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Delcie Vuncannon Collection
L2010.015  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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