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Menard, Orville D.


Orville Menard (April 4, 1933-January 10, 2014) graduated from the University of Omaha (1955) and the University of Nebraska (MA 1961, Ph.D. 1964). He was a Professor of Political Science at OU/University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1964 until his retirement in the spring of 1998. Professor Menard held the Ralph Wardle Diamond Professorship in the College of Arts & Sciences. From 1990 to 1996, he served as president of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Science. Orville Menard was a very popular instructor and researched and published extensively on the political history of Omaha and Nebraska. He passed away in January of 2014.

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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...