CollectionGeraldine Cummins Papers
Collection DescriptionGeraldine Cummins, spiritualist (1890-1969). This collection consists of Cummins' manuscripts, letters, and psychic material. It is in six tea chests.
DescriptionMiscellaneous literary manuscripts by Cummins, sometimes under a pseudonym. These include The King of the Streets. Cummins writes, 'These stories make a short book but each chapter is a separate story. I wrote them when I was 17 and they are rubbish, but some of the rubbish was saleable. Chapters 1,2,4 and 6 were published by the Pall Mall magazine'. The Second Chance or Cobwebs, a 3-act play by Cummins and G.W.L. Meredith; London Marches On, a 3-Act play; 'The Wish', a short story; A Ride in the Dark, novel, incomplete?; also correspondence regarding plays, books and reviews.
AccessBy prior appointment

A descriptive list for this collection is available for consultation in the Archives.

Repository NameCork City and County Archives
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CommentFormerly Cork Archives Institute. We are grateful for the assistance provided by Ms Patricia McCarthy in supplying entries for the original Directory.