of Nutrition-Guatemala City 1951-1953, undated
Box 5, Folder 15
IS (Institute of Statistics): Dinner 1967, undated
Box 6, Folder 1
IS: The Leaky Gasjet 1944-1949, undated
Box 6, Folder 2
IS: Statistics Centers, US Canada 1969-1978, undated
Box 6, Folder 3
IS: Graduate students 1959, 66, 76, undated
Box 6, Folder 4
Inter-American Statistical Institute 1965-1978, undated
Box 6, Folder 5
Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Science- Turrialba 1951-1952
Box 6, Folder 6
ISI (International Statistical Institute): Education Commission 1960-1967
Box 6, Folder 7
ISI : Education Commission, Africa, general 1962
Box 6, Folder 8
ISI : Sessions 1947-1961: 1947-1961
Box 6, Folder 9
ISI : Sessions 1963, 1965, 1967: 1963-1967
Box 6, Folder 10
ISI : Sessions 1969, 1971: 1968-1971
Box 7, Folder 1
ISI : Reorganization, general 1978, undated
Box 7, Folder 2
ISI : Membership lists 1946-1977
Box 7, Folder 3
ISI : Reappraisal 1975, undated
Box 7, Folder 4
ISI : 39th and 40th Sessions 1972-1975, undated
Box 7, Folder 5
ISI : 41st session 1977
Box 7, Folder 6
ISI : Statisticians needed-stat centers 1961-1965
Box 7, Folder 7
ISI : Statistics education project

1968-1971, undated

Box 7, Folder 8
ISI : Statistics education centers - Southeastern and Eastern Asia 1964, 1968, undated
Box 7, Folder 9
ISI : University of East Africa 1962-1963, undated
Box 7, Folder 10
ISI : University of Rhodesia Nyasaland 1962-1963
Box 7, Folder 11
Nashville, Tennessee 1965-1966
Box 7, Folder 12
NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) 1971-1972
Box 7, Folder 13
NAS (National Academy of Science), letters of congratulations 1975, undated
Box 8, Folder 1
NAS 1975
Box 8, Folder 2
NAS 1976
Box 8, Folder 3
NAS, 1977 meeting 1977-1978
Box 8, Folder 4
NAS, Section of Applied Biology 1976, 1978, undated
Box 8, Folder 5
NIH-ACEB (National Institutes of Health-Advisory Committee on Epidemiology and Biometry) 1961, undated
Box 8, Folder 6
NIH-ACEB (National Institutes of Health-Advisory Committee on Epidemiology and Biometry): Biomathematical training 1961
Box 8, Folder 7
NIH-ACEB (National Institutes of Health-Advisory Committee on Epidemiology and Biometry): General 1962-1964, undated
Box 8, Folder 8
NIH-ACEB (National Institutes of Health-Advisory Committee on Epidemiology and Biometry): Biomathematics, Cullowhee Conference 1961
Box 8, Folder 9
NIH-ACEB (National Institutes of Health-Advisory Committee on Epidemiology and Biometry): Committee reports 1962-1963, undated
Box 8, Folder 10
NRC-Board of Human Resources NRC (National Research Council) 1975-1977, undated
Box 8, Folder 11
-Task Force on Education in Agriculture and Renewable Resources (Commission on Natural Resources) 1975-1977, undated
Box 8, Folder 12
NSF (National Science Foundation) Panel 1966
Box 8, Folder 13
N.Y. Education Conferences 1968, undated
Box 8, Folder 14
N.C. Board of Education-Kindergarten evaluation (3rd grade) 1975, undated
Box 8, Folder 15
N.C. Board of Education-Newspaper clippings 1975
Box 8, Folder 16
N.C. Retired Government Employees Association 1971-1978
Box 8, Folder 17
Pan American Health Organization 1966-1970, undated
Box 8, Folder 18
Phi Kappa Phi 1976-1977, undated
Box 9, Folder 1
Phi Kappa Phi Banquet 1976-1977, undated
Box 9, Folder 2
Poplab--Population Laboratory, Publication Advisory Committee 1971-1972
Box 9, Folder 3
RTI (Research Triangle Institute) 1965-1978, undated
Box 9, Folder 4
RTI: Consulting contract 1965-1972, undated
Box 9, Folder 5
RTI: Head Start data analysis 1972, undated
Box 9, Folder 6
RTI: National Humanities Center 1966, 1978, undated
Box 9, Folder 7
RTI: Research evaluation 1958
Box 9, Folder 8
RTI: University of Pittsburgh-Search committee 1966
Box 9, Folder 9
Rutgers University - The Statistics Center 1966
Box 9, Folder 10
Sigma Xi 1943-1965
Box 9, Folder 11
S.M.U.(Southern Methodist University) 1961, undated
Box 9, Folder 12
TAGER (Texas Association for Graduate Education Research) 1966
Box 9, Folder 13
Thailand-Animal Science 1971, undated
Box 10, Folder 1
Thailand-Animal Science: Appointment forms 1964
Box 10, Folder 2
Thailand-Animal Science: Chulalongkorn Univ 1964, 1967, undated
Box 10, Folder 3
Thailand-Animal Science: Chulalongkorn Univ 1968-1969
Box 10, Folder 4
Thailand-Animal Science: Ford Foundation 1968-1969
Box 10, Folder 5
Thailand-Animal Science: Kasetsart Univ 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 6
Thailand-Animal Science: Kasetsart Univ 1971-1974
Box 10, Folder 7
Thailand-Animal Science: Dr. Ward W. Moore 1971, undated
Box 10, Folder 8
Thailand-Animal Science: Proposal material 1968-1969, undated
Box 10, Folder 9
Thailand-Animal Science: Rice experiments 1969, undated
Box 10, Folder 10
Thailand-Animal Science: Rice-insecticides 1970, undated
Box 10, Folder 11
Thailand-Animal Science: Rockefeller Foundation 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 12
Thailand-Animal Science: Dr. Rapee Sagarik 1966
Box 10, Folder 13
Thailand-Animal Science: Thai-Danish Teak Pine Improvement Center 1970-1971, undated
Box 10, Folder 14
Thailand-Animal Science: Thailand 1964-1967, undated
Box 10, Folder 15
Thailand-Animal Science: Thailand, undated
Box 10, Folder 16
VPI (Virginia Polytechnic Institute) Dept of Statistics 1973-1976, undated
Box 10, Folder 17
Y.W.C.A. Life Member

1971

Box 10, Folder 18
Personal Papers 1918-1978 (MC 00117 Series 4)
Size: 2.5 linear feet

Diaries, appointment books, and address books spanning a period of sixty years. Also included are awards and certificates, material relating to church and civic involvement, personal correspondence, and travel information.

5 archival boxes

Appointment calendars 1950-64, 1967-75
Card box 11, Folder 1
Address books (2) undated
Card box 11, Folder 2
Diaries 1918-21, 1935, 1937, 1938-42, 1943-44 (loose pages), 1946-47, undated

Note: the diary for 1938-42 is very small. For a partial photocopy of this diary, please see Series 1. 7.14a. For diary letters from Egypt, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Netherlands, 1960-1964, see MC 117 Box 14 Folder 11 and MC 117 Box 1 Folder 12.

Card box 12, Folder 1
Awards, certificates 1929-1962
Card box 13, Folder 1
Doctor of Science-honorary 1958
Box 13, Folder 2
Gamma Sigma Delta Award 1958-1971
Box 13, Folder 3
Oliver Max Gardner Award, Tar Heel of the Week 1959, undated
Box 13, Folder 4
Oliver Max Gardner Award, Tar Heel of the Week: news clippings 1959
Box 13, Folder 5
Watauga Medal- Founders Day 1977, undated
Box 13, Folder 6
Watauga Medal- Founders Day: news clippings 1977
Box 13, Folder 7
Certificate of teacher training, Board of Education, Methodist Episcopal Church; B.S. and M.S. diplomas (mathematics), Iowa State College; Fellowship Certificate, American Public Health Assoc. 1926-1954
Flat folder 1; Box 13, Folder 8
Biographical material 1939-70, undated
Box 13, Folder 9
Church-Fairmont United Methodist: Administrative board. 1977-78
Box 13, Folder 10
Church-Fairmont United Methodist: Finance committee 1976-77, undated
Box 13, Folder 11
Church-Fairmont United Methodist: Learning Together, Inc. 1975-78, undated
Box 13, Folder 12
Church-Fairmont United Methodist: Secretary of Career Planning and Counseling 1977, undated
Box 13, Folder 13
Church-Fairmont United Methodist: news clippings 1977
Box 13, Folder 14
Countries visited 1953-1977, undated
Box 14, Folder 1
Import permit for orchids 1964-1971, undated
Box 14, Folder 2
Letters to family (Carlos Elsie) 1958-1963, undated
Box 14, Folder 3
Misc Personal 1 1928-1937, undated-pictures, grades, letter, Omaha City Mission
Box 14, Folder 4
Misc Personal 2
Box 14, Folder 5
News Releases 1940-1978, undated
Box 14, Folder 6
Personal history (detailed), undated
Box 14, Folder 7
Personal history record (official) 1976-1977, undated
Box 14, Folder 8
Personal Letters 1974-1976, undated
Box 14, Folder 9
Personal Notes, letters, etc: 1945-1978, undated
Box 14, Folder 10
Diary Letters - Egypt, Hong Kong, Japan Thailand 1960-1964
Box 14, Folder 11
Photographs 1936, 1953-1968, undated
Box 14, Folder 12
Raleigh Garden Club 1973
Box 14, Folder 13
Passport, Visa, other travel documents 1964-1967, undated
Box 14, Folder 14
Partial copy of five-year diary 1938-42: Entries, January 8 - May 31 1938-1942
Box 14, Folder 1
Partial copy of five-year diary 1938-42: Entries, June 1 - November 30 1938-1942
Box 14, Folder 1
Personal correspondence 1968-1972
Half box 22, Folder 4
Oliver Max Gardner Award Program 1959
Half box 22, Folder 5
Newspaper clippings 1959, 1972-1978, undated
Half box 22, Folder 6
Speeches, Papers, Publications 1933-1977 (MC 00117 Series 5)
Size: 3.5 linear feet

Texts of numerous talks given by Gertrude Cox from 1940 to 1977; most of Dr. Cox's published writings; her master's thesis at Iowa State College; corrections and publisher correspondence from both the first edition and revised edition of her book with William G. Cochran, Experimental Designs; and general notes and correspondence related to Cox's speeches and writings.

7 archival boxes

Kiwanis Club Talk December 6, 1940
Box 15, Folder 1
Organization and Function of Dept. of Exp. Statistics, Summer School Conference June 23, 1941
Box 15, Folder 2
Brief Survey of Newer Exp. Designs, Summer School Conference [July 14-18] July 16, 1941
Box 15, Folder 3
A Practical Tool for Research Workers, Science Club - Blacksburg, Va. October 21, 1941
Box 15, Folder 4
A Practical Tool for Research Workers, Sigma Xi Lecture November 25, 1941
Box 15, Folder 5
Adapting the Design to the Experiment, American Statistical Assoc. - New York December 30, 1941
Box 15, Folder 6
Why Statisticians - Meredith College February 24, 1943
Box 15, Folder 7
Statistical Methods for Engineers April 29, 1943
Box 15, Folder 8
Why Experimental Plans? - Richmond, Va. May 13, 1943
Box 15, Folder 9
Modernized Field Designs at Rothamsted, Cincinnati, Ohio November 10, 1943
Box 15, Folder 10
Application of Modern Experimental Plans, Virginia Academy of Science May 10, 1944
Box 15, Folder 11
Need for an Experiment Station Statistician, Morgantown, West Virginia June 14-15, 1944
Box 15, Folder 12
Statistics as a Tool for Research, American Home Economics Association June 23, 1944
Box 15, Folder 13
Advisory Budget Commission July 31, 1944
Box 15, Folder 14
Biometric Section - Cleveland September 11-16, 1944
Box 15, Folder 15
Soil Science - Design of Greenhouse Experiment October 29, 1944
Box 15, Folder 16
American Statistical Association December 27, 1944
Box 15, Folder 17
Opportunities for Teaching and Research [publication] 1945
Box 15, Folder 18
Institute of Statistics of the University of North Carolina, Biometric Bulletin January 24, 1945
Box 15, Folder 19
Plan for Institute of Statistics - Hotelling June 1945
Box 15, Folder 20
Mathematics Institute for Teachers July 5-10, 1945
Box 15, Folder 21
Economics - Statistics Conference October 8, 1945
Box 15, Folder 22
Planning and Analyzing Horticulture Experiments, Knoxville, Tennessee November 9-10, 1945
Box 15, Folder 23
N.C. Chapter - American Statistical Association, Raleigh, NC November 20, 1945
Box 15, Folder 24
Review - Analysis of Cubic Lattice Design, E.A. Cornish Bulletin 176 February 1946
Box 15, Folder 25
Washington - Bureau of Agricultural Economics February 28, 1946
Box 15, Folder 26
B.A.E. - Chicago Conference September 23-28, 1946
Box 15, Folder 27
Why Statistics? - American Chemical Assoc., Honolulu March 1947
Box 15, Folder 28
Princeton University November 13, 1947
Box 15, Folder 29
Testing Large Numbers of Strains, Plant Breeding Conference January 26-30, 1948
Box 15, Folder 30
Proposed Statistical Plan for the Southeastern States [publication], Statistics Conference - Auburn, Ala. September 7-9, 1948
Box 15, Folder 31
New York Academy of Sciences January 28-29, 1949
Box 15, Folder 32
Current Research at Institute of Statistics, Yale University April 6, 1949
Box 15, Folder 33
A Survey of Types of Experimental Designs, Geneva, Switzerland September 1949
Box 15, Folder 34
International Statistical Institute, Statistical Seminar - Berne September 15, 1949
Box 16, Folder 1
Talk - Royal Statistical Society October 14, 1949
Box 16, Folder 2
Northeastern Region - Home Economics, New York February 26-28, 1950
Box 16, Folder 3
NCEA - Math Teachers March 10, 1950
Box 16, Folder 4
Plant Institute - Ohio State University, Columbus October 30, 1950
Box 16, Folder 5
The Value and Usefulness of Statistics in Research, Beltsville January 11, 1951 [10 a.m.]
Box 16, Folder 6
The Value and Usefulness of Statistics in Research, Washington [Dept. of Agr.] January 11, 1951 [4 p.m.]
Box 16, Folder 7
Designs of Experiments - Berkeley, Calif. November 26, 1951
Box 16, Folder 8
Statistics in a University - Berkeley, Calif November 27, 1951
Box 16, Folder 9
Potentialities for Statistical Developments in the South, Conference - Atlanta, Ga. October 2-4, 1952
Box 16, Folder 10
A.A.A.S. - St. Louis, Mo. December 26-31, 1952
Box 16, Folder 11
A Proposed Inter-American Program for Training in Statistics 1953
Box 16, Folder 12
Role of Statistics in Research - Brussels August 21, 1953;- Pretoria

October 13, 1953

Box 16, Folder 13
Function of the Institute of Statistics - Cairo September 30, 1953
Box 16, Folder 14
Analysis of Research Results: Cairo, October 4; Johannesburg, October 23 1953
Box 16, Folder 15
Recent Advances in Experimental Designs: Pretoria, October 15; Pietermaritzburg, October 20 1953
Box 16, Folder 16
NC Chapter, American Statistics Assoc. November 19, 1953
Box 16, Folder 17
Some Recent Advances in Experimental Designs..., Blacksburg, Va. June 30, 1954
Box 16, Folder 18
Southern Regional Graduate SS in Statistics, Montreal September 1954
Box 16, Folder 19
Design of Experiments - Woman's College March 21, 1955
Box 16, Folder 20
Some Recent Advances in Experimental Designs, with Particular Reference to Estimating Response Surfaces, Biometric Symposium, Campinas, Brazil July 4-9, 1955 5

Speeches/Papers/Publications

July 11, 1955

Box 16, Folder 21
Analysis of Research Results, Campinas, Brazil

July 12, 1955

Box 16, Folder 23
Regression and Covariance, Piracicaba, Brazil July 13, 1955
Box 16, Folder 24
Combining of Groups of Experiments, Piracicaba, Brazil July 14, 1955
Box 16, Folder 25
Foreign Programs - ASA New York December 30, 1955
Box 16, Folder 26
Statistical Frontiers - Detroit, Mich. September 9, 1956
Box 16, Folder 27
Some Current Research in Statistics, Pittsburgh November 20, 1956
Box 16, Folder 28
Use of Statistics in Research - Pittsburgh November 21, 1956
Box 16, Folder 29
Statistics Training and Research, C.H. Faculty Club Luncheon Tuesday, February 18, 1958
Box 16, Folder 30
The Training of Statisticians, ASA Washington Chapter February 20, 1958
Box 16, Folder 31
The Growth of Applied Statistics - Princeton December 6, 1958
Box 16, Folder 32
Penn State University March 5, 1959
Box 16, Folder 33
Curbstone Clinic March 13, 1959
Box 17, Folder 1
O. Max Gardner Award March 22, 1959
Box 17, Folder 2
Perspective (Panel Discussion on Television) April 2, 1959
Box 17, Folder 3
RTI and its Relation to NC State College, Animal Industry Seminar April 8, 1959
Box 17, Folder 4
Johnson and Johnson April 16, 1959
Box 17, Folder 5
The Unity of Science - Summer Seminar - RPTT June 17, 1959
Box 17, Folder 6
Horizons Unlimited - Girl Scouts December 4-6, 1959
Box 17, Folder 7
Demand and Supply of Statisticians, ASA Meeting, Washington, D.C. December 30, 1959
Box 17, Folder 8
Reliability and Quality Control - Moderator January 12, 1960
Box 17, Folder 9
Role of Statistics, United Fruit Company - Honduras February 4, 1960
Box 17, Folder 10
How Designs are Selected to Fit Experimental Situations, United Fruit Company - Honduras February 5, 1960
Box 17, Folder 11
Research Triangle's Women's Club, RTI February 18, 1960
Box 17, Folder 12
Evaluation of Education System in NC - DKG March 12, 1960
Box 17, Folder 13
"Careers Open to Women in Research," Altrusa Club March 28, 1960
Box 17, Folder 14
RTI - Talk Given to North Texas Chapter of ASA, Dallas, Texas October 5, 1960
Box 17, Folder 15
Talk on RTI - Social Science Meeting, Meredith College, Raleigh November 11, 1960
Box 17, Folder 16
The Program and Objectives of the RTI -National Association of Retired Civil Employees November 17, 1960
Box 17, Folder 17
Implementation of Training Programs in Biomathematics August 18, 1961
Box 17, Folder 18
Symposium Biomathematics and Computer Science [Paper, Cox], Houston, TX March 28-30, 1963
Box 17, Folder 19
Future of Statistics, Institute of Statistical Graduate Students March 18, 1964
Box 17, Folder 20
Gamma Sigma Delta Talk - RTI April 28, 1964
Box 17, Folder 21
The Organization and Function of a Biomathematics Medical Center, Chicago May 26, 1964
Box 17, Folder 22
Plans and Designs for Experiments - Seato Graduate Bangkok, Thailand August 20, 1964
Box 17, Folder 23
Fascination of Statistics - Department of Statistics, Cairo, Egypt March 21, 1965
Box 17, Folder 24
Choosing an Experiment Plan - Beirut, Lebanon May 13, 1965
Box 17, Folder 25
Role of Statistics in Research - Beirut, Lebanon May 14, 1965
Box 17, Folder 26
Egypt: Its Villages, Fellahin and Agriculture, Delta Kappa Gamma - Sanford, NC October 23, 1965
Box 17, Folder 27
Status of Training in Statistics in Developing Countries, Tallahassee, Florida February 28, 1966
Box 17, Folder 28
Egypt - Yesterday and Today, Ravenscroft, J.Y. Joyner School, Dr. Carey D. Miller's Home, Arts and Travel Book Club, Cynthia Book Club, Wives of Dept. of Experimental Stat. 1966-1967
Box 17, Folder 29
Education in Statistics - NC Chapter of ASA April 22, 1966
Box 17, Folder 30
Education in Egypt - Pittsburgh, PA May 17, 1966
Box 17, Folder 31
Past, Present and Future Developments in Statistics in the Southeast Region August 1, 1966
Box 17, Folder 32
Biometric - Editorial Practices and Policies August 15, 1966
Box 17, Folder 33
Careers in Statistics - Orientation Class N.C. State University October 4, 1966
Box 18, Folder 1
Horizons-Unlimited - Delta Kappa Gamma October 8, 1966
Box 18, Folder 2
Education in Statistics: Rutgers October 14, 1966
Box 18, Folder 3
Education in Statistics: Yale December 1, 1966
Box 18, Folder 4
Education in Statistics: Johns Hopkins May 1, 1967
Box 18, Folder 5
Statistics Related to Real Life May 16, 1967
Box 18, Folder 6
The Mediterranean - Cradle of Civilization, Leroy Martin School May 16, 1967
Box 18, Folder 7
Hawaii - Statistics Today - Terrance Lanai Hawaiian Village Hotel, Honolulu August 10, 1967
Box 18, Folder 8
"Statistics Today" - Malaysia, University of September 11, 1967
Box 18, Folder 9
"Importance of Experimental Design in Modern Agricultural Technology," Sigma Xi - Thailand September 13, 1967
Box 18, Folder 10
Factorial Design and the Problems, Kasetsart University, Thailand September 14 & 15, 1967
Box 18, Folder 11
"Science of Statistics," University of Chiengmai September 23, 1967
Box 18, Folder 12
Sinai, DAR, January 19, Good Shepherd Church November 4

1968

Box 18, Folder 13
Education in this Complex World (AAUW), Burlington, NC February 20, 1968
Box 18, Folder 14
Welcome - Perry H.S. 50th Reunion June 16, 1968
Box 18, Folder 15
International Education in Statistics : Iowa State University June 28, 1968
Box 18, Folder 16
International Education in Statistics: University of Kentucky November 26, 1968
Box 18, Folder 17
Sinai - Altrusa International January 13, 1969
Box 18, Folder 18
Egypt - 4th Grade, Ravenscroft

March 14, 1969

Box 18, Folder 19
Basic Principles of Sampling and Experimental Studies, NCHS January 16, 1970
Box 18, Folder 20
Status of Statistics in Developing Countries, NC Chapter of ASA February 11, 1970
Box 18, Folder 21
Delta Kappa Gamma - NC State Convention April 24-26, 1970
Box 18, Folder 22
The Fascination of Statistics: Rotary Club, Bangkok, Thailand May 7, 1971
Box 18, Folder 23
The Fascination of Statistics: Rotary Club, West Raleigh September 3, 1971
Box 18, Folder 24
"Women Who Dare and Do" - Recent Advancements in Statistics, Delta Kappa Gamma February 2, 1972
Box 18, Folder 25
RTI - Cosmos Book Club at Women's Club 12:30pm, March 14, 1972
Box 18, Folder 26
(Culture) Reactions, Overseas Work - NCSU Women's Club, "Human interest experiences" April 20, 1972
Box 18, Folder 27
The Role of Statistics in Research, Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah May 2, 1972
Box 18, Folder 28
Planning Experiments and Interpreting Results, Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah May 3, 1972
Box 18, Folder 29
The Fascination of Statistics, Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah May 3, 1972
Box 19, Folder 1
George Nicholson - Memorial Service [Mon.] August 14, 1972
Box 19, Folder 2
Fascination of Statistics - Kiwanis Club March 12, 1973
Box 19, Folder 3
Teaching Statistical Designs Linear Models [Tues.]March 20, 1973
Box 19, Folder 4
Master of Ceremonies - Banquet [Thurs.]March 22, 1973
Box 19, Folder 5
International Symposium on Statistical Design and Linear Models, Colorado State University March 19-23, 1973
Box 19, Folder 6
Fascination of Statistics, American Institute of Industrial Engineers May 8, 1974
Box 19, Folder 7
Chip Carving/Wood Carving - Garden Club November 5, 1974
Box 19, Folder 8
Glimpses of George Snedecor Bio. 1975
Box 19, Folder 9
Class 612 April 30, 1975
Box 19, Folder 10
Past and Future Statistical Methods, University of Toronto [luncheon] May 21, 1975
Box 19, Folder 11
Experience of a Statistician, Facing a Real World, University of Toronto May 22,1975
Box 19, Folder 12
Fascination of Statistics for Women, High Point, NC - DAR, University of California-Davis October 14, November 13, 1975
Box 19, Folder 13
Fascination of Statistics, University of California-Davis November 13, 1975
Box 19, Folder 14
Past and Future of Statistical Methods, Princeton Conference December 4, 1975
Box 19, Folder 15
Consulting - NCSU Graduate Course January 29, 1976
Box 19, Folder 16
Past and Future of Statistical Methods, University of Washington - Seattle May 25, 1976
Box 19, Folder 17
Statistics at NC - Institute of Statistics, Rollins College - Orlando, Florida June 18, 1976
Box 19, Folder 18
9th International Biometric Conference Opening Ceremony, Science Museum, Boston August 22, 1976
Box 19, Folder 19
Institute of Statistics - Boston August 23, 1976
Box 19, Folder 20
Davis, Calif. - Univ. of Calif. January 10-14, 1977
Box 19, Folder 21
A Consulting Statistician Facing a Real World, Virginia Polytechnic Institute March 15, 1977
Box 19, Folder 22
Comments on Starting Statistics at NC State University (tea) - NCSU March 25, 1977
Box 19, Folder 23
Talk Material - reference to 1874-1976 undated
Box 19, Folder 24
Review of `A History of the International Statistical Institute' 1960
Box 20, Folder 1
Talks - Articles - reference to 1891-1968 undated
Box 20, Folder 2
Cox, Gertrude M., and William G. Cochran. Designs of Greenhouse Experiments for Statistical Analysis 1946 [publication]
Box 20, Folder 3
First 25 Years - Biometrics - reference to 1947-1972 undated
Box 20, Folder 4
Function of Design in Experiments 1950 [publication]
Box 20, Folder 5
Organization and Functions of the Institute of Statistics of the University of North Carolina 1950 [publication]
Box 20, Folder 6
Elements of an Effective Inter-American Training Program in Agricultural Statistics 1953 [publication]
Box 20, Folder 7
Statistical Frontiers, 1957 [publication]
Box 20, Folder 8
"Experiment." McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 1960 [publication] 1958-1968
Box 20, Folder 9
Educators. (Phi Kappa Phi Journal), 1959 [publication]
Box 20, Folder 10
"El papel de la estadistica en la investigacion cientifica" [The Place of Statistics in Scientific Investigation] [publication] 1960
Box 20, Folder 11
Japan - Annals 1964
Box 20, Folder 12
Correspondence about Snedecor - reference to 1974-1976 undated
Box 20, Folder 13
Query - Biometrics Bulletin - Randomization undated
Box 20, Folder 14
List of publications 1956, undated
Box 20, Folder 15
Statistical Study of Industrial Science Students of the Class of 1926 [publication] 1930
Box 20, Folder 16
"A Statistical Investigation of a Teacher's Ability as Indicated by the Success of His Students in Subsequent Courses," Master's Thesis, Iowa State College 1931
Box 20, Folder 17
The Use of the Individual Parts of the Aptitude Test for Predicting Success of Students [publication] 1931
Box 20, Folder 18
Brown, Clarence W., Phyllis Bartelme Gertrude M. Cox. The Scoring of Individual Performance on Tests Scaled According to the Theory of Absolute Scaling [publication]

1933

Box 20, Folder 19
Index Number of Iowa Farm Product Prices [publication] 1935-40
Box 20, Folder 20
Snedecor, George W., and Gertrude M. Cox. Disproportionate Subclass Numbers in Tales of Multiple Classification [publication] 1935
Box 21, Folder 1
Cox, Gertrude M., and George W. Snedecor. Covariance Used to Analyze the Relation Between Corn Yield and Acreage [publication]

1936

Box 21, Folder 2
Cox, Gertrude M., and William P. Martin. Use of a Discriminate Function for Differentiating Soils with Different Azotobacter Population [publication] 1937
Box 21, Folder 3
Gaskill, Harold V., and Gertrude M. Cox. Patterns in Emotional Reactions: I. Respirations: The Use of Analysis of Variance and Covariance in Psychological Data [publication] 1937
Box 21, Folder 4
Snedecor, George W., and Gertrude M. Cox. Analysis of Covariance of Yield and Time to First Silk in Maize [publication] 1937
Box 21, Folder 5
Weiss, Martin G., and Gertrude M. Cox. Balanced Incomplete Block and Lattice Square Designs for Testing Yield Differences Among Large Numbers of Soybean Varieties [publication] 1939
Box 21, Folder 6
The Multiple Factor Theory in Terms of Common Elements [publication] 1939
Box 21, Folder 7
Cox, Gertrude M., Robert C. Eckhardt, and W.G. Cochran. The Analysis of Lattice and Triple Lattice Experiments in Corn Varietal Tests [publication] 1940
Box 21, Folder 8
Enumeration and Construction of Balanced Incomplete Block Configurations [publication] 1940
Box 21, Folder 9
Gaskill, Harold V., and Gertrude M. Cox. Patterns in Emotional Reactions: II. Heart Rate and Blood Pressure [publication] 1941
Box 21, Folder 10
Cox, Gertrude M., et al. Length of the Observation Period as a Factor in Variability in Calcium Retentions [publication] 1942
Box 21, Folder 11
Statistics as a Tool for Research [publication] 1944
Box 21, Folder 12
Modernized Field Designs At Rothamsted [publication] 1944
Box 21, Folder 13
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): corrections, first edition 1950-1954
Box 21, Folder 14
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): revised edition corrections 1957-1971
Box 21, Folder 15
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): John Wiley Sons 1948-1969
Box 21, Folder 16
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): John Wiley Sons - correspondence 1955-1969
Box 21, Folder 17
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): John Wiley Sons - royalties 1955-1971
Box 21, Folder 18
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): Designs not used: r > 10 undated
Box 21, Folder 19
Book - Experimental Designs (with William G. Cochran): Designs used-old copies undated
Box 21, Folder 20
Biometrics Bulletin 1945, 1948
Half box 22, Folder 1
Unprocessed Materials
Correspondence, publications, biographies, videotapes, and other materials 1936-1999
Box 23

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