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Don Ashbaugh Papers on Nevada Ghost Towns (MS-00130)

Abstract

The Don Ashbaugh Papers (1950-1960) document Las Vegas history, Nevada history, and ghost towns. The collection is comprised of the working manuscript of Don Ashbaugh's book, Nevada's Turbulent Yesterday: A Study in Ghost Towns. The collection also contains typescript drafts, newspaper clippings, and a geographical index of Nevada ghost towns.

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Date
1950-1960
Extent
0.92 Cubic Feet (2 Boxes)
0.83 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Papers
Related People/Corporations
Publication Rights

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Don Ashbaugh Papers (1950-1960) document Las Vegas, Nevada history, and ghost towns. The collection is comprised of the working manuscript of Don Ashbaugh's book, Nevada's Turbulent Yesterday: A Study in Ghost Towns. The collection also contains typescript drafts, newspaper clippings, and a geographical index. Ashbaugh, columnist and editor at the Las Vegas Review Journal in the 1950s, wrote a weekly column entitled "Ghost Towns of Nevada" for many years.

Arrangement

Newspaper clippings are arranged alphabetically by city. The rest of the collection remains in original order.

Preferred Citation

Don Ashbaugh Papers on Nevada Ghost Towns, 1950-1960. MS-00130. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00130
Acquisition Note

Accession number 2017-133, Original Accession number T-13

Processing Note

The materials in this collection were minimally processed by Chantel Clark in 2017. Many of the clippings and drafts remain unsorted.

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