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Cliff Olsen Professional Papers

Identifier

MS-00529

Abstract

The collection, 1949 to 2006, was compiled by Clifford Olsen, a containment physicist at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). It consists of research notes and working papers written by Olsen and other scientists, publications, epoxy aggregate samples, work-related correspondence, nuclear-test-event data, and interviews conducted by Olsen with work colleagues involved with the NTS.

Archival Collection

The Gem Bar and Rioville Ferry Ledgers

Identifier

MS-00530

Abstract

The Gem Bar and Rioville Ferry Ledgers consist of of three ledgers, two of which date from 1911 to 1913 for The Gem, owned and operated by John Wesley Horden. The bar was built in 1905, and located on Block 16 in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. The third ledger is of unknown origin, and is a record book of travellers crossing the Colorado River using the Rioville, Nevada ferry. Rioville, Nevada (first known as Junction City) was a settlement founded by Latter-day Saints in what they thought was Utah Territory in 1869, now under Lake Mead and within Clark County, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Bill Beam Papers

Identifier

MS-00531

Abstract

The Bill Beam Papers document the career of miner and poetry enthusiast Bill (William) Beam from 1955 to 2004. The papers contain mining materials, photographs, and poetry from mines Beam worked in around the Southwestern United States. Also included are two albums of photographs from the Nevada Test Site.

Archival Collection

John F. Campbell Papers

Identifier

MS-00532

Abstract

The John F. Campbell Papers (1964-2004) are comprised of material from his 27 years working at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) as an engineer and mine supervisor. Included is information about the various tunnels used for nuclear testing that Campbell worked on, completion schedules, maps, and photographs. Also included are newspaper clippings, newsletters, bulletins, and pamphlets connected with or relating to the Test Site. There are awards, correspondence, and medical papers that reference illnesses of Test Site workers.

Archival Collection

Las Vegas Philharmonic Orchestra Publications

Identifier

MS-00534

Abstract

The Las Vegas Philharmonic Orchestra Publications (1998-2013) primarily includes programs from the orchestra's seasons as well as for special concerts like the 4th of July, Soiree, and other one-time special events. Also included in this collection are copies of the orchestra's newsletter, Con Brio.

Archival Collection

Gay Kauffman Nevada Test Site Papers

Identifier

MS-00535

Abstract

The collection includes materials from the Nevada Test Site (1955-1967) including newsletters published by the Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Co., Inc. and photographs of Southern Nevada flora, fauna, and archaeology. It also includes photographs of test explosions at the Nevada Test Site, as well as photographs documenting a visit from North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) officials and a visit from John F. Kennedy to the Nevada Test Site. The collection also contains an oversized poster of an atomic explosion and one of a nuclear rocket development station.

Archival Collection

Carratelli Family Collection on Gay Rights in Nevada

Identifier

MS-00536

Abstract

The Carratelli Family Collection on Gay Rights in Nevada (1992-2002) consists of documents and ephemera from various gay rights organizations and events in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to documents, fliers, and meeting minutes, the collection houses a box of t-shirts from various gay events and campaigns. The collection is especially focused on issues of Gay Pride organizing.

Archival Collection

Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada Records

Identifier

MS-00537

Abstract

The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada records (1992-2002) includes news articles; institutional records such as bylaws, agendas, and meeting minutes; ephemera; and programs for the Gay & Lesbian Community Center's annual Honorarium fundraiser.

Archival Collection

Willard H. George Furrier, Ltd. Scrapbooks

Identifier

MS-00538

Abstract

The Willard H. George Furrier, Ltd. Scrapbooks are comprised primarily of three leatherbound scrapbooks containing black-and-white and sepia toned photographs taken from the 1920s through 1955. The scrapbooks feature actresses from Hollywood, California wearing furs designed and created by furrier Willard H. George. Actresses of note include Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, and Greta Garbo.

Archival Collection

Las Vegas Monorail Records

Identifier

MS-00539

Abstract

The Las Vegas Monorail Records (1971-1980) consist of articles, newspaper clippings, agency reports, and correspondence concerning the 1970s effort to construct a Las Vegas, Nevada mass-transit monorail system. Materials document the project conception, development, and ultimate failureroughout the 1970s.

Archival Collection