What's New In Special Collections

What's New in Special Collections: Morris and Stanford Papers

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

Julia Lynn Morris and James Stanford Papers, approximately 1990-2024. MS-01043. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Morris and Stanford Papers finding aid.

  • Julia Lynn Morris and James Stanford Papers (approximately 1990-2024) contain materials from Lynn…Read More

What's New in Special Collections and Archives: Maria Pogee Papers

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

Maria Pogee Papers, 1942-2019. MS-00383. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Maria Pogee Papers finding aid.

  • The Maria Pogee Papers (1942-2019) document the life and career of Argentinian born dancer, choreographer, and actress, Maria Pogee. Pogee worked extensively in Argentina, Chile, Lebanon,…Read More

Researcher Profile: Paige Figanbaum

Paige Figanbaum wearing gloves, helps arrange artifacts in back stacks area with shelves of boxes in background
Paige Faiganbaum working on artifact arrangement and preservation.

Paige Figanbaum is a PhD candidate in UNLV's history department. She successfully defended her dissertation described below on May 8, 2024, and will graduate this summer. Figanbaum was recently hired as Executive Director of the Nevada Preservation Foundation.

Tell us a little bit about the project (book, exhibit, article, documentary, report) you researched in Special Collections & Archives.

My dissertation entitled "From Extraction to Attraction: Case…Read More

Call for Eadington Fellows 2024-25

Female gamblers in elegant dresses and fur stoles at the roulette table in the Sands Hotel.
Female gamblers at the roulette table, Sands Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas,
circa late 1950s-early 1960s. Sands Hotel Photograph Collection (PH-00287)

Special Collections and Archives at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites interested scholars to apply for the 2024-25 cycle of William R. Eadington Fellowships, which facilitate research into many aspects of gambling and Las Vegas using collections within the University Libraries.

In the 2024-25 academic year, Special Collections & Archives will award two types of…Read More

What's New in Special Collections: Felicia Campbell Papers

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

Felicia Campbell Papers, approximately 1962-2020. MS-01173. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Felicia Campbell finding aid.

  • The Felicia Campbell Papers (approximately 1962-2020) contains material documenting…Read More

It’s Game On! with the UNLV Oral History Research Center's new sports-themed project

A billboard advertising the Vegas Golden Knights Hockey team looms over the Allegiant Stadium construction site.
A billboard advertising the Vegas Golden Knights Hockey team looms over the Allegiant Stadium construction site on May 29, 2019. Photo by Aaron Mayes, Special Collections & Archives.

In the past year, Las Vegas has seen the Las Vegas Aces claim a second consecutive WNBA title, the Vegas Golden Knights win the Stanley Cup, a Super Bowl at Allegiant Stadium, and the Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix race down the Strip. Professional athletics are having a moment in the Entertainment Capital of the World, and UNLV’s Oral History…Read More

What's New in Special Collections: Tutaj and Kahn Photographs

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

Ray Tutaj Jr. and Harv Kahn Photographs, approximately 1990-2009. PH-00456. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Tutaj and Kahn finding aid.

  • The Ray Tutaj Jr. and Harv Kahn Photographs (approximately 1990-2009) contain photographs and videos…Read More

What's New in Special Collections: Nevada Daily Legal News

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

Nevada Daily Legal News, 1995-2007. Call Number: K14. E69. Special Collections and Archives Periodicals, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Read More

What's New in Special Collections: Women of Diversity Records

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

Women of Diversity Productions, Inc. Records, approximately 1920-2018. MS-01161. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Women of Diversity finding aid.

  • The Women of Diversity Productions, Inc. Records (…Read More

Special Collections & Archives' Preservation Project to Document Dec. 6 Shooting

Woman storing items from memorial into boxes
Sarah Jones, head of technical services for UNLV Special Collections & Archives, sorts memorial materials left on campus. UNLV Libraries has launched a preservation project to document the Dec. 6 shooting at UNLV. The initiative will include the collection of various documentation, stories, and artifacts, including objects and messages left at impromptu memorials placed around campus. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Special Collections & Archives)

UNLV Special Collections & Archives is launching a preservation…Read More

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