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Omaha Symphony Guild Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0029

The records of the Omaha Symphony Guild document events organized by the group as well as governance functions of the board of directors from circa 1990-2011 with gaps in the records. Organizational records include the secretary’s notebooks (2003-2006), treasurer’s notebooks and reports (1999-2005, Omaha Symphony Guild Advisor, as well as material created by other officers including the President, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, President-Elect, Vice President for Administration, Vice President for Education. The organizational records also include volunteer history files for potential guild volunteers. Annual events and fundraising activities documented in the collection include the Valentine Tea, Table Art (2005-2010), Victorian Tea (2003-2006), Showhouse (circa 1991- 1995), and the Debutante Ball.

New material added 2015-05-21: The accession contains a smattering of material from throughout the Omaha Symphony Guild’s history including: two photographs of Omaha Symphony Guild meetings, 1950 (the first annual luncheon or meeting) and 1958; news clippings, circa 1980s; Omaha Symphony performance programs, 2012; Table Art material, 2012-2013; membership directories, 2011-2014; Omaha Symphony Guild Day Proclamation from the City of Omaha, 2007; Annual luncheon material, 2015; and four display boards containing news clippings, photographs, and other material assembled for the Omaha Symphony Guild’s 40th anniversary.


  • 1950-2015
  • Majority of material found within 1990-2011


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


31 Cubic Feet : Format types: Reports, programs, invitations, photographs, photo albums, news clippings


Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

The material was created by various members of the Omaha Symphony Guild and gathered by board members on an irregular basis who stored the records in a storage unit in Omaha for a number of years.

New material added 2015-05-21: Omaha Symphony Guild President Courtney Hellman found the display boards in the Guild’s storage locker; and the other material was received from Guild members in 2014-2015.



Omaha Symphony Guild Records
Angela Kroeger
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
Amy Schindler, Omaha Symphony Guild
Edition statement
2nd edition

Revision Statements

  • 2015-06-04: Added new accession.

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States