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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 12 Collections and/or Records:

1941 Tomahawk Yearbook Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0195
Scope and Contents Correspondence, class lists, photographs, slides, the original silk screens, and other material related to the 1941 Univeristy of Omaha Tomahawk student yearbook collected by editor June Anderson Soderlund.

A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983, by Tommy R. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0039
Scope and Contents The book A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983 was written by University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Tommy R. Thompson in conjunction with UNO's Diamond Jubilee (75th Anniversary) Celebration in 1983. This work was the first published history of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In addition to copies of the book, the collection includes four boxes of Thompson's research notes on file cards with tabbed index guides, broken down by chapter and topic, and one...

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.

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...

Leland Traywick Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0093
Scope and Contents The Leland Traywick Inauguration Collection consists primarily of correspondence and programs for the hiring and inauguration of Leland Traywick as President of the Municipal University of Omaha, 1965-1966. The collection includes a bound volume of records, predominantly correspondence, but also including committee information, invitations, seating arrangements, the inaugural address, press releases, and other records; a small selection of photographs of the inauguration; several...

Milo Bail Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0091
Scope and Contents The Milo Bail Collection is comprised of commemorative albums related to Bail's service as Municipal University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, with most materials gathered for the occasion of his retirement, 1964-1965. The collection includes a 1964-1965 "Milo Bail Information Notebook" containing newspaper clippings, event programs, brochures, and mailers; a 1965 script for the "North of Pacific" tribute to Bail; a bound volume of 1964 letters to Milo Bail with greetings...

Omicron Delta Kappa Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0214
Scope and Contents The records of UNO's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, 1949-2001, include two scrapbooks and a ledger of meeting minutes. The earliest scrapbook includes material about the Arrow Society, ODK's predecessor on the OU campus in 1949.New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes materials generated while organizing ODK breakfasts, initiations, and other events—including correspondence, programs, and photographic slides. A few ODK-related VHS videotapes are also...

Orville Menard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0185
Scope and Contents The Orville Menard collection includes his diplomas from OU and the University of Nebraska, a program from the 1961 commencement ceremony, a photograph from 1954 of three men playing hockey, and a white "Omaha U. / OUampi" t-shirt. University Archives staff added a copies of his obituary from the time of Menard's death in January 2014.New material added June 8, 2017: There is a wide variety of materials in this collection, including: artifacts from the years...

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...

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.

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...

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...