What's New In Special Collections

UNLV Special Collections & Archives Receives Recordings at Risk Grant

Materials from the Production Company Audiovisual Collection
Materials from the Production Company Audiovisual Collection

Oral histories of casino workers and executives. Aerial footage of Las Vegas. Entertainment acts from the Stardust Casino. Publicity records on a Las Vegas casino owner and entrepreneur. 

These items are among the collections that will be digitized as part of “Doubling Down: Preserving the Stories of the Workers and Dreamers Behind the Las Vegas Casino Industry” and preserved in UNLV University Libraries Special Collections & Archives. The project was recently awarded a Recordings at Risk Grant from the Council on…Read More

What's New in Special Collections: William Mors Collection

Special Collections & Archives shelves
Special Collections & Archives

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

William Mors Audiovisual Collection, approximately 1980-2001. MS-01147. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete William Mors finding aid.

  • The William Mors Audiovisual Collection (approximately 1989-2001)…Read More

LSTA Grant to Support Conservation Equipment Updates

An assortment of archival materials
Special Collections & Archives

Sarah Quigley and Michael Don Fraser received a $75,000 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records to update and modernize preservation and conservation equipment in the UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives.

The new equipment will enable Special Collections and Archives to ensure appropriate long-term preservation for our rare and unique collections ensuring long term access for students and community.

Quigley is the director of…Read More

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