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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Wilhelm Collection
    Dates: 1936-86
    Accession number: 1995.005
    Creator: Wilhelm, Paul
    Collection Size: 1 linear foot
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Collection of newspaper articles concerning California desert history, culture, and lore written by Paul Wilhelm and other authors, predominantly published by the Indio Daily News. Many Indio Daily News articles were published as part the newspaper's Desert Lore series. Collection includes additional writings by George Law. Collected between the years 1936-86.
    Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum does not hold the copyright. For research purposes only. All copies and reproductions by permission of copyright holder[s].

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Paul Wilhelm Collection, 1995.005, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Collected between the years 1936-1986.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection of newspaper articles concerning California desert history, culture, and lore written by Paul Wilhelm and other authors, predominantly published by the Indio Daily News. Collection includes additional writings by George Law. Collected between the years 1936-86.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Wilhelm, Paul
    Lugo, Casmiri
    Rice, Jim
    Ward, Joe
    Lindsey, Della
    Cannoy, Gene
    Law, George
    Weight, Lucile
    Eytel, Carl
    Kitchen, Pete
    Miguel, Eileen
    Paxton, June LeMert
    Welmas, Arthur
    Wilhelm Jr., Luis
    Modesto, Ruby
    Arenas, Richard
    South, Marshal
    Soza, Billu
    Hayes, Ira
    Laflin, Ben
    Foulkes, Celia
    Maine, Beatrice
    Lindley, Della
    Post, Elizabeth
    Dobie, Frank
    Henderson, Randall
    Ault, Phil
    Ainsworth, Ed
    Gardner, Earle S.
    Shumway, Nina Paul
    Farnsworth, Harriet
    Pelt, Van
    Williamson, Ten
    Power, John
    Duro, Randolph
    Saubel, Katherine Siva
    Levi, William
    Jennings, Bill
    Wells, George
    Lockwood, Lela
    Gard, H.E.
    Gard, Ezra
    Dixon, Grace
    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
    Frederick, Peg
    Tingman, Albert
    Moore, Elizabeth
    King, John
    King, Roy
    Tingman, A.G.
    Kriminger, J. Carl
    Clark, Bud
    Snyder, Betty
    Law, George
    Weight, Lucile
    Hayes, Ira
    Lindley, Della
    Bell, Roger
    Bell, Clifford
    Desert Magazine
    High Country
    Indio Daily News
    Los Angeles Herald-Examiner
    Pinyon Gazette
    Desert Trail
    Malouf's Department Store
    Tittman American Smelting and Refining Co
    Southern Pacific Railroad
    Desert Trail
    Southland Magazine
    Grail Magazine
    Della S. Lindley School
    T.F. Coleman Store
    Bureau of Indian Affairs
    Westways
    Limelight News
    El Paso Smelting Works
    Salt Works
    Butterfield Stage Route
    Alexander and Company
    U.S. Mail Company
    Albert Tingman's General Merchandise Store
    Los Angeles Times
    Palm Springs Villager
    Idyllwild
    Santa Rosa Mountains
    Mt. San Jacinto
    Thousand Palms
    San Jacinto Mountains
    Mojave Road
    Marble Mountains
    Soboba Indian Reservation
    Iwo Jima
    Santa Rosa Indian Reservation
    Los Coyotes Indian Reservation
    Mojave Desert
    Law's Camp
    Ventura Park
    Salton Sea
    Indio
    Jackson Street
    Tingman Street
    Pala Indian Reservation
    Warner Springs
    Warner's Ranch
    Pushwalla Canyon
    Rockhouse Canyon
    Ollas
    Palm oases
    Palm trees
    Traditional foods
    Traditional medicines
    Tahquitz
    Peridot crystals
    Cahuilla language
    Schoolhouses
    Schools
    Nukil
    Death Ceremony
    Snakes
    Corn Springs
    Pot hunting
    Police officers
    Puberty ceremony
    Arrowheads
    Flintknapping
    Fire Eating
    Rodeo
    Peon
    Fiesta
    Cahuilla
    Native American
    Medicine men
    Indio postmaster
    Indio Train Depot
    Cupeno
    Stage routes
    Agriculture
    Cahuilla legends
    Cahuilla mythology
    Pinyon nutes
    Smoketree
    Dalea spinosa
    Jojoba
    Rock art
    Indian trails