The digital environment is a valuable new way to highlight collections previously known only to a few collectors. Menus: The Art of Dining provides robust searching and browsing access to two significant historic menu collections and over 1500 individual menus. We invite you to explore, enjoy, and interact with our newest digital
As a result of the long-held reluctance of people to dine outside of the home (and the prevalence of the table d'hote or communal eating concept in inns and taverns), menus have a relatively short history as historical documents and really only date back to the
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Other common events for which menus are employed are dinners or banquets honoring notable individuals, organizations, or military regiments. The Bettoni Collection features numerous menus that served as both menus and programs celebrating special events
This digital collection features materials from UNLV Special Collections and Archives Manuscript Collections. Menus: The Art of Dining The majority of menus selected for this digital project came from the Bohn-Bettoni Collection, which consists of approximately
UNLV University Libraries; Special Collections & Archives; View a selection of these historic menus and learn about the history of menu collecting efforts in UNLV Special Collections in the digital collection Menus: The Art of Dining. The digital collection Menus: the Art of Dining provides access to over 1600 digitized images of historic
This project draws exclusively from the architectural collections of UNLV Libraries Special Collections. These consist primarily of sets of architectural drawings and renderings from the offices of the two major hotel architects working in Las Vegas from 1954 to the 1980s: Martin Stern, Jr., and Homer Rissman.
UNLV University Libraries Digital Collections works to digitize their library to make items more accessible to users. The University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) is a member of the Mountain West Digital Library and makes content accessible through mwdl as well as their own site.
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The UNLV Libraries Single Item Accession Photograph Collection (approximately 1900-1999) contains photographs, postcards, negatives, and slides primarily pertaining to Southern Nevada, with a focus on Las Vegas, Nevada, collected by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives.