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Total manuscripts: 18

Annette Lyon Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Casino Ashtrays
Coll #: MS-00314
Date: 1965-1990
Extent: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Location: 4:10:1
The Annette Lyon Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Casino Ashtrays spans 1965 to 1990. The collection primarily contains various ashtrays from Las Vegas, Nevada hotels and casinos. The collection also contains pens from Las Vegas hotels and casinos.
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Boardwalk Hotel and Casino Records
Coll #: MS-00093
Date: 1995-2005
Extent: 5 cubic feet (10 boxes)
Location: MS 11:8:1 - 11:8:2, RS 2:4:7
The Boardwalk Hotel and Casino records, dating from 1995 to 2003, contain two security and exchange documents, promotional and entertainment materials, player's club information, and photographs of the interior and exterior of the hotel. Also included are plans for an operational tracking system of players, audiovisual materials, and ephemera from the MGM.
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Carson, T
Coll #: 91-13
Extent: .5 linear feet (1 pamphlet box)
Location: 4:9:1
Consists of swizzle sticks from various Las Vegas casinos.

Claudine Williams Papers
Coll #: MS-00094
Date: 1963-2009
Extent: 13.7 Linear Feet (23 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: RS 2.5.1, MS Map Case 11:C, A 2.6.4 - A 2.6.7, AIS 1.7.3
The Claudine Williams papers cover the years 1965 through 2009. The collection includes awards, contracts, personal and business correspondence, news clippings, her work in the community, and extensive information on her hotel and gaming properties, including the Silver Slipper, Holiday Inn Hotel, Holiday Casino, and Harrah's.
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Hard Rock Cafe Neon Guitar Sign Sketch
Coll #: MS-00840
Date: 1990
Extent: 1 framed item (0.59 cubic feet, 1.48 linear feet)
Location: SC reading room
Collection is comprised of a framed sketch of the neon guitar sign that was fabricated by YESCO for the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada circa 1990. It was hand-colored by the designer Shirley Ono, framed, and presented as a gift to Warwick Stone, Creative Director of the Hard Rock Cafe chain from 1982-1996, who commissioned the design.
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Harvey's Limited Edition Pewter Plates
Coll #: 87-77
Date: ca. 1980s
Extent: Currently in their individual boxes, but these could be placed in a records storage box.
Location: 3:6:5
Collection contains four pewter plates of noted Las Vegas historical sites: Union Pacific Depot; City Hall, 1935; Clark County Courthouse, 1914; and Fourth Street School, 1910.

Horse Racing Commemorative Postage Stamp
Coll #: MS-00115
Date: 1974
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of commemorative stamp saluting horse racing, first day of issue fact sheet, and a copy of Stamp News (3/18/74) featuring a story on the horse racing stamp.
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Kunkel, Victor
Coll #: MS-00294
Date: 1964-1971
Extent: 1.7 linear feet (1 box)
Location: RS 1.8.4
Victor Kunkel Collection of Artifacts (1964-1971) consists of the following items: dice sets from Las Vegas hotels; Clark County deputy badges; and a coin and currency collection from all over the world.
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Meehan, Louise Collection of Memorabilia
Coll #: MS-00309
Date: 1953-1984
Extent: 1.08 linear feet, 1.28 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: MS 4:12.5
The Louise Meehan Collection contains memorabilia from both the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and various Las Vegas, Nevada hotel and casinos from 1953 to 1984. Materials were collected by Meehan, who was a "change girl" at the Boulder Club.
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Meiklejohn, Patrick
Coll #: 94-41
Date: ca. 1980s-1990s
Extent: 3.25 linear feet (3 record storage boxes)
Location: MS 4:5:2 - 4:5:3
Collection consists of 100+ decks of casino playing cards and miscellaneous casino memorabilia of undetermined amount and cost.

Montoya, Max
Coll #: Mss32
Date: 1935
Extent: 1 item ; 4 cm
Location: 1:1:1
Consists of a 1935 commemorative 3 cent stamp depicting Boulder (Hoover Dam) at its completion.

Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs Collection
Coll #: MS-00266
Date: 1907-1999
Extent: 5.1 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Location: MS 12.3.1 - 12.3.2, RS 1.8.4
The Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs (NFWC) Records date from 1907 until 1999 and document the administration, activities, and publications of the NFWC. During the twentieth century, the NFWC included member clubs from throughout the state of Nevada including the Mesquite Club in Las Vegas, the Reno Women's Civic Club, and the Lamoille Women's Club. The collection includes meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, publications, reports, and newspaper clippings.
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Nevada Political Buttons Collection
Coll #: MS-00302
Date: 1972-2000
Extent: 0.7 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 9.10.3
The Nevada Political Buttons Collection contains campaign buttons from 1972 to 2000. The collection includes buttons for political candidates at the federal, state, and local levels, including Bill Clinton and Al Gore for President of the United States, Harry Reid for United States Senate from Nevada, Bob Miller for governor of Nevada, and various candidates for Nevada's state legislature and other elected positions. The collection also contains buttons from some of Nevada's local political organizations, including Las Vegas, Nevada's branch of the Culinary Union, Nevada Fair Pay Coalition, and No Nuclear in Nevada.
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Nevada Silver Centennial Stamp Collection
Coll #: MS-00116
Date: 1958-1959
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder in shared box)
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of envelopes with the Silver Centennial Stamp cancelled with the "Virginia City - Nevada Silver Centennial - 1859-1959" die hub with postmarks of 10 Nevada cities including Las Vegas. There is also a first day of issue decorative envelope.
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Renglehoff, Evan
Coll #: MS-00512
Date: 1930s-1940s
Extent: 6.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
Location: MS 11.4.3, MS 11.4.4
Collection is comprise of 42 assorted punch board devices with identifying documentation.
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Sloan, Art
Coll #: MS-00831
Date: 1933-1994
Extent: 13.56 cubic feet, 6.82 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MC 05:D, 02.06.6,
The collection comprises items (1933-1994) from Las Vegas, Nevada casinos and hotels such as the Flamingo, El Rancho, and Hotel Last Frontier. Materials include ash trays, silverware, postcards, dice, playing cards, and casino memorabilia. Materials also include Nevada license plates from 1933 and 1936.
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Terry, Norm Matchbook Covers Scrapbook
Coll #: MS-00629
Date: 1975-1999
Extent: 1 box (0.19 cubic feet, 0.21 linear feet)
Location: 11:6:1
The Norm Terry Matchbook Covers Scrapbook dates from 1975 to 1999. The collection is comprised of matchbook covers from various Las Vegas, Nevada hotels and restaurants.

Watts, Frank F. Collection of Casino Memorabilia
Coll #: MS-00255
Date: 1880-1990
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 1:8:1
The Frank F. Watts Collection of Casino Memorabilia (1880-1990) primarily consists of gaming tokens and chips, matchbooks, and other memorabilia from Nevada and international casinos. The collection also contains items related to early Northern Nevada history including a salt ledger from 1880 as well as a wanted poster from 1913.
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