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Municipal University of Omaha

 Organization

The Municipal University of Omaha had its beginnings as a private, coeducational college named the University of Omaha, founded in 1908 by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Omaha. In 1930, with voter approval, the City of Omaha took control of the university, changing it to the Municipal University of Omaha. In 1968, the university merged into the University of Nebraska system, becoming the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the name by which it is known today.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cheerful--Courageous--Confident: The Gift of an Idea to the University of Omaha Class of 1947, by Rowland Haynes, President

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0087
Scope and Contents

Cheerful--Courageous-- Confident: The Gift of an Idea to the University of Omaha Class of 1947, by Rowland Haynes, President is a printed commemorative copy of Rowland Haynes commencement speech to the 1947 OU graduating class, signed with a greeting by Rowland Haynes. The theme is cheerful courage through faith in God.

Daniel E. Jenkins Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0090
Scope and Contents The President Daniel E. Jenkins Collection contains papers related to the life and career of Daniel Jenkins, University of Omaha founder and first president, 1908-1926. The collection includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings (both contemporary and later, up to 2004); a copy of his inaugural address from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa (1896); genealogy and Jenkins family history; and memorial service bulletins and articles (1927). The earliest material in the collection dates to...

Kirk Naylor Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0086
Scope and Contents The Kirk Naylor Collection comprises materials gathered by University of Omaha President Kirk Naylor (later University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor). Materials in the collection date from 1932 through 1991, with the majority from 1966 through 1971. The collection includes four scrapbooks of news, correspondence, pictures, and other material. Each scrapbook has a different theme: 1) General Documents, 1966-1971; 2) Acting President - OU Financial Crisis - OU/NU Merger Related Documents,...

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...

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...

Milo Bail, University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, OU Board of Regents Selection Process Records, 1947-1948

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0089
Scope and Contents The Milo Bail, University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, OU Board of Regents Selection Process Records, 1947-1948, comprise a bound volume labeled "Operation N.P." (for "New President") and an assortment of loose papers and photographs. The bound volume contains original records, including information about the Board of Regents, meeting minutes, notes, telegrams, memoranda, correspondence, biographical information of candidates, photographs, schedules, call lists, rating...

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...