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1941 Tomahawk Yearbook Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0195
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, class lists, photographs, slides, the original silk screens, and other material related to the 1941 Univeristy of Omaha Tomahawk student yearbook collected by editor June Anderson Soderlund.

Dates: 1940-1941

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

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

Bond Issue Statements

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0210
Scope and Contents

Bond issue statements preceding the 1930 election prepared for OU Regent Paul L. Martin and OU President W. E. Sealock at their request in 1935. Correspondence and related news clippings are also in the collection.

Dates: 1930-1935

Cheerful--Courageous--Confident: The Gift of an Idea to the University of Omaha Class of 1947, by Rowland Haynes, President

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0087
Scope and Contents

Cheerful--Courageous-- Confident: The Gift of an Idea to the University of Omaha Class of 1947, by Rowland Haynes, President is a printed commemorative copy of Rowland Haynes commencement speech to the 1947 OU graduating class, signed with a greeting by Rowland Haynes. The theme is cheerful courage through faith in God.

Dates: 1947

Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0173
Scope and Contents The Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection includes photographs, news clippings, souvenir programs, books, ephemera, and artifacts, such as textiles and a bank in the shape of a football player, related to football at the University of Omaha, circa 1952-1956. Much of the material relates to the Tangerine Bowl victory on January 1, 1955, including a scrapbook featuring the game on the cover and a commemorative wristwatch and belt buckle presented to OU football players following the victorious...
Dates: 1952-1956

Daniel E. Jenkins Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0090
Scope and Contents The Daniel E. Jenkins Papers contains documents and photographs related to the life and career of Daniel Jenkins, University of Omaha founder and first president (1908-1926), and members of his family. The collection includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings (both contemporary and later, up to 2004); a copy of his inaugural address from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa (1896); genealogy and Jenkins family history; memorial service bulletins and articles (1927); correspondence...
Dates: 1896-2004

Doris Lausen Ratekin Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-16
Identifier: UNO-0221
Scope and Contents

The papers of Doris Lausen Ratekin document her activities as a student at the University of Omaha including her participation in Honors Convocations, sorority life, concerts, as well as academics. The collection also includes a Corinthian Society pin, her class schedules, a red ribbon reading "Kiss me, I like it," an invitation to a hazing or initiation event, and other student material.

Dates: 1943-1948

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

Fred Moyer Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0176
Scope and Contents The Fred Moyer Collection includes game programs (1954-1957), tickets (Tangerine Bowl, 1969 season), photographs, news clippings, pages from a scrapbook, and other material documenting the football team at the University of Omaha predominantly from 1954 to 1957 including the undefeated 1954 team (1955 Tangerine Bowl champions). The collection also includes one photo of the OU baseball team from the 1957-1958 season when Moyer and other students joined the team after several students were...
Dates: 1954-1959

Harold Johnk Papers

 Collection — Box: 2020-023
Identifier: UNO-0266
Content Description

The papers of Harold Johnk document his student athletic career at the University of Omaha, his time as an assistant Football coach, and induction into the UNO Athletics Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1930-1984

James Erixon Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-16
Identifier: UNO-0178
Scope and Contents

The collection includes material related to student elections and campaigns, handbooks, student council, and other activities James Erixon participated in while a student at Omaha University. Erixon saved a large amount of meeting reminders and similar information mailed to him on 3"x5" notecards from various student organizations including Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, University Players, debate, and others.

Dates: 1951 - 1955

Jean Chenoweth Tuohino Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0179
Scope and Contents

The papers of Jean Chenoweth Tuohino, class of 1944, includes an OUampi Tee shirt, an OU jacket, news clippings, a program from the 1943 Ma-ie Day festivities, and other material.

Dates: 1943 - 1985

Joan Olsen Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0180
Scope and Contents The collection gathered by Joan Olsen documents student activities of interest to her including her sorority and the Gateway student newspaper. The collection includes Alpha Xi Delta brcohures, posters, and other publicity material. Scripts for a program or pageant perhaps for the sorority as well as programs from university honors convocations, dance programs, and other events are in excellent condition. Also included are loose copies of the Gateway and a bound copy of the Gateway for the...
Dates: circa 1953-1955

Joe H. Baker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0181
Scope and Contents The collection of Joe H. Baker documents his time as a University of Omaha student and president of the OU Alumni Association in 1950-1951. Included are yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, a pen given to Baker at the conclusion of his term of service to the Alumni Association, and his freshman beanie cap bearing his class year 1943. Of note in the scrapbooks are newsletters of the Alumni Association, news clippings, programs, and similar material. A wooden sign reading "Keep...
Dates: circa 1942-1951

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

Leland Traywick Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2, Volume 1
Identifier: UNO-0093
Scope and Contents The Leland Traywick Inauguration Collection consists primarily of correspondence and programs for the hiring and inauguration of Leland Traywick as President of the Municipal University of Omaha, 1965-1966. The collection includes a bound volume of records, predominantly correspondence, but also including committee information, invitations, seating arrangements, the inaugural address, press releases, and other records; a small selection of photographs of the inauguration; several...
Dates: 1965-1966

Melvin Masek Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 2019-063
Identifier: UNO-0257
Content Description

The Melvin Masek scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, game programs, photographs, and ticket stubs related to the 1962 University of Omaha football season. Mel Masek, University of Omaha (OU) class of 1964, was a member of the 1962 OU football squad. This scrapbook was compiled by the Masek family in the fall of 1962 during the football season.

Dates: 1962

Milo Bail Collection

 Collection — Volume: 1-6
Identifier: UNO-0091
Scope and Contents The Milo Bail Collection is comprised of commemorative albums related to Bail's service as Municipal University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, with most materials gathered in 1964-1965 on the occasion of his retirement on January 31, 1965. The collection includes a 1964-1965 "Milo Bail Information Notebook" containing newspaper clippings, event programs, brochures, and mailers; a 1965 script for the "North of Pacific" tribute to Bail; a bound volume of 1964 letters to...
Dates: 1958-1965

Milo Bail, University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, OU Board of Regents Selection Process Records, 1947-1948

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0089
Scope and Contents The Milo Bail, University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, OU Board of Regents Selection Process Records, 1947-1948, comprise a bound volume labeled "Operation N.P." (for "New President") and an assortment of loose papers and photographs. The bound volume contains original records, including information about the Board of Regents, meeting minutes, notes, telegrams, memoranda, correspondence, biographical information of candidates, photographs, schedules, call lists,...
Dates: 1947-1948

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

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 28 oral history interviews he completed in 1979-1980, some with Prof. Harl Dahlstrom, to the...
Dates: 1951-2014

OU 50th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0038
Scope and Contents The OU 50th Anniversary Collection is an assembly of materials related to the celebration of the University of Omaha's 50th Anniversary in 1958. It includes a bound volume of organizational materials, correspondence, invitations, publicity, and miscellaneous materials prepared by John E. Horner, assistant to University of Omaha President Milo Bail; a binder with an invitation, newsletter, guest list, and 8" x 10" black and white photographs of the Founders' Day dinner on October...
Dates: 1958

OU Textbooks and Supplies Requirements Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0079
Scope and Contents

The OU Textbooks and Supplies Requirements Records consist of printed lists of textbooks and school supplies needed for each class taught at the Municipal University of Omaha from 1948/1949 through 1961/1962. Prices, quantities, and vendors are not included.

Dates: 1948-1961

Phi Delta Psi Sorority Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0186
Scope and Contents

The two scrapbooks of Phi Delta Psi sorority at Omaha University include news clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, notecards, ephemera, and other material. The scrapbooks cover the period up to Phi Delta Psi joining the national sorority Alpha Xi Delta in 1950. The smaller of the two scrapbooks includes the silouette of a small dog on its cover.

Dates: 1931-1950

Ruth Diamond Levinson Dance Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0188
Scope and Contents Collection of material related to the dance program at the University of Omaha, including a scrapbook, a spiral notebook containing handwritten music, a collage of photographs laminated onto a wooden wall hanging, correspondence, departmental records, event programs, posters, photographs, news clippings, photocopies. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera including dried flower corsages. The photo collage plaque was given to Levinson at the time of her...
Dates: 1929-1988; Majority of material found within predominant 1940-1942

South Central Municipal University Site Club Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0190
Scope and Contents

The petition presented to the Board of Regents of the Municipal University of Omaha and the City Council by the South Central Municipal University Site Club includes the text of the petition along with signatures of supporters. The new proposed location was west of Riverview Park in South Omaha.

Dates: 1932

Tangerine Bowl Celebration Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0200
Scope and Contents

Material from the celebration of the 1955 Tangerine Bowl Championship football on April 12, 2014, including photographs, news clippings, copies of the game film and audio, and other material.

Dates: Event: April 12, 2014