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Nora Hillyer Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0156
Content Description Collection includes a variety of awards and certificates gathered by Nora Hillyer; Proceedings of the 2008 Library Assessment Conference in Seattle (2008); a folder containing RPT (reappointment, promotion, and tenure) materials.

Norma Howe Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0044
Identifier: MSS-0044
Content Description The Norma Howe papers contain letters written to Miss Norma Louise Howe attending school in Urbana, Illinois (presumably at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) from correspondents in Illinois and Iowa from June 1949 through January 1950. Correspondents include her mother and at least one friend covering typical topics including updates on family members’ health and jobs, entertainments, and news of other friends and family. The collection also includes a small number of photographs,...

Oldham Paisley University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UNO-0166
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documenting student life at the University of Omaha includes photographs, news clippings, dance cards, invitations, party favors, train tickets, programs, tickets and other material about sporting events including football and basketball, voting, and other ephemera. Items of note including a half walnut shell that may have been a party favor, a small sign that reads "Votes for Women" and other references to the right to vote for women, and notes about Paisley by other students and...

Oliver Pollak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0044
Scope and Contents The Oliver Pollak Papers comprise the research materials of Oliver Pollak, professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1974 through 2012. The series Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957, comprises Oliver Pollak's research notes for the article "Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957," published in Journal of the West, volume 42, issue 3, Summer 2003. This...

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents The Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records cover business and industry in Omaha, Nebraska, spanning the period from 1912 until 1979. The records include meeting minutes from various committees and bureaus, the Chamber's newsletter (1912-1941 as Journal, 1941-1956 as News Bulletin, 1959-2004 as Profile), photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, books and journals collected and used by the Chamber, and files with information about various businesses,...

Omaha Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0115
Scope and Contents The Omaha Collection is an eclectic mix of files relating to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, and to areas of research pursued by faculty members of the Municipal University of Omaha, notably Ralph M. Wardle, professor of English, and Wilfred Payne, professor of Philosophy. The miscellaneous portions of the collection include material unrelated to Omaha. The collection includes information on Boys Town; the City of Omaha Financial Bulletin (1929); the Douglas County Election Announcement (1854);...

Omaha Crockery Company Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0119
Identifier: MSS-0119
Content Description A small collection of canceled checks and circular letter from local business the Omaha Crockery Co. The 1906 circular letter promotes subscriptions to trade magazine Manufacturer and Merchant (Room 505, Paxton Block, Omaha) to "Western merchants" and storekeepers. One check from 1903 is made out to Omaha Merchant Exp. Co. in the amount $187.63 from Merchants National Bank. Two checks from 1929 to Union Pacific Railroad in the amounts $1.51 and $45.60 from Omaha National Bank.

Omaha Proclamation for "Celebrate UNO!" Days

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0206
Scope and Contents A proclamation from Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan proclaiming April 21-22, 1990, as "Celebrate UNO!" Days.

Omaha Symphony Guild Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0029
Scope and Contents 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,...

Omaha Theater Company Records

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Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents The Omaha Theater Company Records contain materials from 1949 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The organization changed names during the covered period, starting as the Omaha Junior Theater in 1948, becoming the Emmy Gifford Children's Theater in 1977, and becoming the Omaha Theater Company for Young People in 1993, eventually shortening the name to the Omaha Theater Company. The group performed in the Center Theater from...

Omaha Zoo Foundation Films

 Collection — Reel: 1-170
Identifier: MSS-0046
Content Description The Omaha Zoo Foundation films include over 170 films documenting animals and zoos in the mid-twentieth century. The films include coverage of various animals, construction at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as well as a small number of other U.S. zoos. Animals documented included a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish with well-known animals like Casey, a gorilla who came to Omaha from Minnesota’s Como Zoo in the 1960s, featured. Other primates as well as hoofstock and various...

Omicron Delta Kappa Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0214
Scope and Contents The records of UNO's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, 1949-2001, include two scrapbooks and a ledger of meeting minutes. The earliest scrapbook includes material about the Arrow Society, ODK's predecessor on the OU campus in 1949.New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes materials generated while organizing ODK breakfasts, initiations, and other events—including correspondence, programs, and photographic slides. A few ODK-related VHS videotapes are also...

Opera Omaha Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0001
Scope and Contents The records of Opera Omaha include material from before its founding in the 1950s to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection holds board meeting minutes (1958-1994), news clippings (1954-1990), audio and video recordings (1960s-2000s), as well as scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, programs, posters, original artwork, and related material. A portion of the collection is material collected by Cele Washington...

Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNMC 3
Found in: MTest

Orville Menard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0185
Scope and Contents The Orville Menard collection includes his diplomas from OU and the University of Nebraska, a program from the 1961 commencement ceremony, a photograph from 1954 of three men playing hockey, and a white "Omaha U. / OUampi" t-shirt. University Archives staff added a copies of his obituary from the time of Menard's death in January 2014.New material added June 8, 2017: There is a wide variety of materials in this collection, including: artifacts from the years...

Otis Smith Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0066
Identifier: MSS-0066
Content Description The diary of Otis W. Smith documents his life beginning with his enrollment in the College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri through his working life, marriage, and family life. The diary mentions attending his first masquerade ball, taking the first woman he was not related to out, meeting his wife Mattie Dowdall and their courtship, the birth of their son, information about their home, people he meets, purchases he makes including two 'Indian clubs' and a pistol. The following...

OU 50th Anniversary Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0038
Scope and Contents The OU 50th Anniversary Collection is an assembly of materials related to the celebration of the University of Omaha's 50th Anniversary in 1958. It includes a bound volume of organizational materials, correspondence, invitations, publicity, and miscellaneous materials prepared by John E. Horner, assistant to University of Omaha President Milo Bail; a binder with an invitation, newsletter, guest list, and 8" x 10" black and white photographs of the Founders' Day dinner on October 8,...

OU Faculty Minutes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0227
Scope and Contents Minutes of faculty minutes from September 18, 1909 through November 1, 1928. Minutes are in a bound ledger; some minutes are handwritten, others are typed and pasted into the book. Some loose notes, invoices, correspondence, event programs, and other papers are tucked in between the pages throughout the book.

OU Law School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0065
Scope and Contents The OU Law School Collection includes the University of Omaha School of Law Lambda Phi Legal Fraternity Minute Book (handwritten meeting minutes, 1921-1936), materials pertaining to Frank L. Frost's career as a lawyer in Nebraska (four unidentified rolled documents), a large photograph of 1922 OU College of Law Lambda Phi members (including F.L. Frost), a large photograph of 1934 OU College of Law Lambda Phi members (including P.M. McShane), the University of Omaha Night School of Law...

OU Textbooks and Supplies Requirements Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0079
Scope and Contents

The OU Textbooks and Supplies Requirements Records consist of printed lists of textbooks and school supplies needed for each class taught at the Municipal University of Omaha from 1948/1949 through 1961/1962. Prices, quantities, and vendors are not included.

Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0050
Scope and Contents The Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records cover the planning and construction of the Peter Kiewit Conference Center, a University of Nebraska at Omaha off-campus facility located at 1313 Farnam Street in Omaha, Nebraska. The project was authorized in 1976 by the Nebraska State Legislature Appropriations Committee with LB 1006. Construction began in 1977 and was completed in 1980. The building serves as both a conference center and classroom space, and it housed the UNO College of...

Peycke Brothers Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0106
Identifier: MSS-0106
Content Description A letter from Peycke Brothers of Omaha, Nebraska, dated April 11, 1876, to a customer about stock arriving and the prices at which each would be sold. Peycke brothers billed itself as "commission merchants and wholesale oyster dealers."

Phi Chi Theta - Alpha Phi Chapter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0072
Scope and Contents The Phi Chi Theta - Alpha Phi Chapter Collection includes records and artifacts of the Alpha Phi Chapter of the Phi Chi Theta national fraternity for business and economics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Organizational records cover the period from roughly 1981-1987, and include meeting minutes, bylaws, correspondence, duties of members and officers, ceremonial information, pledge applications and manuals, pledge examinations, committee information, biennial meeting information,...

Phi Delta Gamma Records

 Collection — Box: 2017-050
Identifier: UNO-0125
Scope and Contents The Phi Delta Gamma Records document the Omaha chapter of Phi Delta Gamma at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, dating from 1932 to 2014. The collection includes scrapbooks, guest books, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial information, chapter handbooks, and other chapter information as well as national material related to some conventions and meetings, the Phi Delta Gamma Journal, brochures, annual reports, artifacts, and other...

Phi Delta Psi Sorority Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0186
Scope and Contents The two scrapbooks of Phi Delta Psi sorority at Omaha University include news clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, notecards, ephemera, and other material. The scrapbooks cover the period up to Phi Delta Psi joining the national sorority Alpha Xi Delta in 1950. The smaller of the two scrapbooks includes the silouette of a small dog on its cover.

Philip Boatright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Content Description This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal documents, book catalogues, edited and unedited manuscripts of poetry from Philip Boatright and related individuals. The collection also includes works and personal papers from Boatright’s late wife Evelyn Hamilton Boatright. Items related to Evelyn Hamilton Boatright include works of poetry, manuscripts and drawings. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and edited proofs relating to a number of poetry collections....

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0037
Scope and Contents The Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection includes the records of the Philosophy and Kids project at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and resources used by the project. The materials cover the period from 1975 to 1978, with the bulk of resources falling in 1976 and 1977. One report from 1984 is also included. The Philosophy and Kids project was the product of a 1976 National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to two UNO professors, who served as co-directors of the...

Prairie Visions Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0004
Scope and Contents Prairie Visions (PV) is a discipline-based art education (DBAE) professional development program for Nebraska educators, overseen by faculty from the University of Nebraska at Omaha since 1987. The premise of PV is training educators to create curriculum around the arts. This collection consists primarily of materials assembled and/or created by faculty and participants of the annual Prairie Visions institute, and other documents related to planning and assessing the institute. The...

President Barack Obama Visit to UNO Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0230
Content Description Sitting U.S. President Barack Obama visited Omaha on January 13, 2016, the day after his final State of the Union address. Included in the collection are five red and blue unsigned admission tickets, an admission ticket signed by B.J. Reed, a badge, a film (Hi8 MP cassette format), copies of the Omaha World-Herald and Gateway newspapers about the speech at UNO’s Baxter Arena. Also included is a thank you card from President Obama after his visit to Omaha.

Queer Film Class Blogs

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0241
Content Description Prof. Tammie Kennedy’s students in the spring 2016 English course Queer Film were required to create and use a blog platform as part of their coursework. The University of Nebraska at Omaha students discussed various films on their blogs including Pariah, The Kids Are Alright, Weekend, Boys Don’t Cry, Milk, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dallas Buyers Club, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Paris Is Burning, and How to Survive a Plague. Students also reflected on their enrollment in...