Photo Collections Record
William V. Wright Collection of Nevada PostcardsExtent:
0.1 Linear Feet (1 hanging folder)
Photo Cabinet 4:A
Link to Collection Guide
View select materials onlineRelated Materials:
Nevada State Historical Society, 1873-1951. PH-00033. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nevada State Museum, 1970-1990. MS-00280. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wright, William. Interview, February 26, 1979. OH-02033. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
The William V. Wright Collection of Nevada Postcards contains picture postcards of towns and buildings in Nevada from 1900 to 1975. The postcards primarily depict casinos, hotels, and other attractions in Las Vegas, Nevada and Reno, Nevada. The postcards also depict post offices, landscapes, mines, and the Hoover (Boulder) Dam.
Early Las Vegas
0001 "The Old Fort". Built by the Mormons about 1850. This photo, circa 1905. (postcard)
Later Las Vegas
0002 Sal Sagev Hotel. Overlooking U.P. Park. C. 1930
0003 U.S. Post Office and Federal Courthouse. (postcard)
0004 The Las Vegas Club at Main and Fremont. (postcard)
0005 The Golden Nugget Saloon. (postcard)
0006 The Monte Carlo Club. (postcard)
0007 The Boulder Club (postcard)
0008 Roulette at the Golden Nugget (postcard)
Boulder City-Boulder Dam
0009 Hoover Dam site. Boulder City. (postcard)
0010 Park scene. (postcard)
0011 "Greetings from Hoover (Boulder) Dam." (postcard)
0012 Public school (postcard)
0013 Hotel Mayer (postcard)
0014 The Ranch Inn. (postcard)
0015 Hotel Nevada (postcard)
0016 The Mohawk Mine. (postcard)
0094 WILLIAM V. WRIGHT COLLECTION
0017 The Manhattan Post office blanketed by snow. Photo taken in early 1900s. (postcard)
0018 Charleston Lodge-Charleston Park. (postcard)
0019 Virginia St. , north from Riverside Hotel. Circa: early 1900s. (postcard)
0020 General view. Early 1900s. (postcard)
0021 Virginia St. looking south.
0022 Winfield park and Truckee River. (postcard)
0023 The Overland Hotel. "Where sheep buyers stayed. 1955" (postcard)
0024 Mapes Hotel (postcard)
0025 Montana-Tonopah Mine. (postcard)
0026 Consolidated Cal. And Virginia Shaft. (postcard)
0027 "We ate here." Martin Hotel. Cocktails and family dining. (postcard)