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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.

Japan Collection

 Collection — Folder: 2017-017.1-2
Identifier: MSS-0101
Content Description The photo album and loose photographs document the post-World War II occupation of Japan through over 150 personal and purchased photographs. The creator of the albums was a white man in the U.S. Army and while most of the photographs appear to be from occupied Japan, the Philippines and California are also seen. In addition to the photographs still attached in the photo album with some description and identification there are also many loose photographs, including some photos removed from ...

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.

J.K. Marlay Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0075
Content Description

The memories of J.K. Marlay of Lincoln, Nebraska of his service in the U.S. Civil War as a Major in the 60th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry are captured in a journal written in 1896-1897. The collection also includes letters addressed to Marlay's granddaughter Marjorie Noble of Portland, Oregon. The letters were written in 1892 and most were pasted into the journal. Marjorie Noble's name is written inside the journal.

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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 and Eupha Shanly Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-085
Identifier: APAC-0013
Content Description The papers of John and Eupha Shanly is composed of correspondence, newsletters and notices from the U.S. consulate in Afghanistan, journals or diaries of John Shanly, drafts of books by Eupha Shanly, research material about Afghanistan, news clippings, a few items from a Christian church in Kabul for Americans, a small number of photographs, and other material.

John and Sarah Wells Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0050
Content Description The papers of John Wells and Sarah Wells are primarily correspondence between the couple with a small number of letters from John to another woman who appeared to be a family member or friend of Sarah as well as several photographs of John posing in various outdoor settings. The majority of the correspondence is letters from Sarah in the South (Georgia and Alabama) to John in New York offering information about her daily life and discussing their relationship. Their relationship grew over time ...

John Barton Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0002
Scope and Contents

The collection compiled by aviation enthusiast John Barton includes many images of aircraft and aircraft parts, including photographs taken by John Barton; photograph prints purchased by John Barton from aviation archives; photocopies of images from books and articles; and printouts from web pages. The majority of the images lack specific identification of subject or source. The collection also includes textual resources, including booklets, flyers, brochures, and maps, as well as ...

John Barton Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0003
Scope and Contents

The collection compiled by railroad enthusiast John Barton includes many images of locomotives, with a slight emphasis on shrouded steam locomotives. Resources include printouts from the internet (many lacking identification of subject or source), photographs, booklets, and magazines. Also included are: catalogs and brochures related to model trains; booklets, brochures, and articles related to a rail bridge over the Rhine River relevant to the Battle of the Bulge in World War II; and ...

John E. Christensen Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0134.2014-005
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 F. Shroder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0005
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. John "Jack" Shroder document his career as a geoscientist, particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, maps, reports, data, and other material created and gathered during his career. Prof. Shroder was one of the founders of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Center for Afghanistan Studies in 1972. Shroder began working with the government of Afghanistan and Kabul University along with his UNO Department of ...

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.

Joseph F. Curtis, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Folder: 2016-096
Identifier: MSS-0085
Content Description

The papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Jr. document the activities of the Curtis family in their mining endeavors, primarily in California. The collection includes letters from Joseph Jr. to his brother Walter, a letter from Joseph Sr. to his son, and a letter from brother Bert Curtis. The collection also includes the naturalization papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Sr. from 1872 after he emigrated to the U.S. from Great Britain. The Curtis Brothers Mining and Milling Co. consisted of W. Walter ...

Joseph Thrasher Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0065
Identifier: MSS-0065
Content Description The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born 1837), ...

Joyce Storm Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-0079
Content Description The scrapbook of Joyce Storm is from the period in 1943 when she was hospitalized at the St. Joseph’s hospital in Omaha, Nebraska where she was given the Sister Kenny treatment for her polio. Storm’s scrapbook is largely composed of greeting cards sent to her while she was away from her home in Royal, Nebraska along with a few letters and news clippings about her hospitalization. The greeting cards are typical of the period and include contemporary topics such as references to World War II ...

June Turney Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0063
Identifier: MSS-0063
Content Description The papers of June Turney include correspondence written to family and friends when she was a teenager or young woman in the late 1930s during the Great Depression. The letters were sent from June Turney’s time at Moss Lake Summer Camp in Eagle Bay, New York and a later trip to California.

Kansas Flood Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0054
Identifier: MSS-0054
Content Description Scrapbook created by an anonymous woman caught in a flood while traveling via train from Topeka to Wichita, Kansas with friends on a visit to friends. Their trip may have originated in Salina, Kansas. The scrapbooks opens with a typed account of their journey including being stranded in a Kansas town before reaching Wichita. The scrapbook also includes photographs and news clippings. The creator’s traveling companions were Iona Faulk and Eva Waite.

Katie Johnson Papers, 1886

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0062
Identifier: MSS-0062
Content Description

The papers of Katie Johnson of Newport, New Hampshire, include six letters from her sister Emma Kimball and her mother in Vermont. The letters cover typical family matters including accidents, weather, fires, farming matters including new lambs and crops, maple syrup season, illnesses, socializing, and other matters.

Based on description provided by the seller.

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, ...

Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0016
Scope and Contents

The Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska contain copies of allotment records with handwritten index cards containing further information; handwritten allotment cards; a mix of handwritten, typescript, and photocopied reports, lease agreements, land sale records, tax records, memos, and correspondence, some with handwritten annotations or accompanied by handwritten notes on separate sheets. The bulk of the records ...

League of Nations Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0034
Scope and Contents

The League of Nations Newsletter Collection comprises original, print copies of Round the World with the League of Nations and League of Nations Chronicle. For Round the World with the League of Nations, the collection includes May 1926; March 1930; March-June, October, and December 1931; and January-June 1932. For League of Nations Chronicle, the collection includes March 1929 through December 1934, ...

Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 2016-100
Identifier: MSS-0089
Content Description This collection holds ledgers, journals, student notebooks, memoranda books, and memorial cards (circa 1890-1905) of unrelated provenance that were acquired from the same source. Further description is required.

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 ...

Lelia Ackley and Helen Ackley Diaries

 Collection — Folder: 2017-016
Identifier: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley ...

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 ...

Long Family Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0053
Content Description The papers of the Long Family include letters to Joe Long and Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Long in Pullman, Newport, and Spokane, Washington primarily from their mother. The correspondence covers the period when they were in college as well as time in the military. The collection also includes a smaller number of letters to Mr. and Mrs. Homer A. Edwards of Idaho.

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 ...

Lucy Neta Moon Diary

 Collection — Folder: 2017-018
Identifier: MSS-0102
Content Description

The diary of Lucy Brunetta Nettie Gudgeon Moon for the years 1890-1899 includes regular entries for the first years of the diary becoming less frequent in the later years. Lucy Moon recounts activities of her daily life including social interactions, her children, various activities of her church, and health matters of their family as well as others related to her husband's career as a physician or doctor in general practice.



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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.

Marie Engelkew Autograph Book

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0047
Content Description The autograph book of Marie Engelkew includes brief personal messages and quotations from friends in family. Most of the messages date from 1894 with others dated 1895, 1900, and 1901. The messages are predominantly from Grand Island, Nebraska and the Academy of the Visitation in Dubuque, Iowa. A cutout of a dog is pasted on the first page of the autograph book. The autograph book is in the shape of a rhombus with a wooden cover (perhaps walnut) and teal velvet binding and back cover.

Mary E. Williamson Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: MSS-0030
Scope and Contents

The Mary E. Williamson Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Collection comprises the personal effects of Mary E. Williamson relating to her service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot during World War II (1943-1944). The collection includes photographs, awards, certificates, official documents, forms, correspondence, WASP class books (44-W-10 and 44-W-7), CD-ROMS of ceremonies, a commemorative medal, and needlecraft artwork depicting an aircraft with the phrase "I'd rather be ...

Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0005
Scope and Contents

The Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection covers the fine arts presswork of Harry Duncan (1916-1997) under the Cummington Press imprint, as well as examples of Duncan's work while at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, under the Abattoir Editions imprint. The collection includes books, galley proofs, prints, drawings, engraved copper plates, carved wood blocks, cards, playbills, and other materials created by diverse authors and artists and printed by Harry Duncan. These materials ...

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 ...

Mary Münchhoff Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0040
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a series of musical scores compiled into folios by Mary Münchhoff, with an index compiled by Robert Ruetz. A series of original and miscellaneous mostly appear to be original autographs by the composer, also compiled into a folio by Mary Münchhoff, with an index compiled by Robert Ruetz. Both of the former series have been cataloged and may be discovered by searching

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.

Meredith Bacon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0080
Content Description The papers of Prof. Meredith Bacon document her research into LGBTQIA+ topics over many years and include transgender topics such as gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder. Her papers also document her transition from Wally Bacon to Meredith Bacon through media coverage along with correspondence from family, friends, colleagues, and strangers. An album of photos and negatives documenting Bacon’s dressing as a woman and posing for photos from approximately 1970 to the early 1990s is also ...

Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha Records

 Collection — Box: 2017-010
Identifier: MSS-0098
Content Description The records of the Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha (MCC Omaha) document the church’s activities, initiatives, members, and buildings. The collection includes photographs organized by event and date with some of the material well-identified and minimal identification for other photographs. Identification of people in many photographs is being provided by current members of MCC Omaha on an ongoing basis.

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 ...

Miscellaneous Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0032
Scope and Contents

The Miscellaneous Map Collection is comprised of 20 maps from various sources including both published, tracings, and reproductions. The majority depict the City of Omaha, Nebraska, and surrounding region, including Douglas County, Sarpy County, and the Papillion Creek and its tributaries. Individual maps of Iowa, Kansas, the Mississippi and Missouri Region, and the Oregon Trail are also included. Most of the maps are from the 1930s through the 1970s. Several are undated. The earliest map in ...

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 ...

Mount Pleasant Mining Company Correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0076
Content Description The Mount Pleasant Mining Company collection is composed of two letters regarding the Mount Pleasant mine in El Dorado County, California at Grizzly Flat located 28 miles from Placerville. The first letter dated May 16, 1894, is a copy of a letter to lawyer Archibald B. McGaw in New York City from James D. Hague, president of the Mount Pleasant Mining Company describing the mine. The typewritten letter of December 12, 1896, is a cover to this copy sent to James McCaw in Chicago from Murat ...

Mrs. R.E. Moreland Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0055
Identifier: MSS-0055
Content Description The collection is composed of the letters of Mrs. R.E. Moreland from her home in San Diego, California, to her mother Mrs. W.H.H. Leck in Linn, Kansas, from 1924-1925. The collection also includes a single letter from 1930 to Mrs. Byron Leck. The letters cover homelife and other matters such as the activities of the baby in the Moreland home. Additional description and research is required to determine the names of the correspondents and more details shared in the letters.

Name? Rank? And Serial Number? For you the War is Over by Louis H. Breitenbach

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: MSS-0015
Identifier: MSS-0015
Scope and Contents

Name? Rank? And Serial Number? For you the War is Over is an unpublished manuscript by Louis H. Breitenbach. This copy is a photocopy of Breitenbach's typescript, including copies of drawings by Breitenbach, photographs, maps, letters, articles, and other documents related to Breitenbach's experiences as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II.

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.

Nancy Pettit McLaughlin Diary

 Collection — Folder: 2017-015
Identifier: MSS-0099
Content Description The diary of Nancy Pettit McLaughlin documents her daily life after her marriage in Shiloh, Ohio. The entries reveal the activities of McLaughlin's daily life including what appears to be marital problems as she refers to "separating" from her husband in at least one instance. She also references her sister Amelia applying for a divorce. The diary's entries are regular for January-June 1898 and then cease until entries resume in 1903. The ledger also includes pages of expense at the back of the ...

Nathan Associates Records

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0007
Scope and Contents Nathan Associates evaluated and prepared three sets of 5-year national economic plans in Afghanistan in 1961-1976. The firm also helped to coordinate national policies as part of its advisory role. The records of Nathan Associates span a variety of fields including industry, agriculture, and banking and include correspondence, financial documents, reports, meeting notes, and related material.

National Association of Soda Jerks Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-14
Identifier: MSS-0042
Content Description The National Association of Soda Jerks collection contains information about the membership organization (4 cubic feet), media coverage (2 cubic feet), its national conventions (2 cubic feet), and recollections shared by people who worked as soda jerks and business that included soda fountains (6 cubic feet).

Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0092
Content Description The Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) collection is primarily composed of photographs in print along with negatives and some digital images. The topics of the photographs include a variety of NAP activities including the annual AIDS Walk, Night of 1,000 Stars, volunteer appreciation events, other events, as well as NAP’s former building. Celebrities participating in events include Olympian Greg Louganis, actress Shirley MacLaine, and comedian Joan Rivers. Documents are primarily related to marketing ...

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 Family Photo Album

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0073
Identifier: MSS-0073
Content Description

A photo album of a white family in Omaha, Nebraska includes photographs of adults in children around the home and in a rural setting. Notable photos include a series from the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha including a see-saw ride, "The Old Plantation" stage, Arch of States, streets of all nations featuring a camel, the lagoon, the administration building, and others. A photograph of a tree is identified as "the surrender tree - San Juan Hill - Santiago" in ...

Nebraska League of Women Voters Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: MSS-0035
Identifier: MSS-0035
Scope and Contents

The Nebraska League of Women Voters Collection comprises newsletters, pamphlets, questionnaires, voter guides, and other documents produced by the League of Women Voters of Nebraska, along with smaller selection of similar materials from the Omaha League of Women Voters and the National League of Women Voters. League of Women Voters materials span the time period from 1922 until 1942, with some gaps. Scattered issues of the League of Women Voters Nebraska Bulletin (1922-1923) and The ...

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 ...

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
Scope and Contents

The records of Nebraska Shakespeare includes material from its founding in 1986 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection includes production binders (1987-2007), programs, posters, publicity material, reviews, photographs, slides, meeting minutes, bylaws, schedules, fiscal information, inventory information, staff information, correspondence, planning documents, board of directors records, press releases, news ...

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.

Nicoll Ayres Letter

 Collection — Folder: 2017-032
Identifier: MSS-0107
Content Description The letter addressed to Socrates Ayres is dated March 1, 1855, and sent from Davenport, Iowa, to Socrates. The letter was sent by Nicoll Ayres who is believed to be Socrates brother. Nicoll (or perhaps Niall?) references that he is recovering his health and wondering about business and employment opportunities in Omaha. He also makes mention of another brother, Stephen. He asks of his brother, in part, "The gist of the question is, will not the advantages for which I come west be better secured ...

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.

Norma Howe Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0044
Content Description The Norma Howe papers contain letters written to Miss Norma Louise Howe attending school in Urbana, Illinois (presumably at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) from correspondents in Illinois and Iowa from June 1949 through January 1950. Correspondents include her mother and at least one friend covering typical topics including updates on family members’ health and jobs, entertainments, and news of other friends and family. The collection also includes a small number of photographs, ...

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 Chamber of Commerce Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents

The Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records cover business and industry in Omaha, Nebraska, spanning the period from 1912 until 1979. The records include meeting minutes from various committees and bureaus, the Chamber's newsletter (1912-1941 as Journal, 1941-1956 as News Bulletin, 1959-2004 as Profile), photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, books and journals collected and used by the Chamber, and files with information about various businesses, ...

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.

Omaha Symphony Guild Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0029
Scope and Contents

The records of the Omaha Symphony Guild document events organized by the group as well as governance functions of the board of directors from circa 1990-2011 with gaps in the records. Organizational records include the secretary’s notebooks (2003-2006), treasurer’s notebooks and reports (1999-2005, Omaha Symphony Guild Advisor, as well as material created by other officers including the President, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, President-Elect, Vice President for Administration, ...

Omaha Theater Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents

The Omaha Theater Company Records contain materials from 1949 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The organization changed names during the covered period, starting as the Omaha Junior Theater in 1948, becoming the Emmy Gifford Children's Theater in 1977, and becoming the Omaha Theater Company for Young People in 1993, eventually shortening the name to the Omaha Theater Company. The group performed in the Center Theater from ...

Omaha Zoo Foundation Films

 Collection — Reel: 1-170
Identifier: MSS-0046
Content Description The Omaha Zoo Foundation films include over 170 films documenting animals and zoos in the mid-twentieth century. The films include coverage of various animals, construction at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as well as a small number of other U.S. zoos. Animals documented included a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish with well-known animals like Casey, a gorilla who came to Omaha from Minnesota’s Como Zoo in the 1960s, featured. Other primates as well as hoofstock and various ...

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 ...

Opera Omaha Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0001
Scope and Contents

The records of Opera Omaha include material from before its founding in the 1950s to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection holds board meeting minutes (1958-1994), news clippings (1954-1990), audio and video recordings (1960s-2000s), as well as scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, programs, posters, original artwork, and related material. A portion of the collection is material collected by Cele Washington ...

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 ...

Otis Smith Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0066
Identifier: MSS-0066
Content Description

The diary of Otis W. Smith documents his life beginning with his enrollment in the College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri through his working life, marriage, and family life. The diary mentions attending his first masquerade ball, taking the first woman he was not related to out, meeting his wife Mattie Dowdall and their courtship, the birth of their son, information about their home, people he meets, purchases he makes including two 'Indian clubs' and a pistol. The following ...

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 ...

OU Textbooks and Supplies Requirements Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0079
Scope and Contents

The OU Textbooks and Supplies Requirements Records consist of printed lists of textbooks and school supplies needed for each class taught at the Municipal University of Omaha from 1948/1949 through 1961/1962. Prices, quantities, and vendors are not included.

Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0050
Scope and Contents

The Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records cover the planning and construction of the Peter Kiewit Conference Center, a University of Nebraska at Omaha off-campus facility located at 1313 Farnam Street in Omaha, Nebraska. The project was authorized in 1976 by the Nebraska State Legislature Appropriations Committee with LB 1006. Construction began in 1977 and was completed in 1980. The building serves as both a conference center and classroom space, and it housed the UNO College of ...

Peycke Brothers Letter

 Collection — Folder: 2017-031
Identifier: MSS-0106
Content Description A letter from Peycke Brothers of Omaha, Nebraska, dated April 11, 1876, to a customer about stock arriving and the prices at which each would be sold. Peycke brothers billed itself as "commission merchants and wholesale oyster dealers."

Phi Chi Theta - Alpha Phi Chapter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0072
Scope and Contents

The Phi Chi Theta - Alpha Phi Chapter Collection includes records and artifacts of the Alpha Phi Chapter of the Phi Chi Theta national fraternity for business and economics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Organizational records cover the period from roughly 1981-1987, and include meeting minutes, bylaws, correspondence, duties of members and officers, ceremonial information, pledge applications and manuals, pledge examinations, committee information, biennial meeting information, ...

Phi Delta Gamma Records

 Collection — Box: 2017-050
Identifier: UNO-0125
Scope and Contents The Phi Delta Gamma Records document the Omaha chapter of Phi Delta Gamma at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, dating from 1932 to 2014. The collection includes scrapbooks, guest books, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial information, chapter handbooks, and other chapter information as well as national material related to some conventions and meetings, the Phi Delta Gamma Journal, brochures, annual reports, artifacts, and other ...

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.

Philip Boatright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Content Description This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal documents, book catalogues, edited and unedited manuscripts of poetry from Philip Boatright and related individuals. The collection also includes works and personal papers from Boatright’s late wife Evelyn Hamilton Boatright. Items related to Evelyn Hamilton Boatright include works of poetry, manuscripts and drawings. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and edited proofs relating to a number of poetry collections. ...

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0037
Scope and Contents

The Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection includes the records of the Philosophy and Kids project at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and resources used by the project. The materials cover the period from 1975 to 1978, with the bulk of resources falling in 1976 and 1977. One report from 1984 is also included. The Philosophy and Kids project was the product of a 1976 National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to two UNO professors, who served as co-directors of the ...

Prairie Visions Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0004
Scope and Contents

Prairie Visions (PV) is a discipline-based art education (DBAE) professional development program for Nebraska educators, overseen by faculty from the University of Nebraska at Omaha since 1987. The premise of PV is training educators to create curriculum around the arts. This collection consists primarily of materials assembled and/or created by faculty and participants of the annual Prairie Visions institute, and other documents related to planning and assessing the institute. The ...