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Theodore G. Lemmon (1855-1932) Papers
GC 1034  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Theodore G. Lemmon (1855-1932) Papers
    Dates: 1906-1938
    Collection Number: GC 1034
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear ft. (Boxes: 1 legal, 1 oversize folder)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: The collection consists primarily of literary works, some signed by Lemmon, some anonymous, and a couple by other people. The writings deal with themes related to Southwest Indians, including Hopis, Navajos, Apaches, and Papagos. There is some correspondence (1906-1925) and a few reports about various Indian reservations.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Theodore G. Lemmon (1855-1932) Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Lemmon worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, first as a school teacher and subsequently as superintendent of several schools. He worked in Keam's Canyon, Arizona; San Carlos, New Mexico; and Grand Junction, Colorado.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists primarily of literary works, some signed by Lemmon, some anonymous, and a couple by other people. The writings deal with themes related to Southwest Indians, including Hopis, Navajos, Apaches, and Papagos. There is some correspondence (1906-1925) and a few reports about various Indian reservations.

    Indexing Terms

    Indians of North America.
    United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.