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Joyce Storm Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-0079
Content Description The scrapbook of Joyce Storm is from the period in 1943 when she was hospitalized at the St. Joseph’s hospital in Omaha, Nebraska where she was given the Sister Kenny treatment for her polio. Storm’s scrapbook is largely composed of greeting cards sent to her while she was away from her home in Royal, Nebraska along with a few letters and news clippings about her hospitalization. The greeting cards are typical of the period and include contemporary topics such as references to World War II...
Dates: 1943

June Turney Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0063
Identifier: MSS-0063
Content Description

The papers of June Turney include correspondence written to family and friends when she was a teenager or young woman in the late 1930s during the Great Depression. The letters were sent from June Turney’s time at Moss Lake Summer Camp in Eagle Bay, New York and a later trip to California.

Dates: 1936-1939

Kansas Flood Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0054
Identifier: MSS-0054
Content Description

Scrapbook created by an anonymous woman caught in a flood while traveling via train from Topeka to Wichita, Kansas with friends on a visit to friends. Their trip may have originated in Salina, Kansas. The scrapbooks opens with a typed account of their journey including being stranded in a Kansas town before reaching Wichita. The scrapbook also includes photographs and news clippings. The creator’s traveling companions were Iona Faulk and Eva Waite.

Dates: circa 1935-1939

Katie Johnson Papers, 1886

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0062
Identifier: MSS-0062
Content Description

The papers of Katie Johnson of Newport, New Hampshire, include six letters from her sister Emma Kimball and her mother in Vermont. The letters cover typical family matters including accidents, weather, fires, farming matters including new lambs and crops, maple syrup season, illnesses, socializing, and other matters.

Based on description provided by the seller.

Dates: 1886

Kenton Bales Music Scores

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0133
Content Description

Music scores numbering 41 composed by University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Music professor Dr. Kenton Bales.

Dates: circa 1993-2004

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

Laine E. Wright Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0136
Identifier: MSS-0136
Content Description

The papers of Laine E. Wright include five letters written by Wright to his parents in Apple Valley, California while serving in Vietnam from January to August 1968. Wright served in Da Nang. His first letter recounts an attack against his unit and an audio recording he made and would send to his parents. Wright’s religious faith is mentioned throughout his letters.

Dates: 1968

Lambda Chi Alpha Pledges

 Collection — Box: MISC-11
Identifier: UNO-0264
Scope and Contents

One sheet of paper with the Lambda Chi Alpha crest and member signatures. the members were formerly part of Sigma Lambda Beta, which was a social fraternity established at the Municipal University of Omaha in 1949. It was the last OU fraternity to affiliate with a national organization when it joined Lambda Chi Alpha in May 1952.

It is unrelated to the Latino fraternity Sigma Lambda Beta which established a chapter at UNO in 2000.

Dates: 1952

Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0016
Scope and Contents The Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska contain copies of records from the National Archives and Records Administration and research notes from the donor or their associates. The collections includes: allotment records with handwritten index cards containing further information; handwritten allotment cards; a mix of handwritten, typescript, and photocopied reports, lease agreements, land sale records, tax records,...
Dates: 1872-1982

Laura Sutterfield Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0138.1-2
Identifier: MSS-0138
Content Description The collection consists of three diaries that belonged to housewife Laura Sutterfield of Sikeston, Missouri. In the three hardback volumes, Laura described the daily lives of herself and her family: husband Jeff, son Rodney, and daughter Ruth through the years 1938, 1945, and 1946. From the tail end of the Great Depression to the final stages of World War II and the beginning of peacetime, Laura documents the weather, daily plans, weekly church attendance, and personal reflections....
Dates: 1938; 1945; 1946

Lavender Couch Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0124
Content Description

The records of Lavender Couch include fliers, posters, and photographs documenting the alternative rock, all-lesbian band's shows or gigs in Omaha, Lincoln, and other locales. Publicity photos and casual photos of band members are also available. A small number of contracts or agreements are part of the collection along with ephemera such as a sticker. A copy of the band's eponymous 1994 audiocassette tape is part of the collection.

Dates: 1993-1998

Lawrence Youngman Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-046
Identifier: MSS-0127
Content Description

This collection includes materials from Travel & Transport, Inc., Nebraska tourism, and Haulaway, Inc. Also included are materials gathered from Lawrence Youngman’s interest in Nebraska aviation and air travel in general and from the months he spent in Europe as an Omaha World-Herald correspondent during World War II.

Dates: 1920s to 2011

League of Nations Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0034
Scope and Contents The League of Nations Newsletter Collection comprises original, print copies of Round the World with the League of Nations and League of Nations Chronicle. For Round the World with the League of Nations, the collection includes May 1926; March 1930; March-June, October, and December 1931; and January-June 1932. For League of Nations Chronicle, the collection includes March 1929 through December...
Dates: 1926-1934

Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 2016-100
Identifier: MSS-0089
Content Description

This collection holds ledgers, journals, student notebooks, memoranda books, and memorial cards (circa 1890-1905) of unrelated provenance that were acquired from the same source. Further description is required.

Dates: circa 1859-1920

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

Lelia Ackley and Helen Ackley Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0100
Identifier: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley...
Dates: 1905-1934

Leon B. Poullada Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0017.1-2
Identifier: APAC-0017
Content Description

The papers of Ambassador Leon B. Poullada include copies of photographs and correspondence. The photographs are late 20th century copies of photos of various Afghan people dated as circa 1920-1939. The correspondence, notes, and related documents of Poullada relate to Afghanistan and his research related to the country. Material is in the order it was upon accessioning which is not chronological and includes undated documents.

Dates: 1976-1986

LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0240
Content Description The LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection is the home for 52oral history interviews conducted with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, nonbinary, and asexual individuals from various communities with a focus on those with a connection to Omaha, Nebraska. The interviews were consciously collected to be part of UNO’s Queer Omaha Archives. Interviews as of 2020 are all audio recordings and include community members and UNO faculty. Interviews to date have been conducted by UNO professor Jay...
Dates: 2016 - 2020

Library User Publication

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0056
Scope and Contents

The Library User (1980-2005) was a print newsletter published by the University Library (later renamed the Criss Library) of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The newsletter featured short articles highlighting library services, collections, databases, events, and staff members. Articles were contributed by different library staff members and faculty librarians. The newsletter was sent to all members of the University Library Friends.

Dates: 1980-2005

Long Family Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0053
Content Description

The papers of the Long Family include letters to Joe Long and Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Long in Pullman, Newport, and Spokane, Washington primarily from their mother. The correspondence covers the period when they were in college as well as time in the military. The collection also includes a smaller number of letters to Mr. and Mrs. Homer A. Edwards of Idaho.

Dates: 1935-1968

Lonie E. Rudd Papers

 Collection — Box: 2019-056
Identifier: APAC-0014
Content Description

The papers of Dr. Lonie E. Rudd include slides from his years living and working in Afghanistan and a small number of photographs. Also included in the collection are biographical information, printed items, and maps. Dr. Rudd’s family digitized a portion of the collection before it was donated to the repository and available digital images were shared with the repository.

Dates: circa 1950-1980

Lori Arias Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0226
Content Description

The collection includes UNO and non-UNO VHS tapes and a variety of reports about Shizuoka University in Japan.

Dates: 1967-2015

Lourdes Gouveia Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description Dr. Lourdes Gouveia, professor at UNO, gathered a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. This collection reflects her efforts and consists of her research materials, data, and writing from 1988 - 2016. Much of the collection collects Gouveia's research in Lexington, Nebraska during the 1990s. In Lexington, Gouveia studied the impact of the opening of a new Iowa Beef Packing plant and...
Dates: 1870 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2010

Lucy Netta Moon Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0102
Identifier: MSS-0102
Content Description The diary of Lucy Brunetta Nettie Gudgeon Moon for the years 1890-1899 includes regular entries for the first years of the diary becoming less frequent in the later years. Lucy Moon recounts activities of her daily life including social interactions, her children, various activities of her church, and health matters of their family as well as others related to her husband's career as a physician or doctor in general practice. Description provided by the seller:...
Dates: 1890-1899

Mabel Nelson University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0169
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook documents student life at the University of Omaha with photographs, programs, invitations, and other ephemera. The scrapbook is pre-printed with the name of the University of Omaha and seal.

Dates: circa 1914

Margaret A. Baker Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0123
Identifier: MSS-0123
Content Description The diary of Margaret A. Baker follows her trip by railroad from Portland, Maine, U.S.A. to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The diarist records details of their train travel departing from Portland with a stopover in New Hampshire. She describes the mountains, hotels, as well as other scenes in towns and cities. The following partial transcription and description was provided by the seller:"September 23rd, A day to which we had been looking forward with the most pleasant...
Dates: 1903

Margaret Powell Davasher Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-11
Identifier: UNO-0182
Scope and Contents The Margaret Powell Davasher Papers documents her request in 1929 for a copy of the 1919 OU catalogue from the Registrar and her 1970 return of the same to the university. The Registrar's letter asked Davasher to return the catalogue as it was only one of two copies held by the office. Davasher's letter explained that soon after receiving the catalogue in 1929 she became ill with tuberculosis and the papers were "pushed aside, misplaced, stored, and out of mind" for the intervening...
Dates: 1919-1970

Marie Engelkew Autograph Book

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0047
Identifier: MSS-0047
Content Description

The autograph book of Marie Engelkew includes brief personal messages and quotations from friends and family. Most of the messages date from 1894 with others dated 1895, 1900, and 1901. The messages are predominantly from Grand Island, Nebraska and the Academy of the Visitation in Dubuque, Iowa. A cutout of a dog is pasted on the first page of the autograph book. The autograph book is in the shape of a rhombus with a wooden cover (perhaps walnut) and teal velvet binding and back cover.

Dates: 1894-1901

Martha’s Kitchen Collection

 Collection — Box: 2019-010
Identifier: MSS-0141
Content Description

The collection of "Martha's Kitchen" free recipes were distributed by Safeway Discount Stores throughout Nebraska. The recipes in this collection were published from the late 1960s through the early 1980s. Martha Bohlsen first appeared on radio before moving to television. Bohlsen eventually worked with all of the network affiliates in Omaha and h. Her program was syndicated across Nebraska.

Dates: circa 1968-1982

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