News: Special Collections and Archives

collage of historic newspaper front pages
Business and Community | February 21, 2023

The historical newspaper, published from 1963 to 2014, focused on Las Vegas’ Black community.

books related to Nevada plantlife
Arts and Culture | October 26, 2022

UNLV Special Collections exhibition showcases the work produced by activists, artists, and researchers dedicated to protecting the land and species that make Nevada unique.

detail of illustration on 1950s El Rancho menu
Campus News | July 11, 2022

“Menus, Theater, and the Marketplace” lecture scheduled July 14.

archival photo of man peering into water
Research | May 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

group of 5 people
People | November 12, 2021

Explore the UNLV Libraries’ Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project 

A panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip in the early 1980s.
Campus News | July 21, 2021

Former Caesars executive Robert Paluzzi's panoramic photos, now a part of Special Collections, chronicle '70s and '80s Las Vegas and well beyond.

drawing of showgirl costume
Arts and Culture | July 8, 2021

UNLV Special Collections' archive of Las Vegas entertainment materials tell the story of this unique form of entertainment.

A man stands in front of a portrait
Arts and Culture | May 4, 2021

Las Vegas Sun cartoonist Mike Smith’s enduring legacy of political commentary, art, and wit will now be a permanent part of UNLV Special Collections.

Artist Mike Smith standing next to file cabinets filled with his art
Business and Community | March 10, 2021

More than 13,000 illustrations from noted Las Vegas Sun editorial cartoon artist Mike Smith will be preserved, archived, and made available for research.

Two women look over paperwork
People | February 24, 2021

Oral History Research Center Director Claytee White examines redevelopment plans for neighborhood in next episode of 'We Need to Talk'

view of LDS temple and Las Vegas cityscape
Research | January 27, 2021

BYU professor presents Eadington lecture on the research he uncovered at UNLV Libraries.

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UNLV History | April 22, 2020

UNLV Rebels raised awareness for environmental issues with a teach-in 50 years ago. Today, there are still lessons from the movement.