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Sherwin "Scoop" Garside Photographs (PH-00067)

Abstract

The Sherwin “Scoop” Garside Photographs contain photographs from journalist and photographer “Scoop” Garside from 1907 to 1969. The photographs primarily depict events and buildings in Southern Nevada, including construction of the Hoover (Boulder) Dam, the Helldorado Parade in Las Vegas, Nevada, hotels and casinos, schools, and social events. The photographs also depict the Garside Family, including Las Vegas Review-Journal owner Frank Garside, “Scoop” Garside’s father.

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Date
1907-1969
Extent
1.6 Linear Feet (7 hanging folders and 1 flat file)
Related People/Corporations
Scope and Contents Note

The Sherwin “Scoop” Garside Photographs contain photographs from journalist and photographer “Scoop” Garside from 1907 to 1969. The photographs primarily depict events and buildings in Southern Nevada, including construction of the Hoover (Boulder) Dam, the Helldorado Parade in Las Vegas, Nevada, hotels and casinos, schools, and social events. The photographs also depict the Garside Family, including Las Vegas Review-Journal owner Frank Garside, “Scoop” Garside’s father.

Access Note

Collection is open for research. Some collection material has been digitized and is available online.

Publication Rights

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

Arrangement

Materials remain in original order.

Biographical / Historical Note

Journalist and photographer Sherwin "Scoop" Garside was born in Tonopah, Nevada in 1915. He was the son of Frank Garside, an owner of many newspapers, including the Las Vegas Review, which became the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1929. Sherwin Garside moved to Las Vegas, Nevada when his father purchased the Las Vegas Review in 1926. Garside graduated from Las Vegas High School, where he earned the nickname "Scoop" writing for the school newspaper, The Desert Breeze. Garside graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in journalism, and he is best known for writing a weekly humorous, political commentary column "Caught on the Run" for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The Garside family sold majority interest in the Review-Journal in 1949 and Garside opened Bonanza Printers with his brother-in-law Raymond Germain the same year. Garside continued writing and taking photographs for Las Vegas newspapers and went on to preside over the Nevada State Press Association. Garside also researched and marked the Old Spanish Trail in Southern Nevada, a historic trade route that stretched from northern New Mexico to Los Angeles, California. Garside died in Las Vegas at the age of 70 on May 21, 1986.

Related Collections

The following resources may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Sherwin "Scoop" Garside Papers, 1930-1983. MS-00342. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Las Vegas Review-Journal Photograph Collection, 1935-1983. PH-00050. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Garside, Sherwin. Interview, March 25, 1976. OH-00657. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Sherwin "Scoop" Garside Photographs, 1907-1969. PH-00067. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 1976 and 1994 by Sherwin "Scoop" Garside; accession numbers 1976-141, 1976-165, and 1994-33.

Processing Note

Materials were processed by Special Collections staff. In 2015, as part of a legacy finding aid conversion project, Lindsay Oden wrote the collection description in compliance with current professional standards.

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