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What's New in Special Collections and Archives: Maria Pogee Papers

Every month, Special Collections and Archives will highlight some of our newly processed collections. Here are some of the highlights for May.

Maria Pogee Papers, 1942-2019. MS-00383. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. Explore the complete Maria Pogee Papers finding aid.

  • The Maria Pogee Papers (1942-2019) document the life and career of Argentinian born dancer, choreographer, and actress, Maria Pogee. Pogee worked extensively in Argentina, Chile, Lebanon,…Read More

Researcher Profile: Paige Figanbaum

Paige Figanbaum wearing gloves, helps arrange artifacts in back stacks area with shelves of boxes in background
Paige Faiganbaum working on artifact arrangement and preservation.

Paige Figanbaum is a PhD candidate in UNLV's history department. She successfully defended her dissertation described below on May 8, 2024, and will graduate this summer. Figanbaum was recently hired as Executive Director of the Nevada Preservation Foundation.

Tell us a little bit about the project (book, exhibit, article, documentary, report) you researched in Special Collections & Archives.

My dissertation entitled "From Extraction to Attraction: Case…Read More

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