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Manuscripts Record

Shapiro, S. R.
Coll #: 1016
Date: ca 1800 - 1960
Extent: 1.7 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 1.1.2, MS Map Case 11:N
Collection contains a wide variety of gambling memorabilia and gaming instructions and pamphlets from casinos around the world: Venice, Monte Carlo, Curacao, Paris, Miami, Las Vegas, Panama, Mexico and Aruba. There is also a copy of a French natural history book entitled Memoires de la Societe D'Histoire Naturelle de Paris dated either 1799 or 1807. Inside the book are attached ads and lottery announcements from English Newspapers dating from 1811 to 1816.