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Current Special Collections and Archives News
UNLV Special Collections' archive of Las Vegas entertainment materials tell the story of this unique form of entertainment.
More than 13,000 illustrations from noted Las Vegas Sun editorial cartoon artist Mike Smith will be preserved, archived, and made available for research.
BYU professor presents Eadington lecture on the research he uncovered at UNLV Libraries.
UNLV Rebels raised awareness for environmental issues with a teach-in 50 years ago. Today, there are still lessons from the movement.
The records span nearly a half century and focus on the billionaire's movie enterprises beginning in the late 1920s.
Metadata librarian Darnelle Melvin says the coolest thing he has found in UNLV Libraries' collections is a hand-sketched map of the original Las Vegas city land plots
Special Collections and Archives In The News
At the time of this photo the new terminal had opened (off frame to the upper left) and the entrance to the airport re-routed to Paradise Rd. The original terminal seen here would soon be demolished.
The satellite of the L.A. nightspot finds inspiration in clubs of yesteryear like the Cocoanut Grove.
When the straw-marquetry radial doors swing open and guests glide down the dramatic split Streamline Moderne staircases, showgirls hit the luminescent stage and the band strikes its first chord — the two-years-in-the-making Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas will finally debut.
An old African proverb states that “When an elder dies, a library burns to the ground.”
Just days before her death last month, Elizabeth von Till Warren received, perhaps, the gift of a lifetime at her 87th birthday celebration.
The evolution of Las Vegas has been nothing short of spectacular.