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Finding Aid to the Dudley Gordon Collection MS.1231
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  • Processing history
  • Acquisition
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and contents
  • Access
  • Preferred citation
  • Use

  • Title: Dudley Gordon Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.1231
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (3 folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1906-1985
    Abstract: Dudley Gordon was president of the Charles F. Lummis Memorial Association and many of his publications were written about Lummis and the Southwest Museum of the American Indian. This collection contains published articles and manuscripts written by Dudley Gordon during the mid-late 20th Century. This collection also includes pamphlets, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Charles Fletcher Lummis, the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles history, and the arts.
    creator: Campbell, Elizabeth Warder Crozer, 1893-
    creator: Dudley, Gordon
    creator: Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001

    Processing history

    Inventory created by Library staff. Finding aid completed by Anna Liza Posas, 2013. Final processing of collection and publication of finding aid made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

    Acquisition

    Collection assembled from library acquisitions, 1928-1978. Articles and correspondence by Gordon, donated by Mr. Dudley Gordon and Mrs. Lorraine Gordon, 1978 March 7.

    Biographical note

    Dudley Gordon taught at Los Angeles City College from 1930 to 1963. He was president of the Charles F. Lummis Memorial Association. Many of his publications were written about Lummis, Lummis's home (El Alisal), and the Southwest Museum of the American Indian.

    Scope and contents

    This collection contains published articles and manuscripts written by Dudley Gordon during the mid-late 20th Century. This collection also includes pamphlets, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Charles Fletcher Lummis, Southwest Museum, Los Angeles history, and the arts.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Preferred citation

    Dudley Gordon Collection, 1906-1985, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.1231.

    Use

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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dentzel, Carl S.
    Gillis, J. L.
    Gordon, Jean Sparrow
    Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928.
    Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
    Smolka, Marilyn R.
    Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    California, Southern -- History
    Correspondence
    El Alisal (Lummis Home, Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Indians of North America -- California
    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History
    National Motorist (magazine)
    Pamphlets
    Poetry
    Westways (magazine)