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UNLV Libraries Collection of Project Faultless Photographs

Identifier
PH-00426
Abstract

The UNLV Libraries Collection of Project Faultless Photographs (1967 August 16-1968 January 13) contains black-and-white photographic prints of a megaton nuclear test preparation and post-detonation. Captions on the photographs and accompanying correspondence detail dates; locations in the Mojave Desert area of Nye County, Nevada; buildings; and scenes near and at the test site.

Archival Collection

O.C. "Boots" LeBoutillier Paintings

Identifier
MS-00771
Abstract

The collection consists of two watercolor paintings donated and autographed by Las Vegas resident O.C. “Boots” LeBoutillier. The materials were painted and signed by Robert Carlin depicting the crash of Baron Manfred Von Richthofen's (the "Red Baron") airplane on April 21, 1918. LeBoutillier is also depicted in the paintings flying above as the "Red Baron" crashes after being shot down. The paintings were created approximately between 1970 to 1979.

Archival Collection

Dayton, Nevada Gold Discovery Sesquicentennial Commemorative Plate

Identifier
MS-00772
Abstract

The Dayton, Nevada Gold Discovery Sesquicentennial Commemorative Plate collection (1999) contains one china plate commemorating the sesquicentennial of the discovery of gold in Dayton, Nevada in 1849.

Archival Collection

Terry Ritter Collection

Identifier
MS-00773
Abstract

The Terry Ritter Collection, dating from approximately 1995-2012, contains six color prints of Ritter's artwork depicting Las Vegas, Nevada showgirls. There is also one convention flier advertising her artwork.

Archival Collection

Chip Chat Newsletters and Catalogues

Identifier
MS-00774
Abstract

The Chip Chat Newsletters and Catalogues date from 1994 to 2011 and contain Chip Chat issues 1, 2, and 4 through 49. Chip Chat was a newsletter produced by Douglas Saito and circulated throughout the gambling chip collectors' community. The newsletters were self-published by Saito. Generally three copies were produced a year, in some years there was more content, in others less. The newsletters focused on selling chips between collectors, tips for becoming a sucessful collector, the history of chips, and the state of the hobby.

Archival Collection

Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management Records

Identifier
MS-00777
Abstract

The Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management Records (1988-2006) contain materials related to Southern Nevada resource management, air quality, and community planning, particularly related to population growth in Clark County, Nevada. Materials include federal regulations and acts, reports, and land sales, as well as local agency reports, memorandums, workshop pamphlets, maps, and plans.

Archival Collection

Jordan C. Ross Collection on the Food Service Industry

Identifier
MS-00778
Abstract

The Jordan C. Ross Collection on the Food Service Industry dates from 1979 to 2003. The majority of the collection is composed of operations and training manuals used by restaurants and hotels in Southern California. The remainder of the the collection is composed of catalogs for glassware, flatware, restaurant supplies and equipment, clothes, and wine, as well as books and magazines about alcoholic beverages, food service, and hospitality. There is also a small number of menus, business plans, and franchise packets.

Archival Collection

Desert Sculptors Association Records

Identifier
MS-00779
Abstract

The Desert Sculptors Association Records (1913-2015, bulk dates 2000-2015) contain agendas, minutes, reports, financial records, photographs of sculptures, and descriptions of community service projects. There is also a scrapbook that chronicals the organization's activities, members, and various sculptures.

Archival Collection

Ron Saccavino Papers

Identifier
MS-00780
Abstract

The Ron Saccavino Papers (1999-2005) contain a book written by Saccavino in 1999 titled Everything You Want to Know About Las Vegas Dealers, a Dealer of the Year information packet, and three copies of "The Dealers News" newsletters.

Archival Collection

J.W. Sligar Land Surveying Notebooks

Identifier
MS-00782
Abstract

The J.W. Sligar Land Surveying Notebooks (1973-2002) consist of notebooks with measurements, boundaries, construction calculations, and mapping for land surveys of Southern Nevada, principally the Las Vegas Valley. Projects concern both public and private entities. The notebooks were created as a part of J.W. Sligar's work with ALCA Engineering and and Surveying, Inc, as well as for his own company, J.W. Sligar Surveying.

Archival Collection