Article Clippings (Vertical Files) Collection , circa 1880 - present

1880 - present


Descriptive Summary

Title: Article Clippings (Vertical Files) Collection , circa 1880 - present
Dates: 1880 - present
Collection Number: MS.100
Creator/Collector: Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928. Munk, J. A.(Joseph Amasa), 1847-1927. James, George Wharton, 1858-1923. Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Extent: 1122 linear feet 100 boxes, 4.5 feet unhoused
Repository: Autry National Center
Abstract: The collection is also referred to as the "Vertical Files Collection" and consists of published articles from newspapers, magazines, and academic journals.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://www.autrynationalcenter.org/research_application.php or contact library staff at (323).221-2164.

Publication Rights

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

Preferred Citation

Article Clippings (Vertical Files) Collection , circa 1880 - present. Autry National Center

Acquisition Information

Materials for this collection were acquired by Southwest Museum and Library staff or through various Library donations.

Biography/Administrative History

Materials for this collection were acquired by Southwest Museum and Library staff or through various Library donations. The donations include some of the Library's earliest donors, such as Charles Fletcher Lummis, Joseph Amasa Munk, and George Wharton James. This is an open collection and new materials added are predominately in the English language. When deemed appropriate, individual items from this collection have been or will be moved to another manuscript collection or cataloged individually and added to the monograph collection.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection is also referred to as the "Vertical Files Collection" and consists of published articles from newspapers, magazines, and academic journals. It also includes government documents and newsletters. Materials date back from the late 19th Century to present day. The subjects and people the articles pertain to reflect the different areas of study found in the Braun Research Library and Southwest Museum collections. Subjects such as, Indians of North America, Archaeology, Ethnography, California history, Los Angeles history, and the development of the Western United States are included. For a full list of subjects and people covered in this collection, please contact Braun Library staff to obtain a copy of the collection's subject and biography indices. The collection predominately consists of English language material from the United States. There are a few items from Germany, Mexico, South America, Central America, and Spain.

Indexing Terms

Indians of North America.
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928.
Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
West (U.S.) -- History.
Southwest, New -- History.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Southwest, New -- Description and travel.
Clippings.
Articles.

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