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Edmund P. Warren Papers (MS-00987)


The Edmund P. Warren Papers (1940-2005) consist of Warren’s personal collection of travel documentation, newspaper clippings, promotional materials from casinos and shows, and dining ephemera primarily from Las Vegas, Nevada.

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1940 to 2005
bulk 1970 to 1985


1.87 Cubic Feet (1 boxes, 2 oversized boxes)
2.38 Linear Feet

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Scope and Contents Note

The Edmund P. Warren Papers (1940-2005) consist of personal papers, promotional materials, restaurant menus and dining ephemera, and newspaper clippings dating from approximately 1940 to 2005. Materials include childhood scrapbooks and materials pertaining to his domestic and international travel. The collection also includes various restaurant menus, ephemera, and placemats from restaurants primarily in Las Vegas, Nevada. The promotional materials include fliers and invitations to events, as well as playbills and advertisements for shows in Las Vegas. The newspaper clippings range from the 1960s to 2002 and include complete issues of the Nevada Casino Journal.

Access Note

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.


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Biographical / Historical Note

Edmund (Edward) P. Warren, Jr., was born September 15, 1934 in San Francisco, California. After Warren completed high school he attended the University of San Francisco, and enlisted in the United States Army in 1963. In the 1970s Warren moved to Lake Tahoe, California. He later moved to Las Vegas, Nevada where he worked for the Holiday and Station Casinos. Warren actively collected menus and dining ephemera while he lived in Las Vegas and traveled internationally. He donated hundreds of menus, placemats, and dining ephemera items to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Special Collections and Archives. They are included in the UNLV University Libraries Menu Collection, 1852-2010.

Warren died on March 12, 2010.


"Memorial Tribute for Edmund Phillip Warren Jr. (September 15, 1934-March 12, 2010)."

"Obituary of Warren Jr., Edmund ." Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2010: accessed November 7, 2019.

Related Collections

The following resource may provide additional information related to the material in this collection:

UNLV University Libraries Menu Collection, 1852–2010. MS-00436. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Edmund P. Warren Papers, approximately 1940-2005. MS-00987. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2010 by Edmund P. Warren, accession number 2010-20.

Processing Note

In 2019, as a part of the backlog elimination project, Ryan DiPaolo rehoused and arranged the materials, wrote the finding aid and entered the data into ArchivesSpace.

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