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Patricia Becker Scrapbooks (MS-00645)

Abstract

The Patricia Becker Scrapbooks reflect the professional activities of "Patty" Becker from 1976 to 2013. Materials include photographs, awards, correspondence, and newspaper articles documenting Patricia Becker's career. Included are articles related to her appointment as the Executive Director of the UNLV International Gaming Institute in 2005 as well as a Harrah's Senior Executive Organization Chart from 1984 to 1993.

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Date
1976 to 2013
Extent
3.85 Cubic Feet 3 boxes
3.25 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 website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Patricia Becker Scrapbooks reflect the professional activities of "Patty" Becker from 1976 to 2013. Materials include photographs, awards, correspondence, and newspaper articles documenting Patricia Becker's career. Included are articles related to her appointment as the Executive Director of the UNLV International Gaming Institute in 2005 as well as a Harrah's Senior Executive Organization Chart from 1984 to 1993.

Biographical / Historical Note

Patricia Becker served as a Deputy and Chief Deputy Attorney General for the Nevada Gaming Division from 1979 to 1983. Becker held several executive positions, including Senior Vice President with Aladdin Gaming and Harrah's Hotel and Casino. She served on the Board of Directors for Cash Systems, Incorporated, Fitzgerald's Gaming Corporation, and Powerhouse Technologies. She served as Nevada Governor Bob Miller's Chief of Staff from 1993 to 1995. In 2004 Becker was the first woman to be inducted as a Counselor into the International Association of Gaming Advisors. She become the organization’s president. Becker was the recipient of the Great Women of Gaming Award. She is the founding member of the American Gaming Association’s Global Gaming Women Initiative. She was the Executive Director and Boyd Distinguished Professor of the UNLV International Gaming Institute from 2005 to 2011. As of 2014 Becker is the President of Patricia Becker and Associates which is a gaming consulting firm that specializes in compliance and regulatory issues.

Sources:

Sarah Klaphake Cords. 2011. Great Women of Gaming 2010 Proven Leader: Patricia Becker. Casino Enterprise Management (August): 38

International Association of Gaming Advisors. Patricia Becker. International Association of Gaming Advisors.

http://www.theiaga.org/patricia-becker/ (accessed November 9, 2014).

Arrangement

Material remains in original order.

Preferred Citation

Patricia Becker Scrapbooks, 1976-2013. MS-00645. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00645
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2014 by Patricia Becker; accession number 2014-033.

Processing Note

The collection was processed by Tom Sommer in 2014 at the time of accessioning. Tom Sommer wrote the collection description in compliance with current professional standards. The material was quickly reviewed to provide a general description of the contents and an estimate of dates represented in the collection. Material is described at the box level. Loose documents were foldered. No further work was performed on the materials. In 2016 Joyce Moore updated the collection description.

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