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Nebraska Family Photo Album

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0073
Identifier: MSS-0073
Content Description A photo album of a white family from Omaha, Nebraska includes photographs of adults and children around the home and in a rural setting. Notable photos include a series from the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha including a see-saw ride, "The Old Plantation" stage, Arch of States, streets of all nations featuring a camel, the lagoon, the administration building, and others. A photograph of a tree is identified as "the surrender tree - San Juan Hill - Santiago"...
Dates: 1898

Nebraska League of Women Voters Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: MSS-0035
Identifier: MSS-0035
Scope and Contents The Nebraska League of Women Voters Collection comprises newsletters, pamphlets, questionnaires, voter guides, and other documents produced by the League of Women Voters of Nebraska, along with smaller selection of similar materials from the Omaha League of Women Voters and the National League of Women Voters. League of Women Voters materials span the time period from 1922 until 1942, with some gaps. Scattered issues of the League of Women Voters Nebraska Bulletin (1922-1923) and The...
Dates: 1912 - 1942

Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series Collection

 Collection — BIn: all
Identifier: UNO-0153
Scope and Contents The Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series Collection comprises six posters and one binder from the Nebraska Arts Council and the University of Nebraska at Omaha Center for Innovation in Arts Education. Each of the six Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series posters showcases works by a different Nebraska artist, with some background information about the works and the artist printed on the poster's verso. The artists represented are Karen Kunc, Kent Bellows, Jun Kaneko, Keith...
Dates: 2007

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection — Box: 2018-047
Identifier: MSS-0006
Scope and Contents The records of Nebraska Shakespeare includes material from its founding in 1986 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection includes production binders (1987-2007), programs, posters, publicity material, reviews, photographs, slides, meeting minutes, bylaws, schedules, fiscal information, inventory information, staff information, correspondence, planning documents, board of directors records, press releases, news...
Dates: 1986-ongoing

Neil and Dorothy Chapman Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-11
Identifier: UNO-0184
Scope and Contents

The Neil Kenneth and Dorothy (Wulff) Chapman Papers includes two photographs and Wulff's certificate from the University of Omaha Kindergarten-Primary Department. All three items are undated.

Dates: circa 1929

Nicoll Ayres Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0107
Identifier: MSS-0107
Content Description The letter addressed to Socrates Ayres is dated March 1, 1855, and sent from Davenport, Iowa, to Socrates. The letter was sent by Nicoll Ayres who is believed to be Socrates brother. Nicoll (or perhaps Niall?) references that he is recovering his health and wondering about business and employment opportunities in Omaha. He also makes mention of another brother, Stephen. He asks of his brother, in part, "The gist of the question is, will not the advantages for which I come west be better...
Dates: March 1, 1855

Nora Hillyer Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0156
Content Description

Collection includes a variety of awards and certificates gathered by Nora Hillyer; Proceedings of the 2008 Library Assessment Conference in Seattle (2008); a folder containing RPT (reappointment, promotion, and tenure) materials.

Dates: 2008-2013

Norma Howe Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0044
Identifier: MSS-0044
Content Description The Norma Howe papers contain letters written to Miss Norma Louise Howe attending school in Urbana, Illinois (presumably at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) from correspondents in Illinois and Iowa from June 1949 through January 1950. Correspondents include her mother and at least one friend covering typical topics including updates on family members’ health and jobs, entertainments, and news of other friends and family. The collection also includes a small number of photographs,...
Dates: 1949-1950

Oldham Paisley University of Omaha Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UNO-0166
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documenting student life at the University of Omaha includes photographs, news clippings, dance cards, invitations, party favors, train tickets, programs, tickets and other material about sporting events including football and basketball, voting, and other ephemera. Items of note including a half walnut shell that may have been a party favor, a small sign that reads "Votes for Women" and other references to the right to vote for women, and notes about Paisley by other students and...
Dates: 1912-1916

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

Omaha Central High School Student Photo Album

 Collection — Box: 2019-009
Identifier: MSS-0140
Content Description

A photo album belonging to a young white woman who attended Omaha Central High School. The album includes photographs of friends and family around Omaha and its environs including their homes. Some photographs are identified either by name such as Mel, Mabel, Ruth Guss, or Rex the dog or by their association to the photo album compiler such as noting that someone was their teacher or a classmate at Central High School.

Dates: circa 1920-1935

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

 Collection — Box: 2018-040
Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents The Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records cover business and industry in Omaha, Nebraska, spanning the period from 1912 until 1979. The records include meeting minutes from various committees and bureaus, the Chamber's newsletter (1912-1941 as Journal, 1941-1956 as News Bulletin, 1959-2004 as Profile), photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, books and journals collected and used by the Chamber, and files with information about various businesses,...
Dates: 1912-2015

Omaha Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0115
Scope and Contents The Omaha Collection is an eclectic mix of files relating to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, and to areas of research pursued by faculty members of the Municipal University of Omaha, notably Ralph M. Wardle, professor of English, and Wilfred Payne, professor of Philosophy. The miscellaneous portions of the collection include material unrelated to Omaha. The collection includes information on Boys Town; the City of Omaha Financial Bulletin (1929); a Douglas County Election Announcement...
Dates: 1854-1985

Omaha COVID-19 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0154
Scope and Contents

The Omaha Covid-19 collection was created to document the experiences of the Omaha community during the covid-19 pandemic. The collection includes paper and digital materials from muliple donors. Contributers include Omaha businesses, Omaha community members, and UNO. Currently, the collection includes materials from 2020 to the present, as of February 10th, 2021, but collection is ongoing and will continue to grow. Some of the digital materials are available at covid19Omaha.omeka.net.

Dates: 9 March 2020 - 10 February 2021

Omaha Crockery Company Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0119
Identifier: MSS-0119
Content Description

A small collection of canceled checks and circular letter from local business the Omaha Crockery Co. The 1906 circular letter promotes subscriptions to trade magazine Manufacturer and Merchant (Room 505, Paxton Block, Omaha) to "Western merchants" and storekeepers. One check from 1903 is made out to Omaha Merchant Exp. Co. in the amount $187.63 from Merchants National Bank. Two checks from 1929 to Union Pacific Railroad in the amounts $1.51 and $45.60 from Omaha National Bank.

Dates: 1903-1929

Omaha Magical Society Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0158
Content Description Records of the Omaha Magical Society include materials by and about the Omaha Magical Society (circa 1990-2014); organizational documents of other magical societies, notably the Society of American Magicians (parent organization of the Omaha Magical Society) (circa 1900-2003), the International Brotherhood of Magicians (1926-2003), and The Magic Circle (1958-1991); and event programs from various magicians conferences and gatherings (1938-2009).Materials by and about the Omaha...
Dates: circa 1900-2014

Omaha Music Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0142
Content Description

The Omaha Music Collection documents Omaha musicians including bands, solo artists, composers, and collaborations. Material collected includes recordings as well as ephemeral material such as promotional stickers, buttons, and other material. The collection is open to material from most genres of music with new material added through purchases, free digital downloads or promotional material, and donations to the repository. See series descriptions for more detailed descriptions.

Dates: circa 1993-2018

Omaha Proclamation for "Celebrate UNO!" Days

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0206
Scope and Contents

A proclamation from Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan proclaiming April 21-22, 1990, as "Celebrate UNO!" Days.

Dates: 1990

Omaha Public Schools Making Invisible Histories Visible Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0128
Content Description

The collection of documentary films, unedited video interviews, and supporting documents for the Omaha Public Schools Making Invisible Histories Visible program for the 2017-2018 summer programs document music genres in Omaha. Topics include jazz, hip hop, funk, polka, women in indie music, Mexican American music, and music of new immigrants to the U.S. The 2019 projects were about some of Omaha's neighborhoods.

Dates: 2017-2018

Omaha Symphony Guild Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0029
Scope and Contents The records of the Omaha Symphony Guild document events organized by the group as well as governance functions of the board of directors from circa 1990-2011 with gaps in the records. Organizational records include the secretary’s notebooks (2003-2006), treasurer’s notebooks and reports (1999-2005, Omaha Symphony Guild Advisor, as well as material created by other officers including the President, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, President-Elect, Vice President for Administration,...
Dates: 1950-2019; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Omaha Symphony Orchestra Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0156
Content Description

The records of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra predominantly document performances and public activities of the organization. The collection includes marketing and promotional materials (mostly late 1980s to the 2010s), concert programs, scrapbooks containing news clippings and ephemera (1950s-1980s), and other records. A small number of photographs (undated) and posters (predominantly 2000s) are also part of the collection. Audio and video recordings are not part of the collection.

Dates: 1921-2020

Omaha Theater Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents The Omaha Theater Company Records contain materials from 1949 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The organization changed names during the covered period, starting as the Omaha Junior Theater in 1948, becoming the Emmy Gifford Children's Theater in 1977, and becoming the Omaha Theater Company for Young People in 1993, eventually shortening the name to the Omaha Theater Company. The group performed in the Center Theater...
Dates: 1949 - 2014

Omaha Zine Ephemera Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-15, Folder: MSS-0147
Identifier: MSS-0147
Content Description

The Omaha Zine Ephemera Collection includes business cards, fliers, prints, and ephemera created by zine creators and programs from Omaha Zine Fest. The zine creators primarily, but not exclusively, are from Omaha. The ephemera was gathered or received by library employees between March 2017 and April 2019, primarily at Omaha Zine Fests.

Dates: 2017-2019

Omaha Zoo Foundation Films

 Collection — Reel: 1-170
Identifier: MSS-0046
Content Description The Omaha Zoo Foundation films include over 170 films documenting animals and zoos in the mid-twentieth century. The films include coverage of various animals, construction at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as well as a small number of other U.S. zoos. Animals documented included a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish with well-known animals like Casey, a gorilla who came to Omaha from Minnesota’s Como Zoo in the 1960s, featured. Other primates as well as hoofstock and...
Dates: circa 1955-1980

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

Opera Omaha Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0001
Scope and Contents The records of Opera Omaha include material from before its founding in the 1950s to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection holds board meeting minutes (1958-1994), news clippings (1954-1990), audio and video recordings (1960s-2000s), as well as scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, programs, posters, original artwork, and related material. A portion of the collection is material collected by Cele Washington...
Dates: 1954-2018

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

Otis Smith Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0066
Identifier: MSS-0066
Content Description The diary of Otis W. Smith documents his life beginning with his enrollment in the College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri through his working life, marriage, and family life. The diary mentions attending his first masquerade ball, taking the first woman he was not related to out, meeting his wife Mattie Dowdall and their courtship, the birth of their son, information about their home, people he meets, purchases he makes including two 'Indian clubs' and a pistol. The following...
Dates: 1880-1894

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 Faculty Minutes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0227
Scope and Contents

Minutes of faculty minutes from September 18, 1909 through November 1, 1928. Minutes are in a bound ledger; some minutes are handwritten, others are typed and pasted into the book. Some loose notes, invoices, correspondence, event programs, and other papers are tucked in between the pages throughout the book.

Dates: September 18, 1909-November 1, 1928

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