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Ainsworth Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Memorabilia
Coll #: MS-00190
Date: 1942-1965
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 2:8:5
The Ainsworth Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Memorabilia (1942-1965) consists of fliers, programs, and receipts from Las Vegas, Nevada events and gatherings. The material pertains to the Helldorado, Boulder Roundup, and Little Britches rodeos as well as local plays and musicals. Also of interest, the collection contains a 1942 World War II ration book.
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Andre, Joe
Coll #: T155
Date: 1924 - 1939
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 slim document box)
Location: 2:3:1
The Joe Andre Desert Nomads were an orchestra that played dance music in Nevada. Most of their engagements were in Northern Nevada. This collection contains photocopies of news clippings for ads, dance programs, and correspondence. Some photographs are also included.

Apcar, Frederic
Coll #: 2004-07
Date: 1960s-1990s
Extent: 1.34 linear feet (1 small oversize box )
Location: 10:4:1
Collection consists of programs from shows produced by legendary producer Frederic Apcar. Materials include programs from Apcar's show most famous Las Vegas show Casino de Paris at the Dunes, and other shows in Lake Tahoe and Reno. Also contains some ephemeral items such as flyers and Dunes Magazines from the late 1960s. Most programs date from 1960s-1970s.

Arden, Donn
Coll #: 2001-05
Date: 1917-1994
Extent: 32.5 linear feet (14 document boxes, 2 slim document boxes, 1 record storage box, 3 oversize boxes, 15 phase boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Location: 8:3:4 - 8:3:6 Roller Shelf 2.3.5 and 2.3.6
The collection consists of the papers of Donn Arden, choreographer, producer and director known for creating extravagant production shows that combined spectacular scenery and disaster with sequined and feathered showgirls. The collection documents Arden�s sixty plus years in entertainment working in showrooms all over the world from Paris to Las Vegas and New York to Los Angeles from the 1930s to the 1990s. Comprised of production notes, programs, photographs, posters, sheet music, correspondence, costume design sketches, press clippings and magazine articles, the collection documents Arden�s work in a variety of nightclubs and on large production shows. In addition to documenting Arden�s work and life in show business, the collection provides insight into the planning and execution of the production show � a genre of entertainment that has largely disappeared over the years, and of which Arden was thought to be the undisputed master. As many of Arden�s shows were featured in Las Vegas, the collection also serves to document that fabled golden era of Las Vegas entertainment of the 1950s-1960s, and provides insight into how perceptions of the Las Vegas showgirl have evolved over the years.
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Atkinson, Connie
Coll #: 2009-22
Location: A 6:3:2 A 6:3:4
Collection is comprised of original music manuscript arrangements from Connie Atkinson. ARNOLD SHAW ARCHIVES

Austin, Nancy
Coll #: MS-00613
Date: 1966-1978
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: see staff
The Nancy Austin Papers (1966-1978) consists of newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the career of Las Vegas, Nevada entertainer Nancy Austin. The photographs in the collection document Austin's entertainment career as well as other business ventures, including her own clothing line for plus-size women, called Pudgy Playmates.
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Belfer, Hal
Coll #: 2011-04
Date: 1950s-1970s
Extent: 13.02 linear feet (9 record storage cartons, 3 OS flat boxes)
Location: 12:5:2-12:4:2
Collection is comprised of the papers of Hal Belfer, a Hollywood film choreographer, and later entertainment director at both the Flamingo and Riviera Hotels. It includes scrapbooks, photographs, sheet music (annotated), and other materials documenting his time in Las Vegas including approximately 270 annotated issues of Fabulous Las Vegas magazine reflecting publicity on Belfer's work at the Flamingo and the Riviera. A portion of the collection documents Belfer's work in Hollywood film and television. Collection is unprocessed, please ask manuscripts librarian for access.

Campbell, Bill
Coll #: 2012-05
Date: 1960s
Extent: 2 oversize flat phase boxes
Location: roller shelves
Collection is comprised of original costume sketches by designer Bill Campbell for the Donn Arden production shows Pzazz and Hello America which both appeared at the Desert Inn in the 1960s. Most sketches include design and fabric notes and have swatches attached.

Cave Nightclub Collection
Coll #: 2006-22
Date: 1992-1995
Extent: 1.42 linear feet (1 record storage box, 1 small box)
Location: 11:11:5 - 11:11:6
Collection consists of materials from the Cave Nightclub -- a local gay nightclub in Las Vegas that was open from 1992-1995. The material in this collection includes promotional and publicity material, financial records, marketing plans, schematics, building plans, and artifacts such as entertainment tapes, building keys, and server costumes.
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Center Stage, Inc.
Coll #: MS-00551
Date: 1999-2008
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: 13:7:6
The Center Stage Inc. Records are comprised of bylaws, meeting minutes, publicity, scripts, programs, cast lists and video recordings related to the Las Vegas, Nevada theater company's operation from 1999 to 2008. Center Stage Inc. was established in 1999 by Lenore Andrea Simon and Alana Brown.
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Clark, Wilbur and Toni
Coll #: 95-49
Date: 1947 - 1991
Extent: 2.76 linear feet (1 document box, 1 record storage box, 1 oversize box)
Location: 5:1:3 - 5:1:4 Roller Shelf 2.1.7
Collection is comprised of the personal and business papers of Wilbur and Toni Clark. Wilbur Clark was owner of the luxurious Desert Inn Casino/Hotel that opened in 1950. The small collection includes correspondence to Clark from a number of celebrities such as the Duchess of Windsor and the Kennedys. There is also a scrapbook, and newspaper clippings, and a number of 16 mm films that feature Clark and his wife Toni at the Desert Inn. A related photo collection contains over three hundred photographs of the Desert Inn in the 1950s.
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Community Concerts Collection
Coll #: MS-00543
Date: 1939-2004
Extent: 10.55 Linear Feet (10 document boxes, 4 oversized boxes)
Location: 12:11:2 - 12:11:3 and Roller Shelf 2:4:8
The Southern Nevada Community Concerts Association (SNCCA) Records consist of materials documenting the activities of the SNCCA from 1939 until 2004 (bulk, 1986-2004). The SNCCA worked to bring various singers, orchestras, and ballets to the communities of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. The materials include minutes, financial records, correspondence, promotional papers, and scrapbooks.
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Copeland, Alan
Coll #: MS-00492
Date: Approximately 1936-2004
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Location: A 6:1:5 - A 6:1:6
The Alan Copeland Music Scores are original handwritten music scores arranged by American composer Alan Copeland from approximately 1936 to 2004. Copeland worked with various musicians and groups, such as Les Brown, the Modernaires, Sarah Vaughn, and many others.
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de Haven, Rene
Coll #: 2012-02
Date: 1950s-2000s
Extent: 3.17 linear feet (1 record storage carton, 2 doc boxes, 1 OS flat box (16x20))
Location: A 1:7:5 - A 1:7:6
Photographs, programs, and notes on the life of Rene de Haven (aka Joe McIntonish) - dancer and choreographer who performed in Hollywood, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Known for his work at the Thunderbird in a show called Vive Les Femes. Inventory Available.

Dick, Mida Mae
Coll #: MS-00259
Date: 1945-1986
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: 3:2:3
The Mida Mae Dick Collection on Las Vegas Entertainment (1945-1986) consists of clippings and programs about the Las Vegas, Nevada entertainment scene. The bulk of the materials concern shows and nightlife at notable hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.
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DiJulio, Max
Coll #: MS-00493
Date: 1975-1993
Extent: 13.55 Linear Feet (26 boxes)
Location: A 6:1:6-A 6:2:3
The Max DiJulio Music Scores comprise of handwritten and printed musical scores by composer Massimo "Max" Dijulio and were created between 1975 and 1993. Max Dijulio composed and arranged musical scores and conducted many concerts. In addition to the original scores and sheet music, there are also many musical composition books with DiJulio's notes.
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Dottie Dee Dancers
Coll #: MS-00544
Date: 1940s-2002
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 box)
Location: 13:7:1
The Dottie Dee Dancers Collection (1940s-2002) is comprised of newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the career of Dorothy (Dalton) Tomlin, who led a line of dancers known as the Dottie Dee Dancers in the 1940s and 1950s. The dancers performed in nightclubs in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other cities in the western United States. Other items in the collection include original costume drawings by Hollywood costume designer Lloyd Lambert for costumes that were created for the Dottie Dee Dancers, and the transcript of an oral history interview with Dottie and her husband, Donald Tomlin.
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Dunes Hotel
Coll #: 93-08/2010-14
Date: 1955 - 1992
Extent: 10.34 linear feet (19 document boxes, 1 oversize box )
Location: 4:8:1 - 4:8:4 (93-08); 11:5:5-11:5:6 (2010-04) Roller Shelf 2.1.2
Collection is comprised of publicity files of the Dunes Hotel. Material includes scrapbooks, budgets, employee files, contracts, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, advertising and publicity. Notable subjects include the Casino de Paris production show and showgirls, Major Riddle and Dunes Hotel restaurants such as the Sultan's Table. In 2010, the Las Vegas News Bureau donated additional materials to this collection and they can be found under collection number 2010-14. They are listed in the updated collection guide.
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El Cortez Hotel
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1963
Extent: 2.3 linear feet (1 DBL OVERSIZE box)
Location: Roller Shelf 1:5:1
Collection contains a scrapbook from 1963 of news clippings of promotional events, performers and events held at the El Cortez Hotel.

Eliot, Valerie Chapman
Coll #: 2012-28
Date: 1954-2010
Extent: 2 archival folders (legal) and several oversize collages
Location: Backstacks
Collection is comprised of photographs, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings and collages of her time as a Bluebell in the Lido de Paris in Paris, Argentina and Las Vegas from 1954-1970. Also includes photographs of her time as dancer in show Hello America at the Desert Inn Hotel in the mid 1960s.

Esau, Valda and Esper
Coll #: 2006-23
Date: 1958-2006
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 slim doc box)
Location: 11:5:2
Photographs, news clippings, and ephemera detailing Australian dancer Valda Esau's career in the 1st edition of the Lido de Paris production show at the Stardust Hotel in 1958. Includes numerous publicity shots and newspaper clippings from British and Australian newspapers and magazines. Also includes DVD transfer of 16mm film about the making of the 2nd ed of Lido de Paris -- Ca C'est L'Amour.

Fluke, David
Coll #: MS-00304
Date: 1946-1983
Extent: 0.67 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: 4:12:3
The David Fluke Papers on Las Vegas Entertainers consists of the notebooks of David Fluke, a Las Vegas, Nevada resident whose hobby was documenting entertainers and shows on the Las Vegas Strip from 1946 to 1981. His notebooks feature handwritten lists of entertainers' show dates and lounge acts, and include dates for the Las Vegas debuts of numerous performers. The collection also contains celebrity trivia and biographical sketches of various Las Vegas entertainers.
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Frontier Hotel - Casino
Coll #: MS-00297
Date: 1942-1988
Extent: 26.5 Linear Feet (35 boxes and 3 oversize boxes)
Location: 3:10:3 - 3:11:2 Roller Shelf 1.8.7 and 1.8.8
The Frontier Hotel and Casino Collection documents the history, promotions, entertainers, and events at the Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1942 to 1988. The collection includes promotional material, correspondence, invoices, legal documents, and newspaper clippings.
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George, Willard
Coll #: 2007-26
Date: ca, 1915-1950
Three oversize photo albums of sepia-tone photographs of Hollywood movie stars wearing furs designed by Willard George, son of Sadie and Hampton George. Includes name of stars, descriptions of furs. Dating primarily from the 1920s-1940s

Gold, Hyman
Coll #: MS-00496
Date: 1935-2004
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Location: A 6:2:5 - A 6:2:6
The Hyman Gold Papers (1935-2004) primarily document the career of Las Vegas, Nevada performer Hyman Gold, and consist of newspaper clippings from various engagements, correspondence, and fliers. Materials also include handwritten musical scores and reel to reel tapes, both from his personal and professional life.
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Gregory, Matt
Coll #: 96-22
Date: 1959-1986
Extent: 3 linear feet (3 record storage cartons)
Location: 6:7:4 - 6:7:5
Collection is comprised of the papers of Las Vegas producer, manager/agent Matt Gregory. Gregory was also known as creator of the Las Vegas-style mini-revue. Collection includes contracts, costume sketches, press releases, videos, show reviews, and advertisements. Shows documented include Fancy That, Feminine Touch, Mad Mod World, La Nouvelle Eve, and Kanpai.
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Haig , Johnny (Eshow)
Coll #: MS-00546
Date: 1970-1990
Extent: 2.29 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Location: A 6:3:1 - A 6:3:2
The Johnny Eshow Haig Papers (1970-1990) are comprised of contracts, agreements, and correspondence of musician Johnny Haig, who worked as a trombone player and conductor at various hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1955 until 2000. Additionally, the papers house extensive original music scores written by Haig. The papers primarily cover Haig�s later career in the 1970s and 1980s.
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Hansen, Tom
Coll #: MS-00106
Date: 1995-2012
Extent: 1.68 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 1:1:2 - B 1:1:3
The Tom Hansen Collection on the Jubliee! stage show documents his work with this Las Vegas production from 1995 to 2012. The files include programs, set designs, lyrics, programs, badges, business cards, photographs, costume drawings, and video/audio tapes of the Jubilee! auditions and rehearsals.
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Hansen, Tom
Coll #: MS-00106
Date: 1995-2012
Extent: 1.68 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 1:1:2 - B 1:1:3
The Tom Hansen Collection on the Jubliee! stage show documents his work with this Las Vegas production from 1995 to 2012. The files include programs, set designs, lyrics, programs, badges, business cards, photographs, costume drawings, and video/audio tapes of the Jubilee! auditions and rehearsals.
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Harrahs Entertainment Inc. Corporate Archives
Coll #: 2002-33
Date: 1940-1997
Extent: 73.78 linear feet (61 boxes, 117 binders)
Location: 10:12:4 - 10:10:1 Roller Shelf 2.4.1 and 2.4.2
The Harrah�s Entertainment, Inc. Collection was consciously created and developed as a corporate archives by Harrah�s corporate communications department and includes extensive promotional, entertainment and financial publications and files, and hundreds of photographs documenting the history and growth of the company, the construction and openings of its resort complexes, it�s operations, and the people who worked and performed at Harrah�s. The collection also contains a complete set of Harrah�s employee magazine Harrah-scope, from 1955, as well as corporate annual reports, newspaper clippings, advertising copy and designs, film, and videotape. There is extensive material about Bill Harrah himself, his large antique car collection, a collection of historic playing cards, as well as a large assortment of promotional items from the openings of various Harrah�s properties, and personal and corporate mementos. FINDING AID AVAILABLE

Harris, Basil Scrapbook
Coll #: 95-23
Date: ca. 1940s-1960s
Extent: 1.34 linear feet (1 oversize flat box)
Location: Roller Shelf 2:1:3
Collection consists of a scrapbook on the Las Vegas Strip from the 1940s-1960s consisting of cocktail napkins, show programs, menus, swizzle sticks, postcards from a number of different hotel/casinos including the Flamingo, the Sands, the El Rancho, and the Last Frontier.

Hayes, Grace
Coll #: MS-00271
Date: 1957-1962
Extent: 1.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Location: 3:3:6 Roller Shelf 1.8.5
The Grace Hayes Papers (1957-1962) include the personal and financial papers of actress and singer Grace Hayes, who owned the Red Rooster, a nightclub on the Las Vegas Strip. The papers include financial documents, newspaper clippings about Grace Hayes and her family, personal correspondence, career mementos, legal documents, and photo albums.
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Henry, Hank
Coll #: MS-00490
Date: 1934-1980
Extent: 0.63 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: A 6:1:4
The Hank Henry Papers consist of materials on the entertainment career of Hank Henry and span from 1934 to 1980. The collection contains skits and jokes, family photographs, photos of burlesque shows, photos and autographs of various actors and actresses, newsletters, newspaper articles and correspondence.
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Holabird, Robin (Robin Holabird Film Collection)
Coll #: 2011-19
Date: 1980s-2000s
Extent: 9 linear feet (9 record storage boxes)
Location: A 1:6:3 - A 1:6:7
The collection is comprised of press kits for numerous commercial theatrical films from the Nevada Film Office. Collection was compiled by Robin Holabird, longtime Deputy Director of the Nevada Film Office who worked on scouting locations with producers for the state film commission. Inventory available.
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Houssels, Nancy
Coll #: 97-11
Date: 1972-1997
Extent: 1 doc box
Location: 6:6:2 and Roller Shelf 2.2.3
Collection consists of newsletters, programs, posters, magazine articles, anniversary reports, and news clippings on the Nevada Dance Theatre (now Nevada Ballet Theatre). Nancy Houssels co-founded the Nevada Dance Theatre with Vassili Sulich in 1974.

Insignia Films
Coll #: 2005-24
Date: 10-4-05
Extent: 1 record storage carton
Collection consists of research material and video-taped interviews and footage used in the PBS American Experience documentary: Las Vegas - An Uncoventional History (created for the Las Vegas Centennial). Includes original issues of magazines with Las Vegas coverage and wide range of newspaper articles on Las Vegas from various decades. Other ephemera includes USFOI Act report on Tony Spilotro. Also, copies of all still photographs used in the documentary.

International Show Programs Collection
Coll #: MS-00641
Date: 1950-2000
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Location: 5:8:3 and Drawer 2
The International Show Programs Collection comprises publicity print materials from the following Paris, France cabaret music halls and burlesque clubs: Alcazar de Paris, Casino de Paris, Folies-Bergere, Le Lido de Paris, and Moulin Rouge Paris. Materials date from approximately 1950 through the 1990s and include publicity programs, advertising posters, flyers, long playing record albums, photograph slides, and restaurant menus.

James, Virginia
Coll #: MS-00523
Date: 1949-1982
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 11:12:5
The Virginia James Papers (1949-1982) consist of the correspondence and contracts of Las Vegas, Nevada performer Virginia James. The materials document James' employment history at the Tropicana, Flamingo, and Sands hotels and her involvement in the famous "Les Folies Bergere" show, which debuted in Las Vegas in 1959.
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Katz-Yarchever, Edythe
Coll #: 96-17
Date: 1934-2002
Extent: 5.34 linear feet (5 document boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 large oversize box)
Location: 5:6:5 and Roller Shelf 2:1:8
This collection is a comprehensive look at the community, religious, and educational endeavors of the Lloyd and Edythe Katz family as depicted in photographs, correspondence, newspaper articles and awards. In addition to being prominent members of the Las Vegas Jewish community, they were also owners of the Nevada Theater Corporation, and the collection contains many photographs and a scrapbook about the theaters they owned and managed in Las Vegas (Fremont Theatre, Huntridge Theatre, and Guild Theatre).
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Kaye, Norman
Coll #: MS-00131
Date: 1952-1969
Extent: 0.7 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: 1:10:3
The Norman Kaye Papers span the years of 1952 to 1969 and are comprised of material from the career of Norman Kaye, a Las Vegas lounge entertainer and longtime poet laureate of Nevada. The materials contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, music manuscripts and poetry, and audio recordings from the Mary Kaye Trio.
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Kelly, Margaret
Coll #: MS-00604
Date: 1935-1997
Extent: 1 document box and 21 oversize boxes
Location: A 3:8:1 - A 3:8:5
This collection is comprised of the personal scrapbooks of Margaret Kelly and programs from her shows. The scrapbooks date from 1935 to 1984 and include thousands of press clippings covering her work at the Folies Bergere and Lido de Paris, and her long career as creator and manager of the world famous Bluebell Girls. Included are materials from 1958 about the Bluebell Girls shows in Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection also includes press cuttings (dating to 1997), brochures, and numerous programs from the Lido de Paris, Folies Bergere and other international production shows for which Kelly provided dancers.
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Kim Sisters
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1959-1969
Location: Roller Shelf 1:4:8
Collection consists of two scrapbooks of the Kim Sisters, a trio of Korean-born musical entertainers who were prominent on the Las Vegas Strip from the 1950s-1970s. The scrapbooks contain ads for upcoming shows from around the world, reviews of performances, articles and interviews and copies of The Ed Sullivan Show programs on which they appeared.

KNPR Radio Collection
Coll #: 2002-26
Date: 1981-1997
Extent: 1.68 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Location: 9:12:6
Collection consists of contracts, press releases and clippings from Las Vegas public radio station, KNPR. SEE ARNOLD SHAW ARCHIVIST FOR INVENTORY

Las Vegas Hard Core Collection of Flyers and Photographs
Coll #: MS 2014-04
Date: 1981-2013
Extent: 1 document box
Location: A 3:8:5
The collection was donated from the Michelle C. Quinn Fine Art Advisory, LLC. The materials were a part of an exhibit entitled, "The Art of Las Vegas Hard Core" which ran from October 24 to November 15, 2013. The collection includes flyers and photographs documenting the Las Vegas punk rock scene in the 1980s. It includes photocopied flyers from bands such as The Ramones, The Germs, Misfits, Meat Puppets, Wasted Youth, Black Flag, FSP, TSOL, Circle Jerks, Shattered Faith, Agent Orange, Self Abuse, Bad Attitude, and many others. The collection includes a CD ROM which contains a slideshow of a variety of punk bands that played in Las Vegas in 1984.

Las Vegas Philharmonic
Coll #: 2007-20
Date: 1998-2007
Extent: 1 record storage carton
Location: 13:6:3
Collection is comprised of materials documenting the Las Vegas Philharmonic. Includes programs and other ephemera.

Las Vegas Show Costume Designs
Coll #: MS-00422
Date: 1940s-1970s
Extent: 14.63 Linear Feet (8 oversized boxes)
Location: Roller Shelf 2:3:2 - 2:3:4
The Las Vegas Show Costume Design Collection is comprised of work from several designers who created costumes for various Las Vegas, Nevada shows featuring male and female dancers, from approximately the 1940s to the 1970s. Most of the sketches have been rendered in watercolors or pastels and are signed by the artists. The collection includes works from the following designers: Jean Devlyn, Anne Guertin, Larry Merritt, "Ladd," Josephine Spinedi, and Corrado Colabucci.
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Las Vegas Show Programs
Coll #: 93-28
Date: 1950 - 2000s
Extent: 1.26 linear feet (3 document boxes)
Location: 4:7:4
Collection is comprised of various show programs from hotels such as Caesar's Palace, Desert Inn, Flamingo, Dunes, El Rancho, Fremont, Frontier, Hilton, International, and the Sands. Also contains programs from some of the current hotels on the Las Vegas strip such as the Mirage, the Wynn, Venetian, Paris, etc. This collection is open and continues to receive programs from Strip shows. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Lee, Renee
Coll #: MS-00587
Date: 1950s-2012
Extent: 2.9 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Location: see staff
The Renee Lee Papers span from the 1950s to 2012 and document the life of singer and actress Renee Lee through photographs, her original music scores, newspaper clippings, and a mid-career resume. The collection also includes an alphabetized card catalog of the private performances Lee booked from 1998-2012.
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Mack, Jess
Date: 1916-1988
Extent: 5.6 Linear Feet (14 boxes)
Location: 1:7:6 - 1:8:1
The Jess Mack Papers document the professional life of burlesque agent and comedy writer Jess Mack from 1916 to 1988 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to contracts, correspondence, engagements, and newspaper articles, the collection contains five boxes of jokes, scripts and scenes used in various burlesque productions. Other material includes photographs of entertainers and burlesque stars, joke booklets, and issues of Mack's magazine, Cavalcade of Burlesque, dating from 1951 to 1954.
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Maines, Ken "Nevada"
Coll #: 1031-4
Date: 1972
Extent: 1 folder
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of various items written by Ken "Nevada" Maines, including sheet music for his songs (Fremont Street, My Name Is Love, and My Little Polish Rose), a poem, and his hints for handicappers. There is also an offprint of an article on Maines that appeared in the Las Vegas Sun.

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