Government Documents Collection

Jon M. Fletcher
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
901 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste C-204
Palm Springs, California 92262
Phone: (760) 778-1079
Fax: (760) 322-7724
Email: mail@accmuseum.org
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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Government Documents Collection

Accession number: A2006.040

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

ACCM Archives

Palm Springs, California
Processed by:
Jon M. Fletcher
Date Completed:
06/25/2009
Encoded by:
Jon M. Fletcher
(c) 2009 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Government Documents Collection
Dates: 1884-1998
Accession number: A2006.040
Creator: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Collection Size: 3 linear feet
Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Palm Springs, California 92262
Abstract: A collection of government documents and publications largely pertaining to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Publications include United States Senate and House of Representatives hearings transcripts and bills. Some transcripts contain testimonies told in the first person by Agua Caliente Band members, federal employees, attorneys, and other Palm Springs residents. Includes Indian Service correspondence from the late 1880s. Dated materials span the years 1884-1998."
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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Government Documents Collection, A2006.040, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

Acquisition Information

Found in Collection.

Biography / Administrative History

Artificial collection of government documents and publications. Found in collection.

Scope and Content of Collection

A collection of government documents and publications largely pertaining to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Publications include United States Senate and House of Representatives hearings transcripts and bills. Some transcripts contain testimonies told in the first person by Agua Caliente Band members, federal employees, attorneys, and other Palm Springs residents. Includes Indian Service correspondence from the late 1880s. Dated materials span the years 1884-1998.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Olinger, Vyola
Castillo, Adam
Collett, Frederick G.
Collier, John
Howland, Wallace
Jemison, Alice Lee
Johnson, Charles
Meaney, Johns
Sheppard, Harry
Shipe, A.K.
Von Bulow, Stella
Ward, Herbert
Warren, Earl
Willis, Purl
Dill, Clarence
Hatchitt, Juana
Pete, Marcus
Reeves, John
St. Marie, Genevieve
Stewart, James
Sniffen, Matthew
Sloan, Thomas
Smart, Leta Myers
Arenas, Lee
Boyd, Phil
Coffman, Earl
Coffman, Nellie
Hicks, A.F.
Hicks, Harold
Levy, Billy
Ness, Eugene
Patencio, Frank
Patencio, Francisco
Pinney, Warren
Segundo, Clemente
Shannon, Edward
White, Cornelia
Smart, Leta Myers
Demaray, A.E.
Swing, Phil
Quackenbush, Harold
Dady, John
Eardley, Carl
Zimmerman Jr., William
Bethel, Gilbert
Butler, Marion
Frann, Washington
Frear, James
Johnson, Charles
Meaney, John
Muhly, Margaret
Richards, Arthur
Shipe, A.K.
Thompson, Clyde
Simpson, Raymond
Bunker, Jerome
Saund, D.S.
Welmas, Albert
Gonzales, Priscilla
Saubel, LaVerne
Miguel, Eileen
Prieto, Dora
Siva, Cruz
Siva, Corinne
Pitt, Zachary
Brett, Irl Davis
Clark, Oliver
Rementeria, Alice
Pablo, Margaret
Bohn, John
Deering, E.R.
Hill, Leonard
O'Brien, George
Feliz, George
Davis, Charles
Hopkins, Harry
Penn, Jane
Jackson, Josephine
Calac, Julianna
Lara, Margaret
Marks, James
White, Edward
McVay, Thelma
Newman, Wallace
Siva, Alex
Forrest, Erin
Couro, Winslow
VanEvery, Mildred
Marvin, John
Lockhart, Louis
Wicks, Fred
Marshall, Ernest
Brantner, Lowana
Berry, E.Y.
Burnette, Robert
Carver, John
Case, Francis
Colosimo, E. Thomas
France, Floyd
Jones, Paul
Lindgren, Roy
Lindley, Lawrence
Peterson, Helen
Robertson, Melvin
Schifter, Richard
Sonosky, Marvin
Walker Jr., Hans
Brown, Merrill
Cleary, Henry
Hiller, Ray
Holowell, James
Kettman, August
Patencio, Joseph
Schlesinger, Robert
Phillips, John
Stevens, Lawrence
Clark, Oliver
Foutz, Ruth
Flanery, William
Zimmerman, William
Colgate, Roy
Boyd, Florian
Noble, John W.
Cabezon
Belt, R.V.
Pablo, William
Rust, Horatio
Morgan, T.J.
Morongo, John
Pitts, Zachary
Peterson, Robert W.
Smith, Leona Victoria
Malone, George
Olinger, Larry
Pierce, Lawrence
Segundo, Leroy
Patencio, Ray
Wiefels, Howard
Foster, William
McCoubrey, Ed
Purcell, Frank
Olinger, Benita
Olinger, Debra
Stanley, J.G.
Wheeler, Burton
Ickes, Harold
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Cabazon Indian Reservation
Morongo Indian Reservation
Augustine Indian Reservation
Torres-Martinez Indian Reservation
Agua Caliente Indian Reservation
Schlesinger, Schlecht, and McCullough
Portrero School
Palm Springs
Portrero
Banning
Cahuilla
Native American
H.R. 6060
Land leasing
S. 168
Termination
H.R. 6273
H.R. 8026
Section 18
Palm Springs Airport
H.R. 6051
S. 186
Court of Claims
S. 1685
H.R. 5297
Allotments
S. 1424
S. 2589
S. 1651
S. 1779
Equalization
S. 1392
Heirship
H.R. 17273
H.R. 13516
H.R. 700
Mineral Springs Parcel
Section 14
H.R. 8587
H.R. 6979
H.R. 13977
S. 115
H.R. 4616
H.R. 5310
S. 115
S. 2396
Southern Pacific Railroad
Mesquite
Constitution
H.R. 7738
H.R. 3765
Irrigation
Bureau of Reclamation
California Indian Jurisdictional Act
Zoning
Resolution 3162
Indian Avenue
H.R. 13323
S. 2396
H.R. 5557
H.R. 3804
H.R. 8587


 

Box 001 1935-1955

Physical Description: 1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Bills and hearings transcripts pertaining to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
A2006.040.001 1

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 6060: A Bill to authorize the tribal council of the Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians to lease certain lands of the Agua Caliente (Palm Springs) Reservation, California, for certain purposes." (May 5, 1955)
A2006.040.001 2

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"S. 186: A Bill to emancipate United States Indians in certain cases." (January 5, 1949)
A2006.040.001 3

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 6273: A Bill to provide for disposition of lands on the Cabazon, Augustine, and Torres-Martinez Indian Reservations." (April 20, 1948)
A2006.040.001 4

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 8026: A Bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease or sell certain lands of the Agua Caliente or Palm Springs Reservation, California, for public airport use, and for other purposes." (July 27, 1937)
A2006.040.001 5

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"S. 3137: A Bill to ratify a lease entered into by certain Mission Indians of California." (January 18, 1940)
A2006.040.001 6

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 6457: A Bill to provide for disposition of lands on the Cabazon, Augustine, and Torres-Martinez Indian Reservations." (January 18, 1940)
A2006.040.001 7

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 6273: A Bill to provide for disposition of lands on the Cabazon, Augustine, and Torres-Martinez Indian Reservations." (April 28, 1948)
A2006.040.001 8

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 6051: A Bill to provide relief and welfare of the Agua Caliete Band of Mission Indians in Palm Springs, California; for the withdrawal of Federal supervision; for the control of its property by its tribal council; for a corporation of its members to manage and improve its lands; for certain allotments, patents, and leases; and for other purposes." (March 30, 1948)
A2006.040.001 9

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"S. 186: A Bill to emancipate United States Indians in certain cases." (January 5, 1949)
A2006.040.001 10

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"S. 1685: A Bill to remove restrictions on the property and moneys belonging to the individual enrolled members of the Hoopa, Mission, and Sacramento Tribes of California, to provide for the liquidation of tribal property and distribution of the proceeds thereof, to confer complete citizenship upon such Indians, and for other purposes." (July 16, 1947)
A2006.040.001 11

Bill, Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 3765: A Bill to amend the act entitled 'An Act Authorizing The Attorney General of the State of California to Bring Suit int he Court of Claims on Behalf of the Indians of California," Approved May 18, 129 (45 Stat. 602).'" Includes statements by Adam Castillo, F. G. Collett, John Collier, Wallace Howland, Alice Lee Jemison, Charles Johnson, Johns Meaney, Harry Sheppard, A. K. Shipe, Stella Von Bulow, Herbert Ward, Earl Warren, and Purl Willis. (March 25, 1939)
A2006.040.001 12

Bill, Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 5297: To repeal that provision in the in the Act of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L. 976), authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Inteior to cause allotments in severalty to be made to the Indians belonging to and having tribal rights on the Mission reservations in the State of California." Includes statements of Frederick Collett, John Collier, Clarence Dill, Juana Hatchitt, Alice Lee Jemison, Marcus Pete, John Reeves, Genevieve St. Marie, James Stewart, Matthew Sniffen, Thomas Sloan, and Leta Myers Smart." (March 7, 1937)
A2006.040.001 13

Bills, Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"S. 1424: A Bill to repeal that provision in the act of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L. 976), directing the making of allotments to Indians of the Mission Indian Reservations, Calif." and "S. 2589: A Bill to authorize the sale of part of the lands belonging to the Palm Springs or Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians, and for other purposes." Includes statements of Lee Arenas, Phil Boyd, Earl Coffman, Nellie Coffman, John Collier, Francis Crocker, Clarence Dill, A. F. Hicks, Harold Hicks, Alice Lee Jemison, Chief Billie Levy, Eugene Ness, Frank Patencio, Francisco Patencio, Marcus Pete, Warren Pinney, John Reeves, Clemente Segundo, Edward Shannon, Thomas Sloan, Cornelia White, and Purl Willis. (October 24, 1939)
A2006.040.001 14

Bill, Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 7450: To authorize the sale of part of the lands belonging to the Palm Springs or Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians and for other purposes." Includes testimonies by John Collier, Clemente Segundo, Purl Willis, Adam Castillo, A. E. Demaray, Alice Lee Jemison, Phil Swing, F. G. Collett, Harold Quackenbush, Thomas Sloan, Leta Myers Smart, Stella Von Bulow, John Dady, Carl Eardley, and William Zimmerman Jr. (March 15, 1938)
A2006.040.001 15

Bills, Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"S. 1651: A Bill to mend the act entitled 'An Act Authorizing the Attorney General of the State of California to Bring Suit in the Court of Claims on Behalf of the Indians of California, approved May 18, 1928 (45 Stat. L. 602)'" and "S. 1779: A Bill to amend an act entitled "An Act Authorizing the Attorney General of the State of California to Bring Suit in the Court of Claims on Behalf of the Indians of California, approved May 18, 1928 (45 Stat. L. 602), by amending certain portions, thereof and by adding certain provisions thereto." Includes testimonies of Gilbert Bethel, Stella Von Bulow, Marion Butler, F. G. Collett, John Collier, Washington Frann, James Frear, Alice Lee Jemison, Charles Johnson, John Meaney, Margaret Muhly, Francisco Patencio, Marcus Pete, Arthur Richards, A. K. Shipe, Thomas Sloan, Clyde Thompson, and Purl Willis. (May 17, 1937)
 

Box 002 1929-1998

Physical Description: 1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Government bills, hearings transcripts, and reports pertaining to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
A2006.040.002 1

Hearings Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

Hearings on Equalization of land allotments on the Agua Caliente Reservation in California . Includes statements of Vyola Olinger, Robert Peterson, Raymond Simpson, Jerome Bunker, D. S. Saund, Albert Welmas, Priscilla Gonzales, LaVerne Saubel, Eileen Miguel, Dora Prieto, Cruz Siva, Corinne Siva, Zachary Pitt, Irl Davis Brett, Oliver Clark, Alice Rementeria, and Margaret Pablo.
A2006.040.002 2

Hearings Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

Proposed legislation for federal termination. Includes statements of John Bohn, E. R. Deering, Leonard Hill, George O'Brien, George Feliz, Charles Davis, Harry Hopkins, Jane Penn, Josephine Jackson, Julianna Calac, Margaret Lara, James Marks, Edward White, Thelma McVay, Wallace Newman, Alex Siva, Erin Forrest, Winslow Couro, Mildred VanEvery, John Marvin, Louis Lockhart, Fred Wicks, Ernest Marshall, Lowana Brantner, Eileen Miguel. (September 8, 1960)
A2006.040.002 3

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"S. 1392: A Bill relating to the Indian heirship land problem." Includes statements of E. Y. Berry, Robert Burnette, John Carver, Francis Case, E. Thomas Colosimo, Floyd France, Paul Jones, Roy Lindgren, Lawrence Lindley, Helen Peterson, Melvin Robertson, Richard Schifter, Marvin Sonosky, and Hans Walker Jr. (August 9, 1961)
A2006.040.002 4

Hearings Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"Providing for legislation pursuant to H. Con. Res. 108, 83nd Congress, as rapidly as possible, to make the Indians within the territorial limits of the United States subject to the same laws and entitled to the same privileges and responsibilities as are applicable to other citizens of the United States, to end their status as wards of the United States, and to grant them all of the rights and prerogatives pertaining to American citizenship, and directing the Secretary of the Interior to report Congress his recommendations as to what legislation, in his judgement, may be necessary to accomplish the purposes of said resolutions." (March 4, 1954)
A2006.040.002 5

Bill, Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 17273: To amend the act of September 21, 1959 (Public Law 86-339) relating to the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians." Includes text of H. R. 13516 and statements by Merrill Brown, Henry Cleary, Guardians and Allottees of the Agua Caliente Indian Lands and Estates, Ray Hiller, James Hollowell, August Kettmann, Vyola Olinger, Joe Patencio, Robert Schlesinger, and Schlesinger, Schlecht and McCullough. (May 31, 1968)
A2006.040.002 6

Bill, Statements

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 700." Statements in regards to the Mineral Springs Parcel.
A2006.040.002 6

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H. R. 8587, Public Law 86-339." (September 21, 1959)
A2006.040.002 7

Report

Scope and Content Note

"Report to Accompany H. R. 2308: Ratify airport lease, Palm Springs Mission Indians, California." (June 19, 1941)
A2006.040.002 7

Report

Scope and Content Note

"Report to Accompany H.R. 6979: Authorize the creation of Indian trust estates." (May 28, 1930)
A2006.040.002 7

Report

Scope and Content Note

"Report to Accompany H. R. 13977: To settle claims by agreement arising under operation of Indian irrigation projects." (February 4, 1929)
A2006.040.002 7

Report

Scope and Content Note

"Supplemental Report to Accompany S. 115: Modifying sections 4 and 20, permanent appropriation repeal act, 1934, funds collected, Indian Service irrigation projects." (July 19, 1946)
A2006.040.002 8

Bills, Hearings Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"Hearings on H. R. 4616 and H. R. 5310: Agua Caliente Indian Lands." Includes statements of John Phillips, Lawrence Stevens, Oliver Clark, Ruth Foutz, William Flanery, William Zimmerman, Roy Colgate, F. G. Collett, and Florian Boyd. (May 23, 1949)
 

Box 003 1884-1996

Physical Description: 1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, correspondence, bills, and newsletters pertaining to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and other Cahuilla individuals or groups.
A2006.040.003 1

Report, Resolution

Scope and Content Note

"Progress Report and Senate Resolution No. 124." Includes S. 2396 (equalization bill). (June 3, 1957)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

John W. Noble (Secretary of the Interior) to Department of the Interior. Acknowledges receipt of Senate Resolution 26th Ultimo which asks if the Secretary of the Interior has directed an Indian Agent for the Coahuilla Reservation to place one Williams as chief of the tribe, deposing Cabazon. (JUne 6, 1892)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From R. V. Belt (Acting Commissioner). Replies to the question of an Indian Agent for the Coahuilla Reservation placing one Williams as chief of the tribe, deposing Cabazon. States that agent reports that Cabazon was deposed by the Indians themselves by majority vote. Confirms that the agent requested that the Secretary of War arrest William Pablo and confine him to prevent intrusion in federal affairs. Confirms that a letter from Horatio Rust calls upon the U.S. marshal to arrest and confine William Pablo and Chief Cabazon. (June 2, 1892)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From R. V. Belt (Acting Commissioner). Forwards copy of letter in which Horatio Rust requests the arrest and confinement of William Pablo and Chief Cabazon "until they would quietly submit to proper authority, and stop their aspirations to be chiefs." Forwards a news article claiming wrongful conduct on part of Rust in connection with the rental of Pablo's land. Recommends that both Rust and his claims be investigated. (May 26, 1892)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From R. V. Belt (Acting Commissioner). Forwards a news item claiming that the Cahuilla should be entitled to two townships nearing Banning, and that William Pablo claims that Agent Horatio Rust had rented his land but not released funds from the rental back to Pablo. Confirms federal recognition of the reservation. (May 24, 1892)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust. Complains of William Pablo's 'insubordination' and asks for a jail so to 'enable [Rust] to assert [his] authority' due to Pablo's 'conspiring' with Cabazon. (May 13, 1892)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust. Claims that Indians asked that Cabazon be deposed due to his 'squandering of funds' for his trip to Washington DC. Also claims that Cabazon was deposed through the election of one Bill Williams, 138 to 36. Reports publishing of an article painting an flattering picture of the Agent. (March 30, 1892)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From T.J. Morgan. Rebukes Rust's claim that a jail would be necessary for influencing Indian affairs on the Morongo Reservation. Suggests using the court system instead. (December 11, 1891)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust. Admits refusing to recognize William Pablo as captain of the Morongo Reservation due to his drinking habits and conspiring with Chief Cabazon. Claims that Pablo's lietanant, Sequondo (Segundo?) fired at John Morongo and Rev. Weinland to kill them. Describes his support for John Morongo as leader. (December 2, 1891)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust and C.T. Beach (Superintendent). Claims that the Potrero school was losing pupils due to St. Boniface's offer of board and clothing. Claims that William Pablo told students they would die if they attended the Portrero school. Beach concurs that Pablo and the Catholics are to blame for decreased attendance at the Portrero school. (December 2, 1891)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust. Outlines Rust's agreement with Father Hahn that he not recruit students within a 3-mile radius of the Portrero school. Asks for the jail to counteract the 'evil' influence of William Pablo, who he also claims to be at fault for decreased attendance at the Portrero school. (December 1, 1891)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust. Outlines Rust's plans, with cost breakdown, for building a jail with Indian labor. (October 26, 1891)
A2006.040.003 2

Letter (Surrogate)

Scope and Content Note

From Horatio Rust. States itentions to build a stone water ditch with miscellaneous funds. Includes statement of funds. (September 5, 1891)
A2006.040.003 3

Report, Hearings Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"Progress Report: Senate Resolution No. 115." Publication includes letter form Mission Indian Federation, Hearings at Palm Springs and Agua Caliente (Palm Springs) Reservation. Includes statements by Zachary Pitts, Vyola Olinger, R. W. Peterson (City Manager), J. Bunker (City Attorney), Leonard Hill, Mrs. Levi, and Leona Victoria Smith. (January, 1955)
A2006.040.003 4

Newsletter

Scope and Content Note

"Congressional Record." Includes "Abolish the Indian Bureau Now -- Make the Indians People" (debate and legislation proposed by George W. Malone of Nevada).
A2006.040.003 5

Hearings Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

"Hearings on Equalization of Land Allotments on the Agua Caliente Reservation in California." Includes statements by Irl Davis Brett, Jerome Bunker, Oliver Clark, Priscilla Gonzales, Eileen Miguel, Vyola Olinger, Margaret Pablo, Robert Peterson, Zacharty Pitt, Dora Prieto, Alice Rementeria, LaVerne Saubel, D. S. Saund, Raymond Simpson, Corinne Siva, Cruz Siva, and Albert Welmas. (October 2, 1957)
A2006.040.003 6

Report

Scope and Content Note

"Progress Report: Senate Resolution No. 171." (1957)
A2006.040.003 7

Court Appeal

Scope and Content Note

"No. 72-2504: Appeal from the United States District Court, Central District of California. The Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians' Tribal Council: Larry Olinger, Lawrence Pierce, Joe Patencio, Leroy Segundo, and Ray Patencio, individually and in Class Action VS. The City of Palm Springs, a Municipal Corporation; and Howard Wiefels, William Foster, Ed McCoubrey, Frank Purcell, and Zachary Pitts, individually, Vyola Olinger on her own behalf and as Guardian for Benita Olinger and Debra Olinger."
A2006.040.003 8

Proposed Amendments

Scope and Content Note

"Proposed Amendments to Constitution, Propositions and Proposed Laws: To Be Submitted to the Electors of the State of California at the General Election to Be Held Tues, November 8, 1938 Together With Arguments Respecting the Same." (November 8, 1938)
A2006.040.003 9

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"Message from the President of the United States transmitting a communication of the 11th instant, from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a draft of bill 'for the relief of the Mission Indians in the State of California.'" Includes J. G. Stanley's plea for the formation of Mission Indian reservations and a description of the desert Cahuilla. Mentions cutting of mesquite wood for the railroad and other purposes. (January 18, 1884)
A2006.040.003 10

Constitution and By-Laws

Scope and Content Note

"Constitution and By-Laws of the Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians." Adopted June 28, 1955. Amended February 26, 1957. (June 28, 1955)
A2006.040.003 11

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"An Act: H. R. 7738: An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease or sell certain lands of the Agua Caleinte or Palm Springs Reservation, California, for public airport use, and for other purposes." (May 28, 1940)
A2006.040.003 12

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 3765: A Bill to amend the act entitled 'An Act authorizing the attorney general of the State of California to bring suit in the Court of Claims on behalf of the Indians of California." (February 6, 1939)
A2006.040.003 12

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Burton Wheeler to Harold Ickes (Secretary of the Interior). Explains why the administration of irrigation projects has been transferred to the Bureau of Reclamation by means of Joint Senate Resolution 55. (February 14, 1944)
A2006.040.003 12

Letter

Scope and Content Note

From Adam Castillo and Purl Willis (Mission Indian Federation). Argues Congress should enact H.R. 3765 amending the California Indian Jurisdictional Act". (February 6, 1939)
A2006.040.003 12

Letter, Petition

Scope and Content Note

John Collier to Agua Caliente Band. Rejects call for rescinding of first tribal constitution and clarifies points. Copy of original petition attached. (September 4, 1940)
A2006.040.003 12

Newsletter

Scope and Content Note

"Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 76th Congress, Vol. 84, No. 25". Mentions California Indian Jurisdictional Act. (February 6, 1939)
A2006.040.003 13

Constitution and By-Laws

Scope and Content Note

"Constitution and By-Laws of the Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians." (June 28, 1955)
A2006.040.003 14

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Addresses zoning issues on Indian land. (May 25, 1951)
A2006.040.003 14

Resolution

Scope and Content Note

"Resolution 3162." Affirms the tribe has a 'right to participate' in the development of their own lands. (May 23, 1951)
A2006.040.003 14

Diagrams

Scope and Content Note

Drawings of three proposed plans for the widening of Indian Avenue created by the City of Palm Springs. (May 23, 1951)
A2006.040.003 15

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 13323: A Bill to provide for the equalization of allotments on the Agua Caliente (Palm Springs) Reservation in California, and for other purposes." Drawings of three proposed plans for the widening of Indian Avenue created by the City of Palm Springs. (July 8, 1958)
A2006.040.003 16

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"S. 2396: A Bill to provide for the equalization of allotments on the Agua Caliente (Palm Springs) Reservation in California, and for the other purposes." (June 26, 1957)
A2006.040.003 17

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 5557: A Bill to provide for the equalization of allotments on the Agua Caliente (Palm Springs) Reservation in California, and for other purposes." (March 11, 1959)
A2006.040.003 18

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H.R. 3804: A Bill to remove restriction on the distribution of certain revenues from the Mineral Springs parcel to certain members of the Agua Caliente band of Cahuilla Indians." (July 12, 1996)
A2006.040.003 19

Bill

Scope and Content Note

"H. R. 8587, Public Law 86-339: To provide for the equalization of allotments on the Agua Caliente (Palm Springs) Reservation in California and for other purposes." (September 21, 1959)