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University of Nebraska at Omaha. Alumni Association

 Organization

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association was founded in 1913 as the University of Omaha Alumni Association. All UNO and OU graduates are automatically members of the Alumni Association, although payment of dues is required to obtain certain benefits. The Alumni Association works to benefit the UNO campus and community.



On January 1, 2016, the UNO Alumni Association integrated with the University of Nebraska Foundation, by a strategic agreeement with a term of five years. The UNO Alumni Association continued to operate as a separate nonprofit organization, with many key operations combined with the NU Foundation.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

1953 OU Megaphone, circa 1949-1953

 Item — Box: 2018-031
Scope and Contents This megaphone is painted black and has “University,” “Omaha,” and “1953” written on it. It is fairly obvious that someone hand-painted these letters and numbers on the megaphone.
Dates: circa 1949-1953

Alumni Association Calendars, 1998, 2002-2007

 File — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Calendars issued by the Alumni Association for the years 1998 and 2002-2007, featuring pictures of UNO campus.
Dates: 1998, 2002-2007

Betti Coleman Sage Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-15
Identifier: UNO-0171
Scope and Contents The papers of Betti Coleman Sage include programs, invitations, photographs, news clippings, and other ephemera from her years as a OU student (1955-1957) as well as some material from the University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association in the 1970s.
Dates: 1955-1974

Diamond Jubilee : Alumni Association, 1983, 5/26/2015

 Item
Scope and Contents Jim Leslie and Dan Devere discuss the contributions of the Alumni Association to UNO. Number 11 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.
Title as listed in guide to series: Alumni after 75 years.
Runtime: 28:34:00
Original format: VHS.
Dates: 1983; Digitized: 5/26/2015

Evelyn Kletke Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0218
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1944-1992

Football Jersey of James E. Herren, 1960

 Item — Box: Football [11]
Scope and Contents University of Omaha white football jersey #75 worn by James E. Herren in the 1960 season.
Dates: 1960

Indiannes Marching Team Moccasins, 1964

 Item — Box: 2017-007
Scope and Contents A pair of leather moccasins worn by JoAnn Kruntorad Niemann when she was a member of the University of Omaha Indiannes Marching Team in 1964. The moccasins are cream in color with red and brown beadwork on the sides and front of the shoes. Her name, JoAnn Kruntorad, is written inside both shoes. The moccasins bear the mark of Guilfair Original brand. The Indiannes Marching Team provided precision marching entertainment at football and basketball games and participated in parades like Homecoming...
Dates: 1964

Jim Leslie Collection

 Collection — Frame: 1-14
Identifier: UNO-0145
Scope and Contents

The Jim Leslie Collection comprises framed photographs and memorabilia, most of which have a personal message to Jim inscribed upon the item. The items were gifts to Jim Leslie from various persons associated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, given during his tenure as UNO Alumni Association president, from 1973 until 2005. Many items are undated.

Dates: 1973-2005

Reflections in Time, 1979-2007

 Series
Scope and Contents Reflections in Time is a series of 125 interviews produced from 1979 to 2007 with former UNO staff, faculty, and administrators. Of the 125 interviews in this series, the first 73 programs (1979-1991) were hosted by UNO Professor of Communication Paul Borge and the final 52 (2000-2007) were hosted by UNO Dean of Arts & Sciences Jack Newton. No episodes were produced between 1991 and 2000.Episodes from 1979-1991 were produced by KYNE-TV, in cooperation with the UNO Alumni...
Dates: 1979-2007

"U" 1997 personal correspondence

 File — Box: 7: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Chuck Hagel's personal correspondence from 1997-2015. Arranged chronologically in 22 boxes (boxes 5-27). Bulk of the material is from his time in the U.S. Senate (1997-2009).
Dates: 1997 - 2008

UNO Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0048
Scope and Contents The UNO Alumni Association Records are the records of the Alumni Association of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The collection includes an alumni directory (2007); Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting minutes (paper and microfilm, 1915-1987); financial records (1976-2006); the Board of Directors binder from Alumni Association President Ellen Gast (1972); resource guide; correspondence; drafts; news articles; notes about alumni...
Dates: 1937-2009

UNO Diamond Jubilee Lapel Pins, 1983

 File — Box: 2019-045
Identifier: 2019-045
Scope and Contents Each of these ten lapel pins are gold and feature the UNO Arts & Sciences Hall cupola. Each pin has a depression beneath the cupola designed to hold a very small diamond. Four of these pins include the diamond. Of the six pins that are missing diamonds, five have holes from which the diamonds have been removed and one never had a hole drilled.
Dates: 1983