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Joyce Mack Papers (MS-00732)

Abstract

The Joyce Mack Papers are mainly comprised of photographs and ephemera documenting Joyce Mack and her family from the 1970s to 2014. Photographs in the collection depict political and community events, the Mack family, and their interaction with politicians. An invitation, newspaper clipping, and transcript of a speech by Joyce Mack document various honors that were betstowed upon Joyce Mack and her husband, Jerome D. "Jerry" Mack.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
1970 to 2014
Extent
21 digital_files (transferred electronically; no physical carrier)
Resource Type
Papers
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Collection is open for research. Some collection material has been digitized and is available online.

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Scope and Contents

The Joyce Mack Papers are mainly comprised of photographs and ephemera documenting Joyce Mack and her family from the 1970s to 2014. Photographs in the collection depict political and community events, the Mack family, and their interaction with politicians. An invitation, newspaper clipping, and transcript of a speech by Joyce Mack document various honors that were betstowed upon Joyce Mack and her husband, Jerome D. "Jerry" Mack.

Biographical / Historical Note

Joyce Mack is a community leader and philanthropist in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born Joyce Rosenberg on August 17, 1925 in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she met her husband Jerome D. "Jerry" Mack. The couple married in 1946 and moved to Las Vegas in 1947. The Macks helped found the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Joyce Mack continues to support the university and serves as a trustee on the UNLV Foundation Board. In 2008 she received the Silver State Award from the UNLV Alumni Association in recognition of her contributions to the university. She has also been involved with Temple Beth Sholom and Congregation Ner Tamid.

Source:

Mack, Joyce. Interview, 2015 February 23. OH-02279. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Related Materials

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

Mack, Joyce. Interview, 2015 February 23. OH-02279. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Joyce Mack Papers, 1970s-2014. MS-00732. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00732
Immediate Source of Acquisition

In 2015 Joyce Mack donated digital surrogates, but retained the original items; accession number 2015-079.

Processing Information

In 2015 materials were processed and described by Meghan Gross and a finding aid was created by Emily Lapworth.

Existence and Location of Originals

This collection is comprised exclusively of digital surrogates. The donor retained the original items.

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