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Total manuscripts: 39

Association of Women in Science, Las Vegas Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00740
Date: 1990s
Extent: 1 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 5.1.3
Collection consists of the records pertaining to the Women in Science program/grant at UNLV in the mid 1990s, and the AWIS (Association of Women in Science) Las Vegas Chapter. This organization is now defunct.
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Bible, Alan
Coll #: 1007
Date: 1969-1970
Extent: 1 folder (containing 3 items)
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of correspondence between U.S. Senator Alan Bible and UNLV Library Director Hal Erickson regarding the Higher Education Act and maintaining preferential postal rates for library and educational materials.

Clark County, Nevada School District Annual Reports
Coll #: MS-00665
Date: 1970-1980
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 1.3.1
The Clark County, Nevada School District Annual Reports include reports created by the Clark County School District from 1970 to 1980. Reports for the school years of 1972 to 1973, 1973 to 1974, and 1976 to 1977 are not included.
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Cunningham, Erma
Coll #: MS-00156
Date: 1941-1952
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 1:12:2
The Erma Cunningham Collection on the Eldorado School District, Nelson, Nevada is comprised of materials related to the elementary school that was located in Nelson, Clark County, Nevada from 1941 through 1952. It includes attendance records, student grades, and assorted materials related to education.
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Decker, Clarabelle
Coll #: MS-00258
Date: 1926 - 1980
Extent: 0.46 cubic feet, 2.09 linear feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Location: MS 3:2:2, MS MC 11:B
Clarabelle Decker Papers (1926-1980) reflect her the career as a teacher, librarian, and writer who worked in Nevada, Northern Arizona, and Southern California. Materials include Decker's writings and other published works, including books, booklets, posters, and fliers, as well as teaching aids, a grammar guide, and poems by Decker. Teaching materials primarily date from 1926 to 1952, while her library and writing materials date from 1954 to 1980.
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Fort Mojave Industrial School Records
Coll #: MS-00034
Date: 1890-1923
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Location: 1:10:4
Fort Mojave Industrial School Records (1890-1923) consist of correspondence, documents of the school's finances and administrative operations, blueprints for a pump station, as well as policy implementation and fact finding. The information is contained in two bound volumes.
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Frazier, Maude
Coll #: MS-00050
Date: 1955 - 1962
Extent: 1 shared box and 1 flat file
Location: 1:1:1, Map Case 11:N
Collection consists of programs, awards, certificates and annual (1958 yearbook) concerning the life of Maude Frazier, Nevada stateswoman and educator. Frazier taught school in Nevada from 1906 to 1946, was elected to the State Legislature in 1950 and appointed Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, the highest position ever held by a woman in Nevada. She was instrumental in establishing Nevada Southern University (later UNLV).
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Friends of Southern Nevada Libraries
Coll #: MS-00550
Extent: 21 linear feet (15 boxes, 1 flat file, 1 rolled banner)
Location: A 1.3.7, A 1.4.1 - 1.4.7
Collection is comprised of organizational records of the Friends of Southern Nevada Libraries consisting of financial, membership records etc), publications, flag, hats, bags etc. Mostly regarding book sales circa 1979-2009.

Governor's Conference on Nevada Libraries
Coll #: MS-00248
Date: 1978
Extent: 4.2 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 2:2:4, RS 1:8:1, MS Map Case 11:N
Collection is comprised of a scrapbook pertaining to the Governor's Conference on Nevada Libraries�correspondence re: funding and planning, newspaper clippings about available library services, copies of sample questionnaires for patrons and radio public service announcements. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Hazel Baker Denton Papers
Coll #: MS-00387
Date: 1907-1957 (bulk 1937-1955)
Extent: 4 linear feet (7 boxes)
Location: MS 6:7:6 - 6:6:1, Roller Shelf 2.1.8
Related Materials: 0312
Collection is comprised of the personal papers and writings of Hazel Baker Denton, educator and writer. In addition to her work with the Lincoln Co. Board of Education, National Education Association of Nevada, and the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs, Denton was also elected to the Nevada State Assembly twice. Collection consists of correspondence, personal diaries, news clippings and speeches. Other materials include drafts and published versions of her writing including the columns "Caliente All the Time" and "While the Toast Burns" and the book Ironing Day. Personal items such as baby books and scrapbooks also form part of the collection.
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Hickey, Liliam Lujan Papers
Coll #: MS-00103
Date: 1940-2010
Extent: 3.1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: B 1:5:5, Map Case 11:O
The Liliam Lujan Hickey Papers (1940-2010) document her run for the Nevada State Board of Education District A as well as her work with the Latin Chamber of Congress. The collection contains assorted newspaper and magazine articles, documents, books, a transcript of her oral history interview, photographs, correspondence, and awards.
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Hoggard, Mabel
Coll #: 2009-29
Date: ca. 1950s-1970s
Extent: 5.6 linear feet (6 boxes)
Location: MS 13.7.2, RS 2.5.4
Collection is comprised of the personal papers, clippings, scrapbooks of Mabel Hoggard,the first African-American public school teacher in Las Vegas who taught from 1946-1970 in various schools around Las Vegas including the Westside School. Hoggard was also respected for her work as a civil rights activist and a civic and educational leader in Las Vegas. Other materials in the collection include her early student notes, curriculum notes from teaching days, documents from her wartime work in West Virginia, letters and cards from students and friends, and various documents on Blacks and the civil rights movement in Las Vegas and the US. Note: Collection is partially processed, please consult Manuscripts Librarian to access materials.

Ilene Bittle Collection on Basic High School
Coll #: MS-00331
Date: 1949-1976
Extent: 1.08 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 4:7:3
The Ilene Bittle Collection on Basic High School is comprised of memorabilia from Basic High School spanning from 1949 to 1976. The collection was created by Ilene Stokes Bittle and includes scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, event programs, high school newspapers, and other school mementos.
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KLVX TV - Project Innovate
Coll #: 89-20
Date: 1965-1984
Extent: 1 record storage box
Location: 4:12:3
Collection is comprised of the KLVX- Project Innovate organization records. This project is a program set up to provide the Clark County School District with audiovisual equipment and to construct noncommercial educational television broadcast facilities for the Clark County School District. The records include bidding information, proposed uses for the broadcast system, grant applications for matching federal funds, school policies and statutes, evaluation reports and copies of the Nevada Education Magazine.

Las Vegas High School Class of 1929 Scrapbook
Coll #: MS-00632
Date: 1909-1979
Extent: 1 box (1.5 Linear Feet)
Location: RS 1.7.6
Collection contains a scrapbook from the class of 1929. In this scrapbook are programs from Sr. class drama productions, reunion invitations and news clippings and articles from the 30th, 40th, 45th and 50th class reunions. There is also a guest book for the 50th class reunion.

Lewis, Marzette
Coll #: MS-00621
Date: 1970-2011
Extent: 8.76 Cubic Feet (24 boxes)
Location: A-03.07.4-7, A-03.08.1
The Marzette Lewis Papers (1970-2011) reflect Lewis' extensive history of activism in the Las Vegas, Nevada community regarding the education standards of the Clark County School District (CCSD), and her work to fight discrimination within the district. The bulk of material dates from 1988 to 2009. It contains correspondence, Clark County School District (CCSD) zoning information, CCSD agendas, information on Lewis' two organizations, Westside Action Alliance Korps (W.A.A.K- U.P.) and Concerned Citizens, and video and audio recordings.
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Lewis, Marzette
Coll #: MS-00621
Date: 1970-2011
Extent: 8.76 Cubic Feet (24 boxes)
Location: A-03.07.4-7, A-03.08.1
The Marzette Lewis Papers (1970-2011) reflect Lewis' extensive history of activism in the Las Vegas, Nevada community regarding the education standards of the Clark County School District (CCSD), and her work to fight discrimination within the district. The bulk of material dates from 1988 to 2009. It contains correspondence, Clark County School District (CCSD) zoning information, CCSD agendas, information on Lewis' two organizations, Westside Action Alliance Korps (W.A.A.K- U.P.) and Concerned Citizens, and video and audio recordings.
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Linda Miller Papers
Coll #: MS-00591
Date: 2008-2014
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 9.4.3
Linda Miller Papers date from 2008 to 2014 and document Dr. Linda Miller's work as an impersonator of Las Vegas pioneer Helen Stewart and Miller's efforts to erect a statue of Helen Stewart at the Las Vegas, Nevada Old Mormon Fort. The collection consists of a scrapbook documenting her apperances as Helen Stewart as well as envelopes containing video recordings (DVDs) and unbound scrapbook pages. Photographs and newsclippings are included in the scrapbook.
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Lisle Family Collection on Education in Beatty, Nevada
Coll #: MS-00212
Date: 1950
Extent: 1 box (0.23 cubic feet, 0.21 linear feet)
Location: 2:3:1
The Lisle Family Collection on Education in Beatty, Nevada, is comprised of photocopies of school records and correspondence from 1933 to 1948. It also includes an official voting register from the 1914 Beatty primary election. The photocopies were created approximately 1950.

Lytle, Mary Papers
Coll #: MS-00231
Date: 1909-1986
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 2:2:2
The Mary Lytle Papers (1909-1986) contain her written memories of being the first midwife in Overton, Nevada. Included are correspondence from the State Archivist Fred Galer, photographs, certifications, and her hand-written memoir.
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Malone, Theresa papers
Coll #: MS-00453
Date: 2001-2002
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 9.10.6
The Theresa Malone Papers contain meeting records of the Nevada State Board of Education from 2001 to 2002, where she was chair of the government relations board. Included is material on the proposed closure of the Austin, Nevada elementary school and information on charter schools.
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Morlan, Jerry
Coll #: MS-00486
Date: 1956-1998 (inclusive),1986-1996 (bulk)
Extent: 3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 10.4.1, RS 2.4.6
This collection comprises elements that document the career of technology educator Jerry Morlan, primarily in Las Vegas, Nevada, spanning the 1970s to 1990s. The bulk of the materials refer to Morlan's role in the Clark County School District in integrating technology into the classroom, primarily supported by numerous letters of thanks and recommendation from schools all over the county. Morlan's professional writings and news clippings demonstrate his advocacy of vocational learning by way of industrial arts. Also included in the collection is a group of photographs that visually document projects Morlan engaged students in during the 1980s, as well as a videocassette program from 1991 that seeks to act as an introduction to technology. The collection is housed in one document box and one flat oversize box.
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Nevada State Board of Education Questions for the Examination of Teachers
Coll #: MS-00036
Date: 1894
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 shared box)
Location: 1:1:1
Nevada State Board of Education Questions for the Examination of Teachers booklet dates to 1894 and consists of a single test booklet from the Nevada State Board of Education containing questions to test teachers' knowledge. The test includes questions from subjects such as Physiology, Reading, Orthography, Geography, and United States History.
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Nevada State Retired Teachers Association Collection on the Book, Inside Nevada Schools: A Challenge for the Future
Coll #: MS-00748
Date: 1970-1976
Extent: 0.46 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: 03.01.1
Nevada State Retired Teachers Association Collection on the book Inside Nevada Schools: A Challenge for the Future (1970-1976) contains the finished book and the research conducted for the completion of the project. Included are oral interviews, articles, notes, copies of photographs, and organizational plans.
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Partridge, John Myron
Coll #: MS-00298
Date: 1928-1979
Extent: 1.0 linear feet, 1.10 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 03.12.3 - 03.12.04
The John Myron Papers (1928-1979) his contain his educational records from Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and University of Nevada, Reno. Included are grades, essays and reports, a teaching manual, and certificates. Also included are his Naval records where he served as as a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserves during and after World War Two.
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Patrick W. Carlton Papers on the Oral History of the Public School Principalship Project
Coll #: MS-00829
Date: 1982-2011
Extent: 13 boxes (5.36 Cubic Feet, 5.96 Linear Feet)
Location: MS 11.11.5-6, MS 11.12.6
The collection is comprised of University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) professor, Dr. Patrick W. Carlton's, research files dating from 1982 to 2011 in the "Oral History of the Public School Principalship" Project. The papers include research files about principals in Las Vegas, Nevada and Superintendents on the Clark County School District.
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Perry, Alice Lorraine Thomas
Coll #: T171
Date: 1900 - 193(?)
Extent: 1 slim doc box
Location: 2:3:4
Collection contains the personal records of Alice Thomas and her family, early residents of the Beatty, NV areareport cards, graduation certificates, school records, general family correspondence and some short stories and poems. There is an interesting letter from Alice Thomas school principal about the quality of education available from a one room, one teacher school.

Phillips, Peggy Hyde Papers
Coll #: MS-00401
Date: 1929-1998
Extent: 3.3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 7:8:5, RS 1.6.4
The Peggy Hyde Phillips Papers (1929-1998) document the lives of Peggy Hyde Phillips, her first husband Charles, and her son Michael. Materials include family photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and documents from Michael Hyde’s time as a student at the United States Air Force Academy. The collection also includes a near-complete run of issues from February 1, 1963 through May 8, 1964 of the Paradise Press weekly newspaper from Paradise, an unincorporated township in Clark County, Nevada.
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Rancho High School Class of 1962 Collection
Coll #: MS-00623
Date: 1959-2012
Extent: 3.1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 13.5.4, RS 2.8.4
The Rancho High School Class of 1962 Collection (1959-2012) consists of materials from Rancho High School of Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection contains school clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and ephemera pertaining to the Class of 1962. Additionally, the collection chronicles the lives of students after graduation via school reunions from the 1970s through 2012.
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Rusco, Elmer Professor
Coll #: T123
Date: 1964 - 1972
Extent: 1 document box (.42 linear feet)
Location: 2:7:2
Collection is comprised of the papers of Elmer Rusco, former UNR professor, who has done extensive research into civil rights and race relations in Nevada. Topics include school integration, welfare, black employment, poverty, and Clark County School District staff training pertaining to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There is also information on Local 357 regarding discrimination cases against blacks by the union, and information on the number of minorities working at the major Strip hotels. Types of material in the collection include correspondence, news clippings, and research notes.
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Semling, Evelyn
Coll #: Mss47
Date: 1980
Extent: 1 folder (containing 32 items)
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of original manuscript compositions containing the words and music to 38 songs (title: Music in Motion) for children written by Evelyn Semling during her teaching career.

Smith, Arlene Mathews Papers
Coll #: MS-00069
Date: 1910-1978
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 1:11:3
Related Materials: 0129
The Arlene Mathews Smith Papers are comprised of materials pertaining to the area around Panaca, Nevada, dating from 1910 to 1978, with a bulk of the items from the 1920s. The papers were collected while she lived in Panaca and consist of records and booklets from the 4-H Boys and Girls Club, two copies of the "Lincoln Lantern" dated 1927, a photo album, and memorabilia.
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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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State of Nevada Educational Directories, Bulletins, and Certification Requirements
Coll #: MS-00700
Date: 1938-1977
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: B 1:1:3
The State of Nevada Educational Directories, Bulletins, and Certification Requirements (1938-1977) contain bi-monthly bulletins, yearly directories, information to certify teachers, and retirement salaries.
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State of Nevada Educational Directories, Bulletins, and Certification Requirements
Coll #: MS-00700
Date: 1938-1977
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: B 1:1:3
The State of Nevada Educational Directories, Bulletins, and Certification Requirements (1938-1977) contain bi-monthly bulletins, yearly directories, information to certify teachers, and retirement salaries.
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van Betten, Herman Papers
Coll #: MS-00805
Date: 1973-1984
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: RS 02.08.1
The Herman van Betten Papers contain correspondence, campaign fliers, photographs, conference papers, and newspaper articles regarding his involvement in education, mental health matters, regional planning, and political issues in Nevada.
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Van Betten, Patricia Healthcare and Nursing Papers
Coll #: MS-00098
Date: 1985-2009
Extent: 2.65 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Location: A 2:5:4
The Patricia van Betten Healthcare and Nursing Papers (1985-2009) are comprised of personal correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, and reports of Patricia van Betten, who worked with the League of Women Voters and the Nevada Nurses Association from 1985 to 2011. The collection details several Nevada organizations including the Nevada Chapter of the Health Care Reform Project (HCRP), the League of Women Voters, and the Nevada Nurses Association. Also of interest, the collection contains written material, video recordings, and compact discs pertaining to health curriculum for the Clark County School District.
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White, Jaunita Greer
Coll #: MS-00254
Date: 1927 - 1980
Extent: 22 doc boxes
Location: MS 3:1:5 - 3:2:2
The Juanita Greer White Collection contains personal, professional and business material pertaining to Dr. Juanita White in her capacity as a member of UCCSN Board of Regents, American Association of University Women and numerous other activities in education, health, youth and aging. Note: additional material added later included documents from her work in the Nevada State Legislature, Board of Regents, books, catalogs, chemistry papers, plaques, and campaign materials.
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Williams, Frank
Coll #: Mss33
Date: 1892 -1947
Extent: 13 folders (containing 118 items)
Location: 1:1:1
Related Materials: 0171(63) and albums 2:31.3 and 2:32.1
Collection consists of manuscripts written by Frank Williams from 1892 to 1946. The bulk of the writing was done in the 1940s and concerns his life, local histories of Goodsprings, Potosi, Mesquite Valley and the Yellow Pine Mining District. It also contains reports and material reflecting his role as University Regent (1909-1912 and 1923-1942) and his four terms in the State Assembly. Also includes various addresses and articles regarding mines and mining, the evils of gambling, and his life in Las Vegas and Vanderbilt with wife, Edith C. Williams.
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