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UNO Gateway Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0152

UNO Gender and Sexuality Resource Center Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0231
Content Description This accession includes material produced as well as collected by the UNO Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Please see component records for specific details.

UNO General Ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0213
Content Description There is quite a variety of materials in this collection. One newspaper clipping; two UNO badges; a UNO Golden Key Honor Society t-shirt; five pencils; four general UNO publicity publications; two UNO residence hall publicity publications; one 2010 UNO Wrestling National Championship t-shirt.

UNO Greek Societies Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0121
Scope and Contents The UNO Greek Societies Collection comprises the binders of the Panhellenic Council of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from 1995 until 2006. The binders include the rush chair's manual (1996), fall sorority rush records (1997-1998), fall sorority recruitment records (2000-2001, 2004-2006), Greek week records (1995, 1997-2001), Greek Ideals: A Foundation for the Future document (2002), and the Greek Ideals Implementation Committee training manual (2006). Rush or recruitment binders...

UNO Henningson Memorial Campanile Photograph Exhibit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0148
Scope and Contents The UNO Henningson Memorial Campanile Photograph Exhibit Collection comprises 52 photographs taken by Les Valentine, University Archivist, documenting the construction of the Henningson Memorial Campanile (commonly referred to as the bell tower) on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Dodge Street campus. The photographs were all taken from the roof of the University Library (now the Criss Library). The first photograph is dated 1987 and depicts the site prior to the start of construction....

UNO Hockey 2015 Post-Season Tournament Programs

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0159
Content Description This collection comprises two official programs from the 2015 NCAA men’s hockey regional and Frozen Four tournaments. Each program is signed by most of the UNO hockey team.

UNO Honors Program Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0236
Content Description The records of the UNO Honors Program include meeting minutes, fliers, correspondence, photographs, and slides of the Honors Student Association as well as documents, slides, and videos of presentations by students and others associated with the UNO Honors Program.

UNO Integrated Library System Selection Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0055
Scope and Contents The UNO Integrated Library System Selection Records cover the selection and implementation of the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) integrated library system (ILS) software used by the University of Nebraska System. The University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Nebraska--Lincoln libraries were at the time using the Library Information Retrieval System (L.I.R.S.), an Automated Library Information System (ALIS) from DataPhase Systems Inc. The planning process to select a new ILS began...

UNO International Studies and Programs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0112
Scope and Contents The UNO International Studies & Programs Records comprise the print files of the University of Nebraska at Omaha International Studies and Programs unit. The material appears to date mostly from 1970-1990. The collection includes correspondence, trip reports, project reports, project proposals, forms, grant information, committee records, study abroad information, scholarship information, foreign government documents, newsletters, photographs, slides, and negatives. This collection has...

UNO Learning Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0069
Scope and Contents

The UNO Learning Center collection includes publications created by and used by the Learning Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, including annual reports (1981/1982-1993/1994, incomplete), "Your Class Act" (2000 program), and LD-CASE (Learning Disabilities-Community Advocacy, Support, Employment) Peer Workshop Training Manual (circa 1992/1993?).

UNO Legendary Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0158
Scope and Contents Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman, who must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. The Legendary Woman is revealed at the annual luncheon of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW).The UNO Legendary Women Collection includes historical source material, such as papers and...

UNO Media Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0021
Scope and Contents The UNO Media Collection includes audiovisual material related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1950 to the present. Materials include both informal audio and video recordings of UNO events, UNO promotional/recruitment material, and formal radio and television programs produced by UNO Television, University Television, KYNE-TV, KVNO Radio, and other UNO media organizations. A small number of commercial and other non-UNO media...

UNO Native American Studies Program Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0026
Scope and Contents The UNO Native American Studies (NAS) Program Records cover the period from the program's founding in 1992 to the present and include records produced by the NAS Program and materials collected and used by the program. Records produced by the program include proposals, flyers, programs, brochures, course lists, syllabi, correspondence, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, faculty lists, recruitment information, awards, governance documents, and miscellaneous. Resources collected by the program...

UNO Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0023
Scope and Contents The UNO Newsletter Collection comprises the official newsletters sent to faculty and staff of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, covering the period from 1948 until 2008.Print newsletters have been bound into volumes. Bound volumes include: That You May Know, published monthly from November 1948 until January 1965 Faculty Staff Bulletin, published weekly...

UNO Newspaper Clipping Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0135
Scope and Contents The UNO Newspaper Clipping Collection consists of two file cabinets of clippings from various newspapers. Articles relate to the University of Omaha or its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The files are arranged by topic. The exact range of dates covered is undetermined, but known to extend at least back into the 1920s and up into the early 1980s. This collection has not been inventoried or further described.

UNO Office Climate Committee Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0057
Scope and Contents The UNO Office Climate Committee Records (1989-1990) includes printed and photocopied correspondence, agendas, minutes, memos, the indoor air quality questionnaire, questionnaire data, survey respondents' comments, ventilation standards, articles and government studies about indoor air quality, and the findings and recommendations of the Office Climate Committee, a joint committee of University of Nebraska at Omaha Administration and the UNO branch of the American Association of University...

UNO Office of Academic Affairs Self Studies and Basic Institutional Data Reports

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0028
Scope and Contents The UNO Office of Academic Affairs Self Studies and Basic Institutional Data Reports comprise bound reports prepared for UNO's accreditation review with the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which occurs once per decade. Available reports cover 1966/1967, 1969/1970, 1967/1977, 1986/1987, and 1996/1997. The report for 1969/1970, which breaks from the ten-year cycle, followed the University of Omaha's merger into the University of Nebraska system in 1968/1969. The self studies...

UNO Office of Business and Finance Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0126
Scope and Contents The UNO Office of Business and Finance Records are comprised of office files and loose papers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha Office of Business and Finance. This collection includes information on part-time faculty, landscape plans, information about recipients of honorary degrees, committee records, grievances, policies, guidelines, workshops, correspondence, surveys, meeting minutes, and other paper records. The time period covered by these records is not confirmed, but the...

UNO Office of Institutional Research Records

 Collection
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 Office of Student Affairs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0215
Scope and Contents The records of UNO's Student Affairs include photographs, UNO housing contracts, and material about student organizations including African Americans Organization, student government, and Student Programming Organization.New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes folders on student housing, the university program and facilities fee, financial aid, student government, ID cards, student ambassadors, and academic advising. A small collection of UNO telephone...

UNO Parking Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0047
Scope and Contents

The UNO Parking Collection comprises University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus Security parking rules, regulations, and campus maps (1963 to the present); reports, proposals, and studies relating to parking, garages, and traffic flow on campus (1970 to 1994); and newspaper clippings about campus parking from the Gateway and various Omaha-area newspapers (1937 to 1982, predominantly from 1970 to 1982).

UNO Performing Arts Center Performance Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0149
Scope and Contents The UNO Performing Arts Center Performance Recordings comprise over 550 audiocassette recordings of recitals and concerts performed at the Straus Performing Arts Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from circa 1978 until circa 2001. Many of the cassettes are labeled with the name of the performer (individual or group), instrument(s), date of performance, and list of pieces performed. Some cassettes are minimally labeled, ambiguously labeled, or unlabeled. It is believed that a...

UNO Personnel Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0058
Scope and Contents The UNO Personnel Records originated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha Human Resources Office and its predecessors (including the Office of Personnel Services) and cover the period from approximately 1939 until approximately 2001. The paper records include the faculty personnel books (bound volumes containing directories, typed lists, and handwritten notes, 1948-1971); faculty-staff personnel letters and academic-administrative employment memorandums (1967-1969); faculty and staff...

UNO Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0012
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessors, the Municipal University of Omaha and the University of Omaha, dating from the institution's founding in 1908 to the present. Photographs originated from many OU or UNO colleges, schools, departments, offices, committees, campus organizations, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Materials include black and white and color photographs of various sizes, some mounted or framed; slides; and...

UNO Physical Plant Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0049
Scope and Contents The UNO Physical Plant records are concerned with the buildings of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The records include both current buildings and buildings which no longer exist or are no longer UNO property, and cover the period from approximately 1908 to the present, although the vast majority of records cover the period from the 1970s to the present. The records comprise plans and program statements, physical plant information by building,...

UNO Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0045
Scope and Contents The UNO Poster Collection includes posters, fliers, and banners from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The bulk of the collection is a series of posters and fliers which were displayed on bulletin boards on campus. These are predominantly advertisements for on-campus events or for UNO-sponsored off-campus events. The collection also includes a series of paper, cloth, and vinyl banners which were created for and displayed at various campus events. The exact date range of the collection is...

UNO Procedures Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0141
Scope and Contents

The UNO Procedures Collection consists of a small number of procedural manuals originating from various departments within the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The manuals date from about 1977 through about 2004.

UNO Proposal to Construct a Fine Arts Complex on the Clark Property

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0196
Scope and Contents Records of a 1987 proposal to construct a fine arts complex for the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Includes schematic drawings, photographs of the proposed sites, documents, and correspondence about a proposed fine arts complex on the south edge of UNO campus for the use of university and community arts organizations. The proposed complex would have been on land in Elmwood Park, which donated to the city of Omaha by Ben Cowdery and Mrs. W. Dale Clark. Use of that land was controversial,...

UNO Publicity Pamphlets

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0150
Scope and Contents The UNO Publicity Pamphlets are glossy recruitment brochures and profiles of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha. The pamphlets are targeted toward prospective students and include information about the university, academic programs, admission requirements, tuition, financial aid, scholarships, etc. The earliest available brochure is from 1945/1946 and the most recent is from 2014/2015. The collection does not include pamphlets for all...

UNO Queer and Trans Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0183
Content Description The records of the Queer and Trans Services (formerly Gender and Sexual Orientation) student agency include posters and fliers, handmade signs for protests or rallies, training and orientation material, office files, photos, and other material. Some of the handmade signs were made and used in response to an itinerant evangelical preacher who frequently visits campus and espouses his beliefs that include condemnation and hate outside of the Milo Bail Student Center. The collection documents...

UNO Residence Life Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0032
Scope and Contents The UNO Residence Life Collection includes materials related to student housing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, including University Village, Maverick Village, Scott Village, and Scott Residence Hall. The collection includes Scott Campus "ResLife" books (2006/2007, 2009/2010, 2011/2012), brochures for all UNO housing facilities, UNO housing student profile 2009-2010 (including demographic information), map and floor plans for Scott Village II, a list of all student...

UNO Retrospective Photograph Exhibit Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: UNO-0147
Scope and Contents The UNO Retrospective Photograph Exhibit comprises 28 matted photographs depicting the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus as it appeared in 1987 compared with earlier decades. The exhibit was created by Mike Sherer, photography instructor at UNO, working closely Les Valentine, University Archivist. Valentine selected from University Archives thirty photographs dating back into the 1930s, and Sherer studied the photographs to determine the exact location from which they were taken. George...

UNO School of Social Work Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0097
Scope and Contents The UNO School of Social Work Collection comprises the records and resources of the School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from about 1975 until about 2010. The collection includes self-study reports from 1977, 1982, and 1989; an accreditation report from 1975, when the school was in danger of losing its accreditation; admission information and worksheets; an advisement handbook (1981); student handbooks (1976-1996); practicum manuals (1981 and 1985); Social Work 8100...

UNO Science Fiction and Fantasy Club Publication: Realms

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0127
Scope and Contents

The UNO Science Fiction and Fantasy Club published Realms Volume 1 in Summer 1986. The fanzine contained short stories, poetry, comics, and standalone drawings by students of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. It is unknown whether any further issues were published.

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...

UNO Sponsored Programs and Research Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0006
Scope and Contents The records of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Office of Sponsored Programs and Research, formerly known as the Office of Grants Development, include grant proposal forms from all university departments, spanning the years from 1969 through the present. Both accepted and declined proposals are included. Accepted proposals may be accompanied by reports and other documents produced by the sponsored project. In addition to the files, the collection includes the Grantwriter newsletter...

UNO Stationery Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0046
Scope and Contents The UNO Stationery Collection comprises stenographic and stationery samples from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha. The collection includes printed samples of newsletters, event programs, tickets, brochures, flyers, cards (post cards, report cards, and more), ledger sheets, invoices, folders, envelopes, memo sheets, letterhead, and other miscellaneous printed items and stationery, dating from 1945 through 1949. These samples represent a...

UNO Student Government Plaques Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0212
Content Description This collection consists of six 12” x 9” plaques: Outstanding Senator Awards, 1994-95 to 2005-06; Del Weber Student Service Awards, 1996 to 2006-07; Personal Achievement Awards, 1994-95 to 2005-06; Leadership Awards, 1994-95 to 2005-06; Honorary Senator Awards, 2001-02 to 2012-13; Outstanding Committee Award, 1994-95 to 2013-14.

UNO Student Government Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0053
Scope and Contents The UNO Student Government Records comprise the files, binders, and audio cassettes of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Student Government (UNO-SG). The collection includes materials that have not yet been arranged and described, including audio cassettes, minutes, budget information, bylaws, plans, committee information, agency information, reports, election information, and other miscellaneous information, from 1968/1969 through at least 1988/1989. The collection also includes the...

UNO Student Handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0140
Scope and Contents

The UNO Student Handbooks collection consists of official student handbooks issued by the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (OU). Available handbooks span the period from 1929/1930 through 1995/1996.

UNO Student Programming Organization Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0119
Scope and Contents The UNO Student Programming Organization Records consist of materials produced by SPO from about 1997 until about 2005. Included are the Homecoming binders for 2003/2004 and 2004/2005, which contain proposals, promotional material, Gateway newspaper articles, award information, candidate information, prep-work, rules, club information, grievances, photographs, and floppy disks. Also included are binders filled with Gateway newspaper advertisements from 1997 through 2000, and a box containing...

UNO Teaching Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0009
Scope and Contents

The UNO Teaching Ephemera Collection includes various ephemeral materials not directly related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha nor to Nebraska in general, but from a variety of sources and on a variety of topics in support of UNO curriculum.



See component record for each series for details.

UNO Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0131
Scope and Contents The UNO Theatre records include production binders (circa 1986-2003), set plans, stage designs, artwork (drawings and paintings of set plans and stage designs), programs (circa 1917 to the present), posters, flyers, publicity material, news articles, reviews, photographs, negatives, and miscellaneous material related to dramatic productions by students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, covering the period from 1917 to the...

UNO University Committee on Student Affairs Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0100
Scope and Contents The primary series of the UNO University Committee on Student Affairs Records comprises the meeting minutes, issues under discussion, membership information, and other organizational records of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Faculty Senate's University Committee on Student Affairs, covering the period from 1973 until 1998. The collection also includes a series of Student Affairs Data Exchange reports and charts, covering the period from 1991/1992 through 1997/1998. Many of the Student...

UNO University Communications Records

 Collection — Box: 2017-043
Identifier: UNO-0242
Content Description This collection includes a wide variety of publications created at least in part by the UNO Office of Communications. Materials include event programs, annuals reports and university, department, and academic program publicity brochures.

UNO University Relations Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0025
Scope and Contents The UNO University Relations Records are an unprocessed collection, the exact contents of which are unknown. The papers were gathered when the University Relations office shut down in February 2013. The collection includes meeting minutes, committee information, reports, project files, program information, publicity information, information about University Relations publications (including "Notes," the last print newsletter for UNO faculty and staff), enrollment information,...

UNO University Religious Center Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0077
Scope and Contents The UNO University Religious Center Collection includes materials related to establishing a Protestant ministry for students at UNO's predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (circa 1959-1965); activities at the University Religious Center (URC) facility near the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) campus (1970-2001); and United Christian Ministries in Higher Education (UCMHE) activities on UNO campus (until about 2008). The collection includes correspondence related to establishing a...

UNO What's Up? Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0024
Scope and Contents

The University of Nebraska at Omaha published "UNO What's Up?" an online newletter for UNO students. "UNO What's Up?" was published from February 12, 2001 until March 19, 2008. The print archive of "UNO What's Up?" covers the entire publication run.

UNO Women's Club Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0003
Scope and Contents Collection of materials created by or related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha Women's Club, from 1937 through the present. Includes meeting minutes, budget information, information on interest groups within the organization, information about scholarships offered by the organization, memorabilia from special events, press clippings, the organization's constitution and bylaws, membership information, directories, newsletters, photographs, and documents describing the organization's...

UNO Women’s Resource Center Student Agency Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0232
Content Description The records of the UNO Women’s Resource Center student agency include administrative material created by the student agency as well as print and digital photographs (circa 1995-2014) and newsletters (circa 1995-1998) documenting the organization’s activities. A statement of purpose for the Women’s Resource from 1977 is the oldest document in the collection with most of the rest of the collection dating from circa 1995-2015. The collection includes twelve signs created for the 2015 Homecoming...

UNO Writer's Workshop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0128
Scope and Contents UNO Writer's Workshop Publications includes complete runs of Smackwarm, The Nebraska Review, Annex 21, Orion, and The Periodical of Art in Nebraska, all serial titles published by the Writer's Workshop at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (early on known as the UNO-Community Writer's Workshop). Smackwarm (vol. 1, no. 1, 1973-vol. 12, no. 2, 1984) and its...

U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives

 Collection
Identifier: USSCHA-01062009-009
Scope and Contents Please see the Scope and Content Notes under each series -- Artifacts; Grant Files; Photographs; Press, Media, and Speeches; Schedules; and Video Recordings -- for a description of the materials.

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 — Folder: 2017-006.1-2
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.

Voices Against Violence Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0233
Content Description Voices Against Violence was an initiative at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) developed in spring 2008 to "explore effective methods of raising awareness of the prevalence and issues surrounding intimate partner violence and sexual assault." The campaign was marketed by UNO's Mav Solutions student group. The Voices Against Violence records include marketing material, an annual report, notes, fliers, brochures, presentation handouts, correspondence, and other materials documenting the...

Walter and Anna McKee Halsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0013
Scope and Contents The Walter and Anna McKee Halsey Collection comprises correspondence of Reverend Walter N. Halsey, his wife Anna Mary McKee Halsey, and their descendants, along with photographs, artifacts, and ephemera. Most of the letters were written by Anna McKee Halsey. Anna McKee's correspondence with her parents and siblings about her experiences as a missionary in New Mexico covers the time period 1884-1885. In 1908, sponsored by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Omaha, Dr. Walter Halsey and...

Wanda E. Kathcart Diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0043
Content Description Diary of Wanda E. Kathcart, an approximately 20 year old woman from Galesburg, Illinois from May-December 1914. The following description and partial transcription of diary entries and an enclosed letter were provided by the seller: "Wanda is about 20 years old and a young working girl although I'm not sure just where she is working. One entry she says she's been making 'auto veils.' She seems to be staying at a boarding house because during the fair she has to sleep on the floor...

Wayne Glidden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0006
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. Wayne Glidden document his research and work on Afghan refugees, education in Afghanistan, education of Afghan refugees and related topics in the 1970s-1988. The collection includes correspondence, Glidden's notes, presentations, writing, and monthly reports he prepared and contributed to for the USAID team. Glidden worked at Kabul University in the 1970s and worked on issues related to education for Afghan refugees in the 1980s.

Weldon Kees Book Collection

 Collection
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.

Western Travel Scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 2017-004
Identifier: MSS-0095
Content Description Description provided by the seller. "String-tied photo album measuring 9" x 11" with a dog illustration on the front board. Near fine with faint spotting and some toning, with a few photos loose but present. An album containing 90 black and white photographs of a 1938 vacation to numerous United States cities via the Union Pacific Railroad and their adjourning bus route, extensively captioned and wonderfully organized. The album opens with a list of the cities visited and a color Union Pacific...

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,...

William E. Sealock Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0092
Scope and Contents The William E. Sealock Collection comprises materials related to William Sealock's term as the first president of the Municipal University of Omaha, 1931-1935. The collection contains primarily news clippings, many of which relate to Sealock's conflict with the Board of Regents, which resulted in his dismissal and subsequent suicide. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence and a 1941 research paper by Warren Whitted on the Sealock-Regents conflict titled, "Human...

Wolfe Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-002
Identifier: MSS-0093
Content Description The Wolfe family collection contains letters, a scrapbook, and two autograph books created by members of the Wolfe family of Happy Camp, California and Lehman, Pennsylvania in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. The family may have also lived in other locations in the U.S. The 1890s letters are predominantly from Henry Wolfe in California to his brother Alonzo Wolfe in Pennsylvania with letters to a cousin as well. Documents in the collection also mention William Wolfe, Sarah Wolfe, and other...

World Affairs Institute Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0103
Scope and Contents The World Affairs Institute Series comprises the print and audio records of the World Affairs Institute, a lecture series organized by the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The institute ran from academic year 1947/1948 through 1971/1972. It was originally directed by William E. Daugherty, a professor of government at the University of Omaha. The institute featured a series of lectures on foreign affairs and policy issues. Speakers came from...

World War II Poster Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0037
Scope and Contents The World War II Poster Collection consists of 35 United States war propaganda posters, representing 31 unique images, with four duplicates. The majority of the posters were produced by the United States Office of War Information in 1942 and 1943, with the exceptions of one poster produced by the American National Cross and United States Army Nurse Corps, one poster produced by the United States Army Information Branch, and one poster (of which we have two copies) produced by the Union...

World War II Soldier Diary

 Collection — Folder: 2017-037
Identifier: MSS-0112
Content Description The diary of a young man from the Midwest who enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 documents his enlistment and early days in the U.S. military during the waning days of World War II. The unidentified young man is attending school in Illinois as noted in the early entries when he receives a draft notice. He mentions Shelbyville, Effingham, and Sullivan as well as traveling through Fort Sheridan before arriving at a base in Georgia for his training. He mentions attending a lecture about sex...

WPA Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0011
Scope and Contents The WPA Records are drafts and research notes used for the books and pamphlets produced by the Omaha office of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers' Project (FWP) (1935-1943). The bulk of the papers are typescript, with a few handwritten notes. The collection includes reports about architectural works (primarily buildings), businesses and industry, cemeteries, charities, collections, crime and criminals, defense trainee interviews, education, ethnicity (race and national...

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...

[Young Woman] Diary, 1920-1924

 Collection — Folder: 2016-093
Identifier: MSS-0082
Content Description Diary of a young woman from a privileged background writing in the first half of the 1920s. Topics covered in her diary entries include yacht clubs, dancing, parties, golfing, tennis, trips to New York and California, as well as other topics. Places mentioned include White Sulphur, New Brighton, Farmington, Rolling Rock, New York, Bellows Falls, and others. The diary begins on November 6, 1920, and continues through 1924. The diarist’s birthday is December 1st and she is 19 years old when she...

[Young Woman] Papers, 1942-1944

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0057
Identifier: MSS-0057
Content Description The collection was created by an unidentified young woman and includes her diary with entries from January-July 1942 and six letters from January-February 1944. The diary begins with a brief recap of 1941 and continues to document the author’s interest in securing a civil service position in Washington, D.C. during World War II, working in government positions (including doing indexing) and the Observer newspaper, listening to President Franklin Roosevelt on the radio, and other facets of her...

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