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Terry Ritter Collection (MS-00773)

Abstract

The Terry Ritter Collection, dating from approximately 1995-2012, contains six color prints of Ritter's artwork depicting Las Vegas, Nevada showgirls. There is also one convention flier advertising her artwork.

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Date
Approximately 1995-2012
Extent
0.66 Cubic Feet (1 oversize box)
1.35 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
Related People/Corporations
Creator: Ritter, Terry
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Scope and Contents Note

The Terry Ritter Collection, dating from approximately 1995-2012, contains six color prints of Ritter's artwork depicting Las Vegas, Nevada showgirls. There is also one convention flier advertising her artwork.

Biographical / Historical Note

Artist, author, and entertainer Terry Ritter began performing on the Las Vegas Strip in 1975, and later retired in 1993 to devote herself fully to her artwork. She wanted to capture the mystique of the showgirl and the extravagant productions, once so popular on the Las Vegas Strip, before the shows vanished completely. Her artistry garnered her a commission to paint a fifty-foot mural in the International Terminal (Terminal 3) at McCarran Airport. It has been welcoming visitors since June 9th, 2012.

Source:

"Terry Ritter Fine Art," accessed November 2, 2015, http://www.terryritterart.com/art/mccarran-mural.php

Arrangement

Material remains in original order.

Preferred Citation

Terry Ritter Collection, undated. MS-00773. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00773
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated by Kelli Luchs via the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) in 2015; accession number 2015-092.

Processing Note

Material was processed in 2015 by Joyce Moore.

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