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Nevada Repositories

Institutions found in Henderson: 2Browse by other county or city
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Clark County Museum

1830 Boulder Highway
Henderson, Nevada 89015
Clark County
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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday:9am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday:9am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday: 9am - 4:30pm
  • Exceptions:Thanksgiving, Christmas

Staff

  • Mark Hall-Patton (Museum Administrator)
  • Christine Leavitt, Curator of Education
  • Dawna Jolliff, Curator of Exhibits
  • Suzanne Turgeon, Registrar
  • Sara Bartley, Assistant Registrar

Collections

Basic Magnesium Incorporated WW II photogrpahs and other related documents; Ben. G Sweet Collection (historic surveys materials including J.T. McWilliams Survey collection), casino/hotel related memorabilia.

Access to Holdings

  • Open to the general public
  • In-house inventories or collection guides

Subject Areas Covered

  • Architecture
  • Archaelogy
  • Casinos / Hotels
  • Entertainment
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Gaming
  • Geology
  • Ghost Towns
  • Mining
  • Native Americans
  • Nature
  • Nevada -- Early Settlers
  • Nevada Test Site
  • Nuclear Waste
  • Railroads
  • Ranching
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Water
  • Women
  • Other

Types of Materials

  • Books/Serials
  • Ephemera (clippings, pamphlets)
  • Films/Videotapes
  • Maps
  • Organizational Records
  • Personal Papers/Manuscript Collections
  • Photographs

Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum

1830 S. Boulder Highway
Henderson, Nevada 89015
Clark County
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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday: 9am - 4:30pm
  • Exceptions: Thanksgiving, Christmas

Staff

Collections

Papers of: LV Valley 99s (women's aviation organization); Florence Murphy, George and Peg Crockett; development and growth of McCarran International airport; significant photo collection relating to MIA.

Access to Holdings

  • Open to the general public
  • In-house inventories or collection guides

Subject Areas Covered

  • Architecture
  • Aviation
  • Casinos / Hotels
  • Gaming
  • Ghost Towns
  • Health Care
  • Hospitals
  • Military
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Women's Groups
  • Other

Types of Materials

  • Books/Serials
  • Electronic Records
  • Ephemera (clippings, pamphlets)
  • Films/Videotapes
  • Government Records
  • Maps
  • Oral Histories
  • Organizational Records
  • Personal Papers/Manuscript Collections
  • Photographs
Institutions found in Henderson: 2Browse by other county or city

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This project is funded by a UNLV SITE Grant and maintained by UNLV Special Collections