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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

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

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

Lourdes Gouveia Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-23
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description Dr. Lourdes Gouveia gathered a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meatpacking industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska, though also in other small Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa communities. This collection reflects her efforts and consists of her research materials, data, and writings from the 1980s through 2016. Much of the collection covers Gouveia's research in Lexington, Nebraska during the 1990s. In Lexington, Gouveia studied the...
Dates: 1973-2011; Majority of material found within 1980-2010

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

Mary Williamson Papers

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: MSS-0030
Scope and Contents The Mary E. Williamson Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Collection comprises the personal effects of Mary E. Williamson relating to her service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot during World War II (1943-1944). The collection includes photographs, awards, certificates, official documents, forms, correspondence, WASP class books (44-W-10 and 44-W-7), CD-ROMS of ceremonies, a commemorative medal, and needlecraft artwork depicting an aircraft with the phrase "I'd rather be flying."...
Dates: 1924-2012

Meredith Bacon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Content Description Dr. W. Meredith Bacon joined the University of Nebraska Omaha faculty in 1976 and spent her UNO career as a political science professor, specializing in international relations, specifically Moldovan and Romanian politics. Throughout her career she has also served as an advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. In 2005, she became the first UNO faculty member to openly transition and changed her legal name from Walter Meredith Bacon, Jr., to W. Meredith Bacon. Her transition...
Dates: 1965-2015

Mildred Brodt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0162
Content Description The papers of Mildred Brodt document her life from young adulthood in rural Nebraska, serving in the Women's Army Corps in Papua New Guinea during World War II, working as one of the first women civilians with the Occupational Forces in Tokyo, Japan, and her careers and life after returning to the United States. Robust correspondence is available from her time working abroad and in Washington, D.C. as well as with her future husband Warren Brodt. Mildred also traveled domestically and...
Dates: circa 1925-2022

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
Scope and Contents The records of Nebraska Shakespeare includes material from its founding in 1986 to before its closure in 2022 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...
Dates: 1986-2022

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

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

Orville Menard Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-040
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 copy 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 library....
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

Peter Hill Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0277
Content Description The papers of Peter Hill document his career as an artist and professor at UNO including images of artwork and documents. A significant part of the collection are slides of Hill's work, Hill's exhibitions, and works by some of his students. Artwork by Hill produced at Cranbrook in 1956-1958 are on Ektachrome slides. Hill's exhibition announcements and related material, resumes, news clippings, sales receipts, 2 ledgers documenting expenses and income for Hill's art, correspondence, award...
Dates: 1960-2018

Philip Boatright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Content Description This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal documents, book catalogues, edited and unedited manuscripts of poetry from Philip Boatright and related individuals. The collection also includes works and personal papers from Boatright’s late wife Evelyn Hamilton Boatright. Items related to Evelyn Hamilton Boatright include works of poetry, manuscripts and drawings. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and edited proofs relating to a number of poetry...
Dates: 1974-2014

Richard Newell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0010
Scope and Contents

The papers of Richard Newell include material related to his areas of research interest in Afghan studies. Newell was an historian and a representative of the Asia Foundation in Kabul, Afghanistan in the mid-20th century. The collection includes correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing papers, and related material.

Dates: 1960-1972

Robert and Romaine McIntyre Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-094
Identifier: MSS-0083
Content Description The papers of Robert McIntyre and Romaine Packard McIntyre include correspondence, diaries, calling cards, and other material created both by the couple and members of their extended family. Many of the letters are from Robert to Romaine or Roma while they were courting. The couple lived in Chicago, but also had connections in other parts of the country including Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Colorado, and elsewhere. The following information and partial...
Dates: circa 1890-1910

Robert E. Clogston Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-090
Identifier: MSS-0081
Content Description The papers of Robert E. Clogston document his service in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from November 1950 to March 1954. Clogston was from Williamstown, Vermont and was known as Butch. Clogston was stationed at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Naval Station Argentia in Newfoundland, Port Lyautey in Morocco, and Trinidad in the British West Indies. He was a builder in the Navy and helped with construction on military bases. His first letter was sent from the Recruit Training Center in...
Dates: 1950-1954

Robert G. Ruetz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0008
Scope and Contents The Robert G. Ruetz Papers include materials related to his time as a Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1965-1990) and materials related to his service on the Opera Omaha Board of Directors. UNO related materials include committee reports, faculty handbook, curriculum reviews, planning documents, publicity articles, Brian Way residency information, correspondence, reviews of the UNO music program, scripts for KVNO-FM Opera broadcasts (1975-1976), audio recordings of...
Dates: 1959-2008

Robert Gilmer and René Orduña Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0120
Content Description

The Robert Gilmer and René Orduña collection is composed of personal and professional material from Gilmer and Orduña’s lives together. Most of the material covers the lives of Gilmer and Orduña in Omaha from the period after they left New York City in 1986 through the 2010s. The collection includes photographs, posters, programs, items from Gilmer and Orduña's wedding, and news coverage of Dixie Quicks, René Orduña, and RNG Gallery.

Dates: circa 1980-2018

Robert M. Spire Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0096
Scope and Contents The Robert M. Spire Papers comprise a large collection of papers, speeches, programs, writings, reports, articles, manuscripts, treatises, dissertations, correspondence, transcripts, files, poems, sheet music, audio cassettes, VHS video cassettes, photographs, awards, plaques, certificates, news clippings, pamphlets, ephemera, and various works by or in possession of Robert M. Spire. The collection covers his entire career, including his years of service on the University of Omaha Board...
Dates: 1963-1994

Robert S. Runyon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0015
Scope and Contents

The Robert S. Runyon Papers include materials related to Robert S. Runyon's tenure as Director (1978-1999) and Dean (1999-2001) of the Criss Library (then called the University Library) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Materials include library and university planning documents and information about library projects, committees, events, and policies.

Dates: 1978-2001

Sam Fried Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0129
Scope and Contents These eleven volumes were compiled by Holocaust survivor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Sam Fried in 2013. Through thousands of pages of documents including letters, speeches, photographs, and other material, Fried shared the story of his life with his wife and fellow Holocaust survivor Magda Fried, and philanthropist and wife Frances Fried. The books as titled by Fried are: A-5053 Sam Fried Holocaust Survivor; A-5854 Magda Chunovic Fried, Feb 14, 1929 To Nov 4, 1985; A-5053 Sam Fried...
Dates: 1925-2013; Digitized: 2018

Selig S. Harrison Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0008
Scope and Contents The collection of Selig Harrison includes writings, correspondence, notes, and other material collected and created by the author and journalist who has written extensively about Asia, including Afghanistan, before, during, and after the Soviet invasion. Much of the material in this collection has been described at the folder level (and is part of the Afghan Collection Folders 1-313) and this description is available by searching the library catalog. Researchers should search the library's...
Dates: 1940-1999

Seven Anderton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0022
Scope and Contents The Seven Anderton Papers are comprised of the manuscripts, correspondence, and published works of short story author Seven Anderton, from circa 1926-circa 1958. The majority of his stories are westerns or detective fiction. One series of the collection comprises seven boxes of files containing primarily manuscripts and correspondence (both professional and personal), along with some newspaper clippings, check stubs, purchase orders, tax forms, songs, poems, magazines, cards, and family...
Dates: 1926-1958

Shelton Hendricks Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0238
Content Description

The collection of Shelton Hendricks, Ph.D, includes copies of his published articles, material related to honors received by Hendricks from the University of Nebraska at Omaha such as the Order of the Tower at the 2005 commencement ceremony, material from his college years at Tulane including report cards and commencement programs, and copies of Hendricks' M.S. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation.

Dates: 1960-2012

Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Collection

 Collection — Box: 2019-049
Identifier: MSS-0149
Content Description The collection of Shirley and Leonard "Buddy" Goldstein documents the work of Shirley Goldstein as she became an activist on behalf of Soviet Jewish dissidents (known as refuseniks) to help them leave the USSR for Israel and the U.S. In the 1970s, Shirley Goldstein made several trips to the Soviet Union where she met with dissidents and witnessed firsthand the oppression of Soviet Jews. Goldstein smuggled in products the dissidents could sell until she came under scrutiny of Soviet...
Dates: circa 1920-2017

Steppenwolf Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0025
Scope and Contents The Steppenwolf Collection spans the years 1938-1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1977. The collection features the papers of Philip Boatright, editor of Steppenwolf: A journal of poetry and opinion, and his associate, Jean Shannon. Steppenwolf an independent, literary journal, featured poetry from the late 1960’s through the mid 1970’s. The Collection contains correspondence, books, manuscripts, photographs, newsletters, postcards, catalogs, and sound recordings....
Dates: 1938-1991

Steve Hendricks Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0153
Content Description The Steve Hendricks Papers consists of more than three decades of research material gathered by writer Steve Hendricks for his 2006 nonfiction book “The Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country, documenting investigations of the FBI into the affairs of the American Indian Movement (AIM) through the years following the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. Hendricks’ research material presents the narrative of a government agency with little...
Dates: circa 1970-2007

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0077
Content Description The Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers document some of their interests and life together in Omaha, Nebraska in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including participating in Marches on Washington, publishing The New Voice, Phalen’s reign as ICON Emperor, safe sex and HIV/AIDS education, workplace advocacy for LGBT+ employees at US West, the Omaha leather scene, and other activities. The collection includes newsletters, event programs, photographs, photo albums belonging to their friend...
Dates: circa 1975-2022