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Cummings, Hubertis M. (Hubertis Maurice), 1884-1963
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Hubertis M. Cummings Papers
Manuscripts Division
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4 boxes
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ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-4


Consists of works, some accompanying correspondence, and photographs of poet, essayist, and church historian, Hubertis M.Cummings (Princeton Class of 1907).

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of works, some accompanying correspondence, and photographs of Cummings (Princeton Class of 1907). The collection contains manuscripts of miscellaneous poetry and essays, studies of Shakespeare, a eulogy of Emily Cummings, reveries of his travels in Europe, and Fables and Phantasms (1926), a book of prose vignettes. Also included is an unpublished history of several churches and parishes, entitled Pastors and People, Presbyterians of Old Paxton, Derry and Hanover Churches (Pa.), as well as unpublished manuscripts for William Shakespeare: 'Maker' in Tragedy'' and "The Celt Transfigured: Essays on the Irish Poets, 1885-1932."


This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.

Collection Creator Biography:

Cummings, Hubertis M. (Hubertis Maurice), 1884-1963

Hubertis M. Cummings (Princeton Class of 1907) was a poet, essayist, and church historian.

Collection History


10 Letters of Cummings are a gift of the author. Papers of Cummings are a gift of Edward M. Green.

Custodial History

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.

The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Hubertis M. Cummings Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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