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What's New in Special Collections

Winter Break Hours in Special Collections & Archives

By Su Kim Chung on December 15, 2017 3:46 PM | Permalink


Fremont Street after rare snow storm in the late 1940s. Elbert Edwards Photo Collection (PH: 0214 0774)

Please note that Special Collections & Archives will have reduced hours during the Winter Break at UNLV. From December 18-22 and December 26-29 we will be open from 1-5pm only.

From January 2- January 12 we will be open 9am-5pm with normal semester hours resuming on January 16. We are closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 15. 

Preserve, Build, Inspire, Impact : 50th Anniversary Event Series

By Su Kim Chung on December 15, 2017 12:00 AM | Permalink


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