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Total manuscripts: 7

Basic Magnesium, Inc. (BMI) Records
Coll #: MS-00126
Date: 1933-1965
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Location: 1:9:6 - 1:10:2
The Basic Magnesium Inc. (BMI) Records document the planning, constructing, and managing of the BMI magnesium manufacturing plants near Las Vegas (now Henderson) in Clark County and a magnesium mining operation in Gabbs, Nye County, Nevada from 1933 to 1965. It contains chronological reports, official statements, photographs, telegrams, budgets, and building diagrams. The records document employee housing and infrastructure projects, magnesium production statistics, and employee data.
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Buck, Gilbert
Coll #: MS-00281
Date: 1930-1986
Extent: 14 linear feet (14 record storage boxes)
Location: MS 03.05.3 - 03.06.1, MS MC 11:E
The Gilbert Buck Papers (1930-1986) primarily focus on Buck's work as a surveyor and real estate broker in southern and central Nevada. Included are master reports, designs, standards, flood and drainage reports, and land specifications on water, sewer, and public lands. Papers regarding real estate include reports, housing and mobile home development plans, newsletters, surveys, and Buck Realty negotiations. There are books and information on seminars Gilbert Buck hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada on investing in raw land. Also included are awards, correspondence, newsletters, a scrapbook of Buck's early life, and information on his campaign for governor of the state of Nevada in 1974. Materials also include some documentation of Buck's real estate and mining interests in South America.
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Dow Metals - BMI
Coll #: MS-00242
Date: 1940s-1950s
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 record storage box)
Location: MS 2:1:2
Related Materials: 0260
The Dow Metals, Incorporated Records on Basic Magnesium, Incorporated (1940-1951) contains reports and photographs pertaining to the Colorado River Commission of the Nevada Basic Magnesium Project, Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Ilene Bittle Collection on Basic High School
Coll #: MS-00331
Date: 1949-1976
Extent: 1.08 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 4:7:3
The Ilene Bittle Collection on Basic High School is comprised of memorabilia from Basic High School spanning from 1949 to 1976. The collection was created by Ilene Stokes Bittle and includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, event programs, high school newspapers, and other school mementos.
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Pacific Engineering and Production Company of Nevada (PEPCON) Records
Coll #: MS-00004
Date: 1986-1989
Extent: 0.42 linear feet, 0.30 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: MS 1:1:2
The Pacific Engineering and Production Company of Nevada Records (1986-1989) are comprised of magazine articles, newspaper clippings, official reports, a profile of Jim Gibson, and a prospectus for a park named after Gibbons.
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Robert Woodruff Papers
Coll #: MS-00455
Date: 1922-1986
Extent: 9.75 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Location: MS 9.12.2 - 9.12.5
The Robert Woodruff Papers are comprised of materials that document Woodruff's career in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada from 1922 to the 1986. The collection provides insight into Las Vegas' early development as a tourist destination as well as visual documentation of Las Vegas and Henderson from the 1930s to the 1970s. The collection contains publications, photographs, personal correspondence, news clippings, and a number of rare Las Vegas tourist publications dating from the 1930s and 1940s.
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Soroptimist International of Henderson/Green Valley Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00359
Date: 1980-2004
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 2:3:4
Soroptimist International Henderson / Green Valley Chapter Records from 1980 to 2004 include meeting minutes, programs, photographs, conference materials, promotional material for various fund raisers, awards, and a gavel.
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