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Stardust Hotel and Desert Inn Hotel Photographic Negatives (PH-00384)

Abstract

The Stardust Hotel and Desert Inn Hotel Photographic Negatives collection consists of black-and-white photographic negatives depicting the Stardust and Desert Inn hotels from approximately 1962 to 1967. The images depict annual and one-time events held at both hotels, including sporting events such as golf and tennis, fashion shows and beauty contests, weddings, and conventions for local and national associations. A significant amount of the collection documents the long running Lido de Paris show at the Stardust. Also included in the collection are interior views of Stardust and Desert Inn casino floors, pool side lounges, and guest rooms, as well as exterior and aerial views of the hotel properties located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
1962 to 1967
Extent
1.31 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
1.92 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
Creator/Contributor Links
Collector: McBride, Dennis
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 Stardust Hotel and Desert Inn Hotel Photographic Negatives collection consists of black-and-white photographic negatives depicting the Stardust and Desert Inn hotels from approximately 1962 to 1967. The images depict annual and one-time events held at both hotels, including sporting events such as golf and tennis, fashion shows and beauty contests, weddings, and conventions for local and national associations. A significant amount of the collection documents the long running Lido de Paris show at the Stardust. Also included in the collection are interior views of Stardust and Desert Inn casino floors, pool side lounges, and guest rooms, as well as exterior and aerial views of the hotel properties located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some prominent individuals represented in the collection include Ed Sullivan, Jimmy Durante, Howard Cannon, and Frank Sennes.

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Related Materials

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

Stardust Resort and Casino Photograph Collection, approximately 1970-1979. PH-00319. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Stardust Hotel and Desert Inn Hotel Photographic Negatives, approximately 1962-1967. PH-00384. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::PH00384
Immediate Source of Acquisition

In 2002, materials were donated by Dennis McBride on behalf of the Boulder City Museum and Historical Association; accession number 2002-003.

Processing Information

In 2020, Sarah Jones created a collection level finding aid in ArchivesSpace. No further work has been done on this collection.

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