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Archer, John
Coll #: MS-00111
Date: 1973
Extent: 0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Location: 1:1:2
The collection consists solely of one spiral bound copy of galley notes for his book, "The Archer Method of Winning at Blackjack" published in 1973.
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Arnie and Sheila Wexler Professional Papers
Coll #: MS-00579
Date: 1976-2006
Extent: 5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Location: A 1:5:1 - A 1:5:3
The Arnie and Sheila Wexler Professional Papers consist of the professional materials dating from 1976 to 2006 of Arnie and Sheila Wexler, compulsive gambling counselors from New Jersey. The papers include documents, articles, videotapes, and audiocassettes on various aspects of problem, compulsive, and pathological gambling.
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Becker, Patricia Scrapbooks
Coll #: MS-00645
Date: 1976-2013
Extent: 4 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: B IS 1.4.3
The Patricia Becker Scrapbooks reflect the professional activities of "Patty" Becker from 1976 to 2013. Materials include photographs, awards, correspondence, and newspaper articles documenting Patricia Becker's career. Included are articles related to her appointment as the Executive Director of the UNLV International Gaming Institute in 2005 as well as a Harrah's Senior Executive Organization Chart from 1984 to 1993.
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Binion's Horseshoe
Coll #: MS-00325
Date: 1920s-2003 (inclusive), 1970-1989 (bulk)
Extent: 9.5 Linear Feet (10 boxes, 1 flat file)
Location: 4:9:3 - 4:9:6
The collection spans a significant period in the history of Binion's Horseshoe Club, one of the most notable casino-hotels in downtown Las Vegas, which was owned and operated by the Binion family from 1951 to 2004. Its contents reflect the contributions of patriarch and local celebrity Benny Binion to the gaming industry and his effect upon gaming in Las Vegas. Primarily covering the last decade of Binion's life up until his death in 1989, the collection details the proceedings and media coverage of the World Series of Poker, hosted at the Horseshoe from 1970 until 2004, a significant endeavor that fundamentally changed the way that poker was viewed and played in the industry. The records also provide documentation on the promotional and advertising activities of the casino, as well as reflecting the influence of the Binions, especially Benny, in Las Vegas. The records consist mostly of publicity and promotional materials that include press releases and press kits, news and ad clippings, photographs, and advertising campaigns and ad copy, mainly generated by the office of Binion press agent Henri Bollinger.
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Boardwalk Hotel and Casino Records
Coll #: MS-00093
Date: 1995-2005
Extent: 7.4 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
Location: MS 11:8:1 - 11:8:2, RS 2:4:7
The Boardwalk Hotel and Casino records, dating from 1995 to 2003, contain two security and exchange documents, promotional and entertainment materials, player's club information and photographs. Also included are plans for an operational tracking system of players.
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Boyd Gaming Corporation Records
Coll #: MS-00513
Date: 1994-2006
Extent: 5.9 linear feet (7 boxes)
Location: MS 11.4.4 - 11.4.6
The Boyd Gaming Corporation Records (1994-2006) consists of brochures, ephemera, magazines, reports, and video tapes of the Boyd Gaming Corporation, a Las Vegas, Nevada business specializing in gaming and hotel development.
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Central Credit Collection
Coll #: 2008-20
Date: 1956-1987
Extent: 6.8 linear feet (6 boxes and 1 flat file)
Location: A 1:3:4 - A 1:3:6; MC MS 11:O
Central Credit was established by Todd Early, a cashier at the Mapes Hotel in Reno, in 1956 to provide Reno casinos a centralized warehouse for casino check and credit information based upon "early returns", daily lists of returned checks provided by subscribing casinos. Casino cashiers called Central Credit on a direct line to check a customer's past credit, allowing casinos to share player information through secure lines. Later, banks and law enforcement agencies utilized Central Credit to assist in the identification of suspected bad checks. In 1964 Todd Early established Central Credit Inc. in Las Vegas to serve the Las Vegas casinos which were for several years unwilling to participate in any information sharing service. In 1970 a group of London casinos subscribed to Central Credit. The collection consists of corporate documents; financial records and ledgers; computer system/database development; phone logs; file cards; metal flip panels with Lindex strips; photographs; directories; business cards; Todd Early's personal calendars/diaries.

Charter Hospital of Las Vegas, Nevada Records on Problem Gambling
Coll #: MS-00320
Date: 1968 - 1987
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 Box)
Location: MS 4:10:6
The Charter Hospital of Las Vegas, Nevada Records on Problem Gambling are comprised of various professional papers, reports, articles, and documents related to compulsive gambling and pathological gambling dating from 1968 to 1987. The focus of the records are on compulsive gambling, therapy and treatments, and Gambler's Anonymous. Many of the papers included are copies of articles and conference papers about problem gaming.
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Clark, Thomas PhD
Coll #: 89-73
Date: 1953 - 1987
Extent: 3.78 linear feet (9 document boxes)
Location: 4:12:4 - 4:12:5
Collection is comprised of the research files of UNLV linguistics professor and author, Thomas Clark, Ph.D. It includes gambling “How-to” guides distributed by the casinos, World Series of Poker Annuals, articles about the history and future of gambling, a copy of An Introduction to Casino Management, a Gaming Control Board Questionnaire and other State Gaming Board information. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Claudine Williams Papers
Coll #: MS-00094
Date: 1963-2009
Extent: 13.7 Linear Feet (23 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: RS 2.5.1, MS Map Case 11:C, A 2.6.4 - A 2.6.7
The Claudine Williams papers cover the years 1965 through 2009. The collection includes awards, contracts, personal and business correspondence, news clippings, her work in the community, and extensive information on her hotel and gaming properties, including the Silver Slipper, Holiday Inn Hotel, Holiday Casino, and Harrah's.
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Dombrink, John
Coll #: 93-14
Date: 1977
Extent: 11 linear feet (9 record storage boxes)
Location: 4:8:4 - 4:7:2
Collection contains an oral history by Mary Glass, and newspaper articles about gambling: effects gambling has on a community, gambling and crime, who should control gaming and the limits of the Nevada Board of Gaming, and a history of gambling in Nevada. Also included in this collection are issues of the Las Vegas Valley Almanac, Nevada Employment Salary Statistics and casino hotel guides.

Eadington, William R. professional papers
Coll #: MS-00646
Date: 1949-2009
Extent: 7.8 linear feet (8 boxes)
Location: 8.4.1 - 8.4.3, RS 2.5.3
The William R. Eadington Professional Papers (1949-2009) contain personal and published writings, notes from his University of Nevada, Reno classes on gaming and economics, awards and certificates, and Executive Development Program Conference articles. Also included is European, Asian, and American gaming information and London, England's Churches' Council on Gambling reports, financial statements, correspondence, and meeting minutes. There is also audiovisual material that contains personal and commercial recordings.
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Edwin Silberstang Papers
Coll #: MS-00188
Date: 1973
Extent: 9.6 linear feet (22 boxes)
Location: A 3.7.1 - A 3.7.4, A 3.8.7
The Edwin Silberstang collection contains rough draft, carbon, and final copies of the book, "Playboy's Book of Games".

Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers
Coll #: MS-00561
Date: 1948-2017
Extent: 254 boxes and 1 oversized box; 139.6 linear feet, 166.5 cubic feet
Location: LASR 6:1:1 - 6:2:7
The Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers (dating from 1948 to 2017, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1975 to 2005) contain research files, reports, and presentations about gambling written and collected by gaming consultant Eugene Martin Christiansen. Most of the collection is comprised of research files and reports about legalized gambling, casinos, hotels, racetracks, and entertainment venues, including the economic impacts of legalized gaming, feasibility studies for opening new casinos and racetracks, popularity of off-track betting, horse and dog racing, table games, gambling addiction, gaming regulation, taxes, lotteries, and Native American gaming. The collection also includes research files covering state and municipal regulation of gaming, significant individuals in the gaming industry, prominent hotels and casinos, gaming research conferences, financial reports, and international regulation of gaming. The collection also contains a small amount of business records from Christiansen’s entertainment company Feature Film Finance & Production.
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Friedman, William
Coll #: T94
Date: 1974 - 1982
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 record storage boxes)
Location: 2:11:3
Collection contains manuscript copies of the first and second editions of Bill Friedman's Casino Management and the rough draft of the second edition.

Gamlin, Art
Coll #: T76
Date: 1949 - 1950
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 record storage box)
Location: 1:12:4
Collection consists of sales binder of Arthur Gamlin & Co., a manufacturer of gaming tables, located in Kansas City, MO in 1949. Binder contains detailed price lists based on cloth costs, sizes and colors for table games such as blackjack, chemin de fer, craps and faro. Other materials in the collection include photographs, and negatives of the various gaming table layouts available.

Gary W. Royer Collection on Gaming
Coll #: MS-00658
Date: approximately 1955-1996
Extent: approximately 170 linear feet
Location: LASR 4.1.1 - LASR 4.2.7, MS MC 11:A, MS MC 12:G
The Gary Royer Papers on Gaming comprise gaming laws, regulations, financial data, and historical materials collected by Gary W. Royer in his roles as Certified Public Accountant, gaming consultant, and Nevada Gaming Control Board Audit Division Agent. Material focuses on gaming in the United States, and is particularly strong in documentation on the states of Nevada and New Jersey. Legal materials include statues, codes, regulations, revenue reports, Nevada Gaming Commission minutes, and Nevada State Gaming Control Board minutes. Material on casinos, racetracks, and sports betting facilities features data on select organizations, monthly revenue reports, occupancy rates, operations manuals, annual reports, policies and procedures manuals, and profile sheets. Material on Indian gaming (tribal gaming) includes surveys, reports, operations, regulatory handbooks, and tribal-state compacts. Also included are general casino management and operational procedures manuals, conference materials, and audit guides.

Gibbs, Richard Papers
Coll #: MS-00652
Date: 1975-1982
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 2.2.4
The Richard Gibbs Papers (1975-1982) contain a slide show and audio recordings of "Silver Turns to Gold," article from Time Magazine, three papers, an FBI lecture re: cheating in gambling, a video recording. How They Cheat, How They Make Dice, and Cards 1 with Alan Ackerman are also video recordings.
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Goldriver Limited Partnership and Goldriver Finance Corporation
Coll #: MS-00681
Date: 1989-1990
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 1:2.6
The Goldriver Limited Partnership and Goldriver Finance Corporation Records contain financial records and an informational packet for prospective investors in Goldriver Limited Partnership and its subsidiary the Goldriver Finance Corporation from 1989 to 1990. Goldriver Limited Partnership owned and operated Sam’s Town Gold River Hotel and Gambling Hall in Laughlin, Nevada.
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Gomes, Dennis
Coll #: 2012-14
Date: 1970s-1980s
Extent: 1 document box (.42 linear feet)
Location: MS 13.7.2
Collection is comprised of photo copies of materials documenting investigations of Dennis Gomes in his role as Nevada Gaming Control Board Division Chief and Law Enforcement Officer. Includes work documenting investigations at the Stardust, Tropicana and other hotels for organized crime skim. NOTE: This collection is closed until January 1, 2018 according to the Deed of Gift. Access may only be granted before then by written permission of the donor. Please contact Special Collections staff at for more information.

Hamilton, John Collection on Keno Pay Charts
Coll #: MS-00340
Date: 1958-1991
Extent: 1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 4:6:5
The John Hamilton Collection on Keno Pay Charts (1958-1991) contains keno slips, pay out charts, and odds calculation sheets from 168 casinos in Nevada. There is also a small amount of other material in a few of the collection such as napkins and placemats.
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Harrah’s Entertainment, Incorporated Records
Coll #: MS-00460
Date: 1940-1997
Extent: 81.7 linear feet (69 boxes, 126 binders)
Location: MS 10:8:1 - 10:11:6, RS 2.4.2, RS 2.5.3, RS 2.5.5
The Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. Collection was consciously created and developed as a corporate archives by Harrah's corporate communications department and includes extensive promotional, entertainment and financial publications and files, and hundreds of photographs documenting the history and growth of the company, the construction and openings of its resort complexes, it's operations, and the people who worked and performed at Harrah's. The collection also contains a complete set of Harrah's employee magazine Harrah-scope, from 1955, as well as corporate annual reports, newspaper clippings, advertising copy and designs, film, and videotape. There is extensive material about Bill Harrah himself, his large antique car collection, a collection of historic playing cards, as well as a large assortment of promotional items from the openings of various Harrah's properties, and personal and corporate mementos. PARTIAL INVENTORY AVAILABLE ON SITE

Harvey Fuller Casino Collection
Coll #: MS-00475
Date: ca. 1920s-1990s (inclusive); 1970s-1990s (bulk)
Extent: 24 linear feet
Location: RS 2.6.4, A 4:9:5 - 4:10:5, 4:11:5, BIS 1.3.5
Collection is comprised of of materials from Harvey's Hotel and Casino (Lake Tahoe) and includes documents, artifacts and gaming machines. The bulk of the collection consists of binders containing historical notes on casinos in every Nevada county, that were compiled by Harvey Fuller for Harvey's Casino owner, Harvey Gross, as research for a planned casino chip and token museum. Inventory of binders available. Please consult Manuscripts Librarian for access.

Hirsch, C. J.
Coll #: 87-111
Date: 1955 - 1987
Extent: 7 doc boxes, 1 slim doc, and 1 record storage box
Location: 3:9:4 - 3:9:6
Collection is comprised of the papers of Charles Hirsch, noted casino accountant for the Sands Hotel, news clippings of interviews with Hirsch on running a casino and "can you beat the system" etc., books, general correspondence about meetings and upcoming speeches for the American Society for Quality Control - Las Vegas Chapter, a copy of the Sands Hotel Master Gaming Report 1965. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Hollywood Casino Corporation Collection
Coll #: MS-00682
Date: 1992-1995
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 1.2.6
The Hollywood Casino Corporation Collection contains press releases, financial research, and press kits produced by the Hollywood Casino Corporation, a gaming corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas with properties in Illinois, Mississippi, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico dating from 1992 to 1995.
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Horse Racing Collection
Coll #: MS-00830
Date: 1922-1979
Extent: 1 box (0.19 Cubic Feet, 0.21 Linear Feet)
Location: RS 2.8.3
The Horse Racing Collection (1927-1979) contains brochures, handicapping information, programs, and articles written by Harry McCalla related to horse racing. There are also advertisements and clippings from racing forms. This material covers various venues in the United States.
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Horse Racing Stamp
Coll #: 1029-5
Date: 1974
Extent: 1 folder
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of commemorative stamp saluting horse racing, first day of issue fact sheet, and a copy of Stamp News (3/18/74) featuring a story on the horse racing stamp.

International Association of Gaming Attorneys
Coll #: MS-00250
Date: 1977-1986
Extent: 2.2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 3:1:1
The International Association of Gaming Attorneys (IAGA) collection is comprised of materials collected from various corporations and casinos in Nevada and New Jersey, ranging from 1977 to 1986. There are a wide array of documents including: gaming license applications from corporations in Nevada and New Jersey, copies of casino control acts from New Jersey, gaming publications, gaming conference proceedings, gaming commission reports, newsletters and correspondence of the National Association of Gaming Attorneys (NAGA).
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International Totalizator Systems Incorporated Records
Coll #: MS-00684
Date: 1992-1993
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 1:2:6
The collection contains press releases, press kits, and a newspaper article about International Totalizator Systems Incorporated, a computerized lottery wagering system manufacturer based in Carlsbad, California. The records date from 1992 to 1993.
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Julian Taber and Lori Rugle Collection on Gambling Addiction
Coll #: MS-00578
Date: 1979-1986
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: A 1:5:1
Collection is comprised of original drafts of articles and letters to Gambler's The Julian Taber and Lori Rugle Collection on Gambling Addiction (1979-1986) includes papers, proposals, internal reports and memoranda, and newspaper clippings chronicling the work of Julian Taber, an early specialist in the field of gambling addiction, and his assistant, Lori Rugle. Much of the material covers Taber's work and pilot programs at the Brecksville Veterans Administration Hospital in Brecksville, Ohio. Additionally, the collection contains twenty-three cassette tapes of individual and group therapy sessions with pathological gambling addicts.
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Katherine A. Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming
Coll #: MS-00092
Date: 1789, 1793, 1823-1832, 1851, 1859, 1883, 1886, 1903, 1908-1909, 1970-2015, (bulk 1990-2015)
Extent: 59.64 cubic feet (77 boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 3 flat files, 1 item)
Location: A 2.2.4 - A 2.4.5, BIS 1.7.3, MC MS 10:I, MC MS 11:H, MC MS 11:J, MC MS 12:G
The Katherine A. Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming include materials collected by anthropologist Katherine Spilde about Native American gaming and the greater gaming industry. The materials date from 1789 to 2015, with the bulk of materials dating from 1995 to 2010. Materials dating from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are reproductions of key court opinions and treaties concerning Native American rights and sovereignty. The majority of the materials document Native American gaming following the passage of the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA). The papers detail Native American gaming enterprises both on and off reservations, the socioeconomic impact of gaming, and the legislative history of Native American gaming in the United States. The papers include research and subject files created by Dr. Spilde during her employment with the National Gambling Impact Study Commission (NGISC), the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development (HPAIED). The collection includes socioeconomic reports; testimonies; correspondence; memos; press releases; photographs; audiovisual materials; promotional materials from casinos and tourist attractions; brochures; fact sheets; summaries; booklets; pamphlets; advertisements; tourism materials; journal articles; legal briefs; legislative documents; court opinions; Dr. Spilde’s notes; presentations; packets, agenda, schedules, and itineraries from conferences; magazines; Native American and community newspapers; and newspaper articles. The collection includes materials about over one hundred federally recognized Native American nations. Also included are materials that document the socioeconomic impact of gaming, the international gaming industry, criminal activities related to gaming, advertising about gaming and casinos, lotteries, internet gaming, compulsive gaming, and bankruptcy as a result of gaming.
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Kunkel, Victor
Coll #: MS-00294
Date: 1964-1971
Extent: 1.7 linear feet (1 box)
Location: RS 1.8.4
Victor Kunkel Collection of Artifacts (1964-1971) consists of the following items: dice sets from Las Vegas hotels; Clark County deputy badges; and a coin and currency collection from all over the world.
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Las Vegas City Commission Minutes
Coll #: MS 80-188
Date: 1911-1960
Extent: 18 oversize volumes
Location: Special vertical shelves next to MS stacks
Related Materials: pdf
Collection is comprised of twelve volumes of original City of Las Vegas Commission Minutes that served as the official record of the proceedings of all Las Vegas City Commission meetings from 1911-1960. They are accompanied by three volumes of City of Las Vegas ordinances dating from 1911 to 1958, one volume of legal documents from 1944-1945 and two large volumes containing an alphabetical subject index to the topics covered in the minutes. They provide a valuable historical record of a wide variety of business and community activities in Las Vegas in the first fifty years of its incorporation.
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Las Vegas Professional Sports Teams Collection
Coll #: MS-00595
Date: 1988-2008
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 10.4.1
The Las Vegas Professional Sports Teams Collection (1988-2008) consists of brochures, ephemera, and programs from various Las Vegas, Nevada sports teams. Teams include the Coyotes, Dustdevils, Flash, Thunder, Silver Streaks, and Wranglers. The sports include basketball, ice hockey, inline hockey and indoor soccer.
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Las Vegas Thoroughbred Racing Association Stock Certificates
Coll #: MS-00043
Date: 1951
Extent: 0.01 Linear Feet (1 file)
Location: 1:1:1
ct: The Las Vegas Thoroughbred Racing Association Stock Certificates (1951) consist of two stock certificates, No. 9049 and 9986, of the Las Vegas Thoroughbred Racing Association (LVTRA), a letter from Miguel G. Jimenez in Los Angeles, California to Chalres [Charles] R. Horden in Las Vegas, Nevada authorizing purchase of stock of LVTRA, and a receipt for payment of 5 units of stock in LVTRA, dated 31 August 1951.
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Lottery Enterprises Incorporated Records
Coll #: MS-00685
Date: 1993
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 1:2:6
The collection contains press releases and press kits from Lottery Enterprises Incorporated, a San Diego, California company that produces vending machines for lottery instant tickets. The records date from 1993.
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Luckman, John
Coll #: MS-00150
Date: 1977 - 1978
Extent: 0.46 Cubic Feet, 0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 1:11:5
The John Luckman Papers (1977-1978) contains the typescripts and page proofs of the following gaming books: Gambler's Bedside Book edited by John K. Hutchens; The Big Player by Roger Rapoport and Ken Uston; How to Play and Win at Poker by John Montgomery (page proofs). Luckman and his wife Edna published these books; copies of all three books are available in UNLV Special Collections stacks.
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Maggie Mancuso Collection on Martin Scorsese's Casino
Coll #: MS-00504
Date: 1994-1996
Extent: 6.3 Linear Feet (15 boxes)
Location: MS 10.2.6, 10.1.1, 10.1.2
The Maggie Mancuso Collection on Martin Scorsese's Casino (1994-1996) consists primarily of photographs of Las Vegas, Nevada set locations for the 1995 motion picture Casino, which were collected by the location manager of the picture, Maggie Mancuso. The collection also contains an original shooting script of the film. Additionally, there are some location files for the 1996 picture, Mars Attacks!
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Malcolm, David G.
Coll #: MS-00252
Date: 1944 - 1978
Extent: x
Location: MS 3:1:5
Collection consists of the papers of David G. Malcom. Much of the collection includes documents from his work within the audit division of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Other materials focus on Basic Magnesium Inc. (BMI) and Henderson history. Contains an almost complete run of BMI newsletters such as the Big Job and Basic Bombardier. There are also a variety of news clippings (invention of the electric meter, price of silver, the movie industry), brochures and articles from Las Vegas and Reno in the 1950s and 1960s.

Mandalay Resort Group Archives
Coll #: 2005-34
Date: 1995-2004
Location: LASR
80 record storage cartons of publicity and promotional materials (and scrapbook and surfboard) from Mandalay Resort Group to included Circus Circus and Mandalay Bay Hotel/Casino [Mandalay Resort Group was subsumed under MGM Mirage Inc this year]. COLLECTION GUIDE AVAILABLE NOTE: THIS COLLECTION IS STORED IN LIED LIBRARY’S LASR SYSTEM, PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO OBTAIN BOXES.
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Meiklejohn, Patrick
Coll #: 94-41
Date: ca. 1980s-1990s
Extent: 3.25 linear feet (3 record storage boxes)
Location: MS 4:5:2 - 4:5:3
Collection consists of 100+ decks of casino playing cards and miscellaneous casino memorabilia of undetermined amount and cost.

MGM Mirage Corporation Records
Coll #: MS-00096
Date: 1990-2005
Extent: 33.7 linear feet (50 boxes)
Location: MS 11.3.1 - MS 11.4.3, MS 11.8.3 - MS 11.8.6, MS 11.9.2, RS 2.2.3
The collection encompasses news clippings, correspondence, marketing and events, photographs and a variety of audio-visual materials from 1990-2005. There are advertising, contracts, and corporate officer's bios as well as conference materials and an impact study done by the American Gaming Association. Diversity efforts of the corporation are also documented. Collection consists of photographs and ephemera from MGM properties including the Bellagio, Mirage, and Golden Nugget. Additional materials from MGM Mirage for their corporate archives collection - promotional materials from the City Center development at its December 2009 opening. Consists of promotional materials, brochures, publicity packets, and catalogs from the various properties such as Aria and the Mandarin Oriental. Also contains material on the public art installation at City Center.

Moore, James
Coll #: MS-00083
Extent: 1 folder
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of three photocopied typescripts: The Dice Killer, Casino Dealer's Best Friend, and Expert at the Blackjack Tables.

Nevada Council on Problem Gambling
Coll #: 2004-19
Date: 1978-1995
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 10.4.2
Collection consists of material documenting the orgins of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling. COLLECTION GUIDE AVAILABLE

Nevada Resort Association
Coll #: MS-00815
Date: 1990s-2000s
Extent: 13 boxes (14.1 cubic feet, 13.5 linear feet), 4 digital files
Location: B IS 01.10.03-01.10.05
The records are comprised of subject files and reports from approximately the 1990s to the 2000s related to data gathering and lobbying activities of the Nevada Resort Association. Materials include drafts of legislation related to gaming, tax reports, health and safety regulations, labor and employment matters, and zoning issues.
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Ponticello, John
Coll #: MS-00273
Date: 1956-1971
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 3:4:1
The John Ponticello Papers are comprised of materials related to Ponticello's experiences in Las Vegas, Nevada between 1956 and 1971 with an emphasis on his Research Gambling Game Project, which he conducted and published between 1968 and 1971. The collection includes materials regarding gaming licenses and applications, research agreements, descriptions of the project, and publications about the research project. Also included are materials from Ponticello's experiences in Las Vegas such as business cards, county work cards, and souvenir photographs.
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Powell, Stephen
Coll #: Mss40
Date: 1972
Extent: 1 folder (containing 69 typescript pages)
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of the manuscript copy of Powell's gambling bibliography based on the collections at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The published copy is in the Special Collections book stacks.

Powell, Stephen
Coll #: 2009-13
Date: approximately 1970-1980
Extent: 4 boxes (2.6 linear feet)
Location: MS 4.12.2, RS 1.7.2
Collection is comprised of research and bibliograpghical materials and notes of Stephen Powell on gaming and his published bibliography of gaming.

Price, Bob
Coll #: MS-00246
Date: 1975 - 1980
Extent: 3 boxes
Location: MS 2:1:4
Collection is comprised of the legislative records of Nevada assemblyman Robert Price. Much of the collection concerns a legislative subcommittee appointed to investigate insurance practices in Nevada. Documents include clippings, letters, minutes, testimony, press releases and reports related to automobile insurance in Nevada. Other legislative concerns included in this collection relate to housing, flood control, fire protection, tax regulations, gaming regulations and the Nevada Gaming Commission. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Puerto Rico Administracion del Deporte Hipico Press Releases
Coll #: MS-00679
Date: 1970-1973
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 1:4:1
The records consist primarily of press releases (January 1970-March 1973) from the Administracion del Deporte Hipico, the Puerto Rican government agency that oversees horse racing in that country. The press releases include general announcements and financial reports for 1969 through 1972. Also included are a few form letters mailed to the organization's supporters. The government agency was later renamed Administracion de la Industria del Deporte Hipico.
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