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Bruce Turner Collection on Transportation and Water in Southern Nevada (MS-00648)

Abstract

The Bruce Turner Collection on Transportation and Water in Southern Nevada contains reports, publications, legal files, project proposals, journal articles, financial reports, photographs, and maps concerning transportation policy and water usage in Southern Nevada from 1980 to 2014. The collection contains documents from organizations including the Regional Transportation Commissions of Clark County and Southern Nevada, the Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management, Clark County Comprehensive Planning, the Urban Land Institute, the City of Las Vegas Neighborhood Services Department, the Southern Nevada Water Authority, and the Las Vegas Valley Water District.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
1980 to 2014
Extent
15.94 Cubic Feet (33 boxes and 1 oversized flat file)
19.98 Linear Feet
1,177 digital_files (6.190 GB)
Resource Type
Collection
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Conditions Governing Access

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.

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Scope and Contents

The Bruce Turner Collection on Transportation and Water in Southern Nevada contains reports, publications, legal files, project proposals, journal articles, financial , photographs, and maps concerning transportation policy and water usage in Southern Nevada from 1980 to 2014. The collection contains documents from organizations including the Regional Transportation Commissions of Clark County and Southern Nevada, the Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management, Clark County Comprehensive Planning, the Urban Land Institute, the City of Las Vegas Neighborhood Services Department, the Southern Nevada Water Authority, and the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Some of the files in the collection have corresponding digital files and were transferred off optical discs.

Biographical / Historical Note

Bruce Turner acted as the Director of Planning Services for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada between February 1990 and June 2010. He also served as a commander in the United States Navel Reserve between August 1968 and June 1995. Turner received a Ph.D. in Sociology in 2012 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas after defending his dissertation titled "Cooperation, Competition and the Development of Institutional Capacity: Civil Rights and Public Transportation in Southern Nevada." To do so, Turner collected research material while working for the Transportation Commission. Turner previously taught sociology part time at the College of Southern Nevada, and has since taught sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, beginning in 2017.

Source:

Turner, Bruce Edwin, User Profile, LinkedIn. Accessed February 28, 2019. https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruce-turner-40a1b055/

Arrangement

Materials are arranged by topic.

Preferred Citation

Bruce Turner Collection on Transportation and Water in Southern Nevada, 1980-2014. MS-00648. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00648
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated in 2014 by Bruce Turner; accession number 2014-039.

Processing Information

The collection was minimally processed by Tom Sommer, while the biographical and scope and contents notes were written by Lindsay Oden in 2015 at the time of accessioning. In 2019, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Jimmy Chang rehoused the collection and revised the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards. In 2020, Sarah Jones processed the born-digital material and transferred files off the optical discs.

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