Fonds RBSC-ARC-1152 - Arthur Cummings fonds

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Arthur Cummings fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1152

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  • 1939-1946 (Creation)
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    Cummings, Arthur C.

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3 cm of textual records

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Arthur Cummings was a Canadian war correspondent for the Southam News Agency posted in London 1939 to 1946. Member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery and several prestigious press associations, he wrote numerous articles for Canadian and British readers.

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The fonds consists of a scrapbook filled with newspaper clippings of descriptive dispatches written by Cummings between 1939 and 1946. Memorabilia includes two Parliamentary Press Gallery annual dinner programs, one program for H.G. Wells' seventieth birthday and a newspaper article which discusses the 1940 bombing of Printing House Square.

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Call Number: VF-190

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