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Queer Omaha Archives Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0072
Content Description The Queer Omaha Archives Ephemera Collection is material collected or received from various sources.

Railroad Laborer Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0056
Identifier: MSS-0056
Content Description Diary of an unidentified male railroad laborer on a crew laying and repairing track along the Columbia River in Oregon. The diary entries are dated July 3-20, 1894. The writer mentions being in Arlington. Typical entries include a log of hours worked, meal breaks, and descriptions of work completed. Also included are some observations of localities like the Columbia River, descriptions of the weather, mention of the O.R. & N. Co. railway, and mentions of specific events such as a dispute...

Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0113
Content Description The records of the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center documents some of the activities of the center such as providing information and support to the LGBTQ+ communities. Material in the collection includes brochures from Omaha area organizations such as GLSEN and PFLAG, educational reports and brochures on topics such as health and aging, buttons from local events such as Pride in the early 1990s, signs displayed at the center, and other material. New material added 2017-12-11: The...

Returned Books Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: UNO-0246
Identifier: UNO-0246
Content Description On May 17, 2018, UNO's Criss Library received a note along with three books being returned to the UNO Libraries by an alumnus after 40 years. The note reads: "To Whom It May Concern – 40 years ago I walked out of the UNO Library with these books and never got around to returning them. / Please forgive my laziness and reluctance to not only properly check them out – but for keeping them so long. – A former Student." The books returned were: The Complete Jack the Ripper by Don Rumbelow,...

Richard Dean Winchell Lectures

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0187
Scope and Contents

Videotapes and programs from the Richard Dean Winchell Lectures at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of History.



The UNO Department of History maintains a list of past Winchell Lectures, located at http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/history/news-and-events/winchell.php

Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0105
Scope and Contents The Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection contains the papers of Dr. Richard Flynn regarding the 1995 creation of a College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, with documents covering the period from about 1994 until about 1997. The collection includes academic plans, business plans, organizational frameworks, meeting minutes, correspondence, progress checks, reports, surveys, requirements, guidelines, notes, faculty...

Richard Newell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0010
Scope and Contents The papers of Richard Newell include material related to his areas of research interest in Afghan studies. Newell was an historian and a representative of the Asia Foundation in Kabul, Afghanistan in the mid-20th century. The collection includes correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing papers, and related material.

Robert and Romaine McIntyre Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-094
Identifier: MSS-0083
Content Description The papers of Robert McIntyre and Romaine Packard McIntyre include correspondence, diaries, calling cards, and other material created both by the couple and members of their extended family. Many of the letters are from Robert to Romaine or Roma while they were courting. The couple lived in Chicago, but also had connections in other parts of the country including Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Colorado, and elsewhere. The following information and partial...

Robert B. Howell Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0007
Scope and Contents

The collection holds the correspondence files of U.S. Senator Robert B. Howell from his tenure in Congress and date from approximately 1922 through 1933. The files are organized alphabetically with only the letters A, R, and S represented in the folder headings. The folders contain many sheets directing the user to another heading. These see also sheets were produced by the creator of the files. The Howell chaired the Committee on Claims from 1927 to 1933.

Robert E. Clogston Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-090
Identifier: MSS-0081
Content Description The papers of Robert E. Clogston document his service in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from November 1950 to March 1954. Clogston was from Williamstown, Vermont and was known as Butch. Clogston was stationed at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Naval Station Argentia in Newfoundland, Port Lyautey in Morocco, and Trinidad in the British West Indies. He was a builder in the Navy and helped with construction on military bases. His first letter was sent from the Recruit Training Center in Davisville,...

Robert G. Ruetz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0008
Scope and Contents The Robert G. Ruetz Papers include materials related to his time as a Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1965-1990) and materials related to his service on the Opera Omaha Board of Directors. UNO related materials include committee reports, faculty handbook, curriculum reviews, planning documents, publicity articles, Brian Way residency information, correspondence, reviews of the UNO music program, scripts for KVNO-FM Opera broadcasts (1975-1976), audio recordings of...

Robert Gilmer and René Orduña Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0120
Content Description The Robert Gilmer and René Orduña collection is composed of personal and professional material from Gilmer and Orduña’s lives together. Most of the material covers the lives of Gilmer and Orduña in Omaha from the period after they left New York City in 1986 through the 2010s. The collection includes photographs, posters, programs, items from Gilmer and Orduña's wedding, and news coverage of Dixie Quicks, René Orduña, and RNG Gallery.

Robert M. Spire Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0096
Scope and Contents The Robert M. Spire Papers comprise a large collection of papers, speeches, programs, writings, reports, articles, manuscripts, treatises, dissertations, correspondence, transcripts, files, poems, sheet music, audio cassettes, VHS video cassettes, photographs, awards, plaques, certificates, news clippings, pamphlets, autographed books, ephemera, and various works by or in possession of Robert M. Spires. The collection covers his entire career, including his years of service on the University...

Robert S. Runyon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0015
Scope and Contents

The Robert S. Runyon Papers include materials related to Robert S. Runyon's tenure as Director (1978-1999) and Dean (1999-2001) of the Criss Library (then called the University Library) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Materials include library and university planning documents and information about library projects, committees, events, and policies.

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0014
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Papers include materials related to Ronald W. Roskens' work as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), and...

Ronald W. Roskens Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0017
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Speeches cover the period from 1960 until 1992, including Roskens' time as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), and Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development...

Royal Shakespeare Company Visit to UNO

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0197
Scope and Contents The Royal Shakespeare Company visited the University of Nebraska at Omaha in March 1975, staging performances and holding workshops and instructional sessions. The collection includes photographs, a program, and a copy of the publication England in the Age of Shakespeare.

Rumelheart Books Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0205
Identifier: UNO-0205
Scope and Contents News clippings about author Maude Smith Delavan and her books The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue (1937) and A Rumelheart Must Roam (1939). Also included are notes collected by Lucy Phelan for a review of the book and a Books in Brief version of the book. In writing The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue, Delavan was inspired by the controversy between the Happy Hollow nieghborhood and the University of Omaha's proposed (and...

Ruth Diamond Levinson Dance Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0188
Scope and Contents Collection of material related to the dance program at the University of Omaha, including a scrapbook, a spiral notebook containing handwritten music, a collage of photographs laminated onto a wooden wall hanging, correspondence, departmental records, event programs, posters, photographs, news clippings, photocopies. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera including dried flower corsages. The photo collage plaque was given to Levinson at the time of her...

Ruth Louise Schoch Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-016
Identifier: MSS-0118
Content Description The Ruth Louise Schoch Papers include two photo albums, one photo holder, and a small number of loose photographs. It is likely that not all of the photographs grouped together in this collection were assembled by Schoch. Schoch’s name along with the date June 4, 1919 appears in the front of the photo album with the most captions and personal notes. Some of this information will be of use in further identifying locations and people in the photographs. The Schoch album includes older...

Ruth Wallace Ross Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0189
Scope and Contents The collection of Ruth Wallace Ross includes photographs of her and her husband and two scrapbooks. The first scrapbook documents her student years at the University of Omaha from 1931-1935. The second scrapbook documents her cross-country trip in summer 1941 with her mother and cousin. The scrapbook includes photographs, guidebooks, brochures, and other ephemera. The scrapbook itself is of note because it is made of yucca.

Sam Walker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0125
Content Description The collection of Sam Walker includes posters, fliers, LPs, and ephemera documenting Omaha organizations, events, and people in the 20th and 21st centuries particularly related to activism, music, and culture. Topics covered include anti-Vietnam War protests, protests against the demolition of Jobbers Canyon, Omaha sheet music, Wounded Knee legal defense fund, Omaha music and performers, Al Smith, jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson, and the Omaha centennial celebration. The fourteen LPs in the...

Sarah Finch Scrapbook and Unidentified Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0094
Identifier: MSS-0094
Content Description The scrapbook of Sarah Finch was created by re-using the ledger of an unidentified business. Miss Finch’s scrapbook includes sheet music, poetry, news clippings, and illustrations. The sheet music includes a printed sheet as well as the handwritten Stephen C. Fosters song "Hard Times." The merchant’s entries cover approximately 100 pages and identification of the merchant may be possible with further study.

Schesser Family Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0048
Identifier: MSS-0048
Content Description The Schesser family papers include a diary kept by patriarch Socrates Schesser in 1915 and an autograph book belonging to son Roy Schesser from 1907. The autograph book was made in Germany and features a child on the colorful front. The following partial transcription of diary entries was provided by the seller: In the front of the diary you'll find this written "This book was bought of Mont Gomery Ward and Co. Kansas City. The record of each day's events heren are...

Selig S. Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0008
Scope and Contents The collection of Selig Harrison includes writings, correspondence, notes, and other material collected and created by the author and journalist who has written extensively about Asia, including Afghanistan, before, during, and after the Soviet invasion.

Seven Anderton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0022
Scope and Contents The Seven Anderton Papers are comprised of the manuscripts, correspondence, and published works of short story author Seven Anderton, from circa 1926-circa 1958. The majority of his stories are westerns or detective fiction. One series of the collection comprises seven boxes of files containing primarily manuscripts and correspondence (both professional and personal), along with some newspaper clippings, check stubs, purchase orders, tax forms, songs, poems, magazines, cards, and family...

Shelton Hendricks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0238
Content Description This collection includes reprints of a wide variety of Shelton Hendricks scholarly publications, plaques and framed awards, Hendricks M.S. thesis & Ph.D. dissertation, bound dissertations completed by Hendricks students, commencement programs from UNO and Tulane University, and a selection of documents generated during Hendricks student years at Tulane.

Shirley A. Collins Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0003
Identifier: APAC-0003
Content Description The letters of Shirley A. Collins to her parents and other family members in the United States detail her life and activities while a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan. The forty-four letters begin with her travel to the U.S. embassy in Kabul in October 1967 and end with her impending departure from Afghanistan in June 1969. Collins was a teacher in Jalalabad in the province of Nangarhar during her time in Afghanistan. Her letters to her family in the U.S. include accounts of her daily life,...

South Central Municipal University Site Club Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0190
Scope and Contents The petition presented to the Board of Regents of the Municipal University of Omaha and the City Council by the South Central Municipal University Site Club includes the text of the petition along with signatures of supporters. The new proposed location was west of Riverview Park in South Omaha.

St. John Paul II Newman Center Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0235
Content Description This small collection includes materials generated for the grand opening of the St. John Paul II Newman center at UNO. These materials include programs for the opening ceremonies, Ribbon cutting and Blessing procedures, and an invitation to the August 14, 2016 Newman Center opening celebration. There may be additional UNO Newman center materials sent to University Archives during the months ahead.