Delcie Vuncannon Collection

Jon M. Fletcher
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
901 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste C-204
Palm Springs, California 92262
Phone: (760) 833-8171
Fax: (760) 322-7724
Email: mail@accmuseum.org
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(c) 2009
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Delcie Vuncannon Collection

Accession number: L2010.015

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

ACCM Archives

Palm Springs, California
Processed by:
Jon M. Fletcher
Date Completed:
06/16/2009
Encoded by:
Jon M. Fletcher
(c) 2009 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Delcie Vuncannon Collection
Dates: 1974-1990s
Accession number: L2010.015
Creator: Vuncannon, Delcie
Collection Size: 20 linear feet
Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Palm Springs, California 92262
Abstract: Collection of photographs, negatives, color slides, and associated archival materials documenting Native American rock art sites throughout the western United States. Collected by Delcie Vuncannon between the years 1974-1990s.
Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is restricted per loan agreement. Access requires permission of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indian's Historic Preservation Office. Contact Pattie Tuck at (760) 699-6907 or ptuck@aguacaliente-nsn.gov to request access.

Publication Rights

Ownership of the physical collection and copyright belongs to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Additional rights may be claimed by Indigenous groups associated with rock art sites.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Delcie Vuncannon Collection, L2010.015, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Biography / Administrative History

Delcie Erma Vuncannon (1925-2007) held graduate degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. She resided near Joshua Tree National Park for 24 years while teaching archaeology at College of the Desert, Copper Mountain Campus.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection of photographs, negatives, color slides, and associated archival materials documenting Native American rock art sites throughout the western United States. Paper documentation includes a variety of materials, including maps, articles, and notes describing specific rock art sites. Collected by Delcie Vuncannon between the years 1974-1990s.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Vuncannon, Delcie
Joshua Tree National Park
Twin Tanks
Indian Cove
Munsen Canyon
Cary's Castle
Lost Horse Mountain
Clear Creek
Salt Creek Trail Shrines
Hog Farm
Crack in the Rock
Rock Corral
Parowan Gap
Cub Creek
Homolovi
Dry Fork
Wupatki
West Mesa
Nine Mile
Geronimo Red Tank
Rodman Site II
Four Canyons
John's Designs
29 Palms East
H20 Cave
Coso Range
Grand Gulch
Petroglyph National Monument
Petroglyph Park
Arroyo Del Tajo
Black Canyon
Drowned Pictos
Comanche Gap I
Comanche Gap II
Black Dragon
Temple Mountain
Hogg Springs
Ecker Mine
Mystery Valley
Cove Fort
Anza I
Little Petro
Anza Borrego II
Hayfield East
Hayfield west
McCoy Springs
Lava Beds National Monument
Corn Springs
McCoy Wash
Hiko Springs
Davis Dam Road
Halloran Springs
Summit Scratch
Squaw Tit
Lower Desert of Riverside
Carrizo
Plains Painted Rock
Palo Verde
South Mountain
Vandenberg Air Force Base
Utah
Hawaii
Big Island
Oahu
Sand Island D
Whiskey Flat
Woods Wash
Valley of Fire
Punctate cave
Paria
Chalfant Area
Waterflow
Paradise Valley
Hovenweep
Three Rivers
San Bernardino County
Riverside County
Paiute Range
Tungsten Flats
Freight Wagon
Heyfield Pump
Coyote Holes I
Coyote Holes II
Aiken Wash
John's Canyon
Horseshoe Canyon
Rock Art
Native American


Box L2010.015.001

Box 001: Photographs, Maps, Records

Physical Description: 1 box; 23 folders

Scope and Content Note

Color and black and white photographs adhered to album pages, topographic maps, and records. Sites recorded include Joshua Tree National Park, Twin Tanks, and Indian Cove.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.002

Box 002: Photographs, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 19 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages and notes. Sites recorded include Twin Tanks, Munsen Canyon, Cary's Castle, and Lost Horse Mountain.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.003

Box 003: Photographs, Articles, Drawings, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 18 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, articles, drawings, and notes. Sites recorded include Clear Creek.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.004

Box 004: Photographs, Notes, Articles, Maps

Physical Description: 1 box; 17 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, notes, articles, and maps. Sites include Salt Creek Trail Shrines and Hog Farm.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.005

Box 005: Photographs, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 24 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages and notes. Sites include Crack in the Rock, Rock Corral, Parowan Gap, and Cub Creek.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.006

Box 006: Photographs

Physical Description: 1 box; 23 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages. Sites include Homolovi, Wupatki, Dry Fork, West Mesa, Nine Mile, and Geronimo Red Tank.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.007

Box 007: Photographs

Physical Description: 1 box; 17 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages. Sites include Rodman Site II and Four Canyons (North of Yucca Valley).

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.008

Box 008: Photographs, Diagrams, Drawings, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 28 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, diagrams, drawings, and notes. Sites include John's Designs, 29 Palms East, H20 Cave, Rodman Site 2.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.009

Box 009: Photographs, Drawings, Articles

Physical Description: 1 box; 41 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, drawings, and articles. Sites include Coso Range, Joshua Tree National Monument, Grand Gulch II.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.010

Box 010: Photographs, Articles

Physical Description: 1 box; 21 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages and articles. Sites include Petroglyph National Monument, Petroglpyh Park, Arroyo Del Tajo, Grand Gulch, Black Canyon, and Drowned Pictos.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.011

Box 011: Photographs, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 18 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages and notes. Sites include Comanche Gap I and II, Black Dragon, Temple Mountain, Hogg Springs, Ecker Mine, Mystery Valley, Cove Fort, and Petrified Forest National Monument.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.012

Box 012: Photographs, Articles, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 40 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, articles, and notes. Sites include Coso Range, Anza I, Little Petro, and Anza Borrego II.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.013

Box 013: Photographs, Articles, Records

Physical Description: 1 box; 13 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, articles, and records. Sites include Anza, Hayfield East, Hayfield West, and Coso.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.014

Box 014: Photographs, Articles, Records

Physical Description: 1 box; 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, maps, and notes. Sites include McCoy Springs, Lava Beds National Monument, Corn Springs, and McCoy Wash.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.015

Box 015: Photographs, Maps, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 24 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, maps, and notes. Sites include Hiko Springs, Davis Dam Road, Halloran Springs, Summit Scratch, Squaw Tit, Lower Desert of Riverside, Carrizo, Plains Painted Rock, Palo Verde, South Mountain, and Vandenberg AFB.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.016

Box 016: Photographs, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages and notes. Sites include Utah, Hawaii (Big Island, Oahu), San Island D, and Whiskey Flat.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.017

Box 017: Photographs, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, diagrams, drawings, and notes. Sites include Woods Wash, Valley of Fire, Punctate Cave, and Paria.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.018

Box 018: Photographs, Diagrams, Articles, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Album pages, diagrams, articles, and notes. Sites include Chalfant Area, Waterflow, Paradise Valley/Hovenweep, and Halloran Springs.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.019

Box 019: Photographs

Physical Description: 1 box; 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages. Sites include Chalfant Area and Three Rivers.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.020

Box 020: Photographs, Maps, Notes, Diagrams

Physical Description: 1 box; 13 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, maps, notes, and diagrams. Sites include San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.021

Box 021: Photographs, Maps, Notes, Drawings, Diagrams

Physical Description: 1 box; 16 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, maps, notes, maps, drawings, and diagrams. Sites include Paiute Range, Tungsten Flats, Freight Wagon, and Hayfield Pump.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.022

Box 022: Photographs, Maps, Notes, Drawings, Diagrams

Physical Description: 1 box; 13 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, maps, notes, maps, drawings, and diagrams. Sites include Coyote Holes I and II, Coyote Canyon, and Aiken Wash.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.023

Box 023: Photographs, Maps, Notes, Diagrams

Physical Description: 1 box; 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages, notes, maps, and diagrams. Sites include Coyote Holes I and II, Coyote Canyon, and Aiken Wash.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box L2010.015.024

Box 024: Photographs, Notes

Physical Description: 1 box; 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs adhered to album pages and notes. Sites include John's Canyon and Horseshoe Canyon.

Additional Guides

Detailed box listing available in PDF format 
Box 2007.151.025-036

Boxes 025-036: Color Slides

Physical Description: 11 boxes; 6 sub-boxes each

Scope and Content Note

Color slides documenting rock art sites throughout the western United States.