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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...

Carl Jonas Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0023
Scope and Contents The Carl Jonas Papers hold the works of Omaha, Nebraska, novelist Carl S. Jonas. The manuscript portion of the collection includes typed novels and works-in-progress with hand-written corrections, including two versions of a novel entitled The X Family, an incomplete draft of The Deer and the Antelope Play, and three incomplete, untitled novels.New material added 2015-10-29: The papers of Carl Jonas include manuscripts of his...

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...

Dorothy Patach Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-105
Identifier: MSS-0091
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years and...

Douglas County Election Commission Records

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Identifier: MSS-0004
Scope and Contents Records of the Douglas County Election Commission, of Douglas County, Nebraska, including Omaha. Records include folders of maps and charts, 1949-1979 and undated, with item list; printout of Presidential returns from 1984; various returns, 1980-1990; various election results/analysis, 1970s-1980s; Sewer Improvement District, mayoral, 1970s-1980s; election analysis, 1960-1977; ledgers, 1890-1953, 1958-1964, 1968-1979; rolled maps, 1930-1991 and undated; the City of Omaha ledger, 1893-1915;...

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.

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.

Fossil, Oregon, Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: MSS-0070
Content Description Three ledgers from mercantiles or general stores in Fossil, Oregon, in the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries. The stores were Hoover and Watson and the second was identified only as K&S. The first ledger has "Ledger" stamped on the spine and first page is stamped with "Hoover and Watson Dealers in General Merchandise Fossil Or." The ledger begins with an alphabetical listing of individuals followed by 455 pages of expenses for the mercantile store dated...

Icarian Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0026
Scope and Contents The Icarian Collection consists of court documents, correspondence, and other material created by the Icarian community in Corning, Iowa in the 19th century along with research material created and collected by UNO Sociology professors Wayne Wheeler and Mark Rousseau. The documents created by the Icarian community in the 19th century were received from multiple donors, including a descendant of Frank M. Davis, an attorney who worked on the community’s legal case. The research material created...

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.

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.

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),...

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.

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.

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...

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,...

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

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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);...

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...

Robert M. Spire Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0096
Scope and Contents The Robert M. Spire Papers comprise a large collection of papers, speeches, programs, writings, reports, articles, manuscripts, treatises, dissertations, correspondence, transcripts, files, poems, sheet music, audio cassettes, VHS video cassettes, photographs, awards, plaques, certificates, news clippings, pamphlets, autographed books, ephemera, and various works by or in possession of Robert M. Spires. The collection covers his entire career, including his years of service on the University...

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

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Identifier: UNO-0014
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Papers include materials related to Ronald W. Roskens' work as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), and...

Royal Shakespeare Company Visit to UNO

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0197
Scope and Contents The Royal Shakespeare Company visited the University of Nebraska at Omaha in March 1975, staging performances and holding workshops and instructional sessions. The collection includes photographs, a program, and a copy of the publication England in the Age of Shakespeare.

Rumelheart Books Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0205
Identifier: UNO-0205
Scope and Contents News clippings about author Maude Smith Delavan and her books The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue (1937) and A Rumelheart Must Roam (1939). Also included are notes collected by Lucy Phelan for a review of the book and a Books in Brief version of the book. In writing The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue, Delavan was inspired by the controversy between the Happy Hollow nieghborhood and the University of Omaha's proposed (and...

Sarah Finch Scrapbook and Unidentified Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0094
Identifier: MSS-0094
Content Description The scrapbook of Sarah Finch was created by re-using the ledger of an unidentified business. Miss Finch’s scrapbook includes sheet music, poetry, news clippings, and illustrations. The sheet music includes a printed sheet as well as the handwritten Stephen C. Fosters song "Hard Times." The merchant’s entries cover approximately 100 pages and identification of the merchant may be possible with further study.

Steppenwolf Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0025
Scope and Contents The Steppenwolf Collection spans the years 1938-1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1977. The collection features the papers of Philip Boatright, editor of Steppenwolf: A journal of poetry and opinion, and his associate, Jean Shannon. Steppenwolf an independent, literary journal, featured poetry from the late 1960’s through the mid 1970’s. The Collection contains correspondence, books, manuscripts, photographs, newsletters, postcards, catalogs, and sound recordings. Also...

UNO Center for Collaboration Science Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0068
Scope and Contents

The UNO Center for Collaboration Science Collection thus far only includes two publications produced by the center: Principles of Collaboration (2010) and Facilitation of Technology Supported Collaboration (circa 2010).

UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Publications

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Identifier: UNO-0142
Scope and Contents The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Publications comprises the publications of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR, 1989 to present), under its current name and under its previous names, the Center for Applied Urban Research (CAUR, 1971-1989), the Center for Urban Affairs (CUA, 1968-1971), and the Urban Studies Center (USC, 1963-1968). Publications in the collection date from 1966 to the present. These publications have been cataloged and may...

UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records

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Identifier: UNO-0060
Scope and Contents The UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records comprise the print materials created by or gathered by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women. The records cover the period from circa 1971 to the present. Included are annual reports (1974/1975-2008/2009, incomplete), awards luncheon information (1987/1988-2012/2013), budget information (1974/1975-1995/1996), documents relating to issues of concern, constitution/guidelines,...

UNO College of Business Administration Records

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Identifier: UNO-0071
Scope and Contents The UNO College of Business Administration Records comprise publications, unpublished reports, and other print documents produced by the University of Nebraska at Omaha (formerly University of Omaha) College of Business Administration (CBA), covering the period from approximately 1950 until approximately 2012. The collection includes accreditation materials submitted by CBA to the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); AACSB membership materials; CBA bylaws, policies,...

UNO Dance Collection

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Identifier: UNO-0002
Scope and Contents The materials in the UNO Dance Collection relate to the University of Nebraska at Omaha's dance program, dating from the group's founding as Orchesis in the 1930s, through its replacement by The Moving Company in the 1970s, and to the present. Materials related to the Omaha Modern Dance Collective, a frequent partner of The Moving Company in the 1990s and 2000s, are also included in the collection. The papers include programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news clippings, schedules,...

UNO Department of Sociology Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0070
Scope and Contents The UNO Department of Sociology Collection is comprised of publications of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Sociology (in its various forms) covering the period from about 1923 until about 1981. The collection includes Municipal University of Omaha Bureau of Social Research publications (authored by OU sociology professors) (circa 1932 to circa 1944); University of Omaha Department of Sociology bulletins and surveys on social issues in Omaha (1923-1957); typescript practicum...

UNO Financial Records

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Identifier: UNO-0080
Scope and Contents The UNO Financial Records include ledgers and bound fiscal reports of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessors the University of Omaha and Municipal University of Omaha, as well as the budget books and personnel rosters of the University of Nebraska System, which cover the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska--Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska at Kearney, and University of Nebraska Central Administration. The first...

UNO Office of Institutional Research Records

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Identifier: UNO-0073
Scope and Contents The UNO Office of Institutional Research Records primarily consist of reports created by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Office of Institutional Research (IR) and its organizational predecessors. Institutional Research print publications include the Management Information Series (on the characteristics of UNO students, full-time faculty, staff, degree-credit instruction, and faculty instruction load) (1975-1984); Audit Indicators/Academic Department Indicators (1980/1981-2010-2011);...

UNO-Shizuoka Sister University Collection

 Collection — Box: all
Identifier: UNO-0151
Scope and Contents The UNO-Shizuoka Sister University Collection comprises materials related to the partnership between the University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA, and Shizuoka University, Japan. UNO and Shizuoka University became sister schools in 1979, with a statement of affiliation signed by UNO Chancellor Del Weber and Shizuoka University President Ken Maruyama. The cities of Omaha and Shizuka have been sister cities since 1965, with a formal affiliation and pledge of friendship signed by Omaha Sister-City...

Valley Grove School Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0012
Scope and Contents The Valley Grove School Collection contains original materials from the Valley Grove School, District No. 9, in Dodge County, Nebraska, covering the period from 1867 until 1951. The majority of materials are handwritten. The collection includes student homework assignments (individual assignments and composition books), school finances (itemized bills, treasurer's ledgers, invoices, receipts, and cash books), legal documents (1867 contract for building the schoolhouse, 1963 land sale...

Vera Lundahl Papers

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Identifier: UNO-0001
Scope and Contents The collection includes material produced by Vera Lundahl throughout her life, printed material, and personal material. Works produced by Vera Lundahl throughout her life, from student papers to published works, including both print articles and VHS videos. In some cases, drafts as well as finished works are included. Print materials related to dance productions at University of Nebraska at Omaha during Vera's tenure, including programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news...

Veterans Administration Manual, Contracts and Payments for the Education or Training of Veterans in Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1947

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Identifier: MSS-0027
Scope and Contents Veterans Administration Manual, Contracts and Payments for the Education or Training of Veterans in Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1947, is a single copy of the printed volume which has been removed from its bindings. Corrections marked in different colors of ink and with different handwriting are marked on many pages, noting things that should be added or omitted, possibly noting edits intended for a future edition of the work. It is unknown who made the notations. It is believed that...

Vivian Robenstein Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0097
Identifier: MSS-0097
Content Description The Vivian Robenstein collection contains letters and postcards sent to teenager and young woman Vivian Robenstein my multiple friends. The topics of the letters include romances and relationships, dances, becoming an adult, working as a hairdresser or hairstylist, driving in cars, and other interests and activities of daily life.

Weldon Kees Book Collection

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Identifier: MSS-0021
Scope and Contents

The Weldon Kees Book Collection comprises the published works of Weldon Kees, both books and periodical issues, along with a bibliography and a small assortment of news clippings.

William C. Johnson Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0071
Identifier: MSS-0071
Content Description The ledger of William C. Johnson of Rensselaer County, New York documents accounts for his 19th century store. Accounts are listed for many individuals including John King, Russell and Hale, James Keeler, John Stillwell, Peter Williams, Lemuel Tupper, S. Perry, Hoffman and Glass, W. Wetmore, Welder and Hastings, Norton and Sons, Henry Waller, the ship or sloop Columbia, and others. Items sold include fabric, ribbon, white cotton hose, florentine, bombaret, cold sewings, black raffeta ribbon,...

YMCA of Greater Omaha Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0039
Content Description The records of the YMCA of Greater Omaha include material from the organization’s founding in the 19th century through the 21st century. Material documenting board meetings from the 1880s to the early 21st century is nearly complete. Also included are: newsletters and newspapers, fundraising material, membership information, marketing material, photographs (bulk 1970s-1990s), scrapbooks, and a small amount of media formats including VHS videotapes. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings...