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Finding Aid to the Charles Fletcher Lummis Papers 1888-1928 MS.1
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Description
This collection contains the correspondence, papers, and ephemera of Charles Fletcher Lummis, founder of the Southwest Museum, and author of A Tramp Across the Continent.
Background
Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928) is well-known for walking from Cincinnati, Ohio to Los Angeles, California in 1884 and founding the Southwest Museum of the American Indian in 1907 in Los Angeles, California. He married three times and fathered five children.Charles F. Lummis, 1859-1928 A chronology of events in his life and a brief biographical sketch of his early years
Extent
153.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org