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UNLV Announces New Digital Collection: Showgirls

By Cory Lampert on February 27, 2007 12:37 PM | Permalink
main_graphic.jpg NEW! The UNLV Libraries Showgirls Collection is now available at www.library.unlv.edu/showgirls/ The Showgirls collection documents the unique history of the Las Vegas entertainment industry. Many artists and entrepreneurs were influential in the birth of a Las Vegas icon: the showgirl. Showgirls features unique materials relating to costume design and theatrical productions associated with the history of Las Vegas entertainment. The collection features costume design sketches, photographic prints, and illustrations featuring various productions and the theatrical artists who created them: including producers, dancers, and choreographers. There are 211 items selected from seven collections: the Donn Arden Collection, the Las Vegas Show Costumes Design Collection, the Las Vegas News Bureau Collection, the Jean Devlyn Design Scrapbook, the Harold Minsky Collection, the Sands Hotel Collection, and the José Luis Viñas Collection. All collections are housed at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the Special Collections at the University Libraries. Acknowledgements Collection Development: Peter Michel, Director of Special Collections Metadata Consultant: Kathy Rankin, Special Collections Cataloger Project Team: Cory Lampert, Digitization Projects Librarian Annie Sattler, Digitization Technician/Indexer Linda Ittenbach, Graphics/Multimedia Designer John Fox, Information Systems Specialist Kee Choi, Web Technical Support Manager Michael Yunkin, Web Content/Metadata Manager Hong Zhang, Application Developer

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