Southwest, circa 1890s‐1920s, SW‐78‐1570 to SW‐78‐1625
Box 11, Folder 1: Fifteen photographic prints, some have Lummis' signature. Images are predominantly from New Mexico: Santa Fe, Pueblo of Santo Domingo, Gran Quivira, Tesuque, and Taos. The last image is labeled Tiahuanaco, a Pre-Columbian site in western Bolivia.Charles Lummis (1859-1928) was a noted author, photographer, ethnographer, archaeologist, and librarian. Gaining fame for walking from Ohio to California in the 1880s, Lummis spent much of his life documenting and protecting the lives and activities of the people of the Southwest United States. The collection contains letters, photographs, publications, music, and newspaper clippings.