Lawrence Pierce Collection

Jon M. Fletcher
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
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Palm Springs, California 92262
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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Lawrence Pierce Collection

Accession number: 1996.007

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

ACCM Archives

Palm Springs, California
Processed by:
Jon M. Fletcher
Date Completed:
07/02/2007
Encoded by:
Jon M. Fletcher
(c) 2009 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lawrence Pierce Collection
Dates: 1955-79
Accession number: 1996.007
Collector: Pierce, Lawrence
Collection Size: .5 linear feet
Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Palm Springs, California 92262
Abstract: Hearings, reports, transcripts, and letters collected by Lawrence Pierce (Cahuilla). Federal transcripts and correspondence pertains to Native American topics, including land allotments, termination, civil rights, the Cahuilla Wanakik clan, and others. Collected between the years 1955-79.
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], Lawrence Pierce Collection, 1996.007, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Biography / Administrative History

Collected between the years 1955-79.

Scope and Content of Collection

Hearings, reports, transcripts, and letters collected by Lawrence Pierce (Cahuilla). Federal transcripts and correspondence pertains to Native American topics, including land allotments, termination, civil rights, the Cahuilla Wanakik clan, and others. Collected between the years 1955-79.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Egbert, Carolyn
Pierce, Lawrence
Simpson, Raymond
Segundo, Clemente
Aleshire, F.D.
Bowers, Robert E.
McCabe, Hilton
Bean Lowell John
Curriden, Nancy
Court of Claims
Indian Claims Commission
Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold
Court of Appeals
Fort Mohave Tribe
County of San Bernardino
Supreme Court
Mescalero Apache Tribe
Bureau of Revenue of the State of New Mexico
Coro Foundation
City of Palm Springs
United States Forest Service
Palm Springs
Snow Creek
Pacific Coast Trail
Black Mountain
Banning
CA-RIV-210
Cahuilla
Indian Civil Rights Act
Allotments
Termination
Taxation
Allotments
Wanakik Cahuilla
Rock Art
Pictographs
National Register of Historic Places
Tetcannakik
Tecna
Marina
Hunavatikik


 

Series 1: Federal Hearings and Reports 1955-1970

Physical Description: 0.25 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Federal hearings and transcripts collected by Lawrence Pierce.
Box 001: Folder 1

Letter and Enclosure

Scope and Content Note

Carolyn Egbert to Lawrence Pierce. Encloses copy of Indian Civil Rights Act. (April 15, 1970)
Box 001: Folder 2

Petition

Scope and Content Note

"No. 11882-WM Civil petition for supplemental decree for attorney's fees and expenses advanced, and for liens to secure payment thereof." United States District Court Southern District of Calif Central Div. (July 28, 1955)
Box 001: Folder B1

Transcript

Scope and Content Note

Appeal No. 2-66 (Court of Claims). (1965)
Box 001: Folder B2

Transcript

Scope and Content Note

Re: Fort Mojave Tribe (Supreme Court).
Box 001: Folder B3

Transcript

Scope and Content Note

No. 75-1485 (Court of Appeals).
Box 001: Folder B4

Transcript

Scope and Content Note

No. 71-738 (Supreme Court). Re: Mescalero Apache Tribe.
Box 001: Folder B5

Transcript

Scope and Content Note

No. 87 (Supreme Court). Re: Fort Mojave Tribe. (September, 1970)
Box 001: Folder B6

Transcript

Scope and Content Note

Docket 295-A (Indian Claims Commission).
Box 001: Folder B7

Report

Scope and Content Note

"Palm Springs and the Indians" Argues for termination of the Agua Caliente Band. By Robert E. Bowers for F. D. Aleshire, City of Palm Springs. (June, 1965)
Box 001: Folder B9

Transcripts

Scope and Content Note

H.R. 17273, H.R. 13516. Re: conservatorships and termination. (May 31, 1968)
 

Series 2: Correspondence 1979-1979

Physical Description: 0.25 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence collected by Lawrence Pierce.
Box 001: Folder B8

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Lowell Bean (Cultural Research Systems) to Nancy Curriden, U.S. Department of Agriculture re: Snow Creek and Wanikik Cahuilla. (May 21, 1979)
Box 001: Folder B8

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Lowell Bean to Larry Pierce. Encloses letter from the Forest Service regarding possible impact of the Snow Creek area. (May 31, 1979)
Box 001: Folder B8

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Nancy Curriden (San Bernardino National Forest) to Lowell Bean re: a new segment of Pacific Crest Trail to be extended from Black Mountain to Snow Creek. (May 10, 1979)