Topic: UNLV Special Collections

A man and woman embrace at the Latinx/UNLV meeting.
Business and Community | July 17, 2019
Students conducting interviews say the project allows them to reconnect to their heritage.
A pile of books is topped by a special edition of Candide by Voltaire.
Research | June 4, 2019
June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy. As men fought their way through France, it was books like these that helped sustain them during wartime.
Two workers lean in to work on a model of the Bellagio.
Arts and Culture | April 25, 2019
Eadington Fellow Dorothy Barenscott examines what role art plays in the rebranding of the Vegas gaming experience.
A woman plays chuck-a-luck
Research | June 6, 2018
As gaming proliferates nationwide, what becomes of women who become addicted, and turn to crime? An Eadington Fellow aims to find out.
Aaron Mayes stands in front of his photos
Arts and Culture | February 7, 2018
Special Collections exhibit Built takes a wide look at what makes Las Vegas, Las Vegas.
Muhammad Ali
Arts and Culture | June 27, 2017
Seeing the African-American enclave through the lens of photographer Clinton Wright
showgirl costume design
Arts and Culture | December 15, 2015
Jubilee!, the last of the classic showgirl shows will soon be no more. Go behind the scenes of the Strip's most celebrated stages in the entertainment archives of the UNLV Libraries.
Lee M. Hanover
Research | May 26, 2015
One of this year's Calvert Award winners for undergraduate researchers on how to avoid getting overwhelmed by massive amounts of research materials.
The Compleat Gamester
Research | May 12, 2015
When did society start linking problem gambling to the concept of addiction? Medical historian Celeste Chamberland discusses the origins in the May 14 Eadington Fellows lecture.
Swimming pool scene at the Riviera Hotel
Arts and Culture | May 6, 2015
The vast archives within University Libraries preserve the history of the now-shuttered casino. Su Kim Chung, head of special collections public services, offers a peek inside.
Items from Las Vegas Strip production Folies Bergere
Campus News | April 30, 2015
Lied Library Exhibit (May through October) and panel event (May 17) explores translation of large-scale productions ‘Lido de Paris’ and ‘Folies Bergère' from Parisian stage to Las Vegas Strip.
Detail of printer's ornament from Rodotà's "De' giuochi d'industria
Research | April 14, 2015
Researcher digs into the early treatises in UNLV's Special Collections to discover how the culture of gambling shaped Renaissance Rome.