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Evelyn Stuckey Papers

Identifier

MS-00265

Abstract

The Evelyn Stuckey Papers date from 1940 to 1972 and document Stuckey's experience as a physical education teacher at Las Vegas High School (LVHS) in Las Vegas, Nevada and founder of the LVHS Rhythmettes dance group. The collection contains personal and educational materials from Stuckey’s college years, personal correspondence, and photographs. It also contains materials documenting the Rhythmettes' activities including travel plans, posters and fliers, news clippings, and group rosters.

Archival Collection

Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs Records

Identifier

MS-00266

Abstract

The Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs (NFWC) Records date from 1907 until 1999 and document the administration, activities, and publications of the NFWC. During the twentieth century, the NFWC included member clubs from throughout the state of Nevada including the Mesquite Club in Las Vegas, the Reno Women's Civic Club, and the Lamoille Women's Club. The collection includes meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, publications, reports, and newspaper clippings.

Archival Collection

Ortiz Family Collection on the Las Vegas 51s Baseball Team

Identifier

MS-00267

Abstract

The Ortiz Family Collection on the Las Vegas 51s Baseball Team consists of programs, baseball cards, posters, newspaper clippings, and seasonal media guides from 1983 to 2010. The bulk of material is from 1983-2000, when the Las Vegas Stars franchise was affiliated with the San Diego Padres. In 1983, a Pacific Coast Minor League franchise moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, and became the Las Vegas Stars. The team was an affiliate of the San Diego Padres from 1983 to 2000, and in 2001 the name changed to the Las Vegas 51s. The team was then affiliated with the Los Angeles Dodgers (2001-2008), the Toronto Blue Jays (2009-2012), and the New York Mets (2013-2018). Now the Las Vegas Aviators, the team is affliated with the Oakland A's (2019-present).

Archival Collection

Maury Stevens Papers

Identifier

MS-00268

Abstract

The Maury Stevens Papers are mainly comprised of advertising and publicity materials related to the Las Vegas, Nevada hospitality and entertainment industry from 1953 to 1981. The collection includes both published and unpublished materials collected and created by Maury Stevens as a result of his work in advertising in Las Vegas. Formats include magazines, newspaper clippings, show programs, photographs, and brochures.

Archival Collection

Muriel Stevens Papers

Identifier

MS-00269

Abstract

The Muriel Stevens Papers (1969-2006) consist of materials documenting Stevens' career as a television cooking show host and newspaper columnist in Las Vegas, Nevada. Newspaper articles, correspondence, ephemera, certificates, and photographs provide information about her career, and to a lesser extent, her personal life. The collection also includes publications and records documenting the Nevada State Dairy Commission and the Las Vegas hospitality industry. The Video Recordings series consists mainly of episodes of the Muriel Stevens Show.

Archival Collection

Las Vegas City Engineering and Planning Department Reports

Identifier

MS-00270

Abstract

The Las Vegas City Engineering and Planning Department Reports (1951-1981) consist of urban planning reports, transportation and parking studies, and environmental impact assessments concerning the greater Las Vegas, Nevada metropolitan area. In addition to general issues of urban planning, the collection contains materials relating to the expansion of Interstate 15 through West Las Vegas in the 1970s and early 1980s.

Archival Collection

Grace Hayes Papers

Identifier

MS-00271

Abstract

The Grace Hayes Papers (1900-1989) include personal papers and financial papers pertaining to the Grace Hayes Lodge (formerly the Red Rooster), a nightclub on the Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection includes financial documents, newspaper clippings about Hayes and her family, personal correspondence, career mementos, legal documents, and photograph albums.

Archival Collection

C. D. Baker Engineering Field Notebooks

Identifier

MS-00272

Abstract

The C. D. Baker Engineering Field Notebooks are comprised of the notebooks and informational texts Charles Duncan "C. D." Baker created and used between 1909 and 1966 while he served as the County Surveyor for Clark County, Nevada and the City Engineer for Las Vegas, Nevada. The field notebooks contain survey coordinates and elevation data for much of early Las Vegas and provide important information on early property boundaries, historical elevations, and lengths of streets from the 1920s to the 1960s. There are also oversized right of way maps for Clark County, Nevada.

Archival Collection

John Ponticello Papers

Identifier

MS-00273

Abstract

The John Ponticello Papers are comprised of materials related to Ponticello's experiences in Las Vegas, Nevada between 1956 and 1971 with an emphasis on his Research Gambling Game Project, which he conducted and published between 1968 and 1971. The collection includes materials regarding gaming licenses and applications, research agreements, descriptions of the project, and publications about the research project. Also included are materials from Ponticello's experiences in Las Vegas such as business cards, county work cards, and souvenir photographs.

Archival Collection

Martha C. Knack and Omer C. Stewart Research Papers on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

Identifier

MS-00274

Abstract

The Martha C. Knack and Omer C. Stewart Research Papers on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe contains materials collected by Stewart and Knack as research for their 1984 book, As Long as the River Shall Run: An Ethnohistory of Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation. The collection focuses on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in Northeastern Nevada from 1845 to 1975 and include letters, journal articles, legal documents, government documents, treatises, and records. All materials are photocopies of documents that date between approximately 1845 to 1980.

Archival Collection