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Horace H. Cummings diary and autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1575

Scope and Contents

Diary and autobiography. The autobiography has a number of missing sections but basically covers the time his ancestors joined the Mormon Church to 1917 when he began his diary. The journal covers the years 1917-1936. Cummings served as Superintendent of Church schools for the Mormon Church and travelled widely on that and other assignments. He also worked as a teacher and school principal. He served on a mission to Mexico (1885-1998) and held numerous other positions for the Mormon Church.

Dates

  • 1917-1936

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 Horace H. Cummings diary and autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Educator, businessman, and Mormon Church leader.

Extent

2 v. (4 linear inches) : Typewritten photocopy

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Hollis Scott; 1977.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Horace H. Cummings diary and autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 14
Description rules
Appm
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:
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Provo Utah 84602 United States