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UNLV University Libraries Collection of Nevada Calendars (MS-00990)


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) University Libraries Collection of Nevada Calendars consists of promotional calendars from organizations, institutions, and corporate bodies operating or based in Nevada from 1908 to 2016. Materials include advertising calendars from the Union Pacific Railroad, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., and the Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. It also includes calendars from businesses and organizations in Las Vegas, Nevada that no longer exist.

Finding Aid PDF
1908 to 2016
bulk 1970 to 2016
2.44 Cubic Feet (2 boxes, 3 oversized boxes, and 1 flat file)
7.15 Linear Feet
Resource Type
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 University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) University Libraries Collection of Nevada Calendars (1908-2016) consists of calendars depicting Nevada and the Southwestern United States, and calendars created by businesses and organizations located in Las, Vegas, Nevada and Southern Nevada. The calendars are primarily advertisements for local and regional institutions. The collection also contains calendars from Las Vegas establishments that no longer exist and Nevada ghost towns, as well as calendars from the Nevada Historical Society depicting activities and locations important to Nevada and its history. The materials also includes a calendar with photographs of prominent African Americans in Las Vegas (2002) and a calendar from the Hadassah Las Vegas chapter (1975-1976). It also includes calendars created by Union Pacific Railroad and Trans World Airlines depicting Southern Nevada and the Southwest.


Materials are arranged chronologically.

Preferred Citation

UNLV University Libraries Collection of Nevada Calendars, 1908-2016. MS-00990. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Acquisition Note

Materials were received periodically from 1960 to 2016; accession number 2019-122.

Processing Note

In 2019, as a part of an archival backlog elimination project, Ryan DiPaolo rehoused and arranged the collection, wrote the finding aid, and entered the data into ArchivesSpace.

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