What's New in Special Collections and Archives?

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for November.

Jarbidge, Nevada Community Archive Collection, approximately 1910-2006. MS-01122. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Jarbidge, Nevada Community Archives Collection contains scanned images from seven archival collections and documents the community of Jarbidge, Nevada from approximately 1910 to 2006. The materials were collected from various families living in Jarbidge in 2006 as part of a…Read More

Shared Lands: Documenting Our Region’s Environment Exhibit

Jeanne Janish's tools and art supplies used for illustrations, such as the Flowers of the Southwest Desert example behind the art supplies (MS-00355 Jeanne Russell Janish Papers).

“The wild places are now seen not as an enemy but…Read More

What's New in Special Collections and Archives

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for October.

Jon E. Cobain Papers, 1963-2009. MS-01105. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Jon E. Cobain Papers (1963-2009) contains material representing Cobain's experience as the first official graduate of Nevada Southern University (later University of Nevada, Las Vegas) in 1964. Materials…Read More

What's New in Special Collections and Archives

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for September.

Thomas L. Morgan Real Estate Development Records, 1971-1997. MS-01091. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Thomas L. Morgan Real Estate Development Records (1971-1997) document commercial and residential real estate development, primarily in Los Angeles, California and Las Vegas and…Read More

Unveiling the Howard Hughes Film Production Records

"Script to Screen: The Howard Hughes Film Production Records"

What's New in Special Collections and Archives

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for August.

Kenneth Giles Professional Papers, 1964-2001. MS-01111. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Kenneth Giles Professional Papers (1964-2001) contain documents and visual material related to Giles's time as an Environmental Radiation Monitor for the Environmental Protection Agency…Read More

What's New in Special Collections and Archives

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for July.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Gaming Web Archive, 2016-2022. MS-01020. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Gaming Web Archive is comprised of archived websites collected since 2016 that represent gaming and gambling organizations in Las Vegas,…Read More

Researcher Profile: Erica Vital-Lazare

Erica Vital-Lazare, professor of creative writing and Marginalized Voices in Dystopian Literature at the College of Southern Nevada.

Our Researcher Profile series highlights researchers and who have used resources in Special Collections & Archives for a variety of projects ranging from articles and books to exhibits and documentaries and more. 

This week's profile focuses on Erica Vital-Lazare, the multi-talented artist and professor of creative writing and Marginalized Voices in Dystopian Literature at the College of Southern Nevada. Her work has been featured in Catalyst, Sojourner…Read More

2022-23 Eadington Fellow Application Period Open

Three patrons at the craps table in the El Rio Club on the Westside, circa 1960s. Lloyd Gill Photo Collection (PH 0083:0012).

The Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites interested scholars to apply for the 2022-23 cycle of William R. Eadington fellowships, which facilitate research into many aspects of both gambling and Las Vegas at UNLV Special Collections and Archives in the University Libraries.

In the 2022-23 academic year, the Center will award two types of Eadington fellowships:

  • Four-week Resident Fellowships offer a $3,000 stipend and can be completed any time before…Read More

What's New in Special Collections and Archives

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for June.

James D. O'Brien Photographs, approximately 1900-1929. PH-00378. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The James D. O'Brien Photographs (approximately 1900-1929) are photograph albums and scrapbooks created by James D. O'Brien, surveyor, mining engineer and prospector. O'Brien's photographs feature locations throughout Central…Read More

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