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UNLV Libraries Single Item Accession Photograph Collection (PH-00171)

Abstract

The UNLV Libraries Single Item Accession Photograph Collection (approximately 1900-1999) contains photographs, postcards, negatives, and slides primarily pertaining to Southern Nevada, with a focus on Las Vegas, Nevada, collected by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives. The collection primarily includes images of early Las Vegas, hotels and casinos along Fremont Street and the Strip, railroad infrastructure, local businesses, and residential neighborhoods. Also included are images of Hoover (Boulder) Dam's construction, MX Missile testing, Nevada mining camps, and the natural desert environment. Other images depict towns throughout Nevada including Boulder City, Henderson, Reno, Luning, Tonopah, Goodsprings, Delmar, Beatty, Panaca, Overton, Caliente, Logandale, Aurora, and Kimberly.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
1900 to 1999
Extent
4.60 Cubic Feet (26 flat files, 22 hanging files, 2 shared boxes, 1 shared binder)
38.50 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Collection Type
Scope and Contents

The UNLV Libraries Single Item Accession Photograph Collection (approximately 1900-1999) contains photographs, postcards, negatives, and slides primarily pertaining to Southern Nevada, with a focus on Las Vegas, Nevada, collected by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives. The collection primarily includes images of early Las Vegas, hotels and casinos along Fremont Street and the Strip, railroad infrastructure, local businesses, and residential neighborhoods. Also included are images of Hoover (Boulder) Dam's construction, MX Missile testing, Nevada mining camps, and the natural desert environment. Other images depict towns throughout Nevada including Boulder City, Henderson, Reno, Luning, Tonopah, Goodsprings, Delmar, Beatty, Panaca, Overton, Caliente, Logandale, Aurora, and Kimberly

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Preferred Citation

UNLV Libraries Single Item Accession Photograph Collection, approximately 1900-1999. PH-00171. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::PH00171
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were periodically collected by the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives since 2000; accession number 2000-026.

Processing Information

In 2020, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Joseph Puentes and Jimmy Chang wrote the finding aid and entered the data into ArchivesSpace.

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