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University of Nebraska at Omaha

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Dates

  • Usage: 1968

Biography

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is a four-year state university in Omaha, Nebraska. It was founded as a private, coeducational college named the University of Omaha in 1908 by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Omaha. In 1930, with voter approval, the City of Omaha took control of the university, changing it to the Municipal University of Omaha. In 1968, the university merged into the University of Nebraska system, becoming the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The University of Nebraska at Omaha was an urban commuter campus until 1999, when the first student housing was opened.

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983, by Tommy R. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0039
Scope and Contents The book A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983 was written by University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Tommy R. Thompson in conjunction with UNO's Diamond Jubilee (75th Anniversary) Celebration in 1983. This work was the first published history of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In addition to copies of the book, the collection includes four boxes of Thompson's research notes on file cards with tabbed index guides, broken down by chapter and topic, and...
Dates: 1982-1983

ABC Breakfast Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0102
Scope and Contents The ABC Breakfast Series comprises the print, audio, and video records of a lecture series organized by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which ran from 1975 until 2006. At 31 seasons, it was among the longest-running speaker series in the United States. The ABC (Academy, Business, and Community) Breakfast Series brought in national-caliber speakers representing a variety of professional fields to Omaha for ticketed events held at hotels and convention centers. The number of speakers...
Dates: 1975-2006

Annex 40 Historic American Buildings Survey

 Collection — Box: MISC-16
Identifier: UNO-0208
Scope and Contents The collection is material assembled and created by Alley-Poyner Macchietto Architecture for the Historic American Buildings Survey for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Annex 40, which was also known as the Kimball House and the William F. Baxter Residence. The folder includes a report, drawings, photos, and related information. The School of Social Work was housed in the building until 2007, when Annexes 40, 44, and 45 were razed to make room for student housing and a parking garage on...
Dates: 2007

Annual Fund Playing Cards, 2006

 Item — Object: 2020-008
Identifier: 2020-008
Scope and Contents

A deck of playing cards from the UNO Alumni Association in honor of the 2006 Annual Fund. Includes the box and complete set of cards in order. Each card includes a factoid about the university on the suit side. The box and cards include "UNO Alumni Association Est. 1913" and an image of Durango. The two jokers are a photo of a Durango figurine.

Dates: 2006

Celebrate UNO Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0022
Scope and Contents The Celebrate UNO Records comprise paper files and reports related to the planning of Celebrate UNO, originally conceived as the concluding event of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The planning committee was formed in 1986 and hired consulting firm Vic Gutman & Associates. Celebrate UNO began on September 1, 1987, and lasted for one year. Thereafter, Celebrate UNO open houses were held annually through 1991. The records in this collection include...
Dates: 1986-1991

Chancellor Jeffrey Gold UNO-UNMC Lapel Pins, 2017

 File — Box: 2018-013
Scope and Contents

Three UNO-UNMC lapel pins with magnetic fasteners. The design features the UNO and UNMC logos side by side, connected with a black bar. Chancellor Gold designed this lapel pin when he became Interim Chancellor of UNO while simultaneously remaining Chancellor of UNMC.

Dates: 2017

Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0084
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection contains various awards and honors bestowed upon Delbert D. Weber during his time as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1977-1997. The collection includes framed awards, certificates, photographs, artwork, and political cartoons; certificates in padded folders; wall plaques; desk plaques; medals and medallions; t-shirts, ball cap, Japanese cloth, Japanese paddles, and other artifacts; and an audio cassette recording of Del Weber's...
Dates: 1977-1997

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in...
Dates: 1977-2016

Del Weber Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0019
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Speeches cover the period from 1977 until 1998, when Delbert D. Weber was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of handwritten and typed notes and scripts.

Dates: 1977-1998

Diamond Jubilee : The Future, 1983, 5/26/2015

 Item
Scope and Contents

Guy Mockelman, a student regent, and Teresa Wernsman, freshman student senator, discuss their reasons for coming to UNO. Number 12 in the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Diamond Jubilee series. Sponsored by UNO's College of Continuing Studies in cooperation with television station KMTV. From the series TV Classroom.


Runtime: 28:40:00


Original format: VHS.

Dates: 1983; Digitized: 5/26/2015

Durham Science Center Building Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0051
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,...
Dates: 1980-1987

Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card, 2011

 Item — Object: FLC [1]
Scope and Contents The Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card is a giant greeting card. The front of the card reads "Welcome 2011 Freshman" with the Univeristy of Nebraska at Omaha logo and mascot, and a background collage of images of the unviersity. The inside of the card contains the printed text, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide...
Dates: 2011

Gateway: Special Issue: Merger Makes NU 20th Largest University, June 30-July 1, 2018

 Item — Folder: UNO-0005-oversize-1
Scope and Contents Special issue of the Gateway student newspaper of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. On July 1, 1968, the Municipal University of Omaha merged with the University of Nebraska (then referring only to the Lincoln campus) to create the University of Nebraska multi-campus system. The issue is printed tete-beche with two front pages. One "page 1" is dated June 30, 1968, and identified as The University of Omaha Gateway, with the headline, "Typical Problems, Triumphs Mark OU History." The other...
Dates: June 30-July 1, 2018

Jeffrey P. Gold Investiture Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0255
Content Description

Material from the investiture of Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. as the chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha on September 4, 2019. Includes one invitation, dinner programs, investiture ceremony programs, and the 2018-2019 Access to Exceptional Points of Pride brochure. Dr. Gold was already serving as chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and had initially been appointed as Interim Chancellor at UNO.

Dates: September 2019

Jeffrey P. Gold Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0244.2017-064
Identifier: UNO-0244
Content Description Script for the State of the University Address, titled "Guardians of her Destiny," delivered by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on September 25, 2017. Six loose leaf sheets plus a cover page, three-hole punched, with corrections and pauses for breath marked with purple ink. The transcript of his speech is available on the university website (https://www.unomaha.edu/news/2017/09/state-of-the-university-address-transcript.php), but differs slightly from the...
Dates: 2017

John E. Christensen Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0134
Content Description

Papers of UNO Chancellor John Christensen and records from his office.

Dates: 2013-2016

King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
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.

Dates: 1955-1990

Kirk Naylor Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-5
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,...
Dates: 1932-1991

Milo Bail Student Center UNO Banners

 Collection — Object: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0211
Content Description

These University of Nebraska at Omaha banners are each 24” x 17”. One banner is predominately red the other white. These two banners were displayed in the Milo Bail Student Center. The banners were manufactured by Maximum Promotions, Inc., in 2005.

Dates: 2005

Miscellaneous University Archives Reports

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0251
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of binders and booklets originating from different various departments within the University of Nebraska at Omaha. They date from about 1970 through about 2006 and cover a wide variety of topics.

Dates: circa 1970-2006

Nancy Belck Investiture Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0020
Scope and Contents The Nancy Belck Investiture Records are comprised of materials related to Nancy Belck's installation as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha on April 17, 1998. The collection includes certificates of greetings and congratulations presented to Belck by representatives of other universities, a signed copy of the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Since 1909 book, records of the Investiture Committee, invitations, programs, publicity information, photographs, negatives,...
Dates: 1997-1998

Nancy Belck Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0018
Scope and Contents

The Nancy Belck Speeches cover the period from 1997 until 2006, when Nancy Belck was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of typed notes and scripts.

Dates: 1997-2006

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...
Dates: 1994-2015

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.

Dates: 1990

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...
Dates: 1949-2015

Orville Menard Papers

 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.In 1991, Menard offered audio recordings of 25 oral history interviews he completed in 1979-1980, some with Prof. Harl Dahlstrom, to the...
Dates: 1951-2014

Ouampi window decals, circa 1969

 Item — Object: Memorabilia [9]
Scope and Contents

OUampi stickers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha era. The stickers read "UN Omaha."

Dates: circa 1969

Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1970-1990

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-5
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. 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 project: John Langan from the...
Dates: 1975-1978, 1984

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...
Dates: 2016 - 2017