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Total manuscripts: 7

Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada Records
Coll #: MS-00689
Date: 2010
Extent: 1 box (0.23 Cubic Feet, 0.21 Linear Feet)
The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada Records provide materials relating to the hotel's grand opening on December 15, 2010. Included are newspaper clippings, a poster pamphlet, gaming and rewards program information, and photographs of the hotel rooms. Also included is information about the art program, the shops, bars, nightclubs, and convention facilities.
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Heffner, Van V.
Coll #: MS-00335
Date: 1980s-1990s
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 record storage boxes)
Collection contains the convention programs for Nevada Lodgings (for the Nevada Hotel and Motel Association) annual meetings and the Chef of the Year convention, and the Food Executive Newsletter, Nevada Hospitality, Nevada Lodging, International Food Service Executive Association Magazine and other culinary and lodging/management publications.
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Jackie Brett Collection on Las Vegas, Nevada Entertainment
Coll #: MS-00384
Date: 1977-1996 (bulk 1985-1994)
Extent: 2 boxes and 1 oversize box (2.22 cubic feet, 2.58 linear feet)
The Jackie Brett Collection on Las Vegas, Nevada Entertainment (1977-1996) consists of writings by Jackie Brett and publications and clippings about Las Vegas, Nevada entertainment and tourism. Brett worked for the Nevada Commission on Tourism and promoted southern Nevada through her column "Brett's Vegas View." She wrote about production shows, concerts, special performances, and events as well as the overall development of Las Vegas tourist industry in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Records
Coll #: MS-00366
Date: 1911-2020
Extent: 22 boxes, 2 oversized box, 2031 digital files (13.01 cubic feet, 14.64 linear feet, 33.800 GB)
The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Records (1911-2020) contain organizational documents from the Chamber’s history, including administrative and financial records, legal documents such as ordinances and legislation, newsletters and promotional guides, advertising and publicity materials for the city and its retailers, and original photographic prints, negatives, and reproductions. The collection also contains audiovisual materials featuring Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce events from approximately 1997 to 2013.
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Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Records
Coll #: MS-00687
Date: 1993-1999
Extent: 1 box (0.19 Cubic Feet, 0.21 Linear Feet)
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority Records (1993-1999) contain memorandums written by Rossi Rallenkotter, the Vice President of the Authority's marketing division to Las Vegas hotel sales and travel directors. The memorandums provide monthly visitor statistics. The collection also includes information on riverboat gambling legislation and the capacities of function/ meeting rooms in various Las Vegas hotels.
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Stardust Hotel/Casino Convention Information Cards
Coll #: MS-00463
Date: 1960-1970
Extent: 2.30 cubic feet (5 boxes)
The Stardust Hotel/Casino Convention Information Cards (1960-1970) consist of typescript index cards from the Stardust Hotel, Public Relations Department listing contact info for organizations and businesses planning to hold conventions in Las Vegas at the Stardust Hotel.
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Stern (Belle Tyktin) Papers
Coll #: MS-00296
Date: 1939-1997
Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet, 0.46 Cubic Feet (1 box)
The Bella Tyktin Stern papers (1939-1997) document the life and travels of Bella Tyktin Stern. The collection focuses on the trips she took within the state of Nevada as a guide for Nevada Discovery Tours, featuring travel itineraries and travel brochures. The collection also includes biographical materials, such as personal correspondence, legal documents, and an untranslated copy of Stern's unpublished autobiography written in German, Unser Kampf.
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