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Total manuscripts: 14

American Red Cross, Southern Nevada Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00600
Date: 1917-2004
Extent: 11 boxes (16 Linear Feet), 433 Digital Files (4 DVDs, 4.96 Gigabytes) JPG, MP4
Location: MS 13.7.4, RS 2.6.1 - 2.6.2, AIS 01.7.5, BIS 01.04.4
The American Red Cross, Southern Nevada Chapter records, dating from 1917 to 2004, include office records, legal files dealing with property, news clippings, program descriptions, pamphlets, events, scrapbooks, and documentation of disaster relief efforts. The early records from 1917 until 1943 are newspaper clippings.
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Arnie and Sheila Wexler Professional Papers
Coll #: MS-00579
Date: 1976-2006
Extent: 5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Location: A 1:5:1 - A 1:5:3
The Arnie and Sheila Wexler Professional Papers consist of the professional materials dating from 1976 to 2006 of Arnie and Sheila Wexler, compulsive gambling counselors from New Jersey. The papers include documents, articles, videotapes, and audiocassettes on various aspects of problem, compulsive, and pathological gambling.
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Charter Hospital of Las Vegas, Nevada Records on Problem Gambling
Coll #: MS-00320
Date: 1968 - 1987
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 Box)
Location: MS 4:10:6
The Charter Hospital of Las Vegas, Nevada Records on Problem Gambling are comprised of various professional papers, reports, articles, and documents related to compulsive gambling and pathological gambling dating from 1968 to 1987. The focus of the records are on compulsive gambling, therapy and treatments, and Gambler's Anonymous. Many of the papers included are copies of articles and conference papers about problem gaming.
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History of Nursing in Southern Nevada Oral History Project Records
Coll #: MS-00784
Date: 1965-2014
Extent: 3 boxes (1.3 Linear Feet, 0.985 Cubic Feet), 674 Digital Files (4.14 GB)
Location: B 01.09.6-01.09.7
The History of Nursing in Southern Nevada Oral History Project Records (1965-2014) are comprised of material related to a volunteer project initiative at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing to conduct oral history interviews with nurses who have practiced in Southern Nevada. The collection contains subject files related to the project, as well as audio, video, and transcript files for the interviews. The collection also includes general information on nursing in Southern Nevada such as research papers and documents from the Nevada Nurses Association.
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Julian Taber and Lori Rugle Collection on Gambling Addiction
Coll #: MS-00578
Date: 1979-1986
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: A 1:5:1
Collection is comprised of original drafts of articles and letters to Gambler's The Julian Taber and Lori Rugle Collection on Gambling Addiction (1979-1986) includes papers, proposals, internal reports and memoranda, and newspaper clippings chronicling the work of Julian Taber, an early specialist in the field of gambling addiction, and his assistant, Lori Rugle. Much of the material covers Taber's work and pilot programs at the Brecksville Veterans Administration Hospital in Brecksville, Ohio. Additionally, the collection contains twenty-three cassette tapes of individual and group therapy sessions with pathological gambling addicts.
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Malone, George
Coll #: MS-00057
Date: 1928 -1933
Extent: 0.02 Linear Feet
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of one bound volume of letters, documents, speeches, reports and maps pertaining to George W. Malone's position as Nevada State Engineer; National Executive Committeeman, American Legion; President, Association of Western Engineers; Secretary, Colorado River Commission; member, Nevada State Range Commission.
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Morledge, Fred L.
Coll #: Mss43
Date: 1948 -1961
Extent: 7 folders (382 items)
Location: 1:1:1
Collection contains Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) minutes of Board meetings from 1955-1956, Grand Jury accusations against the Board regarding the poor operation of the hospital, the Board's responses, and news clippings from the Las Vegas Review Journal regarding this controversy. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Nathan Adelson Hospice Records
Coll #: MS-00318
Date: 1978-1992
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 4:10:5
Collection consists of administrative records of the Nathan Adelson Hospice from its founding in 1978 to 1992. It includes board meeting minutes, by-laws, promotional materials, issues of the hospice newsletter, and some press clippings. A small amount of material is related to the Nathan Adelson Memorial Hospice Book Collection.
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Nevada Association of Psychiatric Physicians Records
Coll #: MS-00428
Date: 1984-2000
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 8.2.4
The records of the Nevada Association of Psychiatric Physicians (NAPP) document the professional association's membership, activities, and advocacy from 1984 to 2000. The records indicate how NAPP organized the professional psychiatric community in Southern Nevada, held meetings on various public health initiatives, networked with other professional organizations like the American Medical Association and the American Psychological Association, and published articles and newsletters on a variety of psychiatric topics.
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Nevada Nurses Association
Coll #: MS-00240
Date: 1945-1995
Extent: 24.75 Linear Feet (24 boxes)
Location: LASR, RS 1.8.7
Collection is comprised of the organizational records of the Nevada Nurses Association dating from 1945 through 1995. Topics addressed by the material include Planned Parenthood, state legislature on health care, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and League of Women Voters. Types of material in the collection include clippings, association history, membership information, receipts, correspondence, convention notes and programs, alumni directory, newsletters, pamphlets, meeting minutes, and scrapbooks.
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Rena Nora Papers on Gambling Addiction
Coll #: MS-00584
Date: 1978-2009
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: A 1.7.6
The Rena Nora Papers on Gambling Addiction (1978-2009) consist of the personal correspondence, research notes, and publications of psychiatrist Rena Nora. In addition to positions in New Jersey and New York, Dr. Nora was the Chief of Psychiatric Services at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she focused on issues of compulsive gambling. The papers also house several compact disks which contain presentations that Dr. Nora gave at various conferences on problem gambling in the United States.
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Slavin, Sarah
Coll #: 95-050
Date: 1905 - 1965
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 5.1.4, RS 2.1.7
This collection focuses on Las Vegas physician Dr. Hale Slavin and his family. It includes school papers, family photographs, correspondence and memorabilia. Dr. Hale Slavin was hired 1938 by Clark County as county physician and obtained funds from the County Commission to install surgical facilities in the Clark County General Hospital - later University Medical Center (UMC).

Smith, J.D. Papers
Coll #: MS-00722
Date: 1922-1972
Extent: 1.7 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Location: 2.4.6
The collection is comprised of various account and appointment books dating from approximately 1922 to 1972 kept by Las Vegas, Nevadan dentist, Dr. Jay Dayton "J. D." Smith, who operated a dental practice near 1st and Fremont streets. Also included in this collection are sympathy cards to Dr. Smith's family upon his passing, copies of his obituary from the Las Vegas Sun, copies of the Las Vegas Age with a front page article on Dr. Smith's appointment as U.S. Marshal, and a copy of the book K.O. Knudson: His Life by James Monroe Harvey.
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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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