The Cummings family of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, ran a guest house from 1923 until 1993. Register in which guests signed themselves in or were signed in by staff at the Cummings Guest House, 110 Portland Ave., Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Includes signatures of family members who attended reunions after the Guest House ceased operation.
Size of Collection:
The Cummings Guest House Register belonged to the Cummings Guest House, in operation in Old Orchard Beach ME from 1923 into the 1990s. It was purchased by the University of Southern Maine’s Glickman Library, with some assistance from Philip Grime, in 2008.
Ownership and Literary Rights:
The Cummings Guest House Register is the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or her/his legal heirs and assigns.
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Cummings Guest House Register, African American Collection of Maine, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, University of Southern Maine Libraries.
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USM African American Collection, "Cummings Guest House Register (FULL)" (1923). Cummings Guest House Register. 1.
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