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 January.

Building Las Vegas Web Archive, 2017. MS-01044. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Building Las Vegas Web Archive is comprised of archived websites captured in 2017 that are related to UNLV University Libraries documentation…Read More

Howard Hughes and Gina Lollobrigida: The Battle Between the Aviator and the Most Beautiful Woman In the World by Hannah Tran

Hannah Tran is a student assistant working on the "Inventing Hollywood: Preserving and Providing Access to the Papers of Renegade Genius Howard Hughes" joint project sponsored by the UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives and the UNLV Department of Film, which is funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Classical Hollywood cinema emerged from the introduction of sound films in the 1920s and the consumer…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 December.

Mike O'Callaghan Professional Papers, 1943, 1968-2004. MS-01055. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Mike O'Callaghan Professional Papers (1943, 1968-2004) mainly consist of research files gathered by Mike O'Callaghan in his postpolitical capacity as executive…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 November.

Tom Hawley Papers, approximately 1955-2019. MS-01081. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Tom Hawley Papers (approximately 1955-2019) contain the personal papers of Las Vegas, Nevada based traffic and transportation reporter, Tom Hawley.…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.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Solar Decathlon Records, 2013-2021. UA-00075. 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 Solar Decathlon Records (2013-2021) are comprised of records documenting the University of Nevada…Read More

Behind the Scenes, Making the Scenes: movie musical composers by Melise Leech

Melise Leech is a processing assistant working on the "Inventing Hollywood: Preserving and Providing Access to the Papers of Renegade Genius Howard Hughes" joint project sponsored by the UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives and the UNLV Department of Film, which is funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

What is a movie without a musical soundtrack? Movie music does more than provide background; in the hands of talented…Read More

Special Collections and Archives Researcher Profile: Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown on a recent visit to Death Valley National Park.

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 Kevin Brown, a research associate in the University of California, Santa Barbara’s, Environmental Studies Program who has also worked as a journalist and as a researcher for the National Park Service and the American Society for Environmental History.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.

Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District, 1918-1989. MS-00912. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete finding aid.

  • The Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District (1918-1989) are primarily comprised of…Read More

Special Collections and Archives Researcher Profile: Amy Raymer

Amy Rayner giving a tour of a mid-century modern house in Las Vegas.

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 local resident Amy Raymer who has lived in Las Vegas for 24 years and served as a volunteer for The Neon Museum and Nevada Preservation Foundation for the past 11 years developing educational materials and creating and presenting tours on various aspects of Las…Read More

Seeking Usability Testing Participants For New Special Collections and Archives Portal

Image of Special Collections & Archives Portal homepage.
Image of Special Collections & Archives Portal homepage.

Do you have 20-30 minutes to spare to help improve online access to the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives? We’re recruiting participants for a remote usability testing to evaluate the functionality of the new UNLV Special Collections and Archives Portal. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The new Portal allows site visitors to access both digitized materials and descriptions of our archive collections. We want to see how regular users…Read More

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