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Schwartz, Howard Collection on Gaming
Coll #: MS-00104
Date: 1853, 1966-2010
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 1.1.4
The Howard Schwartz Collection on Gaming documents the gaming industry in the United States from 1853, 1968-2007. The collection includes manuscripts, periodicals, newspaper articles, ephemera, profit and probability profiles and a report from the National Gambling Impact Study Commission.
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Siegel, Sam
Coll #: T81
Date: 1958 - 1967
Extent: 1 slim document box (.21 linear feet)
Location: 1:12:4
Collection contains the corporate records of Siegel's Clark Dade Investment Enterprises, Inc. Materials include a corporate record book listing names of stockholders/subscribers, some correspondence, a book of blank stock certificates, and some photographs of Siegel with a woman who appears to be Jayne Mansfield.

Spilde, Katherine Tribal Gaming Research Files
Coll #: MS-00092
Date: 1908, 1974-2012, (bulk 1991-2011)
Extent: 41.1 linear feet (41 boxes)
Location: A 2:2:5 - 2:5:4
The collection comprises research files of Katherine Spilde, focusing on resources that informed her work with the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), National Gaming Impact Study Commission (NGISC), and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development. The material dates from 1908 and 1970 to 2013, and includes social and economic impact studies; compacts between states and tribal governments; copies of court judgments and Senate/House bills; articles and clippings regarding tribal gaming, responsible gaming, and other gaming-related topics; tribal newsletters; and various gaming publications and promotional material.
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Sprague, Charles
Coll #: 2010-08
Date: 1906-1922
Extent: .84 linear feet (2 document boxes) and 9 bound volumes.
Location: 10:3:2 and bound newspaper volumes located on Oversize roller shelves
Charles Sprague, (1865 - ?) born in Ohio, newspaper editor in Ohio, Colorado Springs, Denver . Bought Goldfield News in 1906, of which he was the editor. President of Goldfield Chamber of Commerce, ran unsuccessfully for Congress as a Democrat in 1910, later went into the mining brokerage business. He had interests in and was an executive officer in a number of mining companies in southern Nevada. Collection consists of his mining business correspondence 1909-1921 (over 1200 letters) , a photograph album and loose photos of Tonopah, 5 bound volumes of Goldfield News 1917-1922; company ledgers of Midway Mining and Milling Co., Tonopah,1902-1913; Goldfield Consolidated Water Company, 1905-14; Nevada Gold Center Mines Co., 1906-6; misc. mining maps, brochures, reports, publications from Goldfield & Tonopah.

Stardust Hotel/Casino Convention Information Cards
Coll #: 2003-03
Date: ca. 1960s
Extent: 2 record storage boxes (2 linear feet)
Location: 10:7:1 - 10:7:2
Collection contains the contact information and convention plans (for the Stardust Hotel) for thousands of companies from around the United States on index cards, indexed by geographic location.

Stocker, Harold & Mayme
Coll #: T63
Date: 1860 - 1982
Extent: 11 boxes; 6 linear ft.
Location: 1:12:1 - 1:12:2 Roller Shelf 1.7.3
The collection of Oscar and Mayme Stocker and their sons Lester, Clarence, and Harold. The Stockers settled in Las Vegas in 1911 where Mayme was the first person to receive a gaming license in 1931 when she opened the Northern Club. Collection consists of news clippings, correspondence, and bank statements. The business and legal series consists mainly of Harold's papers from 1930-1977, and includes deeds, leases, business agreements, and Chief Hotel Court statements and room accounts. There is also material dealing with family history and their interests and activities, and political documents which cover Harold Stocker's Republican Party activities from 1939-1976, including party publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and bank statements.
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Syphus, Levi
Coll #: T178
Date: 1889 -1899
Extent: 1 slim doc box
Location: 2:2:4
Collection houses the business records of Levi Syphus, the daily sales and statement books with lists of payouts (item and amount) and receivables (sold what to whom for how much).

Techatticup Mine Records
Coll #: MS 11A
Date: 1914-1923 (inclusive), 1915-1920 (bulk)
Extent: .84 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Location: 1:3:3 - 1:3:4
The Techatticup Mine Records are comprised primarily of administrative and financial materials that document the history of the Techatticup Mine (located in El Dorado Canyon, Nevada) in the years between 1914-1923. There is no material documenting the early years of the mine in the 19th century. Administrative documents include foreman reports, insurance, warehouse inventories and correspondence. Financial records include account balances, statements, bills, receipts, company vouchers and purchasing records.
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Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada Collection
Coll #: MS 11B
Date: 1907-1928
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 slim document box)
Location: 1:3:4
The Tonopah Mining Company was the largest producer in Tonopah, Nevada in the early 20th century. The collection consists of a single series that includes several annual reports on the Tonopah Mining Company from the years 1907-1928, and a small number of time cards and insurance information. The annual reports are small booklets that discuss the mines location, geography, minerals, stocks, quotas, and financial gains.
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Variety, Children's Chariety of Southern Nevada
Coll #: 2012-07
Date: 1950-2000s
Extent: 9.34 linear feet (2 record storage cartons, 5 OS scrapbooks)
Location: A 1:10:3 and roller shelves
Collection is comprised primarily of photographs of Variety's various charity events over the years, some clippings, and video tapes, and 5-6 oversize scrapbooks detailing the work of Variety from its founding in 1950 until the present day.

Vervilos , Aikaterine
Coll #: 2009-12
Date: 1962-2001 (inclusive)1986-1998 (bulk)
Extent: 7 doc boxes (2.94 linear feet)
Location: 12:11:3 - 12:11:4
Collection is comprised of gaming materials collected by Aikaterine Vervilos, an Arizona attorney for a UNR masters thesis, "Public policy and the new casino gaming markets." Collection contains books on gambling law and horseracing; reports, legal documents, and studies related to gaming, particularly horseracing and Indian gaming in the United States.

Von Tobel Store
Coll #: 96-11
Date: 1964 -1994
Extent: 1 record storage box
Location: 5:5:4
The Von Tobel Store collection contains store policies, employment materials, handbooks, and promotional items.

Von Toebel Family Collection
Coll #: MS-00098
Extent: 2.17 linear feet (3 boxes)
Location: Roller Shelves
The collection comprises personal papers of Pat van Betten that document her work with the League of Women Voters and the Nevada Nurses Association from 1985 to 2011. Van Betten worked on health care reform for the League of Women Voters – Las Vegas which resulted in the passage of the pioneering legislation known as the Patient Protection Act. The health-care reform material dates from 1997 to 2006 and includes documents related to the Act as well as correspondence, printed e-mail, meeting minutes, plans, and other supporting material. The collection also documents van Betten's work with the Nevada Nurses Association – Las Vegas Chapter, and documents conferences of the Nevada Nurses Association, as well as material celebrating the history of nursing in Nevada. These materials date 1985 – 2006 and include a filmstrip with slides focusing on the work of school nurses in the Clark County School District.
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White Cross Drugstore
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1950
Extent: 1 DBL OVERSIZE box
Location: Roller Shelf 1:4:8
Collection is comprised of an oversize scrapbook documenting the history and mission of the White Cross Drugstore . The White Cross Drug Store was founded in 1918 by Las Vegas pioneer W.E. Ferron; its slogan was "the place to go for the brands you know." The album contains photographs, employee training materials, news clippings, advertisements, displays and some historical narrative and press release material on the history and mission of the store. There is contemporary advertising ephemera/brochures on cosmetic products and perfumes from the early 1960s.

Williams, Claudine
Coll #: 2009-19
Date: ca. 1960s-2000s
Extent: approx. 40 linear feet
Location: consult Manuscripts Librarian - Annex Area
Collection is comprised of mateirals documenting the life of noted Las Vegas gaming pioneer and philanthropist, Claudine Williams. Williams and her husband Shelby bought the Silver Slipper Casino in the in 1960s, selling it to Howard Hughes in 1969. They used the profits to build the Holiday Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, and when her husband died in 1977, Williams became the first woman casino president and general manager in Nevada history. The company was later purchased by Harrah's and for many years Williams served as chairwoman of Harrah's Las Vegas. She was the first woman inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame. The collection is comprised of photographs, clippings, documents, programs, artwork, awards, plaques, trophies and other artifacts related to her career in gaming and philanthropy in Las Vegas. Note: Collection is partially processed, please consult Manuscripts Librarian for access.

Women in Construction - Las Vegas Chapter
Coll #: MS-00500
Date: 1962-1963
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 10:2:5
The Las Vegas Women in Construction Collection (1962-1963) consists of a scrapbook compiled by Joyce McMinn Beckett, president of the Las Vegas, Nevada Chapter. The scrapbook contains meeting programs, sign-in sheets, clippings, newsletters, and several photographs from the 1962 Las Vegas, Nevada meeting of Women in Construction (WIC) at the Dunes Hotel.
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Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO)
Coll #: 98-12
Date: 1920-1995
Extent: 33 document boxes
Location: 7:9:2 - 7:10:2 Roller Shelf 2.2.4
Collection documents the history of the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) and is comprised of numerous visual materials such as photographs, negatives, slides, transparencies and videotapes. Also contains correspondence, price books, drawings, calculations, newspaper and trade magazine articles on YESCO, and oral history interviews and audio recordings of YESCO designers and executives. COLLECTION GUIDE AVAILABLE

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