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cultural artifacts

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Physical objects produced or shaped by human craft, especially tools, weapons, ornaments, or other items that inherently give cultural clues about the person who made it or used it, and are further characterized by being of archaeological or historical interest and of the type collected by museums or private collectors.

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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

Butch Addleman Ephemera, circa 1980-2000

 Series — Box 1, Folder: 2016-104
Scope and Contents The collection of ephemera collected by Butch Addleman includes an address book, lighters, matchbooks, pens, a news clipping about the June 1985 gay rights march in downtown Omaha, a list of local LGBT businesses and news, stickers, and other material documenting events, restaurants, bars, and other venues from approximately the early 1980s through the early 2000s. The buttons in the collection relate to the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt. Local businesses and organizations include the Office Bar,...

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.

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...

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.

EAGLE Stonewall Award, 1995

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_025
Scope and Contents Employee Association For Gays and Lesbians award given to Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen. (The New Voice of Nebraska, Vol. June 1995, Page 25: http://queeromahaarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1689) The award is a bronzed eagle mounted upon a wood pedestal. The pedestal has mounts on three sides each is a black field bordered with a gold edge and gold engraving. The pedestal mounts...

Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card, 2011

 Item — Object FLC [1]
Scope and Contents The Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card is a giant greeting card. The front of the card reads "Welcome 2011 Freshman" with the Univeristy of Nebraska at Omaha logo and mascot, and a background collage of images of the unviersity. The inside of the card contains the printed text, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where...

Global War on Terror Ephemera, 2003-2011

 Series — Box War on Terror 1
Scope and Contents This series consists of one box containing a map, posters, several leaflets, a folded survival guide, and a matchbook, all relating to the Iraq War, 2003-2011. Materials are in varied languages.

Gold Crown Chandelier, circa 1970-1980

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_024
Scope and Contents Photograph of a chandelier that formerly hung in Omaha's Stars Bar.Description provided by owner Terry Sweeney: "The Gold Crown Chandelier hung proudly in a piano bar that was part of the Stars Restaurant/bar. Located in Omaha, Nebraska's Old Market. The business had been previously known as the Alley Bar. Its named was fitting as its entrance was from the alley way rather than the street entrance. You see at this time, many did not wish to be seen entering what was...

Hagel Archives, Artifacts, 1967 - 2016

 Series — Item 1000+
Scope and Contents The Artifacts series contains hundreds of framed items and objects collected by Chuck Hagel between 1967 and 2016 as Deputer Administrator at the Veterans Administration, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of Defense, and in his years outside of public service.Each artifact is described individually. Artifacts include awards in the form of statues, plaques, framed...

Hockey Season Ticket Holder Inaugural Season Package, 2015

 Series — Box Hockey [7]
Scope and Contents A commemorative package was distributed to UNO Hockey season ticket holders in October 2015, the inaugural season at UNO Baxter Arena. The contents are held in a Maverick-branded black box and include: a souvenir ticket, a Baxter Arena hockey puck, a black Baxter Arena inaugural season cowbell, a copy of the book A Date with Destiny: October 23, 2015: The Inside Story of the people and events that led to the Baxter Arena by John Martin Fey with Don Leahy, an advertisement...

Jean Chenoweth Tuohino Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0179
Scope and Contents The papers of Jean Chenoweth Tuohino, class of 1944, includes an OUampi Tee shirt, an OU jacket, news clippings, a program from the 1943 Ma-ie Day festivities, and other material.

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...

King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0085
Scope and Contents

The King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection consists of four silver goblets awarded to University of Omaha Presidents and University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellors by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Philip Milo Bail received two in 1955 and 1974, Ronald W. Roskens received one in 1980, and Delbert D. Weber received one in 1990.

Mav Monument Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0155
Content Description The collection is composed of materials from proposed Mav Monument prototypes including three small clay bull figurines. Also included are and a variety of artist's renderings portraying the proposed Mav Monument statues and site.

Milo Bail Student Center UNO Banners

 Collection — Object 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0211
Content Description These University of Nebraska at Omaha banners are each 24” x 17”. One banner is predominately red the other white. These two banners were displayed in the Milo Bail Student Center. The banners were manufactured by Maximum Promotions, Inc., in 2005.

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...

Phi Chi Theta - Alpha Phi Chapter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0072
Scope and Contents The Phi Chi Theta - Alpha Phi Chapter Collection includes records and artifacts of the Alpha Phi Chapter of the Phi Chi Theta national fraternity for business and economics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Organizational records cover the period from roughly 1981-1987, and include meeting minutes, bylaws, correspondence, duties of members and officers, ceremonial information, pledge applications and manuals, pledge examinations, committee information, biennial meeting information,...

Political Buttons Ephemera, 1900-2000

 Series — Object Buttons 1
Scope and Contents The political ephemera collection includes buttons from local, state, and national elections from throughout the 20th century, including a run of presidential campaign buttons for each major party candidate for U.S. president through 1992. The collection contains many buttons for Omaha and Nebraska candidates for various offices including local utilities, city council, mayor, governor, senate, and the unicameral. The collection also includes some buttons believed to be from the Chicago-area and...

Robert M. Spire Papers

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

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...

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0077
Content Description The Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers document some of their interests and life together in Omaha, Nebraska in the late 20th and early 21st centuries including participating in Marches on Washington (1987, 1993), writing the regional newsletter/magazine The New Voice for a decade, Phalen’s reign as ICON Emperor, the Omaha leather scene, safe sex and HIV/AIDS education, workplace activism, and other activities of the local LGBTQ community. The collection includes newsletters, event...

The Diamond Bar Brick, circa 1986

 Item
Identifier: MSS0077_obj_021
Scope and Contents Photograph of a brick from Omaha's the Diamond Bar, which was known as the "Oldest Gay Bar in Nebraska." This brick is from the bar's first building and is mainly painted gold with a bit of pink, blue, and green. "The Diamond Bar" is written in sequins and the brick is covered with little gold stars. Above the words is a small, broach-like likeness of the Little Blue Boy.The brick was given to Pat Phalen, Emperor VI, at Coronation VII, his stepping down ceremony. The text of...

Thomas A. Rowland Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0192
Scope and Contents The collection of Thomas A. Rowland, OU class of 1950, includes his freshman beanie, three small red "Omaha U" pennants, a 1949 OU recreuitman booklet, a photograph, and news clippings.

University of Omaha Book Ends, Likely 1930s-1940s. No earlier than 1938 and no later than 1968.

 Item — Box Memorabilia [11]
Scope and Contents One pair of metal book ends in school colors with "Omaha" written on the center of each.

UNO Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0048
Scope and Contents The UNO Alumni Association Records are the records of the Alumni Association of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The collection includes an alumni directory (2007); Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting minutes (paper and microfilm, 1915-1987); financial records (1976-2006); the Board of Directors binder from Alumni Association President Ellen Gast (1972); resource guide; correspondence; drafts; news articles; notes about alumni...

UNO Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0132
Scope and Contents The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.The bulk of this collection has not yet been...

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 Educational Office Personnel Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0029
Scope and Contents The UNO Educational Office Personnel Association Records comprises the organizational files of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter of the Educational Office Personnel Association (EOPA, sometimes rendered as the Educational Office Professionals Association) from the chapter's founding in 1974 until its dissolution in 2000. The records include newsletters, correspondence, announcements, membership information, bylaws, budget information, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, forms,...

UNO Gender and Sexuality Resource Center Branded Condom, 2016

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents One condom distributed by the UNO Gender & Sexuality Resource Center in 2016. The condoms is in a wrapper branded for the UNO Gender & Sexuality Resource Center.

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 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,...

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...