John Becker Collection


Descriptive Summary

Title: John Becker Collection
Dates: 1983
Collection Number: MS.230
Creator/Collector: Becker, John, collector. Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Extent: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: Autry National Center
Abstract: A brief biography of Charles Fletcher Lummis, 1859-1928.
Language of Material: English


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Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Braun Research Library at the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Braun Research Library as the owner 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.

Preferred Citation

John Becker Collection. Autry National Center

Acquisition Information

Braun Research Library Manuscript Collection, part of this collection was originally cataloged as MS.928. It was combined with this group (MS.230) several years ago (note created in 1991)

Scope and Content of Collection

Unpublished biography of Charles F. Lummis. Originally cataloged by Kim Walters, circa 1991. Updated by Cheryl Miller, 09/2012. Updated cataloging made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), 09/2012.

Indexing Terms

Indians of North America -- California, Southern.
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928.
Chaves, Amado, 1851-
Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse, 1840-1914.
Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784.
Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sequoya League.
Archaeological Institute of America. Southwest Society.
Warner's Ranch (Calif.)
Pala (Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)