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Cumming, William P., 1900-1989 (Class of 1921)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Interview with William P. Cumming '21 and Betty Cumming: Remembering the Davidson College Centennial Celebration, 1986 May 14

 Item — Audiocassette box 5: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-01-03, Audiocassette Box: Audio 101
Identifier: OHI-0073
Scope and Contents William P. Cumming '21 and Betty Cumming are interviewed about the Davidson College Centennial Celebration that took place in 1937. They also discuss other aspects of Davidson College history. The interview was conducted leading up to the Davidson College Sesquicentennial Celebration. An interview highlight includes the Cummings retelling of the ill-fated Centennial Celebration Pageant. After the 30-minute mark the interview ends and the remainder of the recording consists of a seemingly...
Dates: 1986 May 14

Interview with William P. Cumming '21, Myron McGill '22, and Louis Schenck '21, 1976

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHI-0102
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series contains interviews with Davidson College students and alumni/ae. These interviews document various aspects of Davidson College's history and culture. Some of the alumni/ae listed in this series also worked for Davidson College in various capacities. While this series primarily focuses on student and alumni/ae interviewees, similar interviews can also be found in the other oral history series and sub-groups.

Dates: 1976

William P. Cumming Papers

Identifier: DC080
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is Cumming's correspondence with various acquaintances from his research and work related to maps. While correspondence with many acquaintances is included in Cumming's papers, below are details that locate the principal written communications. The Publications, 1935-1938 folder has correspondence with C.C. Crittenden (Secretary of the North Carolina Historical Commission) and Randolph G. Adams of Ann Arbor's William L. Clements Library concerning Cumming's work...
Dates: 1935 - 1984

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American Revolution 1
Cartography 1
Davidson College (N.C.) -- History 1
Discovery of North America 1