Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:
The records of the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) include meeting minutes, brochures, membership lists, budgets, special projects, events, and other material documenting the organization's activities. The organization has advocated for legislation at the state level as well as advocated for the University of Nebraska to adopt an academic freedom statement for all campuses.
The autograph album of Bethel Vaughn of Fullerton, Nebraska, includes entries to the young girl from family, friends, and a teacher. All rhymes and notes to the child are dated 1911-1913. The decorative cover of the autograph album is green with gold detail and a rural image of two cows near a small body of water.
The Buffett Ephemera Collection includes material about Warren Buffett, Buffett’s immediate family members, and Berkshire Hathaway. The collection is an artificial collection of donations from various individuals. Included are magazine and other news articles, fliers and other material distributed at or related to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting, University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration publications related to Buffett, and related material.
The papers of Carl B. Whittlesey include a diary from 1965 and a multi-year diary containing entries from 1968-1970. The collection also includes two pieces of correspondence addressed to Whittlesey when he lived in Joliet, Illinois, in the early 20th century and St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1969.
The Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections consist of a 121-page typescript with handwritten annotations, entitled "Recollections of a Veteran of the Civil War," and marked as having been composed in Omaha, Nebraska, on or beginning on February 1, 1915. Included is a 1941 letter identifying the author as C. E. Adams. The Recollections describe battles, including the taking of Atlanta, and foraging on the march.
In 2003, the Rev. Darrel Berg preached a series of sermons about women of the Bible at Guemes Island Church in Anacortes, Washington. Berg's papers includes copies of these sermons, the booklet Bible Women, Their Men, Their Times, Our Times into which some of these sermons were compiled, and the 2005 sermon "A Nebraska Travelogue" about pressure on the Ogallala aquifer in Nebraska, water issues, and environmentalism.
The Denise Brady Ephemera Collection includes prospectus for books to be published by Brady Press, invitations and announcements for life events such as weddings and births, holiday cards, broadsides, announcements of exhibits and books, and other ephemera.
Two diaries from 1965-1966 kept by a Visalia, California woman who was a teacher. She wrote entries every day documenting her daily life including work activities, purchases, social activities, household chores, interactions with friends and family, and similar information. The diaries include biographical and familial information, which with research may enable the diarist to be identified.
The collection of Dowty family papers include letters, receipts from church and related to a farm, mortgage documents, and other material. Most of the letters are addressed to Falls City, Nebraska with others addressed to or from Missouri and Oregon. People sending or receiving letters include: Lydia Dowty (perhaps later Mrs. Lydia Peck), Mr. And Mrs. Allison Dowty, George Ferguson, Mary Dowty, and others.
An excerpt of the transcription of an oral history interview with a partially identified retired doctor who was a witness to the lynching of Will Brown in 1919. Dr. Moritz was a medical student in Omaha and recounts traveling with classmates on the streetcar to downtown Omaha. He also referenced the murder of a Black man who had been on the streetcar with him and his classmates when he got off the streetcar in downtown Omaha.