Charles F. Lummis Collection,
Identifier: AC 138
Scope and Content
Summary: Collection consists of Lummis's journals and correspondence, as well as articles by Lummis and clippings on Pueblo Indian topics. The journals consist of typed carbon copies of very detailed entries from 1917 to 1920. The correspondence is from 1891 to 1912 and consists primarily of carbon copies of typed letters sent by Lummis to various individuals, including his daughter Turbese and son Keith, as well as Eugene Manlove Rhodes, John Muir, Ernest T. Seton, and Frank Springer. On the reverse of most of the letters are carbon copies of letters involving various institutions associated with Lummis, including the Southwest Museum and Los Angeles Public Library. Correspondence also includes letters received from various publishers and friends, including Amado Chaves of New Mexico.
Language of Materials
Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.
Lummis was a journalist noted for his promotion of the American Southwest as a travel destination. He also founded the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles and served as director of the Los Angeles Public Library.
1 Linear Feet
Photographs received with the collection are housed and cataloged separately.
- Fray AngÃ©lico ChÃ¡vez History Library
- The Palace of the Governors
- P.O. 2087
- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
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- Guide to the Charles F. Lummis Collection, 1878-1920
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- Finding aid is in English
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