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Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada Records
Coll #: MS-00526
Date: 1994-2002
Extent: 0.2 linear (1 box)
Location: MS 12.11.4
The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN) records span the years 1994 to 2002 and are comprised of material documenting the organization's involvment in gay issues in Las Vegas, Nevada. PLAN was founded in 1994 as the umbrella organization for Nevada's progressive groups and institutions. This collection is comprised of material documenting the Minority Status and Child Protection Act of 1994 and the Coalition for Unity and Equal Rights Nevada, and contains a number of files from that effort, including opinion surveys, meeting agendas and campaign plans.
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Raben, Barbara Collection on the Las Vegas Jewish Community
Coll #: MS-00655
Date: 1976-2015
Extent: 8.9 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 1 flat file)
Location: Annex B 1:5:7, Annex B IS 1:5:4, MS Map Case 11:K
Related Materials: MS-00386, MS-00426, OH-02278
Collection is comprised of materials (1976-2015) collected by Barbara Raben that document her personal life and her involvement with the Las Vegas Jewish community, specifically Hadassah Southern Nevada Chapter and the Jewish Family Service Agency (JFSA) of Clark County, Nevada. Hadassah and JFSA records make up the bulk of the collection and mainly consist of photographs and programs from events held by the organizations. Four Hadassah scrapbooks document the group's activities and events during the 1970s, 1990s, and first decade of the 21st century. A JFSA report provides an overview of the organization from 2013 to 2014. A small amount of personal papers document Raben's store The Candy Factory and her graduation from the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning in 2013.
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Red Rock Audubon Society
Coll #: MS-00393
Date: 1983-1996
Extent: 0.21 linear feet, 0.23 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: MS 6:6:2
Red Rock Audubon Society Records (1981-1996) contain correspondence, field trip notifications, newspaper clippings, fliers, and copies of the Society's newsletter, The Rock Wren.
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Republican Women of Las Vegas, Nevada Records
Coll #: MS-00371
Date: 1953-1992
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 2:3:5
The collection is comprised of the records of the Republican Women of Las Vegas, Nevada dating from 1953 to 1992. The collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, invitations, fliers, magazines, and awards.
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River Mountains Loop Trail Records
Coll #: MS-00796
Date: approximately 1998-2013
Extent: 5 boxes and 1 oversized folder (9.2 linear feet, 5.1 cubic feet)
Location: Oversize flat file 11:M; Flat box B 1:5:5 IS; Box 1-4 B 2:9:6 and B 2:9:7
The River Mountains Trail Loop records span from approximately 1998 to 2013 about the River Mountains Trail Partnership Advisory Council and their efforts to plan and construct the River Mountains Loop Trail in the Henderson, Nevada and Boulder City, Nevada geographic area. The records include meeting minutes, administrative files for the River Mountains Trail Partnership Advisory Council, maps, and promotional materials. The collection is comprised of records kept by Jim Holland, park planner at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and John Holman, chair of the River Mountains Trail Partnership. The records document the planning, construction, stakeholder engagement, and marketing for the River Mountain Loop Trail.
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Service League [Las Vegas]
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1948-1970
Extent: 4 oversize boxes, 4 double oversize boxes (6.68 linear feet)
Location: Roller Shelf 1:4:1 - 1:4:3
Collection consists of the Las Vegas Service League scrapbooks containing newspaper articles about the members, various charitable acts performed by the league and league gatherings. (see also Junior League of Las Vegas collection 97-12 and the Junior Service League of Las Vegas on the roller shelf)

Shade Tree Shelter
Coll #: 96-006
Date: 1990 - 1994
Extent: 3 record storage boxes ( 3.75 linear feet)
Location: 5:3:1 - 5:3:2
The Shade Tree is a Las Vegas-based homeless shelter for women and women with children. The Shade Tree Collection contains staff logbooks for 1991 - 1994 and volunteer journals for 1990 - 1991 for this women's and children' safe house.

Shepp (Helen M.) Papers
Coll #: MS-00394
Date: 1953-1962
Extent: 1 document box (.37 cubic feet)
Location: 2:1:3
The Helen M. Shepp Papers (1953-1962) contain financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, and a policy statement relating to her involvement in the American Association for the United Nations (AAUN). Shepp was a founding member of the Nevada Chapter. Also included are copies of the "Navy Mothers' News" from 1953, to which Shepp belonged.
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Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00289
Date: 1951-2012
Extent: 20 linear feet (21 boxes)
Location: 3:7:3-3:8:2
The Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter Records (1951 to 2012) are composed of files from Sierra Club officers and activists in the Southern Nevada (formerly Las Vegas) Group of the Toiyabe Chapter. The collection documents the involvement of the Southern Nevada group in a variety of environmental concerns, such as air quality, uranization, and nuclear issues, in which the chapter has expressed interest. The records are comprised of correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, press releases, legislation, recommendations, resolutions, and general information. Due to the group’s location in the heart of the Mojave Desert, the collection provides excellent case studies of significant changes in the post-World War II American environmental movement, notably the increased recognition of the worth of desert lands.
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Soroptimist International of Henderson/Green Valley Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00359
Date: 1980-2004
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 2:3:4
Soroptimist International Henderson / Green Valley Chapter Records from 1980 to 2004 include meeting minutes, programs, photographs, conference materials, promotional material for various fund raisers, awards, and a gavel.
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Southern Nevada Antique Bottle Club Records
Coll #: MS-00217
Date: 1967-1975
Extent: 0.46 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: 2:3:2
The Southern Nevada Antique Bottle Club Records (1967-1975) contain the constitution, byLaws, membership lists, and copies of the club's newsletter, Punkin Seed.
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Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys Records
Coll #: MS-00808
Date: 1979-2016
Extent: 5 boxes (5.2 Linear Feet, 5.7 Cubic Feet), 929 Digital Files (4 DVDs, 0.823 GB) PDF/A
Location: BIS-01.10.3
Collection is comprised of records (approximately 1979 to 2016) created by the Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys (SNAWA). The collection contains administrative files from past SNAWA board members including past SNAWA presidents, secretaries, and treasures. The collection also includes records such as attendee lists, registration forms, and seminar evaluation forms from continuing legal education (CLE) events organized by SNAWA for attorneys in Southern Nevada.
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Southern Nevada Chapter of the American War Mothers
Coll #: MS-00396
Date: 1947-1995 (bulk 1950-1980)
Extent: 2.4 cubic feet (3 boxes and 1 flat folder)
Location: MS 6.6.6, MS 6.5.1, RS 1.6.6, RS 2.2.1, MS Map Case 11:N
The Southern Nevada Chapter of the American War Mothers Organization Records (1947-1995) are comprised primarily of scrapbooks containing correspondence and minutes, numerous newspaper clippings, and photographs. Also included are pamphlets on American War Mothers organizational rituals, bylaws, history, ceremonial ephemera, flags, and a Henderson Chapter Charter. The materials also contain items relating to the North Las Vegas Chapter, the Rose Garden Chapter, and the State Chapter.
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Southern Nevada Community Concerts Association Records
Coll #: MS-00543
Date: 1939-2004
Extent: 11.9 linear feet (14 boxes)
Location: MS 12.11.1 - 12.11.3, RS 2.4.8
The Southern Nevada Community Concerts Association (SNCCA) Records consist of materials documenting the activities of the SNCCA from 1939 until 2004 (bulk, 1986-2004). The SNCCA worked to bring various singers, orchestras, and ballets to the communities of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. The materials include minutes, financial records, correspondence, promotional papers, and scrapbooks.
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Southern Nevada Historical Society
Coll #: MS-00205
Date: 1948-1983
Extent: 2.10 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Location: 2:4:4
The Southern Nevada Historical Society Records document the management and development of the Southern Nevada Historical Society (SNHS) as well as various historical projects in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada that the society sponsored from 1948 to 1983. The records include SNHS correspondence (1951-1978), meeting minutes(1958-1983), and accounting information (1959-1980). It also contains copies of the SNHS Backtrails Newsletter, promotional material for events, membership lists, and research materials for various projects related to the history of southern Nevada and Las Vegas.
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Southern Nevada Women's Political Caucus
Coll #: MS-00344
Date: 1983 - 1984
Extent: 0.92 cubic feet, 0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 4:5:4
The Southern Nevada Women's Political Caucus Records (1981-1992) document a chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus. It was active in child care issues and in aiding women who aspired to be elected to public office. Included are chapter bylaws, minutes, newsletters, and information on local child care and the Act for Better Child Care Services of 1987. Also included are records of forums, conferences, dinners, newspaper advertisements, financial records, and membership information. There is national information, including a bumper sticker, and a poster.
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Southwest Oral History Association Records
Coll #: MS-00559
Date: 1981-2014
Extent: 6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Location: MS 13.8.1 - 13.8.3
The records chronicle the Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) from its founding in 1981 until the present. Included are agendas, executive board and general meeting minutes, projects, financial records, correspondence, photographs, and yearly conference information.
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Stand Out for Equality Records
Coll #: 2012-01
Date: approximately 2008-2011
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
Location: MS 10.6.6
Collection is comprised of organizational records of Stand Out for Equality a Las Vegas-based LGBT activist organization formed to advocate for gay marriage rights and other LGBT-friendly legislation in Nevada. Inventory Available.

Sternberg, Gary Papers
Coll #: MS-00717
Date: 1983-2015
Extent: 12 Digital Files transferred electronically; no physical carrier
Location: To access the entire collection click the link below entitled, "View Select Materials Online."
The Gary Sternberg Papers are comprised of correspondence, publications, and videos documenting Sternberg's involvement with the Las Vegas Jewish community from 1983 to 2015. Organizations represented in the collection include Congregation Ner Tamid and the Holocaust Survivors Group of Southern Nevada. Also included are digital photographs of Sternberg in 2015 wearing his Caesars Palace dealer's uniform.
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Stuckey, Evelyn papers
Coll #: MS-00265
Date: 1940-1972
Extent: 10 boxes and 2 oversize boxes (5.92 cubic feet, 7.21 linear feet)
Location: 3:2:6, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, Roller Shelf 1.8.2
Related Materials: 0284
The Evelyn Stuckey Papers date from 1940 to 1972 and document Stuckey's experience as a physical education teacher at Las Vegas High School (LVHS) in Las Vegas, Nevada and founder of the LVHS Rhythmettes dance group. The collection contains personal and educational materials from Stuckey’s college years, personal correspondence, and photographs. It also contains materials documenting the Rhythmettes' activities including travel plans, posters and fliers, news clippings, and group rosters.
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Temple Beth Sholom Records
Coll #: MS-00711
Date: 1945-2015
Extent: 12.5 linear feet (8 boxes, 4 oversize boxes) ; 198 digital files
Location: B 1.6.3, B 1.6.4, B 1.6.5, B 1.5.3
The records of Temple Beth Sholom date from 1945 to 2015 and include scrapbooks, photographs, bulletins, meeting minutes, by-laws, correspondence, and publications. The collection contains documentation of the Board of Directors, the Sisterhood, the Men's Club, the history of the congregation, events held by the temple, and construction of the temple building in Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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U - Wah - Un Study Club Collection
Coll #: MS-00198
Date: 1919 - 1987
Extent: 2 doc boxes
Location: MS 2:8:5
The U - Wah - Un Study Club was a women's literary club formed in Las Vegas in 1919. The collection covers activities of the club from its founding to 1987 and includes year books, a scrapbook, financial records, minutes and biographies. COLLECTION GUIDE AVAILABLE
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Union of Black Episcopalians Las Vegas Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00739
Date: 1993-2015
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 2:3:4
The Union of Black Episcopalians Las Vegas Chapter Records, dating from 1993 to 2014, contain the organization's charter, bylaws, constitution, awards, Kwanzaa activities, the teachings of Absalom Jones, photographs, and sponsored activities.
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Union of Black Episcopalians Las Vegas Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00739
Date: 1993-2015
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 2:3:4
The Union of Black Episcopalians Las Vegas Chapter Records, dating from 1993 to 2014, contain the organization's charter, bylaws, constitution, awards, Kwanzaa activities, the teachings of Absalom Jones, photographs, and sponsored activities.
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UNLV Libraries Collection on Goldfield, Nevada
Coll #: MS-00010
Date: 1903-1966
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Location: 1:3:1 - 1:3:2
The collection on Goldfield, Nevada Collection (1903-1966) documents mining, civic activities and organizations, such as the Goldfield Women's Club. Included are mining company minutes, ledgers, stock certificates, a Nelson-Gans fight program, correspondence, receipts, and bank records. Also included is a copy of a suit, Goldfield Consolidated Water Company v Nevada Tax Commission, along with other water and sewer information.
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Valder, Ann
Coll #: MS-00319
Date: 1963-1984
Extent: 4 boxes (1.61 cubic feet, 1.46 linear feet)
Location: MS 4:10:6
Ann Valder Papers (1963-1984) include agendas and minutes, programs, invitations, events, and newspaper clippings. The papers are limited to the time Valder spent working for the Review Journal and the Valley Times in Las Vegas, Nevada. The activities covered are her work with Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital and the American Cancer Society.
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Van Ee, Jeff
Coll #: MS-00470
Date: 1974-2012
Extent: 12.5 Linear Feet (15 boxes, 1 flat file, and 2 oversize map storage)
Location: MS 3:11:4 - MS 3:12:3; MS Map Case 11:F, 11:G
The Jeff van Ee Papers consist of the papers of environmentalist John Jeffrey van Ee from 1974 to 2012 that document a portion of van Ee's environmental activity, notably his participation on environmental committees in the Las Vegas, Nevada area for water conservation and wildlife protection. The papers are comprised of correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, and meeting agendas and minutes.
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Wilkinson, Marc
Coll #: MS-00159
Date: 1953-1980
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 1:12:3
The Marc Wilkinson Papers contain materials related to the business and personal life of Marc Wilkinson, his wife Theresa, and their printing business, Marc Wilkinson Printer located in Las Vegas, Nevada, from 1953 to 1980. The collection includes business correspondence, business advertisements, and materials relating to membership in Las Vegas social organizations.
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Young Audiences
Coll #: T177
Date: 1960 - 1983
Extent: 4 doc boxes and 6 record storage boxes
Location: 2:2:1 - 2:2:4
Collection contains the organizational records of the Young Audiences group. Materials include minutes, financial records, bylaws, photographs, projects, membership information, reports, publications, news clippings, and public relations material. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Zucker-Bozarth, Blanche
Coll #: MS-00372
Date: 1963-2005
Extent: 15.5 Linear Feet (30 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 5:5:6 - 5:6:4, MS Map Case 11:G
The Blanche Zucker-Bozarth Papers document education advocate Blanche Zucker-Bozarth's volunteer work and activism in libraries, children's advocacy, and women's clubs in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1963 to 2005. The collection includes records, newspaper clippings, and photographs from her political activism and fundraising initiatives in Southern Nevada. The collection also includes buttons, video tapes, and journal articles on child abuse prevention, as well as records from Zucker-Bozarth's term as president of the Mesquite Club in the 1980s.
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