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Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben

 Organization

The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1895 by businessmen in Omaha, Nebraska, originally for the purpose of providing entertainment for the Nebraska State Fair, inspired by Mardi Gras. Their core mission is "building a more prosperous Heartland." They award scholarships and civic grants, and work toward other community improvements.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0085
Scope and Contents

The King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection consists of four silver goblets awarded to University of Omaha Presidents and University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellors by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Philip Milo Bail received two in 1955 and 1974, Ronald W. Roskens received one in 1980, and Delbert D. Weber received one in 1990.