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Benjamin F. Cummings papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 171

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a handwritten and typewritten history of the Brigham Young University Department of Modern and Classical Languages, minutes of department conferences, foreign language plays, speeches and articles, class outlines, rolls and gradesheets.

Dates

  • 1925-1955

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Benjamin F. Cummings papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Benjamin F. Cummings was a professor of Classical Languages at Brigham Young University, 1920-1951. Professor B.F. Cummings was a professor of foreign languages at B.Y.U. for 34 years with French as a specialty. He fostered several language groups, aided in their play production and took part in a number of B.Y.U. faculty plays. He also was chairman of the Eligibility Committee.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA171.xml

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

General

Index/Finding aid Container list available with the collection.

Processing Information

Processed; Hollis Scott.
Title
Register of Benjamin F. Cummings papers
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 July 15
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States