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Clark, Wilbur and Toni
Coll #: 95-49
Date: 1947 - 1991
Extent: 2.6 linear feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 5.2.1; RS 2.5.4
Related Materials: 0302
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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