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Lummis, Charles Fletcher



  • Existence: 1859-1928.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Article Clippings (Vertical Files) Collection

Identifier: MS-100
Scope and Contents The collection is also referred to as the "Vertical Files Collection" and consists of published articles from newspapers, magazines, and academic journals. It also includes government documents and newsletters. Materials date back from the late 19th Century to present day. The subjects and people the articles pertain to reflect the different areas of study found in the Braun Research Library and Southwest Museum collections. Subjects such as, Indians of North America, Archaeology, Ethnography,...
Dates: circa 1880 - present

Mary Hunter Austin Collection

Identifier: MS-605
Scope and Contents The collection consists of published articles and biographies by Austin; reviews and interviews about Austin or her work; correspondence with Charles Fletcher Lummis and Frederick Webb Hodge; a book prospectus; and advertisements promoting her publications.
Dates: 1868 - 1954

John Becker articles on Charles Fletcher Lummis writings

Identifier: MS-1281
Abstract This collection include two typed copies of articles by John Becker that are based on the writings of Charles F. Lummis. The copies were made after 1925.
Dates: after 1925

John Vance Cheney poems

Identifier: MS-1306
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three typed poems. The name of the author and editorial notes is hand-written for each poem by Charles Lummis. The poem originally titled "The First Dawn to Leaves" was changed by Lummis to "Leaves from the Popol-Vuh". The other poems in the collection,"The Death of Father's Four", and "The Way of Woman", retained their original title.
Dates: undated

Minutes of the Meeting of the Council of All the New Mexico Pueblos Held at Santo Domingo Pueblo on December 10, 1926

Identifier: MS-751
Abstract This is a copy of the minutes of the meeting of the Council of all the New Mexico Pueblos held at Santo Domingo Pueblo on December 10, 1926.
Dates: 1926

John Muir Collection

Identifier: MS-670
Abstract John Muir (1838-1914) was a naturalist and philosopher, famous for calling attention to the natural lands of the United States and spurring on the movement to develop the National Parks. This collection spans from 1824-1966 and includes correspondence, an original sketch of Muir by Eva Scott Fenyes, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and a copy of Muir's Yosemite Valley journal.
Dates: 1824-1966

Paul De Longpre Collection

Identifier: MS-523

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings by Charles F. Lummis and other authors

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-1315
Abstract A scrapbook of newspaper articles from publications such as the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Examiner, circa 1885. The majority of articles are written by Charles Fletcher Lummis and are accounts of his "Tramp Across the Continent" from 1884-1885.
Dates: circa 1885

Southwest Museum of the American Indian Institutional Archives- draft

Identifier: MS-3-draft
Abstract The historic Southwest Museum was founded by Charles Fletcher Lummis and incorporated in Los Angeles, California on 1907 December 31, making it the first museum in Los Angeles. The Southwest Museum is known nationally and internationally for the archaeological, ethnological and library collections that it holds relating to Native Americans spanning from Alaska to Terra del Fuego. In 2003, the Southwest Museum of the American Indian and the Autry Museum of Western Heritage merged to form the...
Dates: 1901 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1907 - 2003

Southwest Society Institutional Archives

Identifier: MS-2
Abstract The Southwest Society was an active branch of the Archaeological Institute of America from 1903-1917. The Society was founded by Charles F. Lummis with the intent of eventually opening a museum of artifacts of the Southwest. Southwest Society Institutional Archives includes administrative records, materials related to Southwest Society expeditions, and documentation regarding the dispute between Frank M. Palmer and Charles Fletcher Lummis. This collection also includes all Southwest Society...
Dates: 1903-1917