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Tahquitz Canyon Data Recovery Project
L1993.001  
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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: Tahquitz Canyon Data Recovery Project
    Dates: 1986-2000
    Accession number: L1993.001
    Creator: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
    Creator: Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
    Creator: Cultural Systems Research, Inc
    Collection Size: 50 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Prehistoric and ethnohistoric artifacts, associated documentation, and photographic media collected and/or recorded during the excavation of the Tahquitz Canyon flood control area prior to construction of Tahquitz Dam. Collected and/or recorded between 1988-2000 by Cultural Systems Research, Inc on behalf of Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
    Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is restricted by loan agreement. Requests for access will be directed to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians' Historic Preservation office.

    Publication Rights

    All rights reserved by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Tahquitz Canyon Data Recovery Project, L1993.001, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

    Acquisition Information

    Loan.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Collected and/or recorded between 1988-2000 by Cultural Systems Research, Inc (CSRI) on behalf of Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. CSRI project participants included Lowell John Bean (Principal Investigator), Jerry Schaefer (Project Archaeologist), and Sylvia Brakke Vane (Project Ethnohistorian). Archaeological testing, data recovery, and construction monitoring components were undertaken between April 1988 and August 1990; analysis of archaeological data from 1988 to 1994; ethonographic and ethnohistoric research from 1988 through 1994. Analyses of the collections' archaeological, ethnographic, and ethnohistoric contexts were compiled in the report Archaeological, Ethnographic, and Ethnohistoric Investigations at Tahquitz Canyon - Palm Springs, California (also known as the "Tahquitz Report") in November, 1995.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Prehistoric and ethnohistoric artifacts, associated documentation, and photographic media collected and/or recorded during the excavation of the Tahquitz Canyon flood control area prior to construction of Tahquitz Dam. Photographic media includes photographs, negatives, and slides created between the years 1988-2000.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Bean, Lowell John
    Schaefer, Jerry
    Vane, Sylvia Brakke Vane
    Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
    Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
    Riverside County
    Cultural Systems Research, Inc
    Palm Springs
    Tahquitz Canyon
    CA-RIV-45
    Cahuilla
    Native American
    Tahquitz Dam
    Flood Control
    Kauisik
    Kauisiktum