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UNLV Libraries Collection of Spanish Broadsides (MS-01096)

Abstract

The UNLV Libraries Collection of Spanish Broadsides (approximately 1747-1930) consists of gaming-related broadsides published in Spain and Mexico. The documents are proclamations regarding the legality of gambling, owning and operating gaming houses. Many of the documents are signed or decreed by José María de Tornel y Mendívil, a 19th-century Mexican politician. The collection also includes examples of printed games from the early 20th century.

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Date
1747 to 1930
Extent
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 flat file (shared box))
1.25 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
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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Scope and Contents Note

The UNLV Libraries Collection of Spanish Broadsides (approximately 1747-1930) consists of gaming-related broadsides published in Spain and Mexico. The documents are proclamations regarding the legality of gambling, owning and operating gaming houses. Many of the documents are signed or decreed by José María de Tornel y Mendívil, a 19th-century Mexican politician. The collection also includes examples of printed games from the early 20th century.

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Preferred Citation

UNLV Libraries Collection of Spanish Broadsides, approximately 1747-1930. MS-01096. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/f1kj4d

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS01096
Acquisition Note

Materials were purchased by Peter Michel from the Librería Urbe in 2017; accession number 2022-101.

Processing Note

In 2022, Sarah Jones rehoused the material and used provided description from purchase orders to create the finding aid in ArchivesSpace.

Separated Materials

Some of the publications that were acquired as part of this collection have been separated and described individually in the University Libraries' catalog.

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