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Join us for this special event series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the UNLV University Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives.

Preserve the Past: A Musical Essay with Judy Jones

Friday, January 12, 5:30-7 p.m.

Judy Jones shares excerpts from her upcoming memoir about life as a Copa Girl at the Sands Hotel during the Rat Pack-era. Mixing backstage stories with live classic music performances, this is an unforgettable performance you won’t want to miss.


Exhibit Opening: Built

Friday, February 9, 5:30-7 p.m.

Celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit featuring photography by Aaron Mayes and items from Building Las Vegas.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert E. Lang, Executive Director of the Lincy Institute, Director of Brookings Mountain West, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution, and Professor of Urban Affairs

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Inspire the Present: Bringing History to Life

Friday, March 9, 5:30-7 p.m.

Panelists: Tom Hawley, 3 News Las Vegas Reporter, Dr. Michael Green, UNLV Associate Professor of History, and Geoff Schumacher, Director of Content for The Mob Museum

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Impact the Future: The Future of The Past

Friday, April 6, 5:30-7 p.m.

A look at what the future holds for preserving the past in the digital age.

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All events will be hosted in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library.

If you have special accommodation needs, contact Lonnie Marshall in advance at 702-895-4517 or