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Joe Andre Papers

Identifier

MS-00213

Abstract

The Joe Andre papers are comprised of scrapbook materials and feature articles collected by Joe Andre to document his life and career. Materials range from 1920 to 1980, with the focus of the materials on the 1920s to 1930s. The scrapbook documents Andre's career as a band leader in Nevada, and the articles trace his journey through Nevada as a musician, restaurant owner and shop owner.

Archival Collection

UNLV University Libraries Collection on Nevada Gaming Fiftieth Anniversary

Identifier

MS-00214

Abstract

The Nevada Gaming Fiftieth Anniversary collection consists of materials dating from 1981 related to the fiftieth anniversary of the legalization of gaming in the state of Nevada. Included in the collection are programs, invitations, and memorabila commemorating the fiftieth anniversary that were collected by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Special Collections.

Archival Collection

MX (Missile eXperimental) Reviews and Reports

Identifier

MS-00215

Abstract

The MX (Missile eXperimental) Reviews and Reports (1980-1981) contain impact study reports and committee reports from various Southern Nevada agencies. There are also correspondence and newspaper clippings from the Shoshoni Sacred Land Association.

Archival Collection

Jim and Effie Spicer Papers

Identifier

MS-00216

Abstract

The Jim and Effie Spicer Papers (1979-1982) contain two chapters from the book The History of Pahrump Valley, which talks about the Spicers, newspaper clippings, and a transcribed copy of the diary of Jim Milligan, a miner from Nye County, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Southern Nevada Antique Bottle Club Records

Identifier

MS-00217

Abstract

The Southern Nevada Antique Bottle Club Records (1967-1975) contain the constitution, byLaws, membership lists, and copies of the club's newsletter, Punkin Seed.

Archival Collection

Leila Walker Gregory Papers

Identifier

MS-00218

Abstract

The Leila Walker Gregory Papers (1920-1979) consists of newspaper clippings and handwritten notes regarding the murder of Reed Walker, Leila's second husband who was Chief Building Inspector for Las Vegas, Nevada. Included are also notes and Mormon genealogy information on Leila and her third husband, Arthur Gregory, Gregory's diplomas, and correspondence.

Archival Collection

Joan Snyder Meadows Playhouse Collection

Identifier

MS-00219

Abstract

The Joan Snyder Meadows Playhouse Collection (1968-1981) consists of materials from the Meadows Playhouse, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas playhouse that was located on Maryland Parkway, south of the university campus. It includes architectural plans, interdepartmental and external correspondence and memos about designing a theater major program, examples of other university theater major requirements, press releases, copies of plays with set design and director’s notes, notes on student actors, photographs, production playbills, and newspaper clippings regarding various productions.

Archival Collection

Elizabeth Harrington Collection of Essays

Identifier

MS-00220

Abstract

This collection contains the original drafts of the thirteen essays that Elizabeth Harrington wrote about her life in early Las Vegas, Nevada. These articles were written from her memory and experiences of life in Las Vegas beginning in the early 1900s, and were published in the Nevadan section of the Las Vegas Review-Journal from 1975-1979.

Archival Collection

Jane Ham Legislative Papers

Identifier

MS-00221

Abstract

The Jane Ham Legislative Papers (1980-1981) document the legislative activities of Nevada Republican Assemblywoman Jane Ham during the 1981 legislative session. The collection consists of Legislative Bureau correspondence, memos, pamphlets, and draft legislative bills. Also included are reports, studies, and informal polls from private individuals and lobby groups expressing response to pending legislation.

Archival Collection

Mims-Sutro Company Records

Identifier

MS-00222

Abstract

Collection contains the stock ledger from 1905 for the Mims-Sutro Company, a mining company based in Goldfield, Nevada.

Archival Collection