National Association of Soda Jerks Records
The National Association of Soda Jerks collection contains information about the membership organization (4 cubic feet), media coverage (2 cubic feet), its national conventions (2 cubic feet), and recollections shared by people who worked as soda jerks and business that included soda fountains (6 cubic feet).
New material added October 15, 2021: Recollections shared by soda jerks, media coverage, and administrative information regarding the National Association of Soda Jerks, circa 1988-1999.
- circa 1985-1999
- National Association of Soda Jerks (Creator, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
he researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.
14.4 Cubic Feet (15 boxes (14 record cartons, 1 legal-sized document box))
Language of Materials
Collection has not yet been arranged and described.
Purchased on eBay by Betty J. Davis, who donated the material to UNO on November 9, 2015.
New material added October 15, 2021: Kim Davis, daughter of Betty Davis, found these scattered files as she reviewed her mother's papers after her death.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift made in honor of the parents of Betty Davis, Leonard and Lice Lykka Ellsworth, who courted at a soda fountain.
- National Association of Soda Jerks
- Soda fountains -- Employees Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- records (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Davis, Betty J. (Donor, Person)
- Davis, Kim (Donor, Person)
- National Association of Soda Jerks Collection
- Angela Kroeger
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Amy Schindler
- Edition statement
- 2nd edition
Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
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