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Total manuscripts: 12

Adelson, Nathan Hospice...
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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American Red Cross Records
Coll #: MS 2013-16
Date: 1943-2012
Extent: 7 document boxes, 14.06 linear feet
Location: 13:7:4, RS 2:6:2
The collections contains extensive newspaper clippings, photographs, and operational materials. There are gaps in some years.
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Charter Hospital of Las Vegas
Coll #: 90-71
Date: 1968 - 1987
Extent: .42 linear feet (1 document box)
Location: 4:10:6
Collection is comprised of various professional papers, reports, articles and documents related to compulsive gambling and pathological gambling from Charter Hospital of Las Vegas. Some papers focus on treatment programs such as Gambler's Anonymous. INVENTORY AVAILABLE

Malone, George
Coll #: Mss37
Date: 1928 -1933
Extent: 1 folder (containged343 items, bound)
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.

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

Nevada Association of Psychiatric Physicians
Coll #: MS-00428
Date: 1984-2000
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 8:1:1
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
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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Nora MD, Rena
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: 1 record storage box (1 linear foot)
Location: 5:1:4
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).

Taber, Julian
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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Van Betten, Patricia Healthcare and Nursing Papers
Coll #: MS-00098
Date: 1985-2011, (bulk 1993-2011)
Extent: 2.17 linear feet (3 boxes)
Location: A 2:5:4
The collection comprises personal papers of Pat van Betten that document her work with the League of Women Voters and the Nevada Nurses Association from 1985 to 2011. Van Betten worked on health care reform for the League of Women Voters - Las Vegas which resulted in the passage of the pioneering legislation known as the Patient Protection Act. The health-care reform material dates from 1997 to 2006 and includes documents related to the Act as well as correspondence, printed e-mail, meeting minutes, plans, and other supporting material. The collection also documents van Betten's work with the Nevada Nurses Association -- Las Vegas Chapter, and documents conferences of the Nevada Nurses Association, as well as material celebrating the history of nursing in Nevada. These materials date 1985 - 2006 and include a filmstrip with slides focusing on the work of school nurses in the Clark County School District.
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Wexler, Arnie and Sheilia
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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