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Ellen B. Jensen Papers (MS-00133)

Abstract

The Ellen B. Jensen papers comprise the research notes, drafts with edits, carbons, and articles written by the Las Vegas, Nevada journalist Ellen Jensen who was the editor of and writer for the monthly Las Vegas Review Journal Jr. and writer for the Las Vegas Sun ("Sunday Scene") and Las Vegas Review Journal ("The Nevadan") from 1966 to 1969. Jensen wrote about many topics of interest to Las Vegans, including travel and recreation in southern Nevada, hotel and casino administration and construction, and local nightlife and entertainment.

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Date
1966-1969
Extent
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Resource Type
Papers
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Access Note

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Scope and Contents Note

The Ellen B. Jensen papers comprise the research notes, drafts with edits, carbons, and articles written by the Las Vegas, Nevada journalist Ellen Jensen who was the editor of and writer for the monthly Las Vegas Review Journal Jr. and writer for the Las Vegas Sun ("Sunday Scene") and Las Vegas Review Journal ("The Nevadan") from 1966 to 1969. Jensen wrote about many topics of interest to Las Vegans, including travel and recreation in southern Nevada, hotel and casino administration and construction, and local nightlife and entertainment.

Biographical / Historical Note

Ellen B. Jensen was a Las Vegas, Nevada newspaper editor and writer active in the late 1960s. She edited and wrote for the monthly Las Vegas Review Journal Jr. from November 1968 to August 1969 and used the bylines Ellen B. Jensen, Jenell, and Ellie. She also wrote articles for the Las Vegas Sun ("Sunday Scene") and Las Vegas Review Journal ("The Nevadan") from 1966 to 1969. Jensen wrote about many topics of interest to Las Vegans, including travel and recreation in southern Nevada, hotel and casino administration and construction, and local nightlife and entertainment. Jensen also freelanced as a magazine writer and her article "Vegas Cool" was published in Woodall's Trailer Travel in July 1968.

Arrangement

Material is arranged by subject.

Preferred Citation

Ellen B. Jensen Papers, 1966-1969. MS-00133. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::MS00133
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated by Ellen B. Jensen; accession number T-018.

Processing Note

Material was processed by Special Collections staff. An inventory and notes about Jensen's articles, written by Jensen, can be found in folder 1 and in the collection's source file. In 2014, as part of a legacy finding aid conversion project, Hannah Robinson wrote a collection description and entered the data into ArchivesSpace.

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