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The July Database of the Month is American Consumer Culture. Access to this database, provided free for all UNLV students, faculty, and staff, can be accessed off-campus using your ACE account.… more

Figure 1: Archival objects from the Karl Carsony Papers, including Carsony’s

To celebrate the Fourth of July, the Music Library has put together a playlist of patriotic music available to listen to for free for all UNLV students, faculty, and staff on Naxos. The music is… more

🕒 August 27, 2018

With the construction of Hoover Dam all but finished, and the gaming and tourisms industries still in their infancy, the future of Las Vegas in 1937 held no certainties.

🕒 August 16, 2018

The Las Vegas Centennial Commission has awarded UNLV University Libraries a $50,000 grant to support the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project.

🕒 August 2, 2018

Crowd watching sporting event at park opening in Los Angeles, CA, c. 1911

Melise Leech is an archival processing assistant  in UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. 

🕒 July 23, 2018
Homepage collage for the Entertainment Collections

In her introductory blog post, Doris Morgan Rueda provides some perspective on the digital hum

🕒 February 13, 2018

The Mary Etta Syphus family home in Panaca, Nevada, where the packet of letters were found hidden in a wall years after the house had been abandoned.  Photo taken approximately 1973. (MS-00169) 

🕒 January 24, 2018

Special Collections & Archives will host an opening celebration for our next exhibit, BUILT: A Photographic Survey of the Built Environment of the Las Vegas Valley, on Friday, Feb. 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library.

🕒 January 24, 2018

A new exhibit showcasing the extreme diversity of the built environment in Las Vegas is now open on the first floor of Lied Library.

🕒 January 11, 2018
Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellows, Dr. Dana Herrera and Dr.
🕒 December 14, 2017
Lied Library, exterior

Special Collections and Archives in the UNLV University Libraries will receive a $100,000 Humanities Access Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a project to document the contributions of Latino communities to the devel

🕒 October 23, 2017

"America's Great Gamble" project staff at work on the NHPRC-funded project. 

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