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Cahlan, Florence and John
Coll #: MS-00200
Date: 1929-1981
Extent: 27 boxes (17 Linear Feet)
Location: MS 02.06.1-02.06.5, MS 02.07.4-02.07.6, MS MC 11:N
The papers of Florence Lee Jones and John Cahlan (1929-1981), two journalists and newspaper editors, include personal correspondence, speeches, clippings and programs; community-related materials pertaining to the Nellis Air Force Base, American Centennial Commission, ground transportation projects, Las Vegas Jubilee celebration, Nevada State Museum and various service organizations and events; editorials, columns, stories and articles written by the Cahlans; and reference materials, drafts and proofs of their book Water: a History of Las Vegas, published in 1975.
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Cashman, James
Coll #: MS-00144
Date: 1911-1969
Extent: 4 boxes, 1 flat file (1.48 Cubic Feet, 2.28 Linear Feet)
Location: MS 1:11:4, MS Map Case 11:N
Related Materials: 0013
The James Cashman Sr. Papers date from 1911 to 1969 and contain correspondence, photographs, insurance records, and bank records related to entrepreneur James "Big Jim" Cashman and his businesses. The collection documents Cashman's life and activities in Nevada; among the materials compiled after his death are a biography of Cashman and a family history of his wife, Leah Barker.
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Charles P. and Delphine Squires Collection
Coll #: MS-00009
Date: 1887 -1964
Extent: 4 boxes, 1 oversize folder (3.2 linear feet)
Location: MS 1:3:1, MS Map Case 11:N
Related Materials: 0002
This collection contains the family papers of Las Vegas pioneers Charles "Pop" Squires (editor of the Las Vegas Age and member of the Colorado River Commission) and his wife, Delphine, who helped found Christ Church Episcopal and the Mesquite Club. The Squires Papers concentrate on the Las Vegas years (1905- 1964), although there is some material from earlier periods. The Civic interests series contains miscellaneous items relating to early life in Las Vegas (1905-1958). The Manuscripts series contains book and short story manuscripts, articles, press releases and radio scripts written by Squires and his wife. The Correspondence series reflects the period 1910-1958 (many letters relating to his work on the CRC including some from President Herbert Hoover) with a few items dated earlier. The Family series contains items related to family life such as report cards, certificates, Parent Teacher Association, club activities, news clippings, and church activities. These items cover the years 1887- 1951.
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Clark, Ed W.
Coll #: 1017-1
Date: 1936
Extent: 2 folders
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of photographs of Las Vegas pioneer Ed W. Clark, ephemera from the 1936 Democratic National Convention, invitation and program to 1945 U.S. Presidential Inauguration and the book "Key Pittman Late Senator from Nevada -- Memorial Addresses Delivered in Congress." The latter has Clark's name embossed in gold on the cover. There is also a copy of the Philadelphia Record with a story on the Democratic National Convention on the front page.

Clark, J. Ross
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1900 - 1963
Extent: 1.34 linear feet (1 oversize box)
Location: Roller Shelf 1:5:5
Related Materials: 0144
The J. Ross Clark Collection consists of one large scrapbook filled with newsclippings pertaining mainly to J. Ross Clark (brother of railroad magnate and Montana Senator William A. Clark) and the San Pedro, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City Railroad Company. There are also some biographical sketches written by family members.

Cornwall, Beda
Coll #: MS-00001
Date: 1941-1973
Extent: 3.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 2 oversized boxes)
Location: 1:1:2 and ROLLER SHELF 1:6:8
The Beda Cornwall Collection on the Citizens' Library Association of Las Vegas consists of material gathered by Beda Brennecke Cornwall that documents the activities of the Citizens' Library Association of Las Vegas during the years 1941 to 1973. Most of the materials document the efforts by the citizens group to raise money in the community to build and sustain a new public library in Las Vegas, Nevada. The remaining part of the collection relates to local and statewide libraries and biographical materials on Beda Cornwall and her husband through various documents and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
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Edwards, Elbert
Coll #: MS-00311
Date: 1869-1986
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Location: 4:11:2 - 4:11:4
The Elbert Edwards Papers (1869-1986) consist of manuscripts, clippings, and audio recordings regarding the history of Southern Nevada. The materials were compiled by Las Vegas, Nevada educator Elbert Edwards and contain a heavy emphasis on Mormon history. Other items of interest include biographies of Southern Nevada officials, Boulder City Cemetery genealogical records, and reports from the Clark County School District. There is a related Elbert Edwards Photograph Collection (PH-00214).
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Ellsworth (Elmo and Charlotte) Papers
Coll #: MS-00197
Date: 1948-1977
Extent: 1.28 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: MS 3.9.6
The Elmo and Charlotte Ellsworth Papers (1948-1977) are comprised of business correspondence, room reservation records, promotional materials, and photographs from Elmo's employment at the Flamingo and Riviera Hotels in his work of securing conventions. There is also correspondence and promotional materials from his wife Charlotte Ellsworth, who worked as a reservations manager at the Riviera Hotel and the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada and the MGM Grand Hotel in Reno, Nevada.
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Fayle Family Papers
Coll #: 98-18, 2009-18
Date: 1900-1983
Extent: 21.8 linear feet (25 boxes, 2 flat files)
Location: MS 7.10.2 - 7.11.2, RS 2.2.3, MS Map Case 11:G
Collection consists of the personal and business papers of the Fayle family of Goodsprings, Nevada, including patriarch George Fayle and wife Jean, and son Leonard Fayle, and his wife, Anna. Collection contains documents relating to their business, civic and personal activities and includes correspondence, hotel registers, account books, quit claim deeds, mine records, and photographs. Extensive documentation on the Yellow Pine Mine.
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Ferron, William E.
Coll #: MS-00061
Date: 1917-1976
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 1:1:1
Related Materials: 0001
The William E. Ferron Family Papers (1917-1976) are comprised of materials that document the lives of the Ferrons, one of the pioneer families of early Las Vegas, Nevada. It includes biographical material, speeches, and ephemera on patriarch William E. Ferron and his wife, Mary Ruth Cooper Ferron, as well as their two daughters, Barbara Ferron Doyle and Shirley Elizabeth Ferron Swanson.
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Frederickson Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00448
Date: 1904-1917
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 9:10:5
Collection is comprised of family photographs and papers of the Frederickson The Frederickson Family Papers (1904-1917) consists of bank statements, correspondence, and mining statements of the Goodsprings, Nevada pioneers John C. Frederickson and Elizabeth Perkins Frederickson. The collection also houses documents pertaining to the Masonic Las Vegas, Nevada Lodge.
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Garside, Sherwin "Scoop" Papers
Coll #: MS-00342
Date: 1930-1983
Extent: 3.54 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Location: MS 4:5:1 - 4:5:2
Collection is comprised of the papers of Las Vegas journalist Sherwin "Scoop" The Sherwin "Scoop" Garside Papers comprise photographs and documents of Las Vegas Review-Journal writer and photographer Scoop Garside. The collection dates from 1930 to 1983 and includes publicity photos of the Old Spanish Trail, correspondence from the Nevada State Centennial Commission, history of mines (Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog), copies of articles written by Garside, family photos and general photographs of people and places, negatives of Las Vegas, Nevada; Searchlight, Nevada; St. George, Utah; and several unlabeled negatives.
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Gem Bar & Casino
Coll #: 2007-12
Date: 1911-1913
Extent: 1 pamphlet box
Location: 12:12:6
Two ledgers from "The Gem" Bar and Casino (originally constructed in 1905) dating from 1911-1913 that was owned by John Wesley Horden on Block 16 in downtown Las Vegas.

George, Sadie and Hampton
Coll #: 2001-15
Date: 1890s-1920
Extent: 1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)
Location: MS 9.4.4
Collection is comprised of the correspondence of Kiel Ranch residents Sadie and Hampton George. Notable correspondents include Helen Stewart. Two significant letters tell of the infamous Kiel Brothers murder/suicide at the Kiel Ranch. Collection also contains title deeds to various properties.
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George, Willard
Coll #: 2007-26
Date: ca, 1915-1950
Three oversize photo albums of sepia-tone photographs of Hollywood movie stars wearing furs designed by Willard George, son of Sadie and Hampton George. Includes name of stars, descriptions of furs. Dating primarily from the 1920s-1940s

Gillhouse, Eva papers
Coll #: MS-00148
Date: 1951 - 1967
Extent: .45 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: 1:11:5
Related Materials: 0032
The Eva Gillhouse Papers (1951-1967) consist of correspondence, Mesquite Club newsletters, and an original foreword from the book on Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton by Gillhouse. Also included are documented speeches presented to local clubs in Southern Nevada, periodicals, miscellaneous publications, and newspaper clippings.
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Ham, Artemus Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00056
Date: 1859-1971
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (7 folders in shared box)
Location: MS 1:1:1
Related Materials: 0012
The Artemus W. Ham Family Papers (1859-1971) contain correspondence and other materials of the Ham family, an important early Las Vegas, Nevada family. Materials include postcards, newspaper clippings about the Ham family, and membership cards of Artemus W. Ham, Sr.
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Hammond, Lena
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1910-1920s
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 oversize box)
Location: Roller Shelf 1:5:7
Collection contains a scrapbook and photo album of miscellaneous family photos of picnics, posing in Sunday best, etc. circa 1920s. Also included are newspaper articles from the Tonopah Times Bonanza about the history of and behind the local school, local mines, the railroad etc. and a legal document declaring the executor of the estate of Teresa M. Kendall.

Harmon Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00301
Date: 1910-1961
Extent: 3.3 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Location: MS 4:12:1 - 4:12:2
The Harmon Family Papers mainly consist of the political and personal correspondence of Las Vegas, Nevada pioneer Harley A. Harmon from 1910-1934, and his son Harley E. Harmon from 1940-1961. Also included are family scrapbooks with wedding announcements, birthday cards, children's honors, and other ephemera.
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Harrington, Elizabeth
Coll #: MS-00220
Date: 1975 - 1979
Extent: 0.21 linear feet, 0.23 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: 2:3:3
Related Materials: 0291
This collection contains the original drafts of the thirteen essays that Elizabeth Harrington wrote about her life in early Las Vegas, Nevada. These articles were written from her memory and experiences of life in Las Vegas beginning in the early 1900s, and were published in the Nevadan section of the Las Vegas Review-Journal from 1975-1979.
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Henderson, Albert S. papers
Coll #: MS-00191
Date: 1879-1962 (bulk 1946-1960)
Extent: 0.37 cubic feet (1 box; 1 oversize folder)
Location: 2:8:5
This collection is comprised of the papers of A. S. Henderson, a native Nevadan who served on the Eighth Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada from 1946 to 1960. The collection focuses primarily on his prominent career as a district court judge in Las Vegas. Little is mentioned about his service as an educator, district attorney, or legislator. Types of documents in the collection include Henderson's correspondence, campaign statements, certificates and proclamations, his memorial book, newspaper clippings, an 1879 edition of Eureka and Its Resources, and ephemera.
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Hewett, D. F.
Coll #: 1017-2
Date: 1967
Extent: 1 folder (containing one item)
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of one letter on Department of Interior letterhead from employee D.F. Hewett (who worked with the geological survey) to UNLV Library Director Hal Erickson regarding his memories of old Las Vegas (first came to Las Vegas in 1906 and the changes hes seen) and Ericksons donation request.

Iaconis, Stella Champo Papers
Coll #: MS-00122
Date: 1927-1928
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder, shared box)
Location: 1:1:2
Related Materials: 0190
The Stella Champo Iaconis Papers consist of a certificate for proficiency in Rapid Legible Business Writing from the Palmer Method of Business Writing given on May 11, 1927; a certificate of promotion to high school in Clark County, Nevada dated May 25, 1927; and an autograph book signed by classmates at Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1928.
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Inspector of Election (Griffith, Robert)
Coll #: Mss4
Date: 1911
Extent: 1 folder (containing 4 slim volumes, bound)
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of tally list, poll list, challenge list, and rejected ballots tally list, and cover envelope for the first election of mayor and commissioners in Las Vegas. Records of a precinct in the election for adoption of the charter of the City of Las Vegas. The poll list provides the names of each individual voting in this first election, including pioneers such as "Pop" Squires, A.S. Henderson, and Harley Harmon.

James H. Down, Sr. Scrapbook Collection
Coll #: 79-209
Date: 1918-1979
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (1 box)
Location: RS 1.5.5
This collection contains two scrapbooks of family memorabilia. This includes photocopies of photos of Down's early days in Las Vegas along with newspaper clippings about his run for mayor and his time in office as County Commissioner.

Lake - Eglington Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00142
Date: 1905-1983
Extent: 0.19 Cubic Feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Location: MS 1.10.6, MS Map Case 11:N
Related Materials: 0010
The Lake - Eglington Family Papers (1905-1983) consist of correspondence, school records, newsclippings, and ephemera collected by Olive Lake - Eglington, a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada from 1904 until the early 1980s. Materials document the early pioneer history of southern Nevada. Items of unique interest in the collection include a 1907 temperance pledge and World War II ration books from 1943.
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Las Vegas High School Class of 1929 Scrapbook
Coll #: MS-00632
Date: 1909-1979
Extent: 1 box (1.5 Linear Feet)
Location: RS 1.7.6
Collection contains a scrapbook from the class of 1929. In this scrapbook are programs from Sr. class drama productions, reunion invitations and news clippings and articles from the 30th, 40th, 45th and 50th class reunions. There is also a guest book for the 50th class reunion.

Las Vegas Library Regional History Files Collection
Coll #: MS-00809
Date: 1909-2007
Extent: 33.37 cubic feet, 28.17 linear feet (24 boxes)
Location: A-04.01.1-A.04.02.5
Collection is comprised primarily of newspaper clippings on various topics related to Las Vegas, Nevada and Southern Nevada spanning from 1909 to 2007. The files were gathered and organized by the Las Vegas Library and include topics such as ghost towns in the Southwest and Western region of the United States, politics and government, education, gaming, and religious life in Las Vegas and Nevada. The files document topics of interest to the residents of Nevada. The files also contain biographical information on prominent individuals associated with Las Vegas and Nevada.
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Levy Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00814
Date: 1928-1989
Extent: 6 boxes, 2 flat files (9.3 Linear Feet, 3.8 Cubic Feet)
Location: B-01.06.2, B-01.06.4, BIS-01.06.3, MS MC 12:L
Collection is comprised of scrapbooks, photographs, awards and certificates, and ephemera mainly dating from approximately the 1950s to 1970s gathered by the Levy family of Las Vegas, Nevada. This collection documents the personal and professional lives of three generations in the Levy family: Harry C. Levy, Al Levy, and Andrew “Drew” Levy. Materials in this collection also include photographs and clippings about the Levy Realty Company and about the various public positions held by Harry C. Levy, such as Las Vegas city commissioner.
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Linda Miller Papers
Coll #: MS-00591
Date: 2008-2014
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 9.4.3
Linda Miller Papers date from 2008 to 2014 and document Dr. Linda Miller's work as an impersonator of Las Vegas pioneer Helen Stewart and Miller's efforts to erect a statue of Helen Stewart at the Las Vegas, Nevada Old Mormon Fort. The collection consists of a scrapbook documenting her apperances as Helen Stewart as well as envelopes containing video recordings (DVDs) and unbound scrapbook pages. Photographs and newsclippings are included in the scrapbook.
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Logan, Jackie Boor
Coll #: MS-00582
Date: 1833-2011
Extent: 0.21 linear feet, 0.19 (1 box)
Location: MS 7:8:4
The Jackie Boor Logan Papers (1833-2011) contain articles, correspondence, copies of photographs, newspaper clippings, and other genealogical information on the Logan family. The bulk of the material begins with the shooting death of Tonopah, Nevada Sheriff Tom Logan in 1906.
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Lyman, Marguerite Rice
Coll #: MS-00081
Date: 1817 - 1964
Extent: 1 folder
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of six typescripts concerning Southern Nevada history, the Muddy Mission, Spring Valley, and profiles of Rice family pioneers. Emphasis on Mormon church activities.

Mack, Joyce Papers
Coll #: MS-00732
Date: 1970s - 2014
Extent: 21 Digital Files transferred electronically; no physical carrier
Location: To access the entire collection click the link below entitled, "View Select Materials Online."
The Joyce Mack Papers are mainly comprised of photographs and ephemera documenting Joyce Mack and her family from the 1970s to 2014. Photographs in the collection depict political and community events, the Mack family, and their interaction with politicians. An invitation, newspaper clipping, and transcript of a speech by Joyce Mack document various honors that were bestowed upon Joyce Mack and her husband, Jerome D. "Jerry" Mack.
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Marshall, Gladys Boggs Papers
Coll #: MS-00149
Date: 1907-1974
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Location: 1:11:5 Roller Shelf 1.5.5
The Gladys Boggs Marshall Papers are comprised of works by the poet Gladys Boggs Marshall written from 1907 to 1974. The papers include several of her poems, a manuscript draft of her unfinished paper "History and Story of Las Vegas," a scrapbook of photographs, and news clippings.
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McGonagill, Irma
Coll #: MS-00151
Date: 1907-1970
Extent: 0.21 Linear Feet, 0.19 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Location: 1:11:5
Related Materials: PH-0246
The Irma McGonagill Papers (1907-1970) document her life in Tonopah, Nevada. The collection includes handwritten notes about her life in Tonopah, a stock certificate from the Silver Bow mine, and correspondence with Nanelia S. Doughty about life in Tonopah.
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McWilliams, Iona (Mrs. J. T.)
Coll #: T62
Date: 1936 - 1960
Extent: 3 boxes; 15 linear inches
Location: 1:11:6
Related Materials: 025
Collection is comprised of the papers of Las Vegas pioneers J.T. McWilliams and wife Iona McWilliams. J.T. McWilliams, a surveyor and civil engineer, founded the original Las Vegas townsite ("McWilliams Town") and owned a large portion of Lee Canyon, much of which he donated to become a public park. Collection is comprised of McWilliams financial ledgers from 1905 listing property sales by block and lot in the original Las Vegas townsite, expenses and a copy of the deed to his Goodsprings property. Other items include receipts, correspondence photographs, maps (including those of the original Las Vegas townsite), ads for McWilliams maps, and surveying manuals.

Mortensen, Verna Papers
Coll #: MS-00163
Date: 1966-1979
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: 1:12:4
Related Materials: Verna Mortensen Photograph Collection, PH-00089.
The Verna Mortensen Papers date from 1966 to 1979 and document the work of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Clark County chapter to preserve and restore the Las Vegas, Nevada Mormon Fort. The collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, and a grant application for the Mormon Fort. It also includes an undated article about the history of the Las Vegas area and two eulogies given for Verna Mortensen.
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Munson, Fred A.
Coll #: MS-00207
Date: 1926 - 1970
Extent: 1 record storage box
Location: MS 2:2:6
The Fred Munson collection a number of greeting cards, postcards, and photographs. The photos are mostly of unidentified family and travel. Collection also contains newspaper clippings about Munson's unique stone house. Munson was a gravel maker who made most of the gravel used in Hoover Dam but the collection does not contain any documents pertaining to his work.

Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch
Coll #: MS-00031
Date: 1905 -1913
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (shared box)
Location: 1:1:1
The Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch date from 1905 to 1913 and consist of a ledger recording those buried at Stewart Ranch, an area that eventually became Las Vegas, Nevada. The entries in the ledger document the names of the deceased and where they died. Some entries have additional information explaining how the person died and their height and weight.
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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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Rockwell (Leon) Papers
Coll #: MS-00013
Date: 1829-1986 (bulk 1906-1968)
Extent: 13 boxes (6.85 Cubic Feet, 7.71 Linear Feet)
Location: 1:4:3 - 1:5:1
The Leon Rockwell Papers, 1829-1986 (bulk dates 1906-1968), consist of materials that document Leon Rockwell's life in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1906 until his death in 1968. Included are diaries, correspondence, photographs, postcards, Las Vegas community event programs, ledger sheets, business cards, and scrapbooks. There are a number of books, information on organizations and businesses that Rockwell owned, real estate documents, and early records of the Las Vegas Volunteer Fire Department, of which Rockwell was an original member.
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Rockwell, Earl Papers
Coll #: MS-00145
Date: 1852-1978
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 1.11.5
The Earl Rockwell Papers (1852-1978) consists of clippings, diaries, books, correspondence, and ephemera related to Las Vegas, Nevada pioneer Earl Rockwell. The collection documents Rockwell's life in Las Vegas and Elmira, New York and also contains seven nineteenth century diaries that belonged to Rockwell's grandmother, Amanda Brees.
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Romans, Lorenzo
Coll #: T90
Date: 1894
Extent: 1 record storage box (1 linear foot)
Location: 2:11:2
Collection consists of the photographs and papers of Lorenzo Romans a realtor who spent most of his life in Los Angeles and moved to Las Vegas late in life. A newspaper clipping in the collection describes how Romans originally came to Las Vegas in 1894 and stayed at the Las Vegas Rancho as a guest of Helen Stewart during a land speculating trip. The article provides Romans' vivid recollections of the Las Vegas landscape in the 1890s and his swim in the Las Vegas springs. Collection consists primarily of photographs both loose and in photo albums along with some correspondence and post cards. The majority of the photographs are either family photos or depict the Los Angeles area; there is little else relating to Las Vegas.

Ronzone Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00509
Date: 1900-1991
Extent: 1.75 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 11.2.2
Ronzone Family Papers (1900-1991) include newspaper clippings, business documents, correspondence, certificates, yearbooks, publications, artifacts, and photographs. The papers document their lives in Nevada, their department store, and Dick Ronzone's involvement in local politics.
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Ruby Amie-Pilot Papers
Coll #: MS-00102
Date: 1930s-2002
Extent: 1.3 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder)
Location: MS Map Case 11:O
The Ruby Amie - Pilot Papers document her life as an active leader in the African-American community in Las Vegas from the 1930s to 2002. The collection contains assorted newspaper clippings, photographs and a memorial program from her son's funeral service. The collection also includes a look at the cartoon series her son Ronald Terry Amie published in the Las Vegas Voice and his artistic accomplishments in the community during that time period, including public commissions for North Las Vegas.
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San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Railroad
Coll #: MS-00007
Date: 1905 - 1923
Extent: 21.5 Linear Feet (43 boxes)
Location: 1:2:1 - 1:3:1, Roller Shelf 1:6:8 & 1:7:1
Collection is comprised of the records of the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad whose construction led to the founding of the city of Las Vegas. The papers cover a wide range of the company's operations. There is correspondence relating to lots in the Las Vegas town site, numerous accounting reports, freight lists, invoices and other administrative materials from 1905-1923. There are also records of Arden Station (located 10 miles south of the Las Vegas Station) and miscellaneous materials relating to the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Slavin, Sarah
Coll #: 95-050
Date: 1905 - 1965
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 5.1.4, RS 2.1.7
This collection focuses on Las Vegas physician Dr. Hale Slavin and his family. It includes school papers, family photographs, correspondence and memorabilia. Dr. Hale Slavin was hired 1938 by Clark County as county physician and obtained funds from the County Commission to install surgical facilities in the Clark County General Hospital - later University Medical Center (UMC).

Stewart, George
Coll #: MS-00828
Date: 1930s-2003
Extent: 1.04 cubic feet, 3.72 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 02.06.06, RS 02.01.05, RS 02.05.2
Collection is comprised of military records, personal papers, and personal effects of George Stewart, a fifty year Las Vegas resident, collected between the 1930s and 2003. The collection includes information about the Las Vegas Republican Party, the United States Air Force, and information about Stewart's school life during the 1930s and 1940s. Collection includes a personal scrapbook containing items from his grade school through his military training.
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Stewart, Helen J.
Coll #: MS-00171
Date: 1869-1978
Extent: 4 boxes, 1 oversized folder (1.84 cubic feet, 2.67 linear feet)
Location: MS 2.12.6, MS Map Case 11:I
Related Materials: 0104
The Helen J. Stewart Papers (1869-1978) document the life of Las Vegas, Nevada pioneer, Helen J. Stewart. It includes correspondence between Stewart and her children as well as various family legal papers and certificates. The collection also contains Helen J. Stewart's 70th birthday scrapbook, a ledger, and a day book from 1904-1919, as well as several photo albums and information related to the family burial plot.
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Stewart, William M.
Coll #: MS-00071
Date: 1854 - 1872
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder), (shared box)
Location: 1:1:1
William M. Stewart Correspondence is primarily comprised of handwritten letters addressed to U.S. Senator William Morris Stewart, between 1854 and 1872. Many of the letters were written during his first term in office. Also included is one document about the reappointment of a postmaster of Sutro, Nevada, and a manuscript telegram from Frances P. Hayes about the territorial organization and judicate district in Indian Territory.
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