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The Hunsaker collection consists of some of Hunsaker's personal papers and those of his wife but a major part of the collection contains the Las Vegas business records of Leigh Hunt and his family. This collection is important because it documents the twentieth century development of Las Vegas as a resort town and illustrates the long-term impact of the construction of Hoover Dam. It also serves to illustrate the formation of a multi-business, family-held corporate structure. Dates range...
1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980
- Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
- Subject: Las Vegas (Nev.)
- Subject: Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
- Subject: World War, 1939-1945