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George Washington Bean Journal

 Collection
Identifier: NC703
Abstract

Copy of typescript of parts two and three of Bean's diary describing family and community events, details of Mormon missionary settlements (including Las Vegas, Nevada), exploration, and his business transactions.

Dates: 1831-1870

William L. Fox Papers

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Identifier: 2006-15
Abstract William L. Fox, poet, writer and artist, has worked with arts and literary organizations, including the Western States Arts Foundation and the Western States Book Awards, co-founded the West Coast Poetry Review (a small press) with Bruce McAllister, has been an artist-in-residence in Nevada and Washington, deputy and executive director of the Nevada Arts Council (1979-1993), and served as poetry program director for the Squaw Valley Community of Writers...
Dates: 1968-2010

Peter Goin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-33
Abstract

Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.

Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012

Walter S. Hunsaker Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-43
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980

Las Vegas, Nevada: Its Romance and History

 Collection
Identifier: NC356
Abstract

Delphine A. and Charles Pemberton Squires were residents of Las Vegas from 1905-1958. Charles was a member of the League of the Southwest and the Colorado River Commission. The collection contains a history of Las Vegas and southern Nevada by the Squires, from earliest times with emphasis on the period from 1905.

Dates: 1955

Nevada Historic Preservation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-18
Abstract Professor James Hulse was a professor of history at the University of Nevada, Reno and member of the State Advisory Board for Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Included are minutes, reports, and financial statements of the State Advisory Board; correspondence from the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer; economic development plan for Mineral County, Nevada; and the following reports: "Neon in Nevada," "An architectural and historical survey of downtown McGill, White Pine County,...
Dates: 1964-1990; Majority of material found within 1984-1990

Notes on the part played by Jewish people in the history of the state of Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: NC110
Abstract

History of Jews in Nevada from 1826-1958 includes statistics, names and brief biographies of Jews in various Nevada locations and San Francisco, and data on temples and on politics. Based on interviews conducted in 1958 for a brochure published in connection with the dedication of the Temple Beth Sholem in Las Vegas.

Dates: 1960

Edith E. O'Keefe Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 99-44
Abstract

Edith E. O'Keefe was a Reno, Nevada resident and married to David A. O'Keefe. Vol. 1, undated, of scrapbooks contains clippings of inspirational and patriotic poems and prayers. Vol. 2, 1964, contains greeting cards for all occasions and clippings about historic Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates: 1964

Survey

 Collection
Identifier: NC692
Abstract

Results of a survey of the Westside area, a predominantly black neighborhood.,Included are statistical data about those interviewed; and their perceptions of problems in Las Vegas, the extent of employment, Las Vegas as a place to live and raise children, community activity, and exposure to communications (libraries, newspapers, etc.)

Dates: 1965

A thousand miles of desert and mountains: a prospecting trip across Nevada and over the Sierras

 Collection
Identifier: 91-48
Abstract

Josephine C. Scott was married to miner and prospector, George R. Scott. She wrote about mining and construction in Nevada. Collection contains three volumes (of the original 4 volumes) depict the Scott's prospecting journey through southern Nevada, Death Valley, eastern California/western Nevada along the Walker River, and through Bridgeport over Sonora Pass. Created between March 14-September 9, 1914.

Dates: March 14-September 9, 1914

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