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Stephen P. Grogan Papers (MS-00867)

Abstract

The Stephn P. Grogan papers is comprised of Grogan's personal papers (approximately 1960 to 2020) that primarily document his career working in the gaming industry in Colorado and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection documents Grogan's involvement with Vegas Pacific business partnership, Skilleo Games, Action Gaming, and EWM Investments. The collection also includes papers documenting Grogan's business ventures in Colorado as well as his writing career. Included in this collection are drafts of Grogan's novels and plays.

Finding Aid PDF
Date
1960 to 2020
Extent
36.71 Cubic Feet (35 boxes, 2 flat files, 1 unboxed item)
25.46 Linear Feet
37 digital_files (0.512 GB) JPG, MP4, PDF/A
Resource Type
Papers
Related People/Corporations
Access Note

Collection is open for research. Arrangements must be made in advance in order to access digital files; please contact UNLV Special Collections and Archives for additional information.

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 Stephn P. Grogan papers is comprised of Grogan's personal papers (approximately 1960 to 2020) that primarily document his career working in the gaming industry in Colorado and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection documents Grogan's involvement with Vegas Pacific business partnership, Skilleo Games, Action Gaming, and EWM Investments. The collection also includes papers documenting Grogan's business ventures in Colorado as well as his writing career. Included in this collection are drafts of Grogan's novels and plays.

Biographical / Historical Note

Stephen P. Grogan started his professional career in Denver, Colorado where he worked in news media and government services. Before moving to Las Vegas, Grogan was active in the passage of Limited Stakes Gaming in Colorado and served as the first Executive Director of the Colorado Gaming Owners Association. He has spent the latter part of his career in casino gaming. He founded the Grogan Casino Report in the 1990s which tracked the expansion of casino gaming nationwide. He has worked for Action Gaming, and as of 2021, serves as the president for Navegante Game Technologies and Vice President of Corporate Development for the Spectrum Gaming Group.

Source:

Stephen P. Grogan Papers. approximately 1960-2020. MS-00867. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Related Collections

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

Grogan, Stephen and Pamela. Interview. 2014 June 30, OH-2779. West Charleston Neighborhoods--an Oral History Project of Ward 1. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Stephen P. Grogan Papers, approximately 1960-2020. MS-00867. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00867
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2017 and 2020 by Stephen P. Grogan; accession numbers 2017-146, 2020-099.

Storage Location

Some materials are stored in the Lied Automated Storage and Retrieval Unit (LASR). Advanced notice may be required to access these materials.

Processing Note

In 2018, Tammi Kim accessioned the collection and created the finding aid in ArchivesSpace. Files were transferred off of optical discs and access surrogates created. In 2021, Tammi Kim accessioned the 2020 addition and updated the finding aid.

Appraisal Note

Twenty five decorative slot machine glasses in this collection were appraised and removed from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries Special Collections and Archives' holdings. The materials were subsequently transferred to the Nevada State Museum. Please contact specoll.techserv@unlv.edu for more information.

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