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Spa Hotel and Spa Resort Casino Collection
L2003.046 and L2009.001  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication/Reproduction Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Spa Hotel and Spa Resort Casino Collection
    Dates: 1970-2004
    Accession number: L2003.046 and L2009.001
    Creator: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
    Collection Size: 5 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Two collections of materials pertaining to the Spa Hotel and Spa Resort Casino in downtown Palm Springs (California). Collection L2003.046 contains drafts of graphic materials created to market the Spa Hotel property in magazines and other publications. Other types of ephemera includes drafts of brochures, menu cover, display cards, and logos. Materials date approximately between 1970-1990. Collection L2009.001 contains commercial photography created to promote the Spa Hotel and Spa Resort Casino. Media includes color slides, color and black and white photographs, and color negatives. Collection also includes bound restaurant menus. Materials are largely undated through 2004.
    Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication/Reproduction Rights

    Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds these rights and pursue the rights owner[s] or his or her heir[s] for permission to publish or reproduce content where the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum does not hold such rights.For research purposes only.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Spa Hotel Collection, L2003.046 or L2009.001, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Loans.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Collected by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Graphic design materials may have been created in-house, whereas photographic materials were outsourced to commercial photographers. Materials from collection L2003.046.001 date approximately between 1970-1990. Materials from collection L2009.001 are largely undated through 2004.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Two collections of materials pertaining to the Spa Hotel and Spa Resort Casino in downtown Palm Springs (California). Collection L2003.046 contains drafts of materials created to market the Spa Hotel property in magazines and other publications. Other types of ephemera includes graphic drafts of brochures, menu cover, display cards, and logos. Materials date approximately between 1970-1990. Collection L2009.001 contains commercial photography created to promote the Spa Hotel and Spa Resort Casino. Media includes color slides, color and black and white photographs, and negatives. Collection also includes restaurant menus. Materials are largely undated through 2004.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
    Spa Hotel
    Spa Resort Casino
    Agua Bar and Grill
    Steakhouse
    Palm Springs
    Agua Room
    Agua Caliente Room
    Spa Lounge
    Agua Restaurant
    Water Nymph
    Colonnade
    Mineral Springs
    Cahuilla Women
    Cahuilla Maiden
    Sculpture
    Gym
    Swimming Pool
    Spa
    Tourism