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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Mary A. Sarber, 1889-1984 and undated

Printed Material

Scrapbook Material, 1897-1985

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Charles F. Lummis:

An Inventory of His Collection, 1889-1994 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Lummis, Charles F.
Title: Charles F. Lummis Collection,
Dates: 1889-1994 and undated
Abstract: The material in the collection is all related to Charles F. Lummis and his writings and includes correspondence and material used by Mary A. Sarber in her preparation of Charles F. Lummis: A Bibliography.
Collection # S27.1
Quantity: 1 Box (1.0 linear foot)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Charles F. Lummis (1859-1928) was born in Lynn, Massachusettts. He became an editor for the Los Angeles Times on February 1, 1884, working for Harrison Gray Otis. He promoted interest in the American Southwest with his photography and articles. Lummis helped found the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles and the School of American Research in Santa Fe. The items from librarian Mary Sarber concern her research of Mr. Lummis' writings.

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Scope and Contents

Material in this collection is all related to Charles F. Lummis and his writings. Correspondence and material used by Mary A. Sarber in her preparation of Charles F. Lummis: A Bibliography constitute a portion of the collection. The remainder consists of publications containing literature authored by Lummis and publications containing biographical articles about him or his achievements. Also included are items related to the Southwest Museum and ephemera concerning Lummis or the Museum.

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Organization

The collection is organized into the following series:
Mary A. Sarber
Printed Materials
Scrapbooks

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Lummis, Charles F. (1859-1928)
Sarber, Mary A.
Subjects (Places)
Southwestern United States
Subjects
Bibliography--Charles F. Lummis

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Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Charles F. Lummis Oversize Material, O10.16

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles F. Lummis Collection, 1889-1994 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2002-0103-B

Purchased, 1998

Processed by

Karen Hicks, 2004

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Collection Inventory

 

Mary A. Sarber, 1889-1984 and undated

Correspondence
box folder
1 1 Re: Charles F. Lummis: A Bibliography, 1973-1984 and undated
2 With Keith Lummis, 1974-1980 and undated
Literary Production - Charles F. Lummis: A Bibliography
box folder
1 3 Manuscript Draft, undated
4 Manuscript Final Draft, 1976 and undated
5 Note cards, undated
6 Research material, 1889-1974 and undated

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Printed Material

box folder
1 7 A selection of Charles F. Lummis' writings in various publications, 1892-1973 and undated
8 Charles F. Lummis: A Bibliography, by Sarber, Mary A., Graduate Library School, University Library, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1977
9 Charles F. Lummis biographical information in various publications, 1944-1994
10 Journal - Out West, Lummis, Charles F., editor, May-September 1909 and December 1914, 1909-1914
11 News Clippings - Charles F. Lummis, 1976-1985
12 Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, California, 1972-1973 and undated

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Scrapbook Material, 1897-1985

box folder
1 13 Ephemera relating to Charles F. Lummis and the Southwest Museum, 1897-1985

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