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John Barton Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0003
Scope and Contents The collection compiled by railroad enthusiast John Barton includes many images of locomotives, with a slight emphasis on shrouded steam locomotives. Resources include printouts from the internet (many lacking identification of subject or source), photographs, booklets, and magazines. Also included are: catalogs and brochures related to model trains; booklets, brochures, and articles related to a rail bridge over the Rhine River relevant to the Battle of the Bulge in World War II; and...

John E. Christensen Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0134.2014-005
Identifier: UNO-0134
Content Description Text of the State of the University Address by Chancellor John Christensen on October 29, 2014 at the Sapp Fieldhouse with notations received from Dean Gail F. Baker.

John F. Shroder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0005
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. John "Jack" Shroder document his career as a geoscientist, particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, maps, reports, data, and other material created and gathered during his career. Prof. Shroder was one of the founders of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Center for Afghanistan Studies in 1972. Shroder began working with the government of Afghanistan and Kabul University along with his UNO Department of...

John T. Langan Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0114
Scope and Contents

The John T. Langan Papers hold material accumulated by John Langan during his career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1969-2008). The collection includes brochures, booklets, and correspondence for projects, material related to Langan's service on UNo Chancellor John Christensen's inauguration committee, and a campaign poster for Democrat Gene Freund's 1988 congressional bid.

Joseph F. Curtis, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0085
Identifier: MSS-0085
Content Description The papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Jr. document the activities of the Curtis family in their mining endeavors, primarily in California. The collection includes letters from Joseph Jr. to his brother Walter, a letter from Joseph Sr. to his son, and a letter from brother Bert Curtis. The collection also includes the naturalization papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Sr. from 1872 after he emigrated to the U.S. from Great Britain. The Curtis Brothers Mining and Milling Co. consisted of W. Walter...

Joseph Thrasher Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0065
Identifier: MSS-0065
Content Description The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born 1837),...

Joyce Storm Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-0079
Content Description The scrapbook of Joyce Storm is from the period in 1943 when she was hospitalized at the St. Joseph’s hospital in Omaha, Nebraska where she was given the Sister Kenny treatment for her polio. Storm’s scrapbook is largely composed of greeting cards sent to her while she was away from her home in Royal, Nebraska along with a few letters and news clippings about her hospitalization. The greeting cards are typical of the period and include contemporary topics such as references to World War II...

June Turney Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0063
Identifier: MSS-0063
Content Description The papers of June Turney include correspondence written to family and friends when she was a teenager or young woman in the late 1930s during the Great Depression. The letters were sent from June Turney’s time at Moss Lake Summer Camp in Eagle Bay, New York and a later trip to California.

Kansas Flood Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0054
Identifier: MSS-0054
Content Description Scrapbook created by an anonymous woman caught in a flood while traveling via train from Topeka to Wichita, Kansas with friends on a visit to friends. Their trip may have originated in Salina, Kansas. The scrapbooks opens with a typed account of their journey including being stranded in a Kansas town before reaching Wichita. The scrapbook also includes photographs and news clippings. The creator’s traveling companions were Iona Faulk and Eva Waite.

Katie Johnson Papers, 1886

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0062
Identifier: MSS-0062
Content Description

The papers of Katie Johnson of Newport, New Hampshire, include six letters from her sister Emma Kimball and her mother in Vermont. The letters cover typical family matters including accidents, weather, fires, farming matters including new lambs and crops, maple syrup season, illnesses, socializing, and other matters.

Based on description provided by the seller.

Kenton Bales Music Scores

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0133
Content Description Music scores numbering 41 composed by University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Music professor Dr. Kenton Bales.

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.

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,...

Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0016
Scope and Contents The Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska contain copies of allotment records with handwritten index cards containing further information; handwritten allotment cards; a mix of handwritten, typescript, and photocopied reports, lease agreements, land sale records, tax records, memos, and correspondence, some with handwritten annotations or accompanied by handwritten notes on separate sheets. The bulk of the records...

Lavender Couch Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0124
Content Description The records of Lavender Couch include fliers, posters, and photographs documenting the alternative rock, all-lesbian band's shows or gigs in Omaha, Lincoln, and other locales. Publicity photos and casual photos of band members are also available. A small number of contracts or agreements are part of the collection along with ephemera such as a sticker. A copy of the band's eponymous 1994 audiocassette tape is part of the collection. The audiotape has been digitized and access to the music is...

League of Nations Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0034
Scope and Contents The League of Nations Newsletter Collection comprises original, print copies of Round the World with the League of Nations and League of Nations Chronicle. For Round the World with the League of Nations, the collection includes May 1926; March 1930; March-June, October, and December 1931; and January-June 1932. For League of Nations Chronicle, the collection includes March 1929 through December 1934,...

Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 2016-100
Identifier: MSS-0089
Content Description This collection holds ledgers, journals, student notebooks, memoranda books, and memorial cards (circa 1890-1905) of unrelated provenance that were acquired from the same source. Further description is required.

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...

Lelia Ackley and Helen Ackley Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0100
Identifier: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley...

LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0240
Content Description The LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection is the home for oral history interviews conducted with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, nonbinary, and asexual individuals from various communities with a focus on those with a connection to Omaha, Nebraska. The interviews were consciously collected to be part of UNO’s Queer Omaha Archives. Interviews to date are all audio recordings and include community members and UNO faculty; interviewees are described individually in this finding aid....

Library User Publication

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0056
Scope and Contents

The Library User (1980-2005) was a print newsletter published by the University Library (later renamed the Criss Library) of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The newsletter featured short articles highlighting library services, collections, databases, events, and staff members. Articles were contributed by different library staff members and faculty librarians. The newsletter was sent to all members of the University Library Friends.

Linda Parker Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0117
Scope and Contents The Linda Parker Papers comprise the files, binders, and notebooks of Linda Parker, who was a librarian at the Criss Library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from about 1992 until 2013. The papers include user needs survey responses; information on user education; the final report of the Forum on the Future of Reference Services (1993); Criss Library Public Services Department planning documents, reports, topics for discussion, and organizational records; and the NebSat grant for...

Long Family Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0053
Content Description The papers of the Long Family include letters to Joe Long and Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Long in Pullman, Newport, and Spokane, Washington primarily from their mother. The correspondence covers the period when they were in college as well as time in the military. The collection also includes a smaller number of letters to Mr. and Mrs. Homer A. Edwards of Idaho.

Lori Arias Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0226
Content Description The collection includes UNO and non-UNO VHS tapes and a variety of reports about Shizuoka University in Japan.

Lourdres Gouveia Latino Immigration and the Lexington, Nebraska, Meat Packing Industry Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description During Professor Lourdes Gouveia’s research she acquired and organized in file folders a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. The collection includes census materials, periodical articles, and interviews. The collection also contains audio cassettes of interviews, three atlases, and grant reports and other material about OLLAS (the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies) at the University of...

Lucy Netta Moon Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0102
Identifier: MSS-0102
Content Description The diary of Lucy Brunetta Nettie Gudgeon Moon for the years 1890-1899 includes regular entries for the first years of the diary becoming less frequent in the later years. Lucy Moon recounts activities of her daily life including social interactions, her children, various activities of her church, and health matters of their family as well as others related to her husband's career as a physician or doctor in general practice. Description provided by the seller:...

Mabel Nelson University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0169
Scope and Contents The scrapbook documents student life at the University of Omaha with photographs, programs, invitations, and other ephemera. The scrapbook is pre-printed with the name of the University of Omaha and seal.

Margaret A. Baker Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0123
Identifier: MSS-0123
Content Description The diary of Margaret A. Baker follows her trip by railroad from Portland, Maine, U.S.A. to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The diarist records details of their train travel departing from Portland with a stopover in New Hampshire. She describes the mountains, hotels, as well as other scenes in towns and cities. The following partial transcription and description was provided by the seller:"September 23rd, A day to which we had been looking forward with the most pleasant...

Margaret Powell Davasher Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0182
Scope and Contents The Margaret Powell Davasher Collection documents her request in 1929 for a copy of the 1919 OU catalogue from the Registrar and her 1970 return of the same to the university explaining that soon after receiving the catalogue in 1929 she became ill with tuberculosis and the papers were "pushed aside, misplaced, stored, and out of mind" for the intervening decades.

Marie Engelkew Autograph Book

 Item — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0047
Identifier: MSS-0047
Content Description The autograph book of Marie Engelkew includes brief personal messages and quotations from friends and family. Most of the messages date from 1894 with others dated 1895, 1900, and 1901. The messages are predominantly from Grand Island, Nebraska and the Academy of the Visitation in Dubuque, Iowa. A cutout of a dog is pasted on the first page of the autograph book. The autograph book is in the shape of a rhombus with a wooden cover (perhaps walnut) and teal velvet binding and back cover.