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Manuscripts -> Henderson


Total manuscripts: 7

Basic High School
Coll #: 93-20
Date: 1949-1976
Extent: 1. 25 linear feet (1 record storage box)
Location: 4:7:3
Collection consists of artifacts and ephemera from Basic High School in Henderson. Collection includes BHS newspaper (Lobo News), 1949-1956; BHS scrapbook 1975-1976; 2 Desertaires scrapbooks, 1959-1960, 1961-1962; programs from commencement and football, 1949-1956; miscellaneous ephemera such as football tickets, pamphlets, notes, and newspaper clippings; and artifacts (prom nametags).

Basic Magnesium Inc. (BMI)
Coll #: T6
Date: 1937 - 1945
Extent: 3.36 linear feet (8 document boxes)
Location: 1:9:6 - 1:10:2
Collection encompasses the complete history of BMI (Basic Magnesium Inc.): growth records of the company, size and production of plants to include material output per plant with costs of production, newspaper articles about mining in general and BMI specifically. Boxes 5 through 8 contain photographs of plant sites (locations throughout Gabbs and Henderson, NV) at various stages of construction. INVENTORY AVAILABLE.

Buck, Gilbert
Coll #: 87-58
Date: 1945 - 1985
Extent: 14 linear feet (14 record storage boxes)
Location: 3:5:3 - 3:6:4
Collection consists of the real estate records of Gilbert Buck: records on individual properties from mortgage agreements and records of rent payments to general repairs and appliance brochures. Also included are newspaper articles about the Governors Race, a report to the Legislative Commission about the acquisition of specific lands by the State Parks, Nevadas available water resources, soil surveys, maps and photographs of land. (Real estate was located in Las Vegas and Henderson Nevada. INVENTORY AVAILABLE.

Dow Metals - BMI
Coll #: 85-76
Date: 1940s-1950s
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 record storage box)
Location: 2:1:3
Collection of BMI (Basic Magnesium Inc.) photo albums of plants/factoriesaerial, internal and external views, general photos of businessmen (probably company executives). Also included in this collection is a BMI corporate book which contains stockholder minutes, directors meetings notes, etc. (see also - #260 photos).

PEPCON
Coll #: MS4
Date: 1988
Extent: 1 doc box
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists primarily of news clippings, and reports on the explosion that took place at the Henderson-based PEPCON plant in 1988.

Soroptomists International of Henderson
Coll #: 95-039
Date: 1987-1983
Extent: 1 record storage box (1 linear foot)
Location: 5:1:3
Collection contains the organizational records of the Soroptomists International of Henderson, the Henderson chapter of this internationally-known service organization for professional women. This includes meeting minutes, organization rosters, brochures and other documents.

Woodruff Family Papers
Coll #: 2002-25
Date: 1930s-1950s
Location: 9:12:2 - 9:12:5
Collection consists of the papers of the Woodruff Family, who lived in downtown Las Vegas and Henderson from the 1930s to the 1960s. Includes photographs, correspondence, publicity and promotional materials on Las Vegas (the elder Woodruff was planning to open a public relations agency in Las Vegas in the early 1940s but wartime service ended these plans). He later opened a photography store called Basic Photo in nearby Henderson. INVENTORY AVAILABLE