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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...

Abattoir Editions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0031
Scope and Contents

The Abattoir Editions Collection comprises the correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, forms, and other papers relating to the books published by the small letterpress Abattoir Editions, in Omaha, Nebraska. Materials are arranged by the name of the author whose work was published in Abattoir Editions, with notes in the inventory list as to the types of material available for that particular author (correspondence, proofs, manuscript, etc.).

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...

Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) Records

 Collection — Box: 2017-033
Identifier: MSS-0108
Content Description The records of the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) include meeting minutes, brochures, membership lists, budgets, special projects, events, and information about the organization’s work. The organization has advocated for legislation at the state level as well as advocated for the University of Nebraska to adopt an academic freedom statement for all campuses.

Afghanistan Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0012
Content Description

This collection will include a variety of artworks and artifacts from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. Please see the individual components for details.

At present, the collection includes two-dimensional artworks depicting the city of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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.

A.J. Van Nuys Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: MSS-0041
Identifier: MSS-0041
Content Description The diary of A.J. Van Nuys recounts the trip of A.J. and Lizzie Van Nuys to Benson, Nebraska. The diary contains brief daily entries along with some accounting of expenses. The diary includes entries from May 4-July 11 of an unidentified year in the late 19th or early 20th century. The names written inside the front cover are Mr. & Mrs. A.J. Van Nuys of Belle Mead, New Jersey and 831 Main St., Benson, Nebraska. Written inside the back cover in the same handwriting is the name Miss Della...

Alexander Cornell Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0068
Identifier: MSS-0068
Content Description The diaries of Alexander Cornell document his daily life as a twenty-something young man in Illinois in 1882 and 1884, as well as daily life when he is in his 60s living in University Place, Nebraska (part of present-day Lincoln, Nebraska) in 1918-1920. Cornell's diaries routine activities including work, visiting with friends and family, weather, and other daily activities. Selected names mentioned in the diaries include: Henry Taylor, Lewis, Mary Chapman, Bartlette, Chipman, Cole,...

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.

American Chemical Society Omaha Section Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0019
Scope and Contents The American Chemical Society Omaha Section Records consist of the documentation created and used by the Omaha branch of the national organization, spanning the timeframe from approximately 1924 until 1985. The records include annual reports (1961-1983), annual financial statements (1924-1949), meeting agendas, meeting notes, constitution, charter, bylaws, insurance plans, tax forms, publications, correspondence, speaking tour information and schedules, local section chats, articles,...

American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0018
Scope and Contents The American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection contains oral history interviews of Native Americans in Omaha, Nebraska as well as interviews collected as part of a program called the Oral History Collection of the Omaha Folklore Project. The interviews cover the cultures and personal histories of interviewees in the U.S. as well as leaving Europe in the first half of the 20th Century. Topics of discussion include life in Omaha, World War I, the Great...

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.

Anna Perainen Travel Diary, 1946

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0058
Identifier: MSS-0058
Content Description Travel diary of a woman believed to be Anna Perainen from the Midwest visiting the West Coast of the United States. She visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Canada. A partial transcription of the journal entries provided by the seller: "July 6th, Today was the day. I really stepped around getting everything around the home in order to leave it to Dick Wallace and Frank Moore for 2 months. Marianne and Dick took me to the train. I kissed...

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.

Anthony Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0009
Scope and Contents The collection of Anthony Arnold includes material about politics, leadership, geography, and related topics in Afghanistan. Arnold was an intelligence officer specializing in Soviet affairs who served in Afghanistan in the 1970s. Since his retirement in 1979 he has written and lectured on Russian-Afghan relations.

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.

Arthur Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0004
Scope and Contents The Arthur Paul Papers, 1940-1974, include Paul's journals, correspondence, reports, notes, data, and other material about Afghanistan especially financial matters and economic developments in Afghanistan in the 1960s-1970s. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. Paul kept a daily diary documenting his travels and work in Afghanistan during this time period, which have been microfilmed and the first seven of the fifty-nine...

Asa Farwell Papers, 1866-1879

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0061
Identifier: MSS-0061
Content Description The papers of Reverend Asa Farwell include correspondence and two unidentified tintypes. The four 1866 letters to Mary Ann (Sexton) Farwell, his wife, are from Bentonsport and Dubuque, Iowa; Albion, New York (while travelling); and Middlebury, Vermont. Topics discussed include church matters, travel, and family (11 pages). The collection also includes two 1879 letters from son Ed Farwell in Milton, Nebraska. He appears to be a young man or teenager at the time of the writing and discussing...

Automobile Travel Diary

 Collection — Folder: 2017-034
Identifier: MSS-0109
Content Description The Automobile Travel Diary documents three trips by car in 1917 and earlier. The travelers are based in Manatee, Florida, and recount travel by earlier automobile including staying at auto camps, hotels, and farmhouses. The first undated trip begins in Manatee, Florida, and concludes in Sacramento, California. The second undated trip begins in Handley, Texas, and returns to Manatee, Florida. The final trip recounted in the diary is dated 1917 and begins in Manatee visiting sites in and...

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.

Belle Hauser Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-020
Identifier: MSS-0104
Content Description The papers of Belle Hauser are composed of six diaries and a small amount of correspondence. Hauser was a teacher in Pennsylvania, which she discussed in her diaries. Her collection makes reference to her interest in and perhaps involvement in the Temperance Movement and the Democratic Party. One of her letters discusses the evils of liquor (possibly a portion of a speech).

Bernice Corbaley Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: UNO-0228
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.

Bethel Vaughn Autograph Album

 Collection — Folder: 2017-035
Identifier: MSS-0110
Content Description The autograph album of Bethel Vaughn of Fullerton, Nebraska, includes entries to the young girl from family, friends, and a teacher. All rhymes and notes to the child are dated 1911-1913. The decorative cover of the autograph album is green with gold detail and a rural image of two cows near a small body of water.

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."

Bev and Jerry Sanders Hockey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0243
Content Description This collection includes a variety of items chronicling the history of UNO Hockey since 1997. Along with Hockey equipment signed by players and coaches--jerseys, helmets, hockey sticks, pucks--there are binders containing the history of each hockey season from 1997-98 through 2016-17. There is also a collection of items generated by the UNO Hockey Blue Line Club, including publicity and membership materials. The collection also includes UNO Hockey t-shirts signed by players, UNO men's and...

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.

Carl B. Whittlesey Papers

 Collection — Folder: 2016-097
Identifier: MSS-0086
Content Description The papers of Carl B. Whittlesey include a diary from 1965 and a multi-year diary containing entries from 1968-1970. The collection also includes two pieces of correspondence addressed to Whittlesey when he lived in Joliet, Illinois, in the early 20th century and St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1969.

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...

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.

Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: APAC-0002
Content Description The 1962 Christmas letter of Peg and Bill Ryan prepared and printed for friends and family members recounts their activities in the months before and just after moving to Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple moved to Kabul from Panama when Bill Ryan accepted a human resources position with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Peg Ryan became an 8th grade teacher at the International School in Kabul. The Ryans arrived in Kabul in August 1962 and their letter includes initial...

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.

Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0017
Scope and Contents

The Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections consist of a 121-page typescript with handwritten annotations, entitled "Recollections of a Veteran of the Civil War," and marked as having been composed in Omaha, Nebraska, on or beginning on February 1, 1915. Included is a 1941 letter identifying the author as C. E. Adams. The Recollections describe battles, including the taking of Atlanta, and foraging on the march.

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...

Dave Dunlevy Papers

 Collection — Folder: 2017-019
Identifier: MSS-0103
Content Description The papers of Dave Dunlevy are primary composed of letters to his romantic interest Anita Hillman in Fort Worth, Texas documenting his service in the U.S. Air Force in at least 1965-1966 as well as other aspects of his life. Also included is a Vietnam War Tactical Air Command patch and one U.S. Air Force Permanent Change of Station Orders with one of the letters.

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.

Diaries, 1965-1966

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0064
Identifier: MSS-0064
Content Description Two diaries from 1965-1966 kept by a Visalia, California woman who was a teacher. She wrote entries every day documenting her daily life including work activities, purchases, social activities, household chores, interactions with friends and family, and similar information. The diaries include biographical and familial information, which with research may enable the diarist to be identified.

Donald Watts Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0011
Scope and Contents The photographic collection of Donald Watts is composed of slides from Watts' travels in Afghanistan. Subjects of the images include Balkh, Bamiyan, Band-I-Amir, Bost, Herat, Kabul, Istalif, Herat, Nuristan, and other cities, provinces, and sites.

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.

Dorothy "Dottie" Sater Omaha Radio Station WOW December 6 and 7, 1941, Teletype Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0020
Scope and Contents The Dorothy "Dottie" Sater Omaha Radio Station WOW December 6 and 7, 1941, Teletype Collection contains the teletypes from the Omaha, Nebraska, radio station WOW from December 6 and 7, 1941, the day before and the day of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. The teletypes predate Sater's employment at WOW and it is unclear how they came into her possession. Her family speculates that the teletypes may have been in an archive at WOW, and Sater may have rescued them from disposal. The...

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

 Collection
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;...

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,...

Early American Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0033
Scope and Contents The Early American Newspaper Collection is comprised of 23 issues of various newspapers from the United States, primarily from the nineteenth century. An incomplete but representative listing of titles includes Brother Jonathan (April 18, 1840), Frank Leslie's Boy's and Girl's Weekly (February 5, 1870), Harpers Weekly (March 15, 1879), Puck (June 27, 1883), and Wilkes Spirit of the...

Edith and Horace Hager Album

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Identifier: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other aspects...

Edna Cole Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0024
Scope and Contents The Edna Cole Postcards consist of nine file boxes of photographic travel postcards from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, representing more than thirty different countries. The postcards are organized alphabetically by country, and United States postcards are sub-organized by state. Most of the postcards are blank, but a few have handwritten notes on the backs or in the margins around the pictures, offering more details about the places depicted. The postcards are...

Edna McGuire Diaries

 Collection — Folder: 2016-099
Identifier: MSS-0088
Content Description The diaries of Edna Earl Martin McGuire span 1900 through 1905. McGuire wrote her name in the front of each of the two diaries, which are labeled book 3 and book 4. There is no documentation about books 1 and 2. The diaries document McGuire's daily life in Missouri including farm tasks, travel to neighboring communities and states, life with her husband Uncas McGuire as well as medical procedures she underwent. Also included is a photograph of McGuire. The following information and partial...

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.

Elgia Dawley Diaries

 Collection — Folder: 2016-098
Identifier: MSS-0087
Content Description The diary of Elgia Leila (Wittwer) Dawley from 1921-1925 spans her years teaching French and voice in New York through her marriage in 1922, and move to Olympia, Washington. The diary includes entries for the same date for five years on the same page. The following partial transcription was provided by the seller: "1921 JANUARY: "18th, Mother left at 8:30. Came home and about cried my eyes out. In the evening the girls...

Elmer and Charles Letters

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0067
Identifier: MSS-0067
Content Description The eighteen letters of brother Elmer and Charles (last name unknown) to their sister Mrs. Roy Hanson in Lynchburg, Ohio are dated 1910-1911. Among the topics covered are Charles' interest in spiritualism.Transcriptions provided by the seller:"As to hypnotism doctors certainly have to understand the art to be successful for so many patients have so many fancies and the great idea is to control their shots make them think they are...

Emma Frost Diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0049
Content Description The diary of Emma Frost, a 24 year old woman from Detroit, Michigan, documents her social activities, amusements, and household activities in 1914. She mentions spending time at a yacht club, her maid, attending dances and movies, painting, trips to River Side Park, dates with men, a summer trip to Georgian Bay and Mackinac Island, and other activities. Frost used several pages in the back of the diary for expenses and as an address book. The following partial transcription of diary entries...

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 — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0218
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...

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...

Francis M. Burdick Diary

 Collection — Folder: 2016-095
Identifier: MSS-0084
Content Description The diary of Francis M. Burdick recounts events from his daily life in 1913. He wrote in his diary nearly every day referencing his daily activities, places visited, and the weather. The address provided in the front of the diary identifies Burdick’s address as Columbia University.

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.

Fredrick J. Zydek Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0078
Content Description The Fredrick J. Zydek papers primarily document his work and career as a poet. Zydek’s collection thoroughly documents his poetry with a folder of material about each of his poems containing drafts and final versions of the poems as well as correspondence with publishers when the poems were published, which was frequently the case (15 cubic feet). Many of Zydek’s poems were published and they covered a range of topics. The collection also includes his short stories. Folders of material...

Gardia Reta Peaker Bailey Diary, 1936-1940

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0059
Identifier: MSS-0059
Content Description The five year diary of Gardia Reta (Peaker) Bailey documents life in the western United States during the Great Depression. The family lives in a trailer and stays at auto parks, such as the Wallow Saw Auto Camp, on the West Coast including in the state of Washington. Included in the diary are various pieces of ephemera including news clippings and photographs as well as notations about family members and birthdays. The diary mentions the family traveling to sell Reta's handmade baskets,...

Gene Vogel collection of B-26 Marauder Historical Society Newsletter, 1990-2002

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0014
Scope and Contents The Gene Vogel collection of B-26 Marauder Historical Society Newsletter, 1990-2002, is comprised of published newsletters and magazines, primarily those produced by the B-26 Marauder Historical Society, an organization for pilots of the B-26 Marauder, a bomber used in World War II, and for aviation historians. The collection includes The B-26 Marauder Historical Society Newsletter (vol.2, 1990-vol. 4, 1992) and its successor The Marauder Thunder (vol.1, 1992-vol.9, 2002). Also included are...

George H. Lee Company Records

 Collection — Folder: 2017-030
Identifier: MSS-0105
Content Description A letter from the George H. Lee Company of Omaha, Nebraska about Germozone, a product for chickens. The prospecting letter or advertisement on illustrated letterhead includes the reproduction of the signature of company vice president Donald Burke.

Gertrude Ball Travel Album, 1925

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0060
Identifier: MSS-0060
Content Description Travel album or scrapbook documenting the trip of Gertrude Ball, Ridgway Ball, and Della Clapper from Omaha, Nebraska to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Their trip is narrated with extensive handwritten text in the album and includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera.

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.

Gladys I. Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Folder: 2017-005
Identifier: MSS-0096
Content Description Description provided by the seller. The handwritten daily diary of Gladys I. Baldwin includes a few gelatin silver prints and some images, probably harvested from a high school yearbook. The diary covers the period when Gladys Baldwin of Kansas City, Missouri was in high school and it contains "details of her daily life, schooling, and social functions, and which includes among other things, an account of her consultation with a faith healer. In the opening pages of the diary, her...

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.

H. A. Raapke Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-0036
Scope and Contents The H. A. Raapke Architectural Drawings collection contains original architectural drawings and studies dating from 1891 to 1907. The collection includes one sketchbook (9.5" x 7.5") with detached pages, containing detailed, precise pencil sketches of architectural flourishes, initialed HAR and annotated with measurements; locations in Italy, Germany, Greece, and elsewhere; and dates ranging from 1906 to 1907. The bulk of the collection comprises 48 loose sheets (most 18.5" x...

Hallie Miles Diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: MSS-0045
Content Description The diaries of Hallie Miles document her life in Danville, Indiana from 1940-1945, including activities at her church, sewing, visiting with friends and family, choir rehearsal, and similar activities. She mentions giving lessons to children in her home. She comments on world events such as the death of President Franklin Roosevelt and the end of World War II. Her diaries also contain many news clippings, notes, and other bits of ephemera such as a WWII ration stamps envelope. Miles used a...

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...

Harold Chenoweth Film Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0028
Scope and Contents The Harold Chenoweth Film Collection holds the digitized copies of the original films shot by Chenoweth during the first half of the twentieth century in Nebraska. The subject matter of the films include: rodeos; commercials; state fairs; highlights from Aksarben including the racetack, parade, stock animals, and factory; Delco Farm Lighting; highlights from the 1941 Rose Bowl football game between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stanford University; a 1933 California trip of Herbert...

Hattie Lynde Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0074
Content Description The papers of Hattie Lynde of Parkers Prairie and Waubun, Minnesota include a diary she kept in 1918, two postcards mailed to her husband Cornelisu V. Lynde while she was traveling with their son Kenneth in the western U.S., and an application to join the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1905. Lynde's diary shares her daily life including moving to a new town as well as life in a doctor's household during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (referred to as the Spanish Influenza) and her take...

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...

Icarian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0026
Scope and Contents The Icarian Collection contains books formerly owned by a nineteenth century utopian socialist community as well research materials about the history of that community. The largest portion of this collection comprises several hundred books which belonged to the Icarian community near Corning, Iowa, which existed from 1852 until 1898. The vast majority of these books are in French, and most were published from the early 1700s to the late 1800s. The collection also includes a research section...

Imperial Court of Nebraska Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0090
Content Description The records of the Imperial Court of Nebraska (ICON) include photographs, albums documenting twelve of ICON’s reigns, newsletters circa 1996-2000, and one binder containing other ICON documents such as copies of incorporation documents, correspondence, and other material. The photographs are largely unidentified and require arrangement and description. The albums for twelve of ICON’s reigns include programs, fliers, news clippings, photographs, and other material documenting the reigns of the...

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...

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