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Cummings, Helen Norris, 1865-1949



  • Existence: 1865 - 1949

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Norris Cummings Papers (MS072)

Identifier: MS072
Content Description This collection consists of the research materials of Helen Norris Cummings, founder of the Cameron Club, member of the Federation of Women's Club, and local historian.The correspondence spans the period from 1870 to 1943. Most of the pre-1905 letters deal with genealogy, and the majority of these are addressed to Emma, Helen's mother. Approximately half of the 1905 to 1920 letters are also Emma's. Many of Helen's letters deal with political issues, such as immigration and...
Dates: 1865 - 1949

John Thomas Ricketts Papers (MS071)

Identifier: MS071
Content Description This collection has three series: the papers of JT Ricketts, of Norris Cummings and of Helen Cummings. The Ricketts series makes up the bulk of the collection. Its main focus is on Ricketts' business records, but some personal documents are included. The business records contain financial, legal and administrative materials. They trace the rise of T. Wattson & Sons from a small bakery into an industrial "steam" bakery that supplied organizations such as the US Navy with packaged bread...
Dates: 1787-1904

Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs Collection (MS074)

Identifier: MS074
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials collected by Esther Green and Helen Cummings during their time as members of the VFWC. Within this collection are letters and correspondences, Federation yearbooks, meeting minutes, and membership applications.

Dates: 1914-1945