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Abbey, Joshua
Coll #: MS-00820
Date: 1952-2017
Extent: 2 boxes, 1 shared box (1.69 Cubic Feet), 11 digital files (11 optical discs, 2.67 GB)
Location: RS 02.05.2, MS 03.02.5
Collection is comprised primarily of files from approximately the early 1980s to 2017 detailing Joshua Abbey's theater and film career; his involvement with environmental efforts in Southern Nevada such as the Citizens Against Nuclear Waste in Nevada (CANWIN); and his involvement with the Jewish community in Las Vegas, including the Jewish Film Festival, the Jewish Federation, Temple Beth Sholom, and other organizations. The collection also includes information about the Jewish Community Center from the 1950s and a file on the film production of The Brave Cowboy, a novel written by his father, Ed Abbey.
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Abercrombie, Nancy Collection of Audio Recordings
Coll #: MS-00794
Date: 1960s-1970s
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Location: Materials are stored in the Lied Automatic Storage and Retrieval (LASR) Unit of the Lied Library. Advanced notice is required for access.
The Nancy Abercrombie Audio Recordings (1960s-1970s) contain a variety of music from many different musical artists and groups. A portion of the collection has an alphabetical inventory of recordings from the 1960s. No further information on them is known.
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Ainsworth Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Memorabilia
Coll #: MS-00190
Date: 1942-1965
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 2:8:5
The Ainsworth Collection of Las Vegas, Nevada Memorabilia (1942-1965) consists of fliers, programs, and receipts from Las Vegas, Nevada events and gatherings. The material pertains to the Helldorado, Boulder Roundup, and Little Britches rodeos as well as local plays and musicals. Also of interest, the collection contains a 1942 World War II ration book.
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Andre, Joe Papers
Coll #: MS-00213
Date: 1920-1980
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 2:3:1
Related Materials: Joe Andre Oral History Interview, OH-00043; Betty Andre Oral History Interview, OH-00042; Joe Andre Photographs, approximately 1906-1980s, PH-00124
The Joe Andre papers are comprised of scrapbook materials and feature articles collected by Joe Andre to document his life and career. Materials range from 1920 to 1980, with the focus of the materials on the 1920s to 1930s. The scrapbook documents Andre's career as a band leader in Nevada, and the articles trace his journey through Nevada as a musician, restaurant owner and shop owner.
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Apcar, Frederic
Coll #: MS-00483
Date: 1963-1992
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 10.4.1
Collection consists of programs from shows produced by legendary producer Frederic Apcar. Materials include programs from Apcar's show most famous Las Vegas show Casino de Paris at the Dunes, and other shows in Lake Tahoe and Reno. Also contains some ephemeral items such as flyers and Dunes Magazines from the late 1960s. Most programs date from 1960s-1970s.
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Arden, Donn Papers
Coll #: 2001-05
Date: 1917-1994
Extent: 31.8 linear feet (35 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Location: MS 8.3.4 - 8.3.6, RS 2.3.5 - 2.3.7, MS Map Case 11:G
The collection consists of the papers of Donn Arden, choreographer, producer and director known for creating extravagant production shows that combined spectacular scenery and disaster with sequined and feathered showgirls. The collection documents Arden's sixty plus years in entertainment working in showrooms all over the world from Paris to Las Vegas and New York to Los Angeles from the 1930s to the 1990s. Comprised of production notes, programs, photographs, posters, sheet music, correspondence, costume design sketches, press clippings and magazine articles, the collection documents Arden's work in a variety of nightclubs and on large production shows. In addition to documenting Arden's work and life in show business, the collection provides insight into the planning and execution of the production show, a genre of entertainment that has largely disappeared over the years, and of which Arden was thought to be the undisputed master. As many of Arden's shows were featured in Las Vegas, the collection also serves to document that fabled golden era of Las Vegas entertainment of the 1950s-1960s, and provides insight into how perceptions of the Las Vegas showgirl have evolved over the years.
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Askew, Dennis Lee papers
Coll #: MS-00766
Date: 1977-1985
Extent: 2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: RS 2.2.4
The Dennis Lee Askew papers date from 1977 to 1985 and contain "Rock Talk" columns from the Las Vegas Sun newspaper, posters, photographs, correspondence, audio cassette tapes, one DVD of the "Rock Talk" television special, and newspaper clippings.
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Askew, Dennis Lee papers
Coll #: MS-00766
Date: 1977-1985
Extent: 2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: RS 2.2.4
The Dennis Lee Askew papers date from 1977 to 1985 and contain "Rock Talk" columns from the Las Vegas Sun newspaper, posters, photographs, correspondence, audio cassette tapes, one DVD of the "Rock Talk" television special, and newspaper clippings.
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Atkinson, Connie
Coll #: MS-00560
Date: approximately 1949-2009
Extent: 36.0 linear feet, 8.0 cubic feet (36 boxes)
Location: A 6:3:2 - A 6:3:4
The Connie Atkinson Collection of Sheet Music and Music Scores is comprised of original music manuscript arrangements, both handwritten and printed, from composer and arranger Connie Atkinson dating from approximately 1949-2009.
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Austin, Nancy
Coll #: MS-00613
Date: 1966-1978
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: see staff
The Nancy Austin Papers (1966-1978) consists of newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the career of Las Vegas, Nevada entertainer Nancy Austin. The photographs in the collection document Austin's entertainment career as well as other business ventures, including her own clothing line for plus-size women, called Pudgy Playmates.
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Belfer, Hal Papers
Coll #: MS-00575
Date: 1940-2004
Extent: 8.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Location: MS 12.5.2 - 12.4.1
The Hal Belfer Papers contain is comprised of the papers of producer, choreographer, and writer Harold (Hal) Belfer from 1940 to 2004. Materials include correspondence, program ideas, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, scripts, sheet music, arrangements, and photographs.
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Billman, Larry Papers
Coll #: MS-00577
Date: 1961-1975
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (1 box)
Location: B 02.03.5
The Larry Billman Papers (1961-1975) primarily reflect his work in the entertainment industry of Las Vegas, Nevada as a dancer, choreographer, and director. Materials include scripts, photographs, music scores, contracts, ephemera, and magazine and newspaper clippings.
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Boranian, Hixon Music Scores
Coll #: MS-00610
Date: approximately 1950s-1980s
Extent: 0.83 linear feet, 0.92 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 11.09.1
The Hixon Boranian collection (approx. 1950s-1980s) is comprised solely of music manuscripts and scores that he wrote, edited, and performed.
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Campbell, Bill
Coll #: 2012-05
Date: 1960s
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
Location: RS 2.1.6
Collection is comprised of original costume sketches by designer Bill Campbell for the Donn Arden production shows Pzazz and Hello America which both appeared at the Desert Inn in the 1960s. Most sketches include design and fabric notes and have swatches attached.

Canadian Film Centre Worldwide Short Film Festival Submissions
Coll #: MS-00615
Date: 2002-2006
Extent: 187 boxes (202.58 Linear Feet, 240.04 Cubic Feet)
Location: LASR
The Canadian Film Centre Worldwide Short Film Festival Submissions Collection is comprised of films submitted to the Canadian Film Centre Worldwide Short Film Festival during the festival years 2002 to 2006. The collection is comprised exclusively of audiovisual materials (VHS and DVD formats). NOTE: Materials are stored in the Lied Automated Storage and Retrieval Unit(LASR). Advanced notice may be required to access these materials.
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Carsony, Karl
Coll #: MS-00807
Date: 1940-1978
Extent: 10 boxes (6.9 cubic feet, 9.5 linear feet)
Location: B-IS 1.7.5
Collection is comprised of photographs, clippings, ephemera, and artifacts representing Karl (Schrom) Carsony's acrobatic career and personal life. The materials in this collection date from approximately the early 1940s through the late 1970s, including vacation photographs of Karl (Schrom) Carsony and his wife, Margot Meyers, and promotional photographs of the Carsony Brothers acrobatic act.
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Cave Nightclub Records
Coll #: MS-00519
Date: 1992-1994
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 11.2.3
The Cave Nightclub Records (1992-1994) are comprised of materials generated during the planning and construction of the Cave Nightclub in Las Vegas, Nevada. It opened in 1992 as a straight nightclub. It changed ownership in 1993, and reopened on September 3, 1993 as a gay nightclub and closed early in 1995. The collection contains policy documents, building plans, and promotional and publicity materials, as well as artifacts, including waiter uniforms from the nightclub.
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Center Stage Inc. Records
Coll #: MS-00551
Date: 1999-2008
Extent: 1.4 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 13.7.6
The Center Stage Inc. Records are comprised of bylaws, meeting minutes, publicity, scripts, programs, cast lists and video recordings related to the Las Vegas, Nevada theater company's operation from 1999 to 2008. Center Stage Inc. was established in 1999 by Lenore Andrea Simon and Alana Brown.
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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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Copeland, Alan
Coll #: MS-00492
Date: Approximately 1936-2004
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Location: A 6:1:5 - A 6:1:6
The Alan Copeland Music Scores are original handwritten music scores arranged by American composer Alan Copeland from approximately 1936 to 2004. Copeland worked with various musicians and groups, such as Les Brown, the Modernaires, Sarah Vaughn, and many others.
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Danny Cassella Collection of Sheet Music
Coll #: MS-00614
Date: 1940s-1960s
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Location: MS 13.7.1
The Danny Cassella Collection of Sheet Music (1940s-1960s) consists of stock arrangements for songs and scores from the 1940s through the 1960s. The arrangements were collected by musician Danny Cassella. Additionally the collection contains several Tune-Dex cards.
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Danny Cassella Papers
Coll #: MS-00609
Date: 1934-1953
Extent: 0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 13.5.2
The Danny Cassella Papers are comprised of materials dating from 1934 to 1953, focusing on musician Danny Cassella and His Orchestra, who had a few performances in Las Vegas, Nevada. The materials include biographical information about Danny Cassella, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, postcards, programs, articles and tune-dex cards.
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de Haven, Rene
Coll #: MS-00586
Date: 1944-2011
Extent: 5.7 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 1 flat file)
Location: A 1:7:5 - A 1:7:6, Map Case Main Stacks 11:I
The Rene de Haven Papers contain photographs, costume designs, promotional show materials, press clippings, and audio recordings of dancer and choreographer Rene de Haven from 1944 to 2011. Personal papers, prints, proof sheets, black-and-white and color photos document Rene de Haven's work in dancing and choreography in Las Vegas, Nevada and Los Angeles, California.
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Dick, Mida Mae
Coll #: MS-00259
Date: 1945-1986
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: 3:2:3
The Mida Mae Dick Collection on Las Vegas Entertainment (1945-1986) consists of clippings and programs about the Las Vegas, Nevada entertainment scene. The bulk of the materials concern shows and nightlife at notable hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip.
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DiJulio, Max
Coll #: MS-00493
Date: 1950-1993
Extent: 13.55 Linear Feet (26 boxes)
Location: A 6:1:6 - A 6:2:3
The Max DiJulio Music Scores comprise of handwritten and printed musical scores by composer Massimo "Max" DiJulio and were created between 1950 and 1993. Max Dijulio composed and arranged musical scores and conducted many concerts. In addition to the original scores and sheet music, there are also many musical composition books with DiJulio's notes.
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Dottie Dee Dancers
Coll #: MS-00544
Date: 1940s-2002
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 box)
Location: 13:7:1
The Dottie Dee Dancers Collection (1940s-2002) is comprised of newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the career of Dorothy (Dalton) Tomlin, who led a line of dancers known as the Dottie Dee Dancers in the 1940s and 1950s. The dancers performed in nightclubs in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other cities in the western United States. Other items in the collection include original costume drawings by Hollywood costume designer Lloyd Lambert for costumes that were created for the Dottie Dee Dancers, and the transcript of an oral history interview with Dottie and her husband, Donald Tomlin.
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Dummkopf Band Collection
Coll #: MS-00662
Date: 1988-2001
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B 2:2:2
The Dummkopf Band Collection documents the activities of the Las Vegas, Nevada local entertainers from approximately 1988 to 2001. The collection includes two compact discs of live performances, newspaper clippings and advertisements, and letters of recommendation for the band.
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Dunes Hotel Collection
Coll #: 93-08, 2010-14
Date: 1955-1992
Extent: 17.6 linear feet (31 boxes, 1 unboxed item [orange ballot box])
Location: MS 4:8:1-4:8:4; MS 11:5:5-11:5:6; Roller Shelf 2.1.2
Collection is comprised of publicity files of the Dunes Hotel. Material includes scrapbooks, budgets, employee files, contracts, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, advertising and publicity. Notable subjects include the Casino de Paris production show and showgirls, Major Riddle and Dunes Hotel restaurants such as the Sultan's Table. In 2010, the Las Vegas News Bureau donated additional materials to this collection and they can be found under collection number 2010-14. They are listed in the updated collection guide.
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Edythe and Lloyd Katz Papers
Coll #: MS-00376
Date: 1934-2002
Extent: 5.50 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and one flat file)
Location: MS 5:6:5, MS Map Case 11:I, and RS 2:1:8
The Edythe and Lloyd Katz papers (1934-2002) provide a glimpse of the social, religious, and educational contributions that they made to the community of Las Vegas, Nevada. Materials include photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and awards dating from 1934 to 2002.
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El Cortez Hotel Scrapbook
Coll #: MS-00636
Date: 1963
Extent: 1.67 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: RS 1.5.2
The El Cortez Hotel and Casino Scrapbook (1963) contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, promotional event notifications, information on performers, and other events held at the El Cortez Hotel.
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Eliot, Valerie Chapman
Coll #: MS-00598
Date: 1954-1970
Extent: 0.23 cubic feet, 1.88 linear feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Location: MS 3.1.3, MC 11:J
Materials include photographs, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and collages of Valerie Chapman Eliot's time as a Bluebell girl in the Lido de Paris in France, Argentina, and Las Vegas, Nevada from 1954 to 1970, as well as photographs of her time as dancer in the show "Hello America" at the Desert Inn Hotel in Las Vegas in the mid-1960s.
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Ellen Burke Rawls Papers
Coll #: MS-00451
Date: 1987-1996
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 9.12.1, MS Map Case 11:N
The Ellen Burke Rawls Papers comprise the professional writings of Ellen Burke Rawls from 1987 to 1996. The papers document her work as a reviewer in the entertainment industry of Atlantic City, New Jersey and as a publicist for the other professional businesses in and around New Jersey. The material comprise of her personal correspondence, columns from a number of newspapers, correspondence of her participation in The Morning Show program and photographs that were used in her newspaper columns.
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Fluke, David Papers on Las Vegas Entertainers
Coll #: MS-00304
Date: 1946-1983
Extent: 0.67 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: 4:12:3
The David Fluke Papers on Las Vegas Entertainers consists of the notebooks of David Fluke, a Las Vegas, Nevada resident whose hobby was documenting entertainers and shows on the Las Vegas Strip from 1946 to 1981. His notebooks feature handwritten lists of entertainers' show dates and lounge acts, and include dates for the Las Vegas debuts of numerous performers. The collection also contains celebrity trivia and biographical sketches of various Las Vegas entertainers.
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Franchini, Anthony Papers
Coll #: MS-00754
Date: 1919-1996
Extent: 0.48 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 12.11.5
The Anthony J. Franchini Papers (1919-1996) consist of music related material, newspaper clippings, United States Army records, and photographs. Also included are a Mt. Charleston partnership agreement and a scrapbook.
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Frontier Hotel and Casino Collection
Coll #: MS-00297
Date: 1942-1988
Extent: 22.9 Linear Feet (39 boxes)
Location: MS 3:10:3 - 3:11:2; Roller Shelf 1.8.7 and 1.8.8
The Frontier Hotel and Casino Collection documents the history, promotions, entertainers, and events at the Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1942 to 1988. The collection includes promotional material, correspondence, invoices, legal documents, and newspaper clippings.
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George, Willard
Coll #: 2007-26
Date: ca, 1915-1950
Three oversize photo albums of sepia-tone photographs of Hollywood movie stars wearing furs designed by Willard George, son of Sadie and Hampton George. Includes name of stars, descriptions of furs. Dating primarily from the 1920s-1940s

Gold, Hyman
Coll #: MS-00496
Date: 1935-2004
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Location: A 6:2:5 - A 6:2:6
The Hyman Gold Papers (1935-2004) primarily document the career of Las Vegas, Nevada performer Hyman Gold, and consist of newspaper clippings from various engagements, correspondence, and fliers. Materials also include handwritten musical scores and reel to reel tapes, both from his personal and professional life.
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Gregory, Matt
Coll #: 96-22
Date: 1959-1986
Extent: 3 linear feet (3 record storage cartons)
Location: MS 6:7:4 - 6:7:5
Related Materials: 0308
Collection is comprised of the papers of Las Vegas producer, manager/agent Matt Gregory. Gregory was also known as creator of the Las Vegas-style mini-revue. Collection includes contracts, costume sketches, press releases, videos, show reviews, and advertisements. Shows documented include Fancy That, Feminine Touch, Mad Mod World, La Nouvelle Eve, and Kanpai.
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Hansen, Tom Collection on Jubilee!
Coll #: MS-00106
Date: 1995-2012
Extent: 2.42 linear feet, 0.46 cubic feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Location: B 1.1.1, MS Map Case 11:O
The Tom Hansen Collection on the Jubliee! stage show documents his work with this Las Vegas production from 1995 to 2012. The files include programs, set designs, lyrics, programs, badges, business cards, photographs, costume drawings, and video/audio tapes of the Jubilee! auditions and rehearsals.
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Hansen, Tom Collection on Jubilee!
Coll #: MS-00106
Date: 1995-2012
Extent: 2.42 linear feet, 0.46 cubic feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Location: B 1.1.1, MS Map Case 11:O
The Tom Hansen Collection on the Jubliee! stage show documents his work with this Las Vegas production from 1995 to 2012. The files include programs, set designs, lyrics, programs, badges, business cards, photographs, costume drawings, and video/audio tapes of the Jubilee! auditions and rehearsals.
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Harrah’s Entertainment Corporate Archives
Coll #: MS-00460
Date: 1811-2004
Extent: 72.7 cubic feet (103 boxes, 16 oversize boxes, 10 flat files, and 5 items)
Location: MS 10:9:1-10:11:9, MS 10:12:2-10:12:6, RS 2:4:2, RS 2:5:3, RS 2:5:5, MS MC 05:E
The Harrah’s Entertainment Corporate Archives (dating from 1811 to 2004 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1940 to 2000) contain the promotional and corporate files of Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and its predecessors, as well as Bill Harrah’s personal papers and card game collection. The materials were compiled and developed as a corporate archive by Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.’s Corporate Communications Department. The collection is primarily comprised of casino and employee periodicals, reports, manuals, promotional files, ephemera, and newspaper articles that document Bill Harrah’s casinos in Reno, Nevada and Lake Tahoe as well as Harrah’s Inc., Holiday Inns, Inc., Holiday Corporation, the Promus Companies, and Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. Also included are photographs that document the construction of Harrah’s properties, business operations, the people who worked and performed at Harrah’s properties, and Bill Harrah’s automobile collection. The collection also contains Bill Harrah’s collection of playing cards and card games. Also included are photographs of the Harrah family.
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Harris (Basil) Scrapbook
Coll #: MS-00353
Date: 1942-1969
Extent: 0.66 cubic feet (1 flat box)
Location: Roller Shelf 2:1:3
The Basil N. Harris Scrapbook consists of a scrapbook of materials from the Las Vegas Strip from the 1942-1969 consisting of cocktail napkins, show programs, menus, swizzle sticks, and postcards from a number of different hotel/casinos including the Flamingo, the Sands, the El Rancho, and the Last Frontier.
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Hayes, Grace Papers
Coll #: MS-00271
Date: 1957-1962
Extent: 1.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Location: MS 3:3:5, RS 1:8:4 - 1:8:5
Related Materials: 0292
The Grace Hayes Papers (1957-1962) include the personal and financial papers of actress and singer Grace Hayes, who owned the Red Rooster, a nightclub on the Las Vegas Strip. The papers include financial documents, newspaper clippings about Grace Hayes and her family, personal correspondence, career mementos, legal documents, and photo albums.
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Henry, Hank
Coll #: MS-00490
Date: 1934-1980
Extent: 0.63 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: A 6:1:4
The Hank Henry Papers consist of materials on the entertainment career of Hank Henry and span from 1934 to 1980. The collection contains skits and jokes, family photographs, photos of burlesque shows, photos and autographs of various actors and actresses, newsletters, newspaper articles and correspondence.
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Hollywood Park Incorporated Records
Coll #: MS-00683
Date: 1993-1994
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet 1 box
Location: B 1:2:6
The collection contains press releases, fiscal reports, a press kit, and an informational packet for potential investors in Hollywood Park Incorporated, the owner of Hollywood Park Race Track and Hollywood Park Marketplace in Inglewood, California. The records date from 1993 to 1994 and mainly concern the planned opening of the Hollywood Park Marketplace, a commercial retail center.
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Houssels, Nancy
Coll #: 97-11
Date: 1972-1997
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 6:6:2, MS Map Case 11:O
Collection consists of newsletters, programs, posters, magazine articles, anniversary reports, and news clippings on the Nevada Dance Theatre (now Nevada Ballet Theatre). Nancy Houssels co-founded the Nevada Dance Theatre with Vassili Sulich in 1974.

Huntridge Family Entertainment Center and Huntridge Theater
Coll #: MS-00656
Date: 1980-1981
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: B IS 1.5.3
The Huntridge Family Entertainment Center and Huntridge Theater Records (1980-1981) consist of a photographic album documenting the construction and opening of the Huntridge Family Entertainment Center in 1980 as well as some photographs of the historic Huntridge Theater.
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Insignia Films
Coll #: 2005-24
Date: 10-4-05
Extent: 1 record storage carton
Collection consists of research material and video-taped interviews and footage used in the PBS American Experience documentary: Las Vegas - An Uncoventional History (created for the Las Vegas Centennial). Includes original issues of magazines with Las Vegas coverage and wide range of newspaper articles on Las Vegas from various decades. Other ephemera includes USFOI Act report on Tony Spilotro. Also, copies of all still photographs used in the documentary.

International Show Programs Collection
Coll #: MS-00641
Date: 1950-2000
Extent: 1.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 5.6.5, MS Map Case 11:G
The International Show Programs Collection comprises publicity print materials from the following Paris, France cabaret music halls and burlesque clubs: Alcazar de Paris, Casino de Paris, Folies-Bergere, Le Lido de Paris, and Moulin Rouge Paris. Materials date from approximately 1950 through the 1990s and include publicity programs, advertising posters, flyers, long playing record albums, photograph slides, and restaurant menus.
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Jerry Jackson Papers
Coll #: MS-00573
Date: 1953-2009
Extent: 61.7 Linear Feet (8 boxes, 7 oversize boxes, 10 flat files)
Location: B 1:6:6 - 1:6:7, BIS 1:5:5, Map Case Main Stacks 11:K, 11:L
The Jerry Jackson Papers, 1953 to 2009, contain materials related to Jackson's career in entertainment as a director, producer, choreographer, writer, lyricist, and costume designer. Jackson's work on Folies-Bergere at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada is the most extensive show represented. Materials also include documentation of Jackson's other stage, film, and television productions. The papers include general production information, correspondence, costume design drawings, wardrobe notes, choreography notes, sheet music, music scores, lyrics, budgetary information, production photographs, show outlines and rundowns, set designs, scripts and publicity materials.
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