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UNO. University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: UNO

Found in 240 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 ...

ABC Breakfast Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0102
Scope and Contents

The ABC Breakfast Series comprises the print, audio, and video records of a lecture series organized by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which ran from 1975 until 2006. At 31 seasons, it was among the longest-running speaker series in the United States. The ABC (Academy, Business, and Community) Breakfast Series brought in national-caliber speakers representing a variety of professional fields to Omaha for ticketed events held at hotels and convention centers. The number of speakers each ...

AFROTC Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1-18
Identifier: UNO-0220
Scope and Contents The Air Force ROTC scrapbooks include photographs, news clippings, programs, and other ephemera documenting the activities of the OU and UNO AFROTC. A scrapbook was usually assembled to document an academic year.

Air Force ROTC Detachment 470 Scrapbook Presented to OU President Milo and Josephine Bail Upon the Retirement of Milo Bail, 1965

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0088
Scope and Contents

The Air Force ROTC Detachment 470 Scrapbook Presented to OU President Milo and Josephine Bail Upon the Retirement of Milo Bail, 1965, is a single cloth-covered binder containing photographs and letters to the Bails from members and alumni of AFROTC Detachment 470. The letters express congratulations for Milo Bail's retirement, some sharing memories of experiences at the University of Omaha.

Alice Naomi Ovington Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0043
Scope and Contents

The Alice Naomi Ovington Collection includes the University of Omaha Tomahawk yearbooks from 1939 through 1942, the years when Alice Ovington was a student at OU. Some of the yearbooks have newspaper clippings tucked inside. Also included in the collection are a 1942 graduation photo of Alice Naomi Ovington, her diploma, and a collection of postcards depicting Omaha. Some of the postcards have been written upon and sent through the mail. One set of historic Omaha postcards is still in its ...

Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma: The Combined Histories of Two UNO Honor Societies

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0124
Scope and Contents

Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma: The Combined Histories of Two UNO Honor Societies is a collection of items obtained throughout the lifespan of these two honor societies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These are two separate entities, but shared many of the same goals, students, and resources, making this a joint collection. Correspondence, registration forms, handbooks, finances, brochures, flyers, awards, and other paper records are contained within this collection, with the ...

Alpha Lambda Delta Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0130
Scope and Contents

The Alpha Lambda Delta collection consists of three scrapbooks documenting the organization and its members in the mid-twentieth century. The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, and related material.

American Association of University Professors University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter (UNO AAUP) Records

 Collection — Box 2016-087
Identifier: UNO-0237
Content Description The UNO AAUP Records consist of meeting minutes, newsletters, and organizational records extending from 1941-1989. Also included are court pleadings and transcripts created during the UNO AAUP’s efforts to obtain recognition from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents as the collective bargaining agent for the UNO faculty. The collection also holds recordings pertaining to grievances that addressed gender inequity in pay for UNO faculty.

Angel Flight Records

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0222
Scope and Contents The Angel Flight collection includes matted portraits of honorary colonels and flight leaders from the 1950s and three scrapbooks from the 1950s through 1978. Two of the three scrapbooks have been disassembled; each of the scrapbooks has customized covers including decorations. The scrapbooks include photographs, news clippings, programs, artifacts, and other material documenting the activities and members of the Angel Flight and Air Force ROTC at the university.

Annetta Nourse University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: UNO-0165
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documenting University of Omaha student life includes postcards from the region, holiday cards (Thanksgiving, New Year, Christmas), cards, invitations, programs, tickets, and other ephemera and similar. The scrapbook was printed with the university's name and seal.

Annex 40 Historic American Buildings Survey

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0208
Scope and Contents The Historic American Buildings Survey for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Annex 40, which was also known as the Kimball House and the William F. Baxter Residence. Includes a report, drawings, photos, and related information. The School of Social Work was housed in the building until 2007, when Annexes 40, 44, and 45 were razed to make room for student housing and a parking garage.

Arnold Air Society Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0223
Scope and Contents The Arnold Air Society scrapbooks document the tenth annual military ball on March 3, 1961, and activities of the organization from 1966-1968.

Barbara Hayhome Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0170
Scope and Contents The papers of UNO Biology Professor Barbara Hayhome include her diplomas from Hastings College and the University of Chicago, copies of her articles, material from her tenure or promotion dossier, material from her May 1995 memorial service, and other material.

Bernice Corbaley Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0228
Content Description This small collection contains the program from the November 31, 1931, University of Omaha Homecoming football contest against Wayne; two copies of the Municipal University of Omaha Student Council Constitution; and a few newspaper clippings.

Bertha Mengedoht Hatz Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0164
Content Description This small collection includes oversized reproductions of Bertha Mengedoht family photos, reproductions of newspaper clippings, and one photograph of a display featuring art objects donated by Mengedoht.

Bertie Hoag University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0168
Scope and Contents Black scrapbook documenting University of Omaha activities includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera.

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.

Betty J. Ingram Landstrom Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0172
Scope and Contents The collection includes ephemera such as invitations and programs. received by Betty J. Ingram Landstrom mostly related to Sigma Chi Omicron, Zeta Tau Alpha sorority events. Some of the different types of parties include a "Chinese Dinner Party" and a "Tramp Party."

Bing & Grondahl/Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Plate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0163
Content Description 39 7"” Bing & Grondahl/Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Plates; 40 Wooden Plate Holders
23 Porcelain Christmas Eve (Jule After) Plates: 1906; 1907; 1909; 1911; 1910; 1912; 1915; 1917; 1918; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1957; 1959; 1961; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1971
16 Porcelain Plates: 1960; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1966; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978

Bing Chen Papers

 Collection — Box 2017-027
Identifier: UNO-0111
Scope and Contents

The Bing Chen Papers comprises materials related to Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from about 1971 until about 1996, with the majority of content concentrated in 1994 through 1995. This collection is closed to researchers. However, much of the content is duplicated in the Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection and Dale Krane Engineering Collection, both of which are open without ...

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.

Celebrate UNO Records

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0022
Scope and Contents

The Celebrate UNO Records comprise paper files and reports related to the planning of Celebrate UNO, originally conceived as the concluding event of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The planning committee was formed in 1986 and hired consulting firm Vic Gutman & Associates. Celebrate UNO began on September 1, 1987, and lasted for one year. Thereafter, Celebrate UNO open houses were held annually through 1991. The records in this collection include ...

Cheerful--Courageous--Confident: The Gift of an Idea to the University of Omaha Class of 1947, by Rowland Haynes, President

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0087
Scope and Contents

Cheerful--Courageous-- Confident: The Gift of an Idea to the University of Omaha Class of 1947, by Rowland Haynes, President is a printed commemorative copy of Rowland Haynes commencement speech to the 1947 OU graduating class, signed with a greeting by Rowland Haynes. The theme is cheerful courage through faith in God.

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.

Clifford D. Kantz Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0174
Scope and Contents The Clifford D. Kantz papers are composed of the retired U.S. Air Force Major's remininsces and copies of documents related to his U.S. Air Force career and life beginning in World War II and continuing into civilian life.

College Humor Magazine, "Omaha Co-Eds' Anti-Leg Exposure Crusade"

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0207
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the February 1941 issue of College Humor Magazine featuring the cover story "Omaha Co-Eds' Anti-Leg Exposure Crusade." The article describes the University of Omaha sorority Sigma Chi Omicron's "crusade against unladylike postures." The article features numerous photos of Sigma Chi Omicron women with their legs exposed. An original copy of the magazine is not available.

Crete Relay Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0209
Scope and Contents The Crete Relay was organized by the OU Alumni Association after an invitation from the Mayor of Omaha to the Mayor of Crete to sit with him at the OU Homecoming game against Doane College. OU alumni and students ran a 102-mile relay to hand-deliver the event ticket to Crete. The album includes news clippings, copies of the letters exchanged, and related material.

Dale Krane Engineering Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0108
Scope and Contents

The Dale Krane Engineering Collection holds material related to a review of engineering education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the plan to establish an Omaha-based extension of the University of Nebraska--Lincoln College of Engineering, covering the period from about 1984 until about 1996, with most documents concentrated in 1994 through 1995. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, strategic plans, recommendations, state appropriations information, newspaper ...

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 ...

Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0084
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection contains various awards and honors bestowed upon Delbert D. Weber during his time as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1977-1997. The collection includes framed awards, certificates, photographs, artwork, and political cartoons; certificates in padded folders; wall plaques; desk plaques; medals and medallions; t-shirts, ball cap, Japanese cloth, Japanese paddles, and other artifacts; and an audio cassette recording of Del Weber's ...

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Box 2016-091
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Papers comprise the paper files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These files have not yet been organized.



New material added 2016-03-15: This collection includes 1) Materials generated following Professor Weber’s announcement that ...

Del Weber Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0019
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Speeches cover the period from 1977 until 1998, when Delbert D. Weber was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of handwritten and typed notes and scripts.

Doris Lausen Ratekin Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0221
Scope and Contents The papers of Doris Lausen Ratekin document her activities as a student at the University of Omaha including her participation in Honors Convocations, sorority life, concerts, as well as academics. The collection also includes student directories and handbooks, a Corinthian Society pin, her class schedules, a red ribbon reading "Kiss me, I like it," an invitation to a hazing or initiation event, and other material.

Dundee Presbyterian Mariners Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0216
Scope and Contents The Dundee Presbyterian Mariners collection documents the association of the organization with the University of Nebraska at Omaha's food services. The collection is composed of invoices, notebooks, and other material.

Durham Science Center Building Records

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: UNO-0051
Scope and Contents

The Durham Science Center Building Records cover the planning and construction of the Durham Science Center building on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Dodge Street campus. Construction began in 1985, and the building was open for classes in Fall, 1987. The building houses several departments, including Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Geology/Geography. The records include bond purchasing agreements, construction information, budget information, committee information, ...

Edsel Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Box 2017-023
Identifier: UNO-0239
Content Description There are quite a variety of materials in this small collection. Along with monographs, the collection includes a selection of UNO event programs, publications, and publicity materials.

Eva Swanson Papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0224
Scope and Contents The papers of Eva Swanson include material about OU and UNO especially Air Force ROTC. The collection includes two scrapbooks about AFROTC, an unidentified reel-to-reel audiotape, a copy of Swanson's Reflections in Time interview, reunion material, a UNO calendar, and other material produced by and about the university and AFROTC.

Evelyn Kletke Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0218
Scope and Contents The papers of Evelyn Kletke include material about class reunions in the 1980s and early 1990s as well as a program from her time as a student in the mid-1940s.

Everett Hosman Church Usher’s Programming Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0154
Content Description

The collection includes 32 file folders, three envelopes, and one bound volume. The majority of these items document the extensive Church Ushers programming sponsored by the Municipal University of Omaha (OU) and its School of Adult Education / College of Adult Education during Hosman’s tenure at OU. This collection also includes materials generated following Everett Hosman’s retirement from the University of Omaha.



The materials were collected by Everett Hosman during his ...

Exercise with Ernie

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0202
Scope and Contents The Exercise with Ernie exercise program developed by Physical Education professor Ernie Gorr includes a booklet and audiocassette tape.

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.

Gertrude Ovington Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0042
Scope and Contents

The Gertrude Ovington Collection comprises the University of Omaha Tomahawk yearbooks from 1946 through 1950, the years when Gertrude Ovington was a student at OU. Some of the yearbooks have notes written in them.

Grade City-State Teaching Certificate of Grace Hobbs Johnson

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0177
Scope and Contents The State of Nebraska Department of Education Grade City-State Teaching Certificate of Grace Hobbs Johnson dated August 3, 1920.

Hank Umemoto and George Uchida Oral History Interview

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0225
Content Description UNO graduate student Byrony Forbes interviewed Hank Umemoto and George Uchida on April 6, 2013, as part of the research for her master’s thesis about romantic and sexual relationships in Japanese American camps during World War II. In addition to sharing information about their experiences as teenagers at Manzanar incarceration center during WWII, Umemoto and Uchida shared other typical information about their families before, during, and after incarceration such as information about jobs and ...

Helen Hansen University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0167
Scope and Contents The collection includes a pre-printed book-size volume called "My High School Days" that the creator pasted images most likely from a high school yearbook, news clippings, graduation announcement, and other items on the pages. The scrapbook documents student life at the University of Omaha and includes many photographs as well as some news clippings, invitations, party favors, dance cards, and other ephemera. Finally, the collection includes a small book of University of Omaha autographs of the ...

Helen Hawkins Heilman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0229
Content Description The collection includes two Gateway yearbooks from the University of Omaha, for the years 1926 and 1927, which were the property of student Helen Hawkins, a member of Pi Omega Pi. The 1926 volume is unmarked and in good condition. The 1927 volume has numerous pieces of ephemera from 1925 through 1927 pasted upon the pages, including event invitations, event programs, seating markers, holiday and birthday cards, and news clippings. Some of these items are printed, others handwritten. Many ...

Henry Cox Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0010
Scope and Contents

The Henry Cox Collection includes: two photocopies of a lengthy biographical work, "The Life and Career of Henry Cox," author unknown; news clippings about Cox; and the Omaha Musicians Directory, 1914-1915, and a booklet about violins from the library of Henry Cox. The connection between Henry Cox and music programs from 1913 and an explanatory letter dated 1943 is unclear. The collection also includes two unidentified black and white photographs of an orchestra.

Hollie Bethel Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0041
Scope and Contents

The Hollie Bethel Papers includes materials related to Dr. Hollie Bethel's life in education. She served as a professor of Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from about 1953 until 1977. The collection includes two photo albums which cover her life from the age of four weeks to the last years of her life (1913-1998); loose photographs; a file of newspaper clippings; her doctoral degree, final examination, and graduation program; award certificates and plaques; a book on ...

Hugh P. Cowdin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0116
Scope and Contents

The Hugh P. Cowdin Papers comprises the files of Hugh Cowdin, who served as chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1975 until 1995. The papers include correspondence, memos, meeting notes, committee information, budget summaries, policies, program reviews, space planning information, high school journalism conference information, faculty annual reports, personnel information, and other professional and administrative files. This collection has ...

International Center for Telecommunications Management Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0067
Scope and Contents

The International Center for Telecommunications Management Collection (ICTM) is comprised of the publications of ICTM, including A Legal and Ethical Text for Telemarketers (1992) and the ICTM Research Paper Series (1989-1992, incomplete), which covers a broad range of research and policy issues related to the telecommunications industry.

Iowa West Public Art Posters

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0082
Scope and Contents

The Iowa West Public Art Posters comprise five posters, each featuring a different artist who created a major work of public art in Council Bluffs, Iowa, for the Iowa West Public Art initiative, circa 2007-2009. The posters feature Brower Hatcher's "Wellspring" and "Oculus" (2007), William King's "Circus," "Interstate," and "Sunrise" (2007), Deborah Masuoka's "Haymarket Rabbits" (2007), Jonathan Borofsky's "Molecule Man" ...

Jack Newton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0144
Scope and Contents

The Jack Newton Papers comprise the paper files of Dr. John Milton "Jack" Newton, longtime professor of psychology (1960-1999) who served as Dean of Arts and Sciences (1974-1994) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These file folders, envelopes, and loose papers have not yet been further arranged or described.



New material added 2010: "Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO," written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus Jack ...

Jacqueline St. John Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0076
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises the professional files of Jacqueline St. John from her years of service as a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from 1968 until 1996. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, History Department meeting minutes, booklets, flyers, news clippings, and other papers. The material in this collection has not been arranged and described.

James Erixon Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0178
Scope and Contents The collection includes material related to student elections and campaigns, handbooks, student council, and other activities James Erixon participated in while a student at Omaha University. Erixon saved a large amount of meeting reminders and similar information mailed to him on 3"x5" notecards from various sources including Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, University Players, debate, and others.

James Peterson Papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0009
Scope and Contents

The James B. Peterson Papers comprise primarily handwritten scores of Peterson's original music compositions, along with some "autograph copies" (photocopies) of his scores; a reel-to-reel audio recording of Peterson's retirement dinner, April 30, 1978; a newspaper clipping, and a handwritten note. Peterson's compositions include a woodwind quintet, quartet in C, fantasy for oboe and piano, concerto for oboe and wind ensemble, sinfonia for string orchestra, improvisation with two ...

Janice Boyer Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0016
Scope and Contents

The Janice Boyer Papers include materials related to Janice Boyer's 25 year career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Criss Library (formerly known as the University Library), 1986-2012. Materials include documents related to library planning, projects, committees, and computer systems.

Jazz Past-Times with Ed Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0104
Scope and Contents

Jazz Past-Times with Ed Jones was a 100-episode radio series which aired on KVNO from January 5, 1981, until May 30, 1983. Ed Jones created the program from his personal collection of 78 rpm records and taped radio programs, using KVNO's equipment and presenting information about the musicians from his own notes and research. The collection includes the reel-to-reel audio recordings of the complete set of hour-long programs, CD copies made from those recordings, program transcripts, Ed ...

Jean Chenoweth Tuohino Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0179
Scope and Contents The papers of Jean Chenoweth Tuohino, class of 1944, includes an OUampi Tee shirt, an OU jacket, news clippings, a program from the 1943 Ma-ie Day festivities, and other material.

Jim Leslie Collection

 Collection — Frame 1-14
Identifier: UNO-0145
Scope and Contents

The Jim Leslie Collection comprises framed photographs and memorabilia, most of which have a personal message to Jim inscribed upon the item. The items were gifts to Jim Leslie from various persons associated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, given during his tenure as UNO Alumni Association president, from 1973 until 2005. Many items are undated.

Jim Thorson Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0120
Scope and Contents

The Jim Thorson Papers is comprised of correspondence, books, and journals, dated from about 1980 until about 1997. Each publication in this collection includes a chapter or article authored by Thorson or another faculty member from the Department of Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This collection has not yet been further arranged or described.

Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0075
Scope and Contents

The Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers comprises the professional files of Jo Ann Carrigan from her years of service as a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1970 until 1996. The papers include correspondence, reports, guides, handbooks, departmental and program assessments, collective bargaining agreements, newsletters, workshop information, internship information, administrative documents, promotion and tenure information, course lists, ...

Joan Olsen Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0180
Scope and Contents The collection gathered by Joan Olsen documents student activities of interest to her including her sorority and the Gateway student newspaper. The collection includes Alpha Xi Delta brcohures, posters, and other publicity material. Scripts for a program or pageant perhaps for the sorority as well as programs from university honors convocations, dance programs, and other events are in excellent condition. Also included are loose copies of the Gateway and a bound copy of the Gateway for the ...

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 ...

John E. Christensen Records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0134
Content Description Text of the State of the University Address by Chancellor John Christensen on October 29, 2014 at the Sapp Fieldhouse with notations received from Dean Gail F. Baker.

John T. Langan Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0114
Scope and Contents

The John T. Langan Papers hold material accumulated by John Langan during his career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1969-2008). The collection includes brochures, booklets, and correspondence for projects, material related to Langan's service on UNo Chancellor John Christensen's inauguration committee, and a campaign poster for Democrat Gene Freund's 1988 congressional bid.

Kenton Bales Music Scores

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0133
Content Description Music scores numbering 41 composed by University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Music professor Dr. Kenton Bales.

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.

Kirk Naylor Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0086
Scope and Contents

The Kirk Naylor Collection comprises materials gathered by University of Omaha President Kirk Naylor (later University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor). Materials in the collection date from 1932 through 1991, with the majority from 1966 through 1971. The collection includes four scrapbooks of news, correspondence, pictures, and other material. Each scrapbook has a different theme: 1) General Documents, 1966-1971; 2) Acting President - OU Financial Crisis - OU/NU Merger Related Documents, ...

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 ...

LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0240
Content Description The LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection is the home for oral history interviews conducted with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual individuals from various communities with a focus on those with a connection to Omaha, Nebraska. The interviews were consciously collected to be part of UNO’s Queer Omaha Archives. Interview to date are all audio recordings and include community members and UNO faculty; interviewees are described individually in this finding aid. Interviews ...

Library User Publication

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0056
Scope and Contents

The Library User (1980-2005) was a print newsletter published by the University Library (later renamed the Criss Library) of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The newsletter featured short articles highlighting library services, collections, databases, events, and staff members. Articles were contributed by different library staff members and faculty librarians. The newsletter was sent to all members of the University Library Friends.

Linda Parker Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0117
Scope and Contents

The Linda Parker Papers comprise the files, binders, and notebooks of Linda Parker, who was a librarian at the Criss Library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from about 1992 until 2013. The papers include user needs survey responses; information on user education; the final report of the Forum on the Future of Reference Services (1993); Criss Library Public Services Department planning documents, reports, topics for discussion, and organizational records; and the NebSat grant for ...

Lori Arias Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0226
Content Description The collection includes UNO and non-UNO VHS tapes and a variety of reports about Shizuoka University in Japan.

Lourdres Gouveia Latino Immigration and the Lexington, Nebraska, Meat Packing Industry Collection

 Collection — Box 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description During Professor Lourdes Gouveia’s research she acquired and organized in file folders a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. The collection includes census materials, periodical articles, and interviews. The collection also contains audio cassettes of interviews, three atlases, and grant reports and other material about OLLAS (the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies) at the University of ...

Mabel Nelson University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0169
Scope and Contents The scrapbook documents student life at the University of Omaha with photographs, programs, invitations, and other ephemera. The scrapbook is pre-printed with the name of the University of Omaha and seal.

Margaret Powell Davasher Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0182
Scope and Contents The Margaret Powell Davasher Collection documents her request in 1929 for a copy of the 1919 OU catalogue from the Registrar and her 1970 return of the same to the university explaining that soon after receiving the catalogue in 1929 she became ill with tuberculosis and the papers were "pushed aside, misplaced, stored, and out of mind" for the intervening decades.

Mary Mudd Women of Color Awards Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0123
Scope and Contents

The Mary Mudd Women of Color Awards Collection comprises the records of the Women of Color Awards (WOC), including foundational material that predates the awards. The Women of Color Awards were started in 2003 by Mary Mudd of UNO, Shari Clarke of the University of Nebraska president's office, and other UNO staff members. Awards are given to women of color from the Omaha community in areas of arts and humanities, business/entrepreneurship, community service, education, youth leadership, and ...

Mav Monument Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0155
Content Description The collection is composed of materials from proposed Mav Monument prototypes including three small clay bull figurines. Also included are and a variety of artist's renderings portraying the proposed Mav Monument statues and site.

Melissa Cast-Brede Criss Library Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0162
Content Description There are quite a variety of materials in this small collection, including UNO strategic planning documents, correspondence, CDs containing data & photographs, and a binder of 2003 University Library planning documents.

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 ...

Milo Bail Student Center UNO Banners

 Collection — Object 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0211
Content Description These University of Nebraska at Omaha banners are each 24” x 17”. One banner is predominately red the other white. These two banners were displayed in the Milo Bail Student Center. The banners were manufactured by Maximum Promotions, Inc., in 2005.

Milo Bail, University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, OU Board of Regents Selection Process Records, 1947-1948

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0089
Scope and Contents

The Milo Bail, University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, OU Board of Regents Selection Process Records, 1947-1948, comprise a bound volume labeled "Operation N.P." (for "New President") and an assortment of loose papers and photographs. The bound volume contains original records, including information about the Board of Regents, meeting minutes, notes, telegrams, memoranda, correspondence, biographical information of candidates, photographs, schedules, call lists, rating ...

Missouri Valley History Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0011
Scope and Contents

The Missouri Valley History Conference (MVHC) is an annual history conference organized by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of History. The first conference took place in 1958, and the collection includes conference records from 1958 to the present. Materials include conference programs, announcements, correspondence, information about individual sessions, material from UNO history professor Oliver Pollak, and miscellaneous material. The collection is primarily paper with one ...

Nancy Belck Investiture Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0020
Scope and Contents

The Nancy Belck Investiture Records are comprised of materials related to Nancy Belck's installation as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha on April 17, 1998. The collection includes certificates of greetings and congratulations presented to Belck by representatives of other universities, a signed copy of the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Since 1909 book, records of the Investiture Committee, invitations, programs, publicity information, photographs, negatives, lapel ...

Nancy Belck Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0018
Scope and Contents

The Nancy Belck Speeches cover the period from 1997 until 2006, when Nancy Belck was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of typed notes and scripts.

Nebraska Business Development Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0066
Scope and Contents

The Nebraska Business Development Center Collection contains publications by the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) covering the period from 1977 until about 2000. The collection includes NBDC Report (a publication for small business owners with short articles on business and economic topics, 1977-2000); Nebraska Business Tax Calendar (1987); Nebraska Business Calendar (1988-2000); NBDC Board member packets (circa 1981); and miscellaneous NBDC publications, including Superior, ...

Nebraska-Dartmouth Partnership Grant, 1988-1992

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0030
Scope and Contents

The Nebraska-Dartmouth Partnership Grant, 1988-1992, collection comprises the records of the Nebraska Steering Committee for the Nebraska-Dartmouth Partnership. The Partnership among the University of Nebraska--Lincoln, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire planned and implemented projects on a wide variety of topics, including computer science, language instruction, ethics, geography, and many other ...

Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series Collection

 Collection — Shelf-bin all
Identifier: UNO-0153
Scope and Contents

The Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series Collection comprises six posters and one binder from the Nebraska Arts Council and the University of Nebraska at Omaha Center for Innovation in Arts Education. Each of the six Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series posters showcases works by a different Nebraska artist, with some background information about the works and the artist printed on the poster's verso. The artists represented are Karen Kunc, Kent Bellows, Jun Kaneko, Keith ...

Neil Kenneth and Dorothy Chapman Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0184
Scope and Contents The Neil Kenneth and Dorothy (Wulff) Chapman Papers include a photo of Chapman, a photo of the couple together, and Wulff's certificate from the Kindergarten-Primary Department. All are undated.

Nora Hillyer Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0156
Content Description Collection includes a variety of awards and certificates gathered by Nora Hillyer; Proceedings of the 2008 Library Assessment Conference in Seattle (2008); a folder containing RPT (reappointment, promotion, and tenure) materials.

Oldham Paisley University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: UNO-0166
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documenting student life at the University of Omaha includes photographs, news clippings, dance cards, invitations, party favors, train tickets, programs, tickets and other material about sporting events including football and basketball, voting, and other ephemera. Items of note including a half walnut shell that may have been a party favor, a small sign that reads "Votes for Women" and other references to the right to vote for women, and notes about Paisley by other students and ...

Oliver Pollak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0044
Scope and Contents

The Oliver Pollak Papers comprise the research materials of Oliver Pollak, professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1974 through 2012.



The series Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957, comprises Oliver Pollak's research notes for the article "Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957," published in Journal of the West, volume 42, issue 3, Summer 2003. This ...

Omaha Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0115
Scope and Contents

The Omaha Collection is an eclectic mix of files relating to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, and to areas of research pursued by faculty members of the Municipal University of Omaha, notably Ralph M. Wardle, professor of English, and Wilfred Payne, professor of Philosophy. The miscellaneous portions of the collection include material unrelated to Omaha. The collection includes information on Boys Town; the City of Omaha Financial Bulletin (1929); the Douglas County Election Announcement (1854); ...

Omaha Proclamation for "Celebrate UNO!" Days

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0206
Scope and Contents A proclamation from Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan proclaiming April 21-22, 1990, as "Celebrate UNO!" Days.

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 ...

OU 50th Anniversary Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0038
Scope and Contents

The OU 50th Anniversary Collection is an assembly of materials related to the celebration of the University of Omaha's 50th Anniversary in 1958. It includes a bound volume of organizational materials, correspondence, invitations, publicity, and miscellaneous materials prepared by John E. Horner, assistant to University of Omaha President Milo Bail; a binder with an invitation, newsletter, guest list, and 8" x 10" black and white photographs of the Founders' Day dinner on October 8, ...

OU Faculty Minutes

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0227
Scope and Contents Minutes of faculty minutes from September 18, 1909 through November 1, 1928. Minutes are in a bound ledger; some minutes are handwritten, others are typed and pasted into the book. Some loose notes, invoices, correspondence, event programs, and other papers are tucked in between the pages throughout the book.

OU Law School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0065
Scope and Contents

The OU Law School Collection includes the University of Omaha School of Law Lambda Phi Legal Fraternity Minute Book (handwritten meeting minutes, 1921-1936), materials pertaining to Frank L. Frost's career as a lawyer in Nebraska (four unidentified rolled documents), a large photograph of 1922 OU College of Law Lambda Phi members (including F.L. Frost), a large photograph of 1934 OU College of Law Lambda Phi members (including P.M. McShane), the University of Omaha Night School of Law ...