Website Links to Historical Preservation Organizations, Agencies and Resources in Las Vegas , Clark County, and the State of Nevada City of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission www.lasvegasnevada.gov/information/5211.htm
Oversees preservation activities in the city for buildings, structures and places of historical and architectural significance Reviews historic designation applications to National Register of Historic Places and city of Las Vegas Historic Property Register . Awards grants for historical preservation projects in the city of Las Vegas. The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office is a state agency created by the National Historic Preservation Act to help citizens and government agencies in historic preservation through technical assistance and grant administration.
The Nevada State Museum and Historical Society is an educational institution with a purpose of advancing the understanding of the history, pre-history, and natural history of Nevada. The society emphasizes Southern Nevada and its relationship with surrounding areas. It collects, researches, interprets, exhibits, and preserves Nevada's heritage for present and future generations.
Preserve Nevada is a nascent organization founded by an experienced and committed group of preservationists devoted to Nevada's cultural and archeological heritage.
The Preservation Association of Clark County is a nonprofit, all volunteer organization formed in 1974 to promote the preservation of historic buildings and structures in Las Vegas and the rest of Clark County. The association is now the oldest community preservation organization in the state. http://www.pacc.info/about.asp
UNLV Special Collections houses unique, rare and specialized research material that documents the history, culture and physical environment of the city of Las Vegas, the Southern Nevada region, the gaming industry and the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Springs Preserve is 180 acres of historic land located just west of downtown Las Vegas. Historically known as "Big Springs," the area is one of the richest and most unique cultural and biological resources in Southern Nevada. The Preserve opened in June 2007 and houses museums, gardens, trails and restored structures.
Classic Las Vegas, an organization dedicated to helping preserving Las Vegas' unique history with over 130 oral histories from the early pioneers. The organization preserves and archives photos, memorabilia, home movies, journals and letters, and is creating an archive and a resource for Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Archive is a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to the documentation and preservation of the past, present and future history of Nevada, making it widely available to scholars, historians and the general public through digital internet technology.
The Neon Museum is a nonprofit organization located in Las Vegas that collects, preserves, studies and exhibits neon signs and associated artifacts to inspire educational and cultural enrichment for diverse members of the international community.
Arnold Shaw Popular Music Research Center at UNLV: archives music and historical ephemera related to the popular music culture in Las Vegas. Contact: Dr. Ken Hanlon, Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Las Vegas News Bureau Archives: collects and archives photos of Las Vegas past and present. Contact: Currator, Brian Paco Alvarez: BALVAREZ@lvcva.com
Online Nevada Encyclopedia : a multimedia resource produced by Nevada Humanties that contains articles and interactive virtual tours of Nevada’s Historical sites. www.onlinenevada.org/