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correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

1941 Tomahawk Yearbook Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0195
Scope and Contents Correspondence, class lists, photographs, slides, the original silk screens, and other material related to the 1941 Univeristy of Omaha Tomahawk student yearbook collected by editor June Anderson Soderlund.

A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983, by Tommy R. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0039
Scope and Contents

The book A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983 was written by University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Tommy R. Thompson in conjunction with UNO's Diamond Jubilee (75th Anniversary) Celebration in 1983. This work was the first published history of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In addition to copies of the book, the collection includes four boxes of Thompson's research notes on file cards with tabbed index guides, broken down by chapter and topic, and one ...

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.).

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.

Accession 2017-042, 1985-2000

 Series — Box 2017-042
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily correspondence, photographs, and publicity materials relating to ILUNO students within UNO International Studies and Programs. Two photo albums and a few VHS tapes document social activities for UNO ILUNO students.

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.

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 — Folder 1
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 ...

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).

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Colleges/Schools--Fine Arts--Committees--College of Fine Arts Honors Program Committee, 1977

 Item
Identifier: UNO0005_005
Scope and Contents Memos and honors program descriptions related to the UNO Honors Program, College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, and College of Fine Arts Honors Program.

Correspondence between John Newton and Richard Snowden, circa 1985-circa 1988

 File
Scope and Contents Stack of loose papers, mostly correspondence between Jack Newton, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and Richard Snowden, Director of Campus Computing, dated from approximately 1985 until approximately 1988. Many papers are stamped as College of Arts & Sciences office files.

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.

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 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 ...

Elmer and Charles Letters

 Collection — Folder 1
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 ...

Everett Hosman Church Usher’s Programming Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0154
Content Description

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



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

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 about ...

Hagel Archives, Grants, 1997 - 2008

 Series — Box 1-12
Scope and Contents Grant Files document the ways in which Hagel's office assisted constituents and organizations in Nebraska with locating, obtaining, and celebrating grant work. Grant Files are divided into 3 subseries: Looking for Funding, Grant Work, and Grant Announcements.

The first, Looking for Funding, consists of constituents contacting the Senator's office to ask for help locating sources of funding for various projects and business ventures.

The second subseries is Grant Work. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jim Thorson Papers

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

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

J.K. Marlay Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-0075
Content Description

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

A partial transcript provided by the seller:

"The ...

Joe H. Baker Collection

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0181
Scope and Contents The collection of Joe H. Baker documents his time as a University of Omaha student and president of the OU Alumni Association in 1950-1951. Included are yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, a pen given to Baker at the conclusion of his term of service to the Alumni Association, and his freshman beanie cap bearing his class year 1943. Of note in the scrapbooks are newsletters of the Alumni Association, news clippings, programs, and similar material. A wooden sign reading "Keep out ...

John and Eupha Shanly Papers

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

John and Sarah Wells Papers

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

John F. Shroder Papers

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

Joseph F. Curtis, Jr. Papers

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

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

June Turney Papers

 Collection — Folder 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0063
Content Description The papers of June Turney include correspondence written to family and friends when she was a teenager or young woman in the late 1930s during the Great Depression. The letters were sent from June Turney’s time at Moss Lake Summer Camp in Eagle Bay, New York and a later trip to California.

Katie Johnson Papers, 1886

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-0062
Content Description

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

Based on description provided by the seller.

Leland Traywick Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0093
Scope and Contents

The Leland Traywick Inauguration Collection consists primarily of correspondence and programs for the hiring and inauguration of Leland Traywick as President of the Municipal University of Omaha, 1965-1966. The collection includes a bound volume of records, predominantly correspondence, but also including committee information, invitations, seating arrangements, the inaugural address, press releases, and other records; a small selection of photographs of the inauguration; several ...

Lily Plummer Student Account, 1929-1930

 File — Box Lily Plummer [1]
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence and receipts from the University of Omaha Office of the Bursar for the account of student Lily Plummer.

Long Family Correspondence

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

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

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

Margaret Powell Davasher Collection

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

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

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

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

Melissa Cast-Brede Criss Library Collection

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

Meredith Bacon Papers

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

Milo Bail Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0091
Scope and Contents

The Milo Bail Collection is comprised of commemorative albums related to Bail's service as Municipal University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, with most materials gathered for the occasion of his retirement, 1964-1965. The collection includes a 1964-1965 "Milo Bail Information Notebook" containing newspaper clippings, event programs, brochures, and mailers; a 1965 script for the "North of Pacific" tribute to Bail; a bound volume of 1964 letters to Milo Bail with greetings ...

Missouri Valley History Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0011
Scope and Contents

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

Mount Pleasant Mining Company Correspondence

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

Mrs. R.E. Moreland Correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-0055
Content Description The collection is composed of the letters of Mrs. R.E. Moreland from her home in San Diego, California, to her mother Mrs. W.H.H. Leck in Linn, Kansas, from 1924-1925. The collection also includes a single letter from 1930 to Mrs. Byron Leck. The letters cover homelife and other matters such as the activities of the baby in the Moreland home. Additional description and research is required to determine the names of the correspondents and more details shared in the letters.

Nancy Belck Investiture Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0020
Scope and Contents

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

National Association of Soda Jerks Collection

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

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
Scope and Contents

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

New Condoms during HIV/AIDS Crisis, 1986-2016

 File — Folder 2016-113
Scope and Contents In the mid-1980s an unidentified Omaha medical doctor explored the possibility of bringing a new condom called Red Stripe that was distributed in Great Britain by Frederick Trading Company to the U.S. market. Included are copies of letters from 1986-1987, a note written in 2016 explaining why the doctor did not pursue FDA approval for the new condom, and an example condom package from Frederick Trading Company.

Nicoll Ayres Letter

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

Nora Hillyer Collection

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

Norma Howe Papers

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

Oliver B. Pollak Research Collection, 1998-2015

 Series — Box 5
Scope and Contents Much of this collection includes materials generated by Professor Pollak during his historical research and through his association with the Missouri Valley History Conference. Also included are materials from the Winchell Lecture Series sponsored by the UNO Department of History.

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents

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

Omaha Collection

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

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

Omaha Theater Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents

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

Omicron Delta Kappa Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0214
Scope and Contents

The records of UNO's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, 1949-2001, include two scrapbooks and a ledger of meeting minutes. The earliest scrapbook includes material about the Arrow Society, ODK's predecessor on the OU campus in 1949.



New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes materials generated while organizing ODK breakfasts, initiations, and other events—including correspondence, programs, and photographic slides. A few ODK-related VHS videotapes are also ...

Orville Menard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0185
Scope and Contents

The Orville Menard collection includes his diplomas from OU and the University of Nebraska, a program from the 1961 commencement ceremony, a photograph from 1954 of three men playing hockey, and a white "Omaha U. / OUampi" t-shirt. University Archives staff added a copies of his obituary from the time of Menard's death in January 2014.



New material added June 8, 2017: There is a wide variety of materials in this collection, including: artifacts from the years ...

Philip Boatright Papers

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

Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO, 1974-2009

 File — Box unnumbered
Scope and Contents Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO" was written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus Jack Newton in December 2009. Also included are copies of correspondence from 1974-1979.

Richard Newell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0010
Scope and Contents The papers of Richard Newell include material related to his areas of research interest in Afghan studies. Newell was an historian and a representative of the Asia Foundation in Kabul, Afghanistan in the mid-20th century. The collection includes correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing papers, and related material.

Robert and Romaine McIntyre Papers

 Collection — Box 2016-094
Identifier: MSS-0083
Content Description

The papers of Robert McIntyre and Romaine Packard McIntyre include correspondence, diaries, calling cards, and other material created both by the couple and members of their extended family. Many of the letters are from Robert to Romaine or Roma while they were courting. The couple lived in Chicago, but also had connections in other parts of the country including Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Colorado, and elsewhere.

The following information and partial ...

Robert B. Howell Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: MSS-0007
Scope and Contents

The collection holds the correspondence files of U.S. Senator Robert B. Howell from his tenure in Congress and date from approximately 1922 through 1933. The files are organized alphabetically with only the letters A, R, and S represented in the folder headings. The folders contain many sheets directing the user to another heading. These see also sheets were produced by the creator of the files. The Howell chaired the Committee on Claims from 1927 to 1933.

Robert E. Clogston Papers

 Collection — Box 2016-090
Identifier: MSS-0081
Content Description The papers of Robert E. Clogston document his service in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from November 1950 to March 1954. Clogston was from Williamstown, Vermont and was known as Butch. Clogston was stationed at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Argentina Newfoundland, Port Lyautey in Morocco, and Trinidad in the British West Indies. He was a builder in the Navy and helped with construction on military bases. His first letter was sent from the Recruit Training Center in Davisville, Rhode Island on ...

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

 Collection
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 ...

Ruth Diamond Levinson Dance Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0188
Scope and Contents

Collection of material related to the dance program at the University of Omaha, including a scrapbook, a spiral notebook containing handwritten music, a collage of photographs laminated onto a wooden wall hanging, correspondence, departmental records, event programs, posters, photographs, news clippings, photocopies. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera including dried flower corsages. The photo collage plaque was given to Levinson at the time of her ...

Selig S. Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0008
Scope and Contents The collection of Selig Harrison includes writings, correspondence, notes, and other material collected and created by the author and journalist who has written extensively about Asia, including Afghanistan, before, during, and after the Soviet invasion.

Seven Anderton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0022
Scope and Contents

The Seven Anderton Papers are comprised of the manuscripts, correspondence, and published works of short story author Seven Anderton, from circa 1926-circa 1958. The majority of his stories are westerns or detective fiction. One series of the collection comprises seven boxes of files containing primarily manuscripts and correspondence (both professional and personal), along with some newspaper clippings, check stubs, purchase orders, tax forms, songs, poems, magazines, cards, and family ...

Shirley A. Collins Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: APAC-0003
Content Description The letters of Shirley A. Collins to her parents and other family members in the United States detail her life and activities while a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan. The forty-four letters begin with her travel to the U.S. embassy in Kabul in October 1967 and end with her impending departure from Afghanistan in June 1969. Collins was a teacher in Jalalabad in the province of Nangarhar during her time in Afghanistan. Her letters to her family in the U.S. include accounts of her daily life, ...

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 ...

Student Unrest Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0194
Scope and Contents The collection includes news clippings, resolutions, correspondence, student survey, and other documents related to the occupation student organization BLAC (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) of the office of University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor Kirk Naylor in November 1969 and the subsequent response. The students were arrested. The news clippings were collected by the university while the documents were collected from a variety of sources, which are not attributed, but can be ...

SummerWorks Omaha Employment Academy Records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0219
Scope and Contents The collection of material from SummerWorks Omaha Employment Academy also known simply as SummerWorks Omaha includes correspondence to donors, programs, and pamphlets.

UN-L Budget Hearings Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0095
Scope and Contents

The UN-L Budget Hearings Collection contains material related to the October 1991 budget hearings at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. The collection includes audio recordings of the hearings on cassette tape and loose reports, statements, correspondence, and other papers related to the budget. This collection has not yet been organized. In 1991, during a time of economic recession, Nebraska Governor Ben Nelson's budget granted significantly less funding than the University of Nebraska ...

University Communications UNO Staff Files Collection

 Collection — Box 1-9
Identifier: UNO-0157
Content Description The Office of University Communications kept these staff files handy in case a photo or other information about a member of the UNO staff, faculty, or administrator was needed for a press release or internal statement.

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Arcadia Publishing, 2006-2007

 Series — Box 4
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of materials generated during writing of University of Nebraska at Omaha (2007) by Oliver B. Pollak and Les Valentine, a title in the Arcadia Publishing Campus History Series. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, written notes, and rough draft photocopies. These materials predominantly date to circa 2006-2007.

UNO Arts and Sciences Deans’ Correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0160
Content Description This collection includes UNO Arts & Sciences Deans' correspondence with and from the UNO Deans of Education, Fine Arts, Engineering, and CPACS, as well as several University Administrators. Also included in this collection are letters, reports, proposals, and copies of publications from UNO colleges, offices, and departments. These items were often sent to Arts & Sciences Deans for their perusal.

UNO Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents

The UNO Athletics Collection comprises a large and diverse array of materials related to the various athletics programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, including scrapbooks, photographs and slides, artifacts and memorabilia, trophies and awards, papers of athletics department faculty and staff, paintings, news and publicity material, blueprints, and audiovisual recordings, from about 1924 to the present. Included are materials ...

UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records

 Collection
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 Education Conceptual Framework Committee Report, 2006-2007

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: UNO-0161
Content Description Records and correspondence of the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education Conceptual Framework Committee Report, which operated from 2006 to 2007. These records consist of one three-ring binder gathered and organized by David Conway, who served as chair of the committee. The output of the committee's work, according to a memo from David Conway, was "the creation of a Conceptual Framework for the college and for preparing professional educators."

UNO Dance Collection

 Collection
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, ...

UNO Faculty Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0007
Scope and Contents

The records of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Faculty Senate (1967-2007) include minutes, agendas, publications, committee handbooks, faculty salary reports, annual reports, attendance records, bylaws, budget information, correspondence, grievances, policies, topics for consideration, election information, resolutions, retreat information, schedules, membership information, and other miscellaneous information. Also included are the records of myriad Faculty Senate committees and ...

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 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 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 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 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 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 Women's Club Records

 Collection — Folder 2016-117.2
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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

[Young Woman] Papers, 1942-1944

 Collection — Folder 1
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 ...