In the Shade of the Royal Oak: Gaming by Royal Patent in Restoration England


Apr. 26, 2021, 3pm to 4pm

Office/Remote Location



This William R. Eadington Fellow colloquium will explore the origins of commercial gaming using UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives' collection of historic gaming literature with a focus on works from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Guest Speaker: John Eglin, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of Montana, Missoula

The William R. Eadington Fellowship program is sponsored by the UNLV Center for Gaming Research in the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives and funds scholarly research into our collections on gaming and Las Vegas.

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Su Kim Chung

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University Libraries Special Collections & Archives

UNLV Center for Gaming Research