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Harrah's Entertainment Inc. Corporate Archives
Coll #: MS-00460
Date: 1940-1997
Extent: 81.7 linear feet (69 boxes, 126 binders)
Location: MS 10:8:1 - 10:11:6, RS 2.4.2, RS 2.5.3, RS 2.5.5
The Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. Collection was consciously created and developed as a corporate archives by Harrah's corporate communications department and includes extensive promotional, entertainment and financial publications and files, and hundreds of photographs documenting the history and growth of the company, the construction and openings of its resort complexes, it's operations, and the people who worked and performed at Harrah's. The collection also contains a complete set of Harrah's employee magazine Harrah-scope, from 1955, as well as corporate annual reports, newspaper clippings, advertising copy and designs, film, and videotape. There is extensive material about Bill Harrah himself, his large antique car collection, a collection of historic playing cards, as well as a large assortment of promotional items from the openings of various Harrah's properties, and personal and corporate mementos. PARTIAL INVENTORY AVAILABLE ON SITE