Las Vegas (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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...
Overview 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
Overview 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 from...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980
Overview 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
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.)