Finding Primary Sources

Primary sources in Special Collections and Archives

Focuses on the history and culture of Las Vegas, Southern Nevada, the gaming industry, and UNLV itself.

Contains many different types of primary sources including letters, diaries, photographs, maps, and architectural drawings. These provide firsthand testimony or direct evidence on a historical topic.

Primary source collections available online

Access many different online primary source databases including letters and diaries, newspapers, periodicals, themed and archival collections, books and pamphlets, government publications, and photos and images.

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