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.
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
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