Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Cox, Isaac Joslin

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COX, ISAAC JOSLIN, an American educator, born in West Creek, Ocean co., N, J., in 1873. He graduated from Dartmouth College, engaged in research work in Mexico for several years and took post-graduate studies at the University of Texas and the University of Chicago. After serving on the faculties of several colleges and universities he became professor of history of Northwestern University in 1919. He was a member of many historical societies and the author of “The Journeys of La Salle and His Companions” (1905); “The Early Exploration of Louisiana” (1906); “The West Florida Controversy, 1798-1813” (1918). He contributed historical articles to several encyclopaedias, and in 1919 was a member of the Doheny Research Foundation in Mexico.