University of California, Berkeley
Two letters written in Gregory's Express pocket letter books discussing travel to Calif. overland and by sea, crime, gambling, and life in Sacramento, Calif. during the Calif. Gold Rush
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Collection contains transcripts from various American television news programs and journal articles about gambling from 1987 to 1992. The topics are broad and include various forms of gambling, problem gambling, and gaming venues
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
The UNLV University Libraries Collection on Nevada Gaming Fiftieth Anniversary consists of materials dating from 1981 related to the fiftieth anniversary of the legalization of gaming in the state of Nevada. The collection includes invitations to fiftieth anniversary events in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada. It also contains commemorative material from the Coin Castle casino and the transcript to a presentation on the history of legal Nevada gambling
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Letter signed. Colonel Gibson informs Major General Stoneman that no disbursing officers were found in the gambling establishments of Knoxville
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
The Sherwin "Scoop" Garside papers comprise photographs and documents of Las Vegas Review-Journal writer and photographer Scoop Garside. The collection dates from 1930 to 1983 and includes publicity photos of the Old Spanish Trail, correspondence from the Nevada State Centennial Commission, history of mines (Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog), copies of articles written by Garside, family photos and general photographs of people and places, negatives of Las Vegas, Nevada; Searchlight, Nevada; St. George, Utah; and several unlabeled negatives. Also included are Frank and Sherwin Garside's family photographs and albums dating from the 1930s to the 1960s. Additional photographs taken for publication depict early gambling in Las Vegas, various landscape scenes, and Nevada political and community leaders. The 2017 addition contains newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, and information on Nevada historic preservation. There is also genealogical information on the ... Read More
University of Notre Dame - Hesburgh Library
A collection of materials on the Pete Rose gambling investigation of 1989, assembled by journalist Jim Newton of the Fort Hamilton (OH) Press. The collection consists primarily of photocopied documents and news clips. Included is a copy of the Dowd Report (Major League Baseball's investigation into Rose's activities) with its many attendant volumes of exhibits
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
The Portland collection was assembled by the Oregon Historical Society from a variety of sources. It pertains to government and history of the city of Portland, Oregon, including: the charter revision of 1927; city hall account sheet for 1896; report of the city planning commission of 1927; a report and listing of gambling houses and saloons, undated; appointments and ordinances; and the chairman's report of Public Docks Commission, 1929 December 1. Also included are illustrated view books from the late 19th and early 20th centuries; a copy of "The greater Portland plan" by Edwad H. Bennett and Marshall N. Dana; specifications for street paving and lighting fixtures; a report on the municipal water system, 1922, by Lawrence S. Kaiser; documents relating to water shortages and the Bull Run water supply in 1926; clippings relating to the vice investigations of 1956, as well as published city government documents and city planning information and other documents issued to Portland ... Read More
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Letter from L. Osgood in Washington, D.C. to Charles Osgood in Abington, Conn. The author was a draftsman and was waiting to see if his services would be further required by "those in office." He described a large "sporting house" near his boarding house, expressing surprise at the amount of gambling and the immodest behavior of the women. In the letter is an account of an altercation between one of the prostitutes and a gentleman from Philadelphia
University of California, Berkeley
Fragments of materials probably relating to Mexican or California missions. Includes: portion of a play (12 leaves, bound); manuscript, ca. 1776, concerning a law regulating games of chance, which includes the names of the various games (1 leaf, folded); and death notice for a child, Visitación Amador, buried near the San José Mission church, daughter of Antonio Amador
Minnesota Historical Society
Records documenting the organization and administration of this board established to regulate lawful gambling in the state. The records include annual reports (1986-2007), a history of gambling in Minnesota (2005), minutes and agenda packets (1984-2004), rules proceedings files (1984-1998), manuals (1990-2008), and published records and reports (1985-2008). Topics covered include bingo, licensing, illegal gambling, paddlewheels, pull-tabs, gambling managers, and the economic effect of a statewide smoking ban on charitable gambling. A complete run of the board's newsletter, Gaming News, is also included


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