Mildred Browne Collection

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

Mildred Browne Collection

Accession number: 2003.011

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

ACCM Archives

Palm Springs, California
Processed by:
Jon M. Fletcher
Date Completed:
07/27/2009
Encoded by:
Jon M. Fletcher
(c) 2009 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mildred Browne Collection
Dates: 1993-2002
Accession number: 2003.011
Creator: Browne, Mildred
Collection Size: 3 linear feet
Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Palm Springs, California 92262
Abstract: A collection of personal objects and archival materials donated by Mildred Browne, member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and chairwoman of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Materials include two women's garments, jewelry set, Agua Caliente Casino commemorative plaque, two calendars, Tahquitz Flood Control Project documents and correspondence, photographs, and commemorative programs. Materials are dated 1993 through 2002.
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 Cultural Museums. 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], Mildred Browne Collection, 2003.011, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Biography / Administrative History

Collected by Mildred Browne, member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and chairwoman of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Materials are dated 1993 through 2002.

Scope and Content of Collection

A collection of personal objects and archival materials donated by Mildred Browne, member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and chairwoman of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Materials include two women's garments, jewelry set, Agua Caliente Casino commemorative plaque, two calendars, Tahquitz Flood Control Project documents and correspondence, photographs, and commemorative programs. Materials are dated 1993 through 2002.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Agua Caliente Casino
Palm Springs Historical Society
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Browne, Mildred
Andreas, Anthony Jr.
Patencio, Ray
Torro, Lucille
Patencio, John
Patencio, Moraino
Prieto, Dora Joyce
Gonzalez, Priscilla
Gillette, Gloria
Olinger, Vyola
Miguel, Eileen
Martinez, Lorena Lugo
Milanovich, Richard
McGlamary, William Ulysses Jr.
Castro, Adriann
MHale, Susan
Kleindinst, Will
Palm Springs
Rancho Mirage
Tahquitz Canyon
Cahuilla
Native American
Gaming
Jane Augustine Patencio Cemetery


 

Series 1: Personal Belongings 1993-2002

Physical Description: 2 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Objects collected by Mildred Browne (Cahuilla). Materials date approximately between 1993-2002.
2003.011 .001

Woman's Calico Dress

Scope and Content Note

Purple floral calico printed cotton dress decorated with ribbons of purple, rose, and white, worn by donor at Vision of Wellness event. Home-made; full length; fitted; jewel neck, long sleeve with separate belt/tie.
2003.011 .002

Woman's Calico Dress

Scope and Content Note

Pink floral calico printed cotton dress decorated with ribbons of turquoise, rose, and white, worn by donor at Vision of Wellness event. Home-made; full length; fitted; jewel neck, long sleeve with, separate belt/tie.
2003.011 .003a

Beaded Necklace

Scope and Content Note

Blue and green glass beads woven into necklace and earrings set. Delicate lacework. Necklace measures 18 inches in length.
2003.011 .004

Plaque

Scope and Content Note

Commemorative plaque from the opening of Agua Caliente Casino. Red $5 Agua Caliente Gaming Chip embedded in a lucite block. Commemorates opening of the casino in Rancho Mirage in April, 2001. 2 3/8"h x 2 3/8"w x 1"d.
 

Series 2: Archival Materials 1993-2002

Physical Description: 1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Archival materials collected by Mildred Browne (Cahuilla). Materials date approximately between 1993-2002.
2003.011 .005

Calendar

Scope and Content Note

Calendar for the year 1993 featuring images of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum committee including Anthony Andreas Jr, Ray Patencio, Lucille Torro, John Patencio and Moraino Patencio, Dora Prieto, Priscilla Gonzalez, Gloria Gillette, Vyola Olinger, Eileen Miguel, Lena Lugo, and Richard Milanovich.
2003.011 .006

Calendar

Scope and Content Note

1998 Palm Springs Historical Society calendar.
2003.011 .007

Commemorative Card

Scope and Content Note

Card commemorating the Anniversary Memorial Mass for Dora Joyce Prieto at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and Jane Augustine Patencio cemetery on October 12, 2001.
2003.011 .008

Leaflet

Scope and Content Note

Memorial mass leaflet for Lorene Lugo Martinez, taking place on November 29, 2002 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.
2003.011 .009ab

Commemorative Cards

Scope and Content Note

Two mourning cards for William Ulysses McGlamary Jr. with birth and death information (b. 4/18/1946 - d. 12/10/2002).
2003.011 .010

Report

Scope and Content Note

Publication/report entitle "Tahquitz Canyon Wetland Conservation Plan." (2000)
2003.011 .011

Report

Scope and Content Note

Publication/report entitled "Tahquitz Canyon Recovery Program."
2003.011 .012

Photograph

Scope and Content Note

Color print snapshot of Agua Caliente Culturel Museum Chairwoman Mildred Browne giving certificate to John Patencio. Undated. 3 1/2 x 5 inches.
2003.011 .013

Photograph

Scope and Content Note

Color print snapshot of seven members of ACCM Museum Associates group. Undated. Pictured are Adriann Castro, Susan Hale, unidentified woman, Ray Patencio, unidentified man, John Patencio, Will Kleindinst (Mayor of Palm Springs).