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Total manuscripts: 15

Brooks (Richard and Sheilagh) Papers
Coll #: MS-00885
Date: 1919-2003 (bulk 1970-1990)
Extent: 15 boxes (9.21 cubic feet, 8 linear feet)
The Richard and Sheilagh Brooks Papers (1919-2003) are comprised of materials collected during their tenure as professors of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Included are correspondence, research papers, photographs, reports, books, article reviews, and student scholarship. There is also a file on reburial issues that contains correspondence and an amendment to Nevada State law regarding the handling of exhumed bodies.
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Daiell (Harvey L.) papers
Coll #: MS-00072
Date: 1855, 1953
Extent: 1 folder (shared box); 0.03 cubic feet, 0.04 linear feet
The Harvey L. Daiell Papers (1855, 1953) contains a diploma of Euphasia Humphrey (a distant family member of Daiell) from Rogersville Union Seminary, dated June 21, 1855, and a brief genealogy of the Daiell and Humphrey families. The collection also contains a bound book of letters titled "Howard D. Evans - His History at Lakeside Laboratories As Told by His Friends," compiled by Daiell in 1953.
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Dill (David Bruce) Papers
Coll #: MS-00993
Date: 1949-1982
Extent: 1 box and 1 oversized box (0.67 cubic feet, 2.15 linear feet)
The David Bruce Dill Papers (1949-1982) consist of awards, certificates, and photographic prints related to David Bruce Dill's physiological research. The papers also contain publications of Dill's work with the Laboratory of Environmental Patho-Physiology as part of the Desert Research Institute in Boulder City, Nevada as well as publications of Dill's research published in physiology-related scientific journals. The photographs were gifts to Dill for his studies on heat, altitude, and fatigue and the certificates and awards commemorate his work in the field of sports medicine.
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First Good Shepard Lutheran Church records
Coll #: MS-00042
Date: 1934-1976
Extent: 1 folder (1 shared box); 0.02 cubic/linear feet
The First Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Records (1934-1976) contain photographic copies of correspondence, sermons, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the establishment and early years of the church.
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Gregory, Leila Walker papers
Coll #: MS-00218
Date: 1920-1979
Extent: 1 box (0.19 cubic feet, 0.21 linear feet)
The Leila Walker Gregory Papers (1920-1979) consists of newspaper clippings and handwritten notes regarding the murder of Reed Walker, Leila's second husband who was Chief Building Inspector for Las Vegas, Nevada. Included are also notes and Mormon genealogy information on Leila and her third husband, Arthur Gregory, Gregory's diplomas, and correspondence.
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Jensen (Julius) Professional Papers
Coll #: MS-00640
Date: 1630-1979 (bulk 1920-1972)
Extent: 35 boxes, 1 oversized box (44.95 cubic feet, 38.72 linear feet)
The Julius Jensen Professional Papers (1630-1979) consist of medical research notes, medical journal reprints, manuscript and article drafts, professional and personal correspondence, business and financial records, investment information, travel information, photographic prints, art prints, and collectible books and magazines.
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Jerry Tarkanian Memorabilia
Coll #: MS-00767
Date: 1990-1992, 2013
Extent: 1 oversized box (0.66 cubic feet, 1.33 linear feet)
The Jerry Tarkanian Memorabilia (1990-1992, 2013) contains two plaques, newspaper clippings, two magazine articles, and one photograph.
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Mercer, L. Paul papers
Coll #: MS-00066
Date: 1939-1979
Extent: 0.9 linear feet (6 folders)
Related Materials: 0062
The L. Paul Mercer Papers date from 1939-1970 and consist of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and textile samples dyed in the Native American tradition.
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Nasser (Stephen) Papers
Coll #: MS-00898
Date: 1992-2018
Extent: 5 boxes, 1 flat file, 1 roll, 1 folder (shared box) (3.66 cubic feet, 6 linear feet); 1 digital file (3.59 GB)
The Stephen Nasser Papers (1992-2018) mainly contain letters written from school children to Nasser who travels to schools, churches, and organizations around Las Vegas, Nevada to share his story of surviving the Holocaust during World War II. Materials in this collection document his captivity in various prison camps and includes photographs, awards, and newspaper clippings. Also included are speeches given by Nasser and book reviews and a teacher's guide of his book My Brother's Voice written by students of Dixie College, St. George, Utah. This collection includes a copy of Pista, a documentary film profiling Nasser's life. The collection also includes a script, flyer, and newspaper clippings about the stageplay (Not Yet Pista) adaptation of the documentary.
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Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Records
Coll #: MS-00991
Date: 1995-2004
Extent: 3 boxes, 1 oversized box (1.78 cubic feet, 2.21 linear feet)
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Records (1995-2004) contain specifications, reports, publications, and studies pertaining to the development, planning, and usage of public transit systems in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada.
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Ritter, Terry collection
Coll #: MS-00773
Date: approximately 1955-2012
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Terry Ritter Collection, dating from approximately 1995-2012, contains six prints of Ritter's artwork depicting Las Vegas, Nevada showgirls. There is also one convention flier advertising her artwork.
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Sam Jones Letter
Coll #: MS-00118
Date: 1938 May 27
Extent: 1 folder (shared box) (0.01 cubic feet, 0.01 linear feet)
The Sam Jones Letter consists of a one-page letter written on Friday, May 27, 1938 by an unknown individual to Sam Jones, a miner living in Goodsprings, Nevada. The letter identifies a Harold Hawks from Chloride, Arizona, as a fellow miner interested in viewing Jones's property in Nevada.
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Spicer, Jim and Effie Papers
Coll #: MS-00216
Date: 1979-1982
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Jim and Effie Spicer Papers (1979-1982) contain two chapters from the book The History of Pahrump Valley, which talks about the Spicers, newspaper clippings, and a transcribed copy of the diary of Jim Milligan, a miner from Nye County, Nevada.
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UNLV University Libraries Collection of Nevada Calendars
Coll #: MS-00990
Date: 1908-2016 (bulk 1970-2016)
Extent: 2 boxes, 3 oversized boxes, and 1 flat file (2.44 cubic feet, 7.15 linear feet)
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) University Libraries Collection of Nevada Calendars consists of promotional calendars from organizations, institutions, and corporate bodies operating or based in Nevada from 1908 to 2016. Materials include advertising calendars from the Union Pacific Railroad, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., and the Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. It also includes calendars from businesses and organizations in Las Vegas, Nevada that no longer exist.
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Web Archive on the October 1, 2017 Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada
Coll #: MS-00866
Date: 2017-2018
Extent: 171 GB; 226 websites
The collection is comprised of captured websites and Twitter data related to the mass shooting that occured at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, 2017. Captured websites are primarily comprised of articles and news stories from local, national, and international news media outlets. Websites were captured periodically from 2017 to 2018. The collection also includes Twitter data associated with the October 1 shooting that were captured via concurrent queries to the Twitter API for all Tweets containing the term “vegas” occuring September 29, 2017 to October 7, 2017.
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