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Municipal University of Omaha

 Organization

The Municipal University of Omaha had its beginnings as a private, coeducational college named the University of Omaha, founded in 1908 by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Omaha. In 1930, with voter approval, the City of Omaha took control of the university, changing it to the Municipal University of Omaha. In 1968, the university merged into the University of Nebraska system, becoming the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the name by which it is known today.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Betti Coleman Sage Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0171
Scope and Contents The papers of Betti Coleman Sage include programs, invitations, photographs, news clippings, and other ephemera from her years as a OU student (1955-1957) as well as some material from the Alumni Association in the 1970s.

Bond Issue Statements

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0210
Scope and Contents Bond issue statements preceding the 1930 election prepared for OU Regent Paul L. Martin and OU President W. E. Sealock at their request in 1935. Correspondence and related news clippings are also in the collection.

Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0173
Scope and Contents The Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection includes photographs, news clippings, souvenir programs, books, ephemera, and artifacts related to football at the University of Omaha, circa 1952-1956. Much of the material relates to the Tangerine Bowl victory on January 1, 1955, including a scrapbook featuring the game on the cover and a commemorative wristwatch and belt buckle presented to OU football players following the victorious season.

Daniel E. Jenkins Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0090
Scope and Contents The President Daniel E. Jenkins Collection contains papers related to the life and career of Daniel Jenkins, University of Omaha founder and first president, 1908-1926. The collection includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings (both contemporary and later, up to 2004); a copy of his inaugural address from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa (1896); genealogy and Jenkins family history; and memorial service bulletins and articles (1927). The earliest material in the collection dates to...

Fred Moyer Football Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0176
Scope and Contents The Fred Moyer Football Collection includes game programs and tickets, photographs, news clippings, pages from a scrapbook, and other material documenting the football team at the University of Omaha in the 1950s including the 1955 Tangerine Bowl champions.

Joe H. Baker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0181
Scope and Contents The collection of Joe H. Baker documents his time as a University of Omaha student and president of the OU Alumni Association in 1950-1951. Included are yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, a pen given to Baker at the conclusion of his term of service to the Alumni Association, and his freshman beanie cap bearing his class year 1943. Of note in the scrapbooks are newsletters of the Alumni Association, news clippings, programs, and similar material. A wooden sign reading "Keep out...

Phi Delta Psi Sorority Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0186
Scope and Contents The two scrapbooks of Phi Delta Psi sorority at Omaha University include news clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, notecards, ephemera, and other material. The scrapbooks cover the period up to Phi Delta Psi joining the national sorority Alpha Xi Delta in 1950. The smaller of the two scrapbooks includes the silouette of a small dog on its cover.

Ruth Diamond Levinson Dance Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0188
Scope and Contents Collection of material related to the dance program at the University of Omaha, including a scrapbook, a spiral notebook containing handwritten music, a collage of photographs laminated onto a wooden wall hanging, correspondence, departmental records, event programs, posters, photographs, news clippings, photocopies. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera including dried flower corsages. The photo collage plaque was given to Levinson at the time of her...

Tangerine Bowl Celebration Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0200
Scope and Contents Material from the celebration of the 1955 Tangerine Bowl Championship football on April 12, 2014, including photographs, news clippings, copies of the game film and audio, and other material.

Thomas A. Rowland Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0192
Scope and Contents The collection of Thomas A. Rowland, OU class of 1950, includes his freshman beanie, three small red "Omaha U" pennants, a 1949 OU recreuitman booklet, a photograph, and news clippings.

Tom and Medora Harper Tangerine Bowl Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0193
Scope and Contents The Tom and Medora Harper Tangerine Bowl collection includes programs, tickets, news clippings, a scrapbook, and t-shirt related to football at Omaha University and specifically the Tangerine Bowl. Tom Harper was a member of the class of 1956.

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Arcadia Publishing, 2006-2007

 Series — Box: 4
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of materials generated during writing of University of Nebraska at Omaha (2007) by Oliver B. Pollak and Les Valentine, a title in the Arcadia Publishing Campus History Series. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, written notes, and rough draft photocopies. These materials predominantly date to circa 2006-2007.

University of Omaha Student Union Board Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0191
Scope and Contents One large red scrapbook documenting activities of the OU Student Union Board and student life at the university through photographs, postcards, reproductions, news clippings, brochures, and other material.

UNO Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0048
Scope and Contents The UNO Alumni Association Records are the records of the Alumni Association of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The collection includes an alumni directory (2007); Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting minutes (paper and microfilm, 1915-1987); financial records (1976-2006); the Board of Directors binder from Alumni Association President Ellen Gast (1972); resource guide; correspondence; drafts; news articles; notes about alumni...

UNO Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents The UNO Athletics Collection comprises a large and diverse array of materials related to the various athletics programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, including scrapbooks, photographs and slides, artifacts and memorabilia, trophies and awards, papers of athletics department faculty and staff, paintings, news and publicity material, blueprints, and audiovisual recordings, from about 1924 to the present. Included are materials...

UNO Counseling and Guidance Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0175
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documents counseling and guidance program, faculty, staff, students, and alumni at the University of Nebraska at Omaha through photographs, news clippings, brochures, and other material. A strong focus is faculty, staff, and students in the College of Education. Scrapbook cover is printed with "University of Omaha 1908" and Arts & Sciences Hall.

UNO Newspaper Clipping Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0135
Scope and Contents The UNO Newspaper Clipping Collection consists of two file cabinets of clippings from various newspapers. Articles relate to the University of Omaha or its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The files are arranged by topic. The exact range of dates covered is undetermined, but known to extend at least back into the 1920s and up into the early 1980s. This collection has not been inventoried or further described.

William E. Sealock Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0092
Scope and Contents The William E. Sealock Collection comprises materials related to William Sealock's term as the first president of the Municipal University of Omaha, 1931-1935. The collection contains primarily news clippings, many of which relate to Sealock's conflict with the Board of Regents, which resulted in his dismissal and subsequent suicide. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence and a 1941 research paper by Warren Whitted on the Sealock-Regents conflict titled, "Human...