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Pollak, Oliver B.

 Person

Biography

Oliver B. Pollak was a professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1974 through 2012. He is also a member of the Nebraska and Iowa State Bar Associations, with a practice in bankruptcy law. He has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Los Angeles (1973) and a J.D. from Creighton University Law School (1982).

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957

 Series — Box 1
Scope and Contents 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 series includes handwritten notes, photocopied articles with handwritten annotations, correspondence, OU faculty records, and a copy of the journal issue with the finished article. Research materials are arranged alphabetically by name of the faculty member who taught...
Dates: 1994-2015

Hotel Fontenelle Advertising Blotter, circa 1955

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 2020-001
Scope and Contents

A pink advertising blotter for the Hotel Fontenelle in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. In addition to text, there is a drawing of the building with people and cars at street-level. The text reads "Center of everything -- Hotel Fontenelle -- Omaha's Welcome to the World! -- Six floors of air conditioned sleeping rooms." The blotter is 7.5 cm H x 16 cm W.

Dates: circa 1955

Nebraska Carnegie Libraries Research Materials

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Oliver Pollak's research notes for his book A state of readers: Nebraska's Carnegie Libraries, published by J&L Lee Co., 2005. This series includes handwritten notes, photocopied articles with handwritten annotations, correspondence, and other materials. This series has been partially arranged, including some bibliography resources sorted by author, some materials sorted by research venue (including the Nebraska Library Commission and the Omaha Public Library),...
Dates: 1994-2015

Oliver B. Pollak Research Collection, 1998-2015

 Series — Box 5
Scope and Contents

Much of this collection includes materials generated by Professor Pollak during his historical research and through his association with the Missouri Valley History Conference. Also included are materials from the Winchell Lecture Series sponsored by the UNO Department of History.

Dates: 1998-2015

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

Richard Dean Winchell Lectures, 1997-1999

 Series — Cassette Winchell 1-3
Scope and Contents

Three videotapes from the first three Richard Dean Winchell Lectures at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of History (1997, 1998, and 1999).

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

Dates: 1997-1999

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Arcadia Publishing, 2006-2007

 Series — Box 4
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of materials generated during writing of University of Nebraska at Omaha (2007) by Oliver B. Pollak and Les Valentine, a title in the Arcadia Publishing Campus History Series. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, written notes, and rough draft photocopies. These materials predominantly date to circa 2006-2007.

Dates: 2006-2007