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Duncan, Ruby
Coll #: MS-00367
Date: 1972-1992
Extent: 25.34 Cubic Feet (47 boxes, 1 oversized box, 3 oversized folders)
Location: MS 5:3:3 - 5:4:5; Roller Shelf 2.1.7; MS Map Case 11:F, 11:H
The Ruby Duncan Papers consists of the organizational records of Operation Life Community Development Corporation (1972-1992), a non-profit organization that worked to improve living conditions in West Las Vegas, Nevada by providing a variety of community development services. Included are correspondence, agreements, accounting records, lease agreements, meeting materials, reports, speeches.
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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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Dungan, Flora
Coll #: MS-00193
Date: 1929 - 1973
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes, 1 oversized box)
Location: 2:8:6 - 2:7:1, Map Case 11:N
Related Materials: 0293
Flora Dungan Papers (1929-1974) contain high school and university records, certificates, newspaper clippings, press releases, notes, correspondence, and booklets about her life and political activism in Nevada. Also included are Legislative materials, an audio cassette tape, a copy of the Nevada Constitution, and an oil painting of Flora Dungan.
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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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Eisenberg, Dorothy Papers
Coll #: MS-00528
Date: early 1900s-2009
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (4 boxes), 8 Digital Files transferred electronically; no physical carrier.
Location: MS 12:11:5
The Dorothy Eisenberg Papers (early 1900s-2009, bulk 1970-2000) are comprised of organizational records, photographs, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks reflecting her activism and volunteer work related to education, the Bullfrog County Commission, Las Vegas Clark County consolidation, League of Women Voters (LWV), Las Vegas Jewish Federation, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and Silver State Political Action Committee.
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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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Flamingo Hilton
Coll #: MS-00239
Date: 1973 - 1983
Extent: 1.67 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Location: MS 2:1:1 - 2:1:2, MC MS 11:J
Collection consists of select organizational and promotional records of the Flamingo Hilton Hotel from the 1970s and 1980s. Materials include press releases, invitations, brochures, table tents, staff meeting minutes, design proposals/bids for neon signs, ad copy and some artifacts.

Fong, Lilly
Coll #: T148
Date: 1960 - 1996
Extent: 38 linear feet (38 record storage boxes)
Location: LASR, MS 12.1.3
Collection consists of the personal papers of Lilly Fong, the first woman and first Asian-American member of the Nevada Board of Regents. Material focuses on her community activities in various organizations and her work on the Board of Regents. Materials include clippings, magazines, correspondence, conference programs, and reports. INVENTORY AVAILABLE NOTE: THIS COLLECTION IS STORED IN LIED LIBRARY'S LASR SYSTEM, PLEASE CALL AHEAD 702-895-2234 TO OBTAIN BOXES.

Ford, Jean
Coll #: MS-00025
Date: 1958 -1998
Extent: 16.25 linear feet, 17.93 cubic feet (39 boxes)
Location: 1:8:6 - 1:9:5 and Roller Shelf 1:7:2
Related Materials: 0295
The Jean Ford Papers (1958-1990) focus primarily on Southern Nevada and include political documents; campaign materials for Jean Ford's political campaigns; and materials pertaining to campaign issues such as health services, general improvement districts, and parks and recreation. There is extensive material on Red Rock National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Women's Issues series covers the years 1964-1981 and contains information from the League of Women Voters, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and International Women's Year (IWY), as well as Anti-ERA/Anti-IWY materials.
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Fraternal Order of Eagles, Las Vegas Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00449
Date: 1950-2001
Extent: 3.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
Location: MS 9.10.6, RS 1.7.7
The Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.) Las Vegas Chapter Records consist of scrapbooks, photo albums, and attendance record journals from the Women’s Auxiliary #1213 and Retired Eagles Activities Club (REAC) #1213 from 1950 to 2001. The scrapbooks contain newspaper articles, photographs, memos, and state and national F.O.E. convention information pertaining to the Las Vegas chapter of the F.O.E. The REAC folder contains information about the founding of the REAC chapter in 1984, the constitution, bylaws, charter, and founding members. The REAC attendance record journals contain listings of members as well as meeting minutes.
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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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Frontier Girl Scouts Records
Coll #: MS-00421
Date: 1945 - 1995
Extent: 40 boxes (40.83 Linear Feet, 45.05 Cubic Feet)
Location: LASR
The collection consists of records of the Frontier Girl Scouts Council (FGSC) dating from 1944 until 1999. The majority of the collection dates from 1990 to 1999. It contains annual reports and publications of the FGSC, committee minutes and agenda, troop financial records, membership data, and leader training records. It also includes correspondence and publications of the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA). Note: Materials are stored in the Lied Automated Storage and Retrieval Unit (LASR). Advanced notice may be required to access these materials. Microfilmed records in this acquisition were separated from the paper collection and placed in the microforms collection of the University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
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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, Sadie and Hampton
Coll #: 2001-15
Date: 1890s-1920
Extent: 1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)
Location: MS 9.4.4
Collection is comprised of the correspondence of Kiel Ranch residents Sadie and Hampton George. Notable correspondents include Helen Stewart. Two significant letters tell of the infamous Kiel Brothers murder/suicide at the Kiel Ranch. Collection also contains title deeds to various properties.
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Gillhouse, Eva papers
Coll #: MS-00148
Date: 1951 - 1967
Extent: .45 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: 1:11:5
Related Materials: 0032
The Eva Gillhouse Papers (1951-1967) consist of correspondence, Mesquite Club newsletters, and an original foreword from the book on Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton by Gillhouse. Also included are documented speeches presented to local clubs in Southern Nevada, periodicals, miscellaneous publications, and newspaper clippings.
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Governor's Commission on Status of People
Coll #: T176
Date: 1975 - 1977
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 record storage box)
Location: 2:2:1
This collection is on the Commission on the Status of People which was formerly called Commission of the Status of Women, established in 1965 by Governor Grant Sawyer. Governor Mike O'Callaghan requested the Commission to investigate state laws that adversely affect Nevadans. The Commission was appointed from 1975 - 1977 and this collection contains the reports and a variety of documents pertaining to the Commission and several publications from other states concerning the status of women. (Collection was previously named the Felicia Campbell collection.)

Governor's Conference on Women
Coll #: MS-00349
Date: 1989
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: MS 4:3:4
Collection contains programs, organizational records and reports relating to the Governor's Conference on Women held in March 1989 in Carson City, Nevada.
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Grace Clement Papers on the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Coll #: MS-00746
Date: 1950-1986
Extent: 1.65 Linear Feet, 1.80 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Location: 4.3.3-4.3.4
Papers are comprised of information on the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Nevada State Society of DAR, Children of the American Revolution (CAR), and the Francisco Garces Chapter of the DAR, of which Grace Clement was a founding member. Papers date from 1950 to 1986 and include correspondence, bulletins, conference programs, booklets, newspaper clippings, and yearbooks. Also included are correspondence and reports from the Friends of the Museum organization, bylaws of the Nevada Society, and DAR ritual books.
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Gragson, Oran
Coll #: MS-00170
Date: 1959 - 1988
Extent: 33.25 linear feet (15 record storage boxes ; 2 document boxes and 13 oversize boxes)
Location: AIS 01.01.2, MS 01.12.5-01.12.6, MS 02.12.1-02.12.5, RS 01.7.4-01.7.5
Materials comprise former Las Vegas, Nevada mayor Oran K. Gragson's papers from 1959 to 1988. Gragson, Las Vegas' longest tenured mayor, served from 1959 to 1975. The materials include correspondence, files concerning Gragson's tenure as mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, memorabilia, ephemera, photographs, awards, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks.
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Grant (Archie and Zora) papers
Coll #: MS-00137
Date: approximately 1918-1973
Extent: 3 boxes (2.54 cubic feet, 6.45 linear feet)
Location: MS 1.10.4, RS 2.5.8, RS 2.6.7
The Archie and Zora Grant Papers document the lives of Archie and Zora Grant from 1918 to 1973. Materials include scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, records, certificates, and awards pertaining to Archie’s career in the Nevada Legislature, the State Board of Education, Las Vegas Housing Authority, and Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.
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Gregory (Matt) entertainment papers
Coll #: MS-00381
Date: 1959-1986
Extent: 3 boxes (3.85 cubic feet, 3.25linear feet)
Location: MS 6:7:4 - 6:7:5
Related Materials: 0308
Collection is comprised of the papers of Las Vegas producer, manager, and agent Matt Gregory from 1959 to 1986. Included are contracts, costume sketches, press releases, videos, show reviews, and advertisements. Also included are correspondence, public relations material, business related material, costume and set design drawings and sketches, slides, negatives, photographs, transparencies, and videos, mostly from the 1960s through the 1980s.
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Ham, Artemus Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00056
Date: 1859-1971
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (7 folders in shared box)
Location: MS 1:1:1
Related Materials: 0012
The Artemus W. Ham Family Papers (1859-1971) contain correspondence and other materials of the Ham family, an important early Las Vegas, Nevada family. Materials include postcards, newspaper clippings about the Ham family, and membership cards of Artemus W. Ham, Sr.
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Ham, Jane
Coll #: T168
Date: 1980 -1981
Extent: 2.52 linear feet (6 document boxes)
Location: 2:3:3 - 2:3:4
Collection is comprised of the legislative records of Nevada state assemblywoman Jane Ham for the 1981 legislative session. Materials include bills and amendments, correspondence, reports, studies, memos and booklets pertaining to issues of concern in that particular session. Subjects include crime, gaming, health and welfare, education and the MX in Nevada.
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Hammond, Lena
Coll #: Roller Shelf
Date: 1910-1920s
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 oversize box)
Location: Roller Shelf 1:5:7
Collection contains a scrapbook and photo album of miscellaneous family photos of picnics, posing in Sunday best, etc. circa 1920s. Also included are newspaper articles from the Tonopah Times Bonanza about the history of and behind the local school, local mines, the railroad etc. and a legal document declaring the executor of the estate of Teresa M. Kendall.

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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Harrington, Elizabeth
Coll #: MS-00220
Date: 1975 - 1979
Extent: 0.21 linear feet, 0.23 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: 2:3:3
Related Materials: 0291
This collection contains the original drafts of the thirteen essays that Elizabeth Harrington wrote about her life in early Las Vegas, Nevada. These articles were written from her memory and experiences of life in Las Vegas beginning in the early 1900s, and were published in the Nevadan section of the Las Vegas Review-Journal from 1975-1979.
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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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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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Henderson, Betty Professional Papers
Coll #: MS-00253
Date: 1963-1985
Extent: 3 boxes (3.14 cubic feet, 2.59 linear feet)
Location: MS 2:1:5
The Betty Henderson Professional Papers (1963-1985) are comprised of materials produced by Betty Henderson in her capacity as a private music teacher in Las Vegas, Nevada and as a member of the Nevada Music Teachers Association (NMTA). The collection includes scrapbooks of concert programs and NMTA events, materials from Henderson's experiences in Europe as a People-to-People ambassador with the Music Teachers National Association, and recordings on reel-to-reel tapes of concerts Henderson performed in or judged.
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Hill, Charlotte papers
Coll #: MS-00379
Date: 1978-1992
Extent: 10 linear feet (10 boxes)
Location: MS 5:8:3 - 5:9:2
The Charlotte Hill Papers (1975-1996) document Charlotte Hill’s commitment to the Las Vegas, Nevada community and especially to the local PBS affiliate, KLVX Channel 10. The majority of the collection relates to KLVX Channel 10 and the work of the Friends of Channel 10 on behalf of the station, in particular information about fundraising events and volunteers. It also contains material related to Hill's membership in national organizations associated with public broadcasting. The collection includes some material about her work with the American Camping Association and the Las Vegas Sun Summer Camp Fund.
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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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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.

Humphries, Kathy (Quinn)
Coll #: 1017-3
Date: 1960 - 197(?)
Extent: 1 folder
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of various items regarding the Paiute Indians of Southern Nevada. Includes photo negatives, kinship chart, audio tape of Paiute vocabulary, family history, a paper listing Paiute words, their meanings, and the uses of various herbs and plants, and a brief autobiography of Stella Smith of the Las Vegas Indian Village.

Iaconis, Stella Champo Papers
Coll #: MS-00122
Date: 1927-1928
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder, shared box)
Location: 1:1:2
Related Materials: 0190
The Stella Champo Iaconis Papers consist of a certificate for proficiency in Rapid Legible Business Writing from the Palmer Method of Business Writing given on May 11, 1927; a certificate of promotion to high school in Clark County, Nevada dated May 25, 1927; and an autograph book signed by classmates at Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1928.
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International Training in Communications, Vegas Valley Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00423
Date: 1965 -1994
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet (3 Boxes)
Location: 8:4:5 - 8:4:6
The International Training in Communication, Vegas Valley Club Chapter Records document the history of the organization in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1965 to 1994. The organizational records are comprised of scrapbooks that include photos, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and miscellaneous ephemera.
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International Training in Communications, Vegas Valley Chapter Records
Coll #: MS-00423
Date: 1965 -1994
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet (3 Boxes)
Location: 8:4:5 - 8:4:6
The International Training in Communication, Vegas Valley Club Chapter Records document the history of the organization in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1965 to 1994. The organizational records are comprised of scrapbooks that include photos, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and miscellaneous ephemera.
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Jacques, Marge Papers
Coll #: MS-00438
Date: 1960-1990
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 9:6:4
The Marge Jacques Papers (1960-1990) comprise the personal papers of Marge Jacques, a prominent member of the Las Vegas, Nevada gay and lesbian community, and owner of the gay bar, Le Cafe. The papers contain correspondence, licensing records, financial statements, and artifacts from clubs that Jacques owned or managed. Also included are photographs, videotapes, audiotapes, newspaper clippings, and Gipsy Nightclub promotional material.
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Janish, Jeanne Russell Papers
Coll #: MS-00355
Date: 1833-1994
Extent: 11.35 linear feet (17 boxes)
Location: MS 4.1.1 - MS 4.1.5, MS Map Case 11:J, Roller Shelf 2.1.4, Work Room North Wall
Related Materials: 0296
The Jeanne Russell Janish Papers span the years 1833 through 1994 with an emphasis on 1894 to 1994. The materials of the illustrator and watercolorist include her school records, research papers, diaries, and personal correspondence. There are two original book manuscripts, dried flowers, which Janish used for her illustrations, and approximately 140 watercolor paintings and pencil sketches created in China, the American Southwest, and Florida.
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Jensen, Ellen B.
Coll #: MS-00133
Date: 1966-1969
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: MS 1:10:2
The Ellen B. Jensen papers comprise the research notes, drafts with edits, carbons, and articles written by the Las Vegas, Nevada journalist Ellen Jensen who was the editor of and writer for the monthly Las Vegas Review Journal Jr. and writer for the Las Vegas Sun ("Sunday Scene") and Las Vegas Review Journal ("The Nevadan") from 1966 to 1969. Jensen wrote about many topics of interest to Las Vegans, including travel and recreation in southern Nevada, hotel and casino administration and construction, and local nightlife and entertainment.
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Jewish Family Service Agency Records
Coll #: MS-00386
Date: 1954, 1977-2013
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 6:7:6
The Jewish Family Service Agency (JFSA) records (1954, 1979-1993) contain organizational records, minutes, committee information, planning documents, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, and volunteer information collected by Bea Levinson. There are also two folders of material about Bea Levinson, who was chairperson of the JFSA Long Range Planning Committee.
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Jones, Clifford
Coll #: 2012-19
Extent: 10.7 linear feet (12 boxes)
Location: MS 10.4.2 - MS 10.4.5
Collection is comprised of materials from the estate of former Lieutenant Governor and gaming executive Cliff Jones. Includes photographs, plaques, correspondence, trophies. A number of photographs document the family's time in the Dutch West Indies in the 1920s and there is correspondence from family members including his sister, noted Las Vegas journalist, Florence Lee Jones Cahlan.

Junior League of Las Vegas Records
Coll #: MS-00179
Date: 1946-2010
Extent: 52 Linear Feet (44 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 10:2:1 - 10:2:4, RS 1:4:1 - 1:4:7, RS 2:7:1, MS Map Case 11:N
The Junior League of Las Vegas Records were compiled from 1946 through 2010, and are comprised of materials that include annual reports, training manuals, articles, minutes, photographs, scrapbooks, cookbooks, placards and framed photographs. Also included are materials on advocacy projects and fundraising efforts.
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Junior League of Las Vegas' Records on the Morelli House Preservation Project
Coll #: MS-00836
Date: 1997-2016
Extent: 8.99 cubic feet, 7.48 linear feet (7 boxes)
Location: A-04.03.2-A.04.03.5
The collection contains the records of the Junior League of Las Vegas and the organization's efforts to preserve the Morelli House in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada from 1997 to 2016. Records are comprised of various internal and external planning documents, research files, advertising and publicity, correspondence, grant files, and photographs.
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Junior Mesquite Club
Coll #: MS-00444
Date: 1962-1998
Extent: 6.2 Linear Feet (10 boxes and 2 oversize boxes)
Location: MS 9:10:1 - 9:10:2, RS 1.7.6
This collection comprises records of the Junior Mesquite Club, a womens service organization in operation from 1962 to 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Included are board and membership minutes, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, and reports on the philanthropic efforts of the club. A collection of scrapbooks also chronicle yearly events.
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Kathryn Howell Papers
Coll #: MS-00481
Date: 1960-2002
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Location: MS 10.4.1, RS 2.4.6
The Kathryn Howell Papers cover 1960 to 2002. The material contains newspaper articles, correspondence, newsletters, photographs and some personal writings of Kathryn Howell, a teacher, activist, and lobbyist in Southern Nevada.
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Katz, Miriam "Mimi" papers
Coll #: MS-00721
Date: 1940s-2015
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (3 boxes), 3 digital files
Location: B 1.5.4 - 1.5.5
The Miriam "Mimi" Katz Papers are mainly comprised of materials documenting Katz's involvement with community organizations in Las Vegas, Nevada from the 1940s to 2015 (the bulk of the materials date from 2002 to 2014). A large portion of the collection consists of planning documents, correspondence, event programs, newsletters, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, photographs, and other records related to Katz's involvement in the Brandeis National Committee Las Vegas Chapter and the Temple Beth Sholom Women's League. The collection also includes similar types of materials that document Katz's work with other community groups such as the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada and the League of Women Voters, and her work on the political campaigns of Democratic state and federal politicians.
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Kearns, Ardis
Coll #: MS-00348
Date: 1956-1987, 1960-1978 (bulk)
Extent: 4.45 Cubic Feet, 5.0 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
Location: MS 4:3:5 - 4:3:6
The Ardis Kearns Papers (1957-1987) contain correspondence, planning and zoning ordinances, committee reports, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and publications.
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Keeler, Dorothy Papers
Coll #: MS-00195
Date: 1811-1977
Extent: 1.9 linear feet (2 boxes)
Location: 2:7:2, RS 1:6:5
The Dorothy Keeler Papers (1811-1977) document early Las Vegas history, the life and career of former US Mint director Eva Adams, and contain images of the Western United States and Southern Nevada in the 1930s. The collection contains clippings on the history of Las Vegas and early Las Vegas weddings as well as photographs documenting the Keelers' travels throughout the Western United States and the construction and dedication of Hoover Dam.
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