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Collection — Box: 1-3
Scope and Contents The Durham Science Center Building Records cover the planning and construction of the Durham Science Center building on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Dodge Street campus. Construction began in 1985, and the building was open for classes in Fall, 1987. The building houses several departments, including Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Geology/Geography. The records include bond purchasing agreements, construction information, budget information, committee information,...
Scope and Contents The Early American Newspaper Collection is comprised of 23 issues of various newspapers from the United States, primarily from the nineteenth century. An incomplete but representative listing of titles includes Brother Jonathan (April 18, 1840), Frank Leslie's Boy's and Girl's Weekly (February 5, 1870), Harpers Weekly (March 15, 1879), Puck (June 27, 1883), and Wilkes Spirit of the...
Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other aspects...
Scope and Contents The Edna Cole Postcards consist of nine file boxes of photographic travel postcards from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, representing more than thirty different countries. The postcards are organized alphabetically by country, and United States postcards are sub-organized by state. Most of the postcards are blank, but a few have handwritten notes on the backs or in the margins around the pictures, offering more details about the places depicted. The postcards are...
Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0088
Content Description The diaries of Edna Earl Martin McGuire span 1900 through 1905. McGuire wrote her name in the front of each of the two diaries, which are labeled book 3 and book 4. There is no documentation about books 1 and 2. The diaries document McGuire's daily life in Missouri including farm tasks, travel to neighboring communities and states, life with her husband Uncas McGuire as well as medical procedures she underwent. Also included is a photograph of McGuire. The following information and partial...
Collection — Box: 2017-023
Content Description There are quite a variety of materials in this small collection. Along with monographs, the collection includes a selection of UNO event programs, publications, and publicity materials.
Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0087
Content Description The diary of Elgia Leila (Wittwer) Dawley from 1921-1925 spans her years teaching French and voice in New York through her marriage in 1922, and move to Olympia, Washington. The diary includes entries for the same date for five years on the same page. The following partial transcription was provided by the seller: "1921 JANUARY: "18th, Mother left at 8:30. Came home and about cried my eyes out. In the evening the girls lit in and informed...
Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: 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...
Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0049
Content Description The diary of Emma Frost, a 24 year old woman from Detroit, Michigan, documents her social activities, amusements, and household activities in 1914. She mentions spending time at a yacht club, her maid, attending dances and movies, painting, trips to River Side Park, dates with men, a summer trip to Georgian Bay and Mackinac Island, and other activities. Frost used several pages in the back of the diary for expenses and as an address book. The following partial transcription of diary entries...
Collection — Box: 2018-026
Content Description The Ephraim Marks and David Rice collection is composed of personal material about this white, gay, Omaha couple. The collection includes a scrapbook kept by David Rice showcasing some of his work as an interior designer in the 20th century in Omaha along with biographical information about Ephraim Marks and David Rice from the time around Rice’s death. A copy of an oral history interview David Rice did with the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society is also available. Also included are photos of...
Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0116
Content Description The papers of Erwin R. and Melba Dee (nee Code) Eastwood document the life of this Agra, Oklahoma, couple during their dating or courtship and later marriage during World War II through their letters. The collection also includes a small number of unidentified photographs. At the end of the war, the letters continue as Erwin Eastwood worked away from the Eastwood's Oklahoma home. The letters in the collection are addressed to Melba Dee from her boyfriend and husband Erwin Eastwood, a Seabee in...
Collection — Box: 1-2
Scope and Contents The papers of Eva Swanson include material about OU and UNO especially Air Force ROTC. The collection includes two scrapbooks about AFROTC, an unidentified reel-to-reel audiotape, a copy of Swanson's Reflections in Time interview, reunion material, a UNO calendar, and other material produced by and about the university and AFROTC.
Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0218
Scope and Contents The papers of Evelyn Kletke include material about class reunions in the 1980s and early 1990s as well as a program from her time as a student in the mid-1940s.
Collection — Box: 1
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...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Exercise with Ernie exercise program developed by Physical Education professor Ernie Gorr includes a booklet and audiocassette tape.
Collection — Box: 1-3
Content Description Three ledgers from mercantiles or general stores in Fossil, Oregon, in the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries. The stores were Hoover and Watson and the second was identified only as K&S. The first ledger has "Ledger" stamped on the spine and first page is stamped with "Hoover and Watson Dealers in General Merchandise Fossil Or." The ledger begins with an alphabetical listing of individuals followed by 455 pages of expenses for the mercantile store dated...
Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0084
Content Description The diary of Francis M. Burdick recounts events from his daily life in 1913. He wrote in his diary nearly every day referencing his daily activities, places visited, and the weather. The address provided in the front of the diary identifies Burdick’s address as Columbia University.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Fred Moyer Football Collection includes game programs and tickets, photographs, news clippings, pages from a scrapbook, and other material documenting the football team at the University of Omaha in the 1950s including the 1955 Tangerine Bowl champions.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0059
Content Description The five year diary of Gardia Reta (Peaker) Bailey documents life in the western United States during the Great Depression. The family lives in a trailer and stays at auto parks, such as the Wallow Saw Auto Camp, on the West Coast including in the state of Washington. Included in the diary are various pieces of ephemera including news clippings and photographs as well as notations about family members and birthdays. The diary mentions the family traveling to sell Reta's handmade baskets,...
Collection — Box: All
Scope and Contents The Gene Vogel collection of B-26 Marauder Historical Society Newsletter, 1990-2002, is comprised of published newsletters and magazines, primarily those produced by the B-26 Marauder Historical Society, an organization for pilots of the B-26 Marauder, a bomber used in World War II, and for aviation historians. The collection includes The B-26 Marauder Historical Society Newsletter (vol.2, 1990-vol. 4, 1992) and its successor The Marauder Thunder (vol.1, 1992-vol.9, 2002). Also included are...
Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0105
Content Description A letter from the George H. Lee Company of Omaha, Nebraska about Germozone, a product for chickens. The prospecting letter or advertisement on illustrated letterhead includes the reproduction of the signature of company vice president Donald Burke.
Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0060
Content Description Travel album or scrapbook documenting the trip of Gertrude Ball, Ridgway Ball, and Della Clapper from Omaha, Nebraska to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Their trip is narrated with extensive handwritten text in the album and includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera.
Collection — Box: All
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.
Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0096
Content Description Description provided by the seller. The handwritten daily diary of Gladys I. Baldwin includes a few gelatin silver prints and some images, probably harvested from a high school yearbook. The diary covers the period when Gladys Baldwin of Kansas City, Missouri was in high school and it contains "details of her daily life, schooling, and social functions, and which includes among other things, an account of her consultation with a faith healer. In the opening pages of the diary, her...
Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0115
Content Description The papers of Grace Leland includes over 20 letters and cards addressed to Mrs. Grace Leland at street addresses in Eagle Rock and San Diego, California and Alexandria Bay, New York from multiple correspondents. Grace Leland’s maiden name was Smalley and her husband’s name was Dwight Leland as both names are used in some the addresses on the envelopes. Also included in the collection are about a dozen letters addressed to Schuyler Crowden at St. Stephens College in Annandale-on-Hudson and...
Collection — Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The State of Nebraska Department of Education Grade City-State Teaching Certificate of Grace Hobbs Johnson dated August 3, 1920.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The H. A. Raapke Architectural Drawings collection contains original architectural drawings and studies dating from 1891 to 1907. The collection includes one sketchbook (9.5" x 7.5") with detached pages, containing detailed, precise pencil sketches of architectural flourishes, initialed HAR and annotated with measurements; locations in Italy, Germany, Greece, and elsewhere; and dates ranging from 1906 to 1907. The bulk of the collection comprises 48 loose sheets (most 18.5" x...
Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0045
Content Description The diaries of Hallie Miles document her life in Danville, Indiana from 1940-1945, including activities at her church, sewing, visiting with friends and family, choir rehearsal, and similar activities. She mentions giving lessons to children in her home. She comments on world events such as the death of President Franklin Roosevelt and the end of World War II. Her diaries also contain many news clippings, notes, and other bits of ephemera such as a WWII ration stamps envelope. Miles used a...
Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: UNO-0225
Content Description UNO graduate student Byrony Forbes interviewed Hank Umemoto and George Uchida on April 6, 2013, as part of the research for her master’s thesis about romantic and sexual relationships in Japanese American camps during World War II. In addition to sharing information about their experiences as teenagers at Manzanar incarceration center during WWII, Umemoto and Uchida shared other typical information about their families before, during, and after incarceration such as information about jobs and...
- UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections 385
- MTest 1
- records (documents) 145
- correspondence 97
- photographs 93
- personal papers 79
- scrapbooks 53
- clippings (information artifacts) 50
- diaries 35
- books 30
- programs (documents) 27
- cultural artifacts 24
- audiocassettes 23
- posters 23
- VHS (TM) 19
- newsletters 19
- souvenir programs 17
- Queer Omaha Archives 16
- brochures 16
- minutes (administrative records) 16
- photograph albums 16
- slides (photographs) 16 ∧ less
- University of Nebraska at Omaha 75
- Municipal University of Omaha 59
- University of Omaha (1908-1931) 25
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Criss Library 8
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. University Library 8
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. College of Education 6
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. College of Information Science and Technology 6
- Municipal University of Omaha. Air Force ROTC 5
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. College of Arts and Sciences 5
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Department of History 5
- Bail, Philip Milo 4
- Hofschire, Shari 4
- Municipal University of Omaha. Board of Regents 4
- Ruetz, Robert G. 4
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Alumni Association 4
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Department of Music 4
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Office of Academic and Student Affairs 4
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Office of University Relations 4
- Valentine, Les 4
- Weber, Delbert D. 4 ∧ less