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This folder contains approximately 40 newspaper articles about Cummings. The few that include identifying information were published in the Charleston Gazette, the Huntington Herald-Advertiser, and the Coalwood-Caretta News, with dates of publication ranging from 1935 to 1963.

The articles cover such topics as Cummings’ moves from Fayetteville to Williamstown and from Glasgow to Huntington, his 25th and 50th anniversaries in the ministry, and his work as a composer of hundreds of hymns. The newspapers also published the complete texts of several of his sermons.

Circa Date

1935-1963

Keywords

West Virginia, Appalachia, Cummings, Melville Homer Cummings, Methodist Church, Methodism, Preaching, Sermons, Hymns

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Christianity | Digital Humanities | Rhetoric

Series I. Personal Materials. Folder 1. Articles about Reverend M. Homer Cummings, 1923-1978

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