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Jean Heringman Willacy Papers

 Collection — Box: 2020-025
Identifier: APAC-0016
Content Description The papers of Jean Heringman Willacy document her interest and travel in Afghanistan beginning in 1967 along with her work supporting Afghan refugees after the Soviet invasion. The collection includes photographs, slides, and digital copies of slides donated to the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University along with drawings by Afghan refugee children about their war experiences, a speech for Save the Children, postcards, pamphlets, booklets, reports, newsletters, correspondence, calendars...
Dates: circa 1960-1998

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

John and Sarah Wells Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0050
Content Description The papers of John Wells and Sarah Wells are primarily correspondence between the couple with a small number of letters from John to another woman who appeared to be a family member or friend of Sarah as well as several photographs of John posing in various outdoor settings. The majority of the correspondence is letters from Sarah in the South (Georgia and Alabama) to John in New York offering information about her daily life and discussing their relationship. Their relationship grew over...
Dates: circa 1925-1935

John Barton Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0002
Scope and Contents The collection compiled by aviation enthusiast John Barton includes many images of aircraft and aircraft parts, including photographs taken by John Barton; photograph prints purchased by John Barton from aviation archives; photocopies of images from books and articles; and printouts from web pages. The majority of the images lack specific identification of subject or source. The collection also includes textual resources, including booklets, flyers, brochures, and maps, as well as...
Dates: 1960-2009

John Barton Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0003
Scope and Contents The collection compiled by railroad enthusiast John Barton includes many images of locomotives, with a slight emphasis on shrouded steam locomotives. Resources include printouts from the internet (many lacking identification of subject or source), photographs, booklets, and magazines. Also included are: catalogs and brochures related to model trains; booklets, brochures, and articles related to a rail bridge over the Rhine River relevant to the Battle of the Bulge in World War II; and...
Dates: circa 1970-2009

John F. Shroder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0005
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. John "Jack" Shroder document his career as a geoscientist, particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, maps, reports, data, and other material created and gathered during his career. Prof. Shroder was one of the founders of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Center for Afghanistan Studies in 1972. Shroder began working with the government of Afghanistan and Kabul University along with his UNO Department of...
Dates: 1969-2017

Joseph F. Curtis, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0085
Identifier: MSS-0085
Content Description The papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Jr. document the activities of the Curtis family in their mining endeavors, primarily in California. The collection includes letters from Joseph Jr. to his brother Walter, a letter from Joseph Sr. to his son, and a letter from brother Bert Curtis. The collection also includes the naturalization papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Sr. from 1872 after he emigrated to the U.S. from Great Britain. The Curtis Brothers Mining and Milling Co. consisted of W....
Dates: 1872-1912

Josie Metal-Corbin Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0271
Content Description

The papers of Josie Metal-Corbin document her career as a professor at UNO, choreographer, and dancer. The collection includes photographs, videos, documents, and other material. Most of the material in this accession is digital in format and was transferred on an external harddrive, 9 flash drives, and 76 DVDs.

Dates: circa 1979-2015

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

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

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

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

Mav Monument Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0155
Content Description

The collection is composed of materials from proposed Mav Monument prototypes including three small clay bull figurines. Also included are and a variety of artist's renderings portraying the proposed Mav Monument statues and site.

Dates: 2012-2013

Melissa Cast-Brede Criss Library Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0162
Content Description

There are quite a variety of materials in this small collection, including UNO strategic planning documents, correspondence, CDs containing data & photographs, and a binder of 2003 University Library planning documents.

Dates: 2000-2015

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

Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha Records

 Collection — Box: 1-6
Identifier: MSS-0098
Content Description The Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha (MCC Omaha) was chartered in 1974 as the first church in Omaha with positive ministry activities to the LGBTQ+ community. The MCC Omaha Records are comprised of 2.5 cubic feet of documents and photographs from 1959 through 2017 with the bulk of items dated 1973 to 1975 and 1996 to 2003. Photographs of church events and other activities from 1987 through 2003 make up most of the collection. There is a gap in materials from 1975 through the mid-1990s,...
Dates: 1959 - 2017

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

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

Missouri Valley History Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0011
Scope and Contents The Missouri Valley History Conference (MVHC) is an annual history conference organized by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of History. The first conference took place in 1958. Materials include conference programs, announcements, correspondence, information about individual sessions, material from UNO history professor Oliver Pollak, and miscellaneous material. The collection is primarily paper with one CD-ROM from the 50th conference. The conference includes papers and panels...
Dates: 1958 - 2013

Nancy Belck Investiture Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0020
Scope and Contents The Nancy Belck Investiture Records are comprised of materials related to Nancy Belck's installation as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha on April 17, 1998. The collection includes certificates of greetings and congratulations presented to Belck by representatives of other universities, a signed copy of the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Since 1909 book, records of the Investiture Committee, invitations, programs, publicity information, photographs, negatives,...
Dates: 1997-1998

Nancy Pettit McLaughlin Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0099
Identifier: MSS-0099
Content Description The diary of Nancy Pettit McLaughlin documents her daily life after her marriage in Shiloh, Ohio. The entries reveal the activities of McLaughlin's daily life including what appears to be marital problems as she refers to "separating" from her husband in at least one instance. She also references her sister Amelia applying for a divorce. The diary's entries are regular for January-June 1898 and then cease until entries resume in 1903. The ledger also includes pages of expense at the back of...
Dates: 1898-1903

Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0092
Content Description The Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) collection is primarily composed of photographs in print along with negatives and some digital images. The topics of the photographs include a variety of NAP activities including the annual AIDS Walk, Night of 1,000 Stars, volunteer appreciation events, other events, as well as NAP’s former building. Celebrities participating in events include Olympian Greg Louganis, actress Shirley MacLaine, and comedian Joan Rivers. Documents are primarily related to...
Dates: circa 1992-2016

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection
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: 1986-2022

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

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

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

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