Carrie McCoy (Pierce) Papers

Jon M. Fletcher
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Carrie McCoy (Pierce) Papers

Accession number: 1996.008

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

ACCM Archives

Palm Springs, California
Processed by:
Jon M. Fletcher
Date Completed:
07/03/2007
Encoded by:
Jon M. Fletcher
(c) 2009 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carrie McCoy (Pierce) Papers
Dates: 1947-52
Accession number: 1996.008
Creator: McCoy (Pierce), Carrie
Collection Size: .5 linear feet
Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Palm Springs, California 92262
Abstract: Letters addressed to the Carrie McCoy (Pierce) Estate, originating largely from F.G. Collett of the group Indians of California, Inc. Correspondence contains updates from the organization's delegates in Washington DC, mainly in regards to claims and enrollment legislation. Collected between the years 1947-52.
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

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carrie McCoy (Pierce) Papers, 1996.008, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Biography / Administrative History

Collected between the years 1947-52.

Scope and Content of Collection

Letters addressed to the Carrie McCoy (Pierce) Estate, originating largely from F.G. Collett of the group Indians of California, Inc. Correspondence contains updates from the organization's delegates in Washington DC, mainly in regards to claims and enrollment legislation. Collected between the years 1947-52.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Collett, Frederick G.
Wilkinson, Ernest L.
Goodwin, F.M.
Clammer, Sam
Castillo, Adam
Lugo, Lorene
Andreas, Anthony
Patencio, Joseph
Pete, Marcus
Segundo, Clemente
McCoy (Pierce), Carrie
Thompson, Clyde
Barrington, Lloyd
Engle, Clair
Mission Indian Federation
Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians
Indians of California, Inc.
Court of Claims
Claims Commission
Palm Springs
Cahuilla
Tribal Council
Indian Rolls
Indian Avenue
Bathhouse
Allotments
Per Capita
H.R. 2878
H.R. 1354
Revolving Loan Fund


 

Correspondence 1947-1952

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Letters addressed to the Carrie McCoy (Pierce) estate.
Box 001: Folder 1

Letter

Scope and Content Note

From F.G. Collett (Indians of California). "Important Information about Ernest L. Wilkinson, F. M. Goodwin and Sam Clammer, Attorneys-At-Law of Washington, D.C." (October 1, 1947)
Box 001: Folder 2

Letter

Scope and Content Note

From C. H. Perdew (Department of the Interior) to All Tribal Members. Announces who has been elected to the Tribal Committee. (May 10, 1948)
Box 001: Folder 3

Letter

Scope and Content Note

From F. G. Collett (Indians of California, Inc) to Friends. Requests funds to send delegates to Washington DC. (January 15, 1949)
Box 001: Folder 4

Letter

Scope and Content Note

F. G. Collett to the Indians of California. States tha funds have been released to update the 1928 roll of Indians of California. (January 17, 1949)
Box 001: Folder 5

Letter and Diagram

Scope and Content Note

C. H. Perdew to Carrie McCoy. Asks McCoy to to select from three approved plans to widen Indian Avenue. Encloses three diagrams for each choice. (June 6, 1951)
Box 001: Folder 6

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Lorene Welmas (Tribal Chairman) to All Tribal Members. Asks member to attend an April 30, 1948 tribal meeting. (April 26, 1948)
Box 001: Folder 7

Letter and Petition

Scope and Content Note

F. G. Collett to Indians of California. Asks for donations to support various legislation in Washington DC and for an enclosed petition to be signed. (January 23, 1952)
Box 001: Folder 8

Letter

Scope and Content Note

F. G. Collett to Indians of California. Forwards updates on Court of Claims activity in Washington DC. (August 13, 1951)
Box 001: Folder 9

Letter

Scope and Content Note

F. G. Collett to Auxiliary Officers and Members and to all Indians of California. Forwards updates on H.R. 2878 and revision of 1928 rolls. (June 21, 1948)
Box 001: Folder 10

Document

Scope and Content Note

Articles regulating the Tribal Council or Tribal Committee.
Box 001: Folder 11

Letter

Scope and Content Note

F. G. Collett to Indians of California. Forwards updates on attempts to sue the government for per capita payments. (May 6, 1949)
Box 001: Folder 11

Public Law

Scope and Content Note

H.R. 2878: Public Law 852, 80th Congress, Chapter 765 2d Session. "An Act to amend the Act approved May 18, 1928 (45 Stat. 602), as amended, to revise the roll of the Indians of California provided therein." (June 6, 1948)
Box 001: Folder 11

Letter

Scope and Content Note

F. G. Collett to Auxiliary Officers and Members. Praises delegates Clyde Thompson and Lloyd Barrington and asks for morefunds. (May 4, 1949)
Box 001: Folder 11

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Clyde Thompson, Lloyd Barrington, F. G. Collett to Clair Engle. Argues against revolving loan fund and for per capita payments. (May 9, 1949)