J.R. Cummins and Family Papers, 1914-1976  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cummins family
Title
J.R. Cummins and Family Papers
Dates
1914-1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 linear feet, (2 record cartons )
Collection Number
WCMss.194
Summary
The J.R. Cummins and Family Papers contain photographs, a hole-in-one trophoy for Wayne Collier, and dance cards and invites. These papers, which date from 1914 through 1976, also contain yearbooks, WSU publications, and county sheriff certificates. There are also news clippings, a wedding photograph, and other related ephemera.
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John R. Cummins was born on July 3, 1880 in Walla Walla, Washington. He married Nellie Cummins, with whom he had a daughter, Eileen A. Cummins. He died on June 8, 1978. Wayne Collier was born on March 9, 1901, in Walla Walla. He married Eileen A. Cummins. He died on July 18, 1988.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The J.R. Cummins and Family Papers contain photographs, a hole-in-one trophoy for Wayne Collier, and dance cards and invites. These papers, which date from 1914 through 1976, also contain yearbooks, WSU publications, and county sheriff certificates. There are also news clippings, a wedding photograph, a police journal, guest books, life insurance policies for Wayne Collier, checks, letters, and land claim and warranty deeds.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Whitman College and Northwest Archives by John R. Cummins and Wayne and Eileen Cummins Collier in 1994 and 1996. The accession number associated with this donation is retro-0221.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Family Names

  • Collier family

Geographical Names

  • Washington (State)--Social life and customs--20th century