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Total manuscripts: 7

Basic High School
Coll #: MS-00331
Date: 1949-1976
Extent: 1.08 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 4:7:3
The Ilene Bittle Collection on Basic High School is comprised of memorabilia from Basic High School spanning from 1949 to 1976. The collection was created by Ilene Stokes Bittle and includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, event programs, high school newspapers, and other school mementos.
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Basic Magnesium, Inc. (BMI) Records
Coll #: MS-00126
Date: 1933-1965
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Location: 1:9:6 - 1:10:2
The Basic Magnesium Inc. (BMI) Records document the planning, constructing, and managing of the BMI magnesium manufacturing plants near Las Vegas (now Henderson) in Clark County and a magnesium mining operation in Gabbs, Nye County, Nevada from 1933 to 1965. It contains chronological reports, official statements, photographs, telegrams, budgets, and building diagrams. The records document employee housing and infrastructure projects, magnesium production statistics, and employee data.
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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