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Nevada Council on Compulsive Gambling Records

Identifier
MS-00494
Abstract

The Nevada Council on Compulsive Gambling Records (1978-1995) contains organizational records, correspondence, programs, services, and outreach publications.

Archival Collection

Gambling - Transportation of Gambling Devices - general, 1951

Level of Description
File
Archival Collection
Union Pacific Railroad Collection
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Collection Number: MS-00397
Collection Name: Union Pacific Railroad Collection
Box/Folder: Box 76 (Restrictions apply)

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Gambling, 1992-2003

Level of Description
Series
Scope and Contents

The gambling series of the MGM Mirage Corporation Records dates from 1992 to 2003. This series includes correspondence, files on the impact of gaming, and regulation. The majority of this series contains files from the American Gaming Association about gambling addiction and responsible gaming.

Archival Collection
MGM Mirage Corporation Records
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Collection Number: MS-00096
Collection Name: MGM Mirage Corporation Records
Box/Folder: N/A

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Photograph of Gambling Club, 1910-1920

Date
1910 to 1920
Archival Collection
Description
Men posing around a table at a gambling club. Standing 4th from the left is John Wesley Horden.

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Books, guides, and magazines about gambling and gambling chips

Level of Description
File
Archival Collection
Harvey's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino Collection
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Collection Number: MS-00475
Collection Name: Harvey's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino Collection
Box/Folder: N/A

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Evelyn and J.C. Gamble oral history interview

Identifier
OH-02097
Abstract

Oral history interview with Evelyn and J.C. Gamble conducted by Claytee D. White on August 31, 2010 for the Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Evelyn discusses living on the Westside in the 1950s and describes the development of that area. J.C. recalls his years in the United States Air Force and experiences stationed at Nellis Air Force Base. Lastly, J.C. describes why the Westside was off limits for active Air Force members, and the two speak about their employment at the Nevada Test Site.

Archival Collection

Julian Taber Collection on Gambling Addiction

Identifier
MS-00578
Abstract

The Julian Taber Collection on Gambling Addiction (1977-1988) includes papers, proposals, internal reports, memoranda, and newspaper articles chronicling the work of Julian Taber, an early specialist in the field of gambling addiction. The majority of the collection relates to Taber’s work and pilot programs at the Brecksville Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital in Brecksville, Ohio, with select materials pertaining to an alcohol dependency treatment program he coordinated at the VA hospital in Reno, Nevada.

Archival Collection

"Gambling and Problem Gambling in Iowa: A Replication Survey", 1995

Level of Description
File
Archival Collection
Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers
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Collection Number: MS-00561
Collection Name: Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers
Box/Folder: Box 092 (Restrictions apply)

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Photograph of gambling tables, Goldfield (Nev.), 1926

Date
1926
Description
A black and white photograph of men at the Northern posing with gambling tables in Goldfield, Nevada.

Image

Rena Nora Papers on Gambling Addiction

Identifier
MS-00584
Abstract

The Rena Nora Papers on Gambling Addiction (1978-2009) consist of the personal correspondence, research notes, and publications of psychiatrist Rena Nora. In addition to positions in New Jersey and New York, Dr. Nora was the Chief of Psychiatric Services at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she focused on issues of compulsive gambling. The papers also house several compact disks which contain presentations that Dr. Nora gave at various conferences on problem gambling in the United States.

Archival Collection