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Welcome Home, Howard!


Welcome Home, Howard!: or Whatever Became of the Daring Aviator? began as a web exhibit created by UNLV Special Collections to showcase its Howard Hughes collections in the wake of the publicity surrounding Martin Scorsese’s 2004 biopic about Howard Hughes, The Aviator. The exhibit was expanded into this comprehensive collection that features photographic images and portraits documenting the life of Howard Hughes, from an influential aviator and Hollywood film producer to an eccentric, reclusive hotel mogul in Las Vegas. Items were selected from two collections: The Howard Hughes Collection and the Hughes Electronics Collection.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, Las Vegas,



Photographs; Letters, correspondence, and other unpublished documents, etc.

Spatial Coverage

Nevada; Southern Nevada; Las Vegas; Las Vegas Valley; Clark County;

Temporal Coverage


Institution Type

Academic Library



University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, Las Vegas, , "Welcome Home, Howard!," in Nevada Digital Collections Portal, Item #32, (accessed September 24, 2018).