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Ovington, Gertrude


Gertrude (Ovington) Bailey was a graduate of the Municipal University of Omaha, Class of 1950. Her sister Alice Naomi Ovington was also an OU graduate, Class of 1942. Gertrude passed away in 1991.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Chi Omega Paddle, 1949

 Item — Box: Chi Omega [1]
Scope and Contents Chi Omega ceremonial hazing paddle that belonged to Gertrude "Babe" Ovington, OU class of 1950. Ovington's married name was Bailey. The paddle's leather strap is intact. Engraved on the front of the paddle is "To Babe from Nancy" and the reverse reads "Omaha University" and "December 19, 1949." The paddle bears the mark of L.G. Balfour of Attleboro, Massachusettes.

Gertrude Ovington Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0042
Scope and Contents

The Gertrude Ovington Collection comprises the University of Omaha Tomahawk yearbooks from 1946 through 1950, the years when Gertrude Ovington was a student at OU. Some of the yearbooks have notes written in them.