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Researcher Profile: Lisa Messenger

Lisa Messenger on site at the Old Mormon Fort State 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 post focuses on the work of Lisa Messenger, lifelong Las Vegas resident, Board Member of Friends of the Fort, and winner of the City of Las Vegas 2023 Historic Preservation Advocacy Award in recognition of her many years researching the history of the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort and the publication of her book…Read More

What's For Dinner?: How Las Vegas Casino Menus Have Evolved Due to Climate Change

Thunderbird Hotel Menu, circa 1958. UNLV University Libraries Menu Collection, 1852-2010. MS-00436.

Eadington Fellow Dr. Ashley Allen is a cultural geographer focused on the socio-cultural impacts of climate change and natural hazards. She earned her Ph.D. in Geography and Anthropology from LSU, where she focused on memory work as a form of resilience and adaptation. Her current work has been focused on how we see the impacts of climate change in the American Southwest through changes in everyday practice, including the…Read More

What's New in Special Collections: Cliff Trenier Papers

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

Cliff Trenier Papers, approximately 1950-1999. MS-01137. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Cliff Trenier Papers finding aid.

  • The Cliff Trenier Papers (approximately 1950-1999) document the life and career of Clifton "Cliff" Trenier, who performed with various siblings across the United States beginning in the…Read More

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