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Finding Aid for the Charles Fletcher Lummis Papers, 1889-1928
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Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928) was the city editor of the Los Angeles Times, a librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library (1905-11) and editor of the Land of Sunshine magazine. He also co-founded the Southwest Museum (1907) and was the founder of the Sequoia League and the Landmarks Club. The collection consists of correspondence, 4 journals, manuscripts, articles, and related printed materials of Charles Lummis.
Lummis was born in Massachusetts in 1859; he travelled by foot from Chillicote, Ohio, to Los Angeles, California, in 1885; city editor, Los Angeles Times; librarian, Los Angeles Public Library, 1905-11; co-founded the Southwest Museum in 1907; founder, the Sequoia League; founder, the Landmarks Club; wrote 17 books on California and the Southwest; editor, Land of Sunshine magazine; died in 1928.
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