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Nevada Official Bicentennial Book Collection (MS-00199)

Abstract

The Nevada Official Bicentennial Book Collection (1975) contains materials related to the editing and publication of the book by the Nevada American Revolution Bicentennial Committee. It includes article submissions about Nevada history as well as a small amount of correspondence to Stanley Paher, the editor of the book.

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Date
1975
Extent
0.93 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
1.04 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
Related People/Corporations
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.

Collection Type
Scope and Contents Note

The Nevada Official Bicentennial Book Collection (1975) contains materials related to the editing and publication of the book by the Nevada American Revolution Bicentennial Committee. It includes article submissions about Nevada history as well as a small amount of correspondence to Stanley Paher, the editor of the book. The final copy of the book is available in UNLV Special Collections and Archives.

Biographical / Historical Note

The Nevada American Revolution Bicentennial Committee sponsored a range of programs and events in Nevada to commemorate the bicentennial of the United States in 1976, including minting a souvenir coin in Carson City, Nevada. They also solicited article submissions for a book celebrating Nevada's history. The committee hired Thomas C. Elgas, a Las Vegas public relations professional, to coordinate the publication and Stanley Paher, to serve as editor. The book contained over 250 stories with advertisements from local business to support the publication of the book.

Arrangement

Materials remain in original order.

Preferred Citation

Nevada Official Bicentennial Book Collection, 1975. MS-00199. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::1977232
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 1977 by Stanley Paher; accession number 77-232.

Processing Note

Materials were processed by Special Collections staff. In 2018, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Angela Moor rehoused the materials and revised the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards.

Appraisal Note

The mock ups of the manuscript in this collection were removed from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries Special Collections and Archives’ holdings. Please contact speccoll.techserv@unlv.edu for more information.

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