The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Cox, Isaac Joslin

892319The Encyclopedia Americana — Cox, Isaac Joslin

COX, Isaac Joslin, American educator: b. West Creek, Ocean County, N. J., 19 Nov. 1873. He was educated at Dartmouth College and at the universities of Texas, Chicago, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Between 1896 and 1906 he was instructor and vice-principle at San Antonio Academy and instructor in history at the University of Cincinnati, where he was afterward assistant professor. In 1911-12 he was Shaw lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. He has published ‘The Journey of La Salle and his Companions’ (2 vols., 1905); ‘The Early Exploration of Louisiana’ (1906); ‘The Indian as a Diplomatic Factor in the History of the Old Northwest’ (1910). He is actively engaged on a series of frontier studies covering the early relations between Spain and the United States.