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Tonopah, Nevada Promotional Film (MS-01125)

Abstract

The Tonopah, Nevada Promotional Film consists of a ten-minute promotional film of Tonopah, Nevada from approximately 1912 to 1918. The film shows a celebration that took place primarily in front of the Mizpah Hotel as well as shots of Tonopah and surrounding mining operations. The original nitrate film was found in the basement of the Mizpah Hotel when Frank E. Scott, Chairman of the Union Plaza Hotel, bought and renovated the Mizpah in 1980.

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Date
1912 to 1918
Extent
0.10 Cubic Feet (1 box)
0.10 Linear Feet
Related People/Corporations
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Tonopah, Nevada Promotional Film consists of a ten-minute promotional film of Tonopah, Nevada from approximately 1912 to 1918. The film shows a celebration that took place primarily in front of the Mizpah Hotel as well as shots of Tonopah and surrounding mining operations. The original nitrate film was found in the basement of the Mizpah Hotel when Frank E. Scott, Chairman of the Union Plaza Hotel, bought and renovated the Mizpah in 1980.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single item.

Preferred Citation

Tonopah, Nevada Promotional Film, approximately 1912-1918. MS-01125. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS01125
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated by Frank E. Scott in 1984; accession number 84-28.

Processing Note

In 2022, Tammi Kim created the finding aid in ArchivesSpace.

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