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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

Afghanistan Art and Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0012
Content Description

This collection will include a variety of artworks and artifacts from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. Please see the individual components for details.

Dates: 1846-2016

Annex 40 Historic American Buildings Survey

 Collection — Box: MISC-16
Identifier: UNO-0208
Scope and Contents The collection is material assembled and created by Alley-Poyner Macchietto Architecture for the Historic American Buildings Survey for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Annex 40, which was also known as the Kimball House and the William F. Baxter Residence. The folder includes a report, drawings, photos, and related information. The School of Social Work was housed in the building until 2007, when Annexes 40, 44, and 45 were razed to make room for student housing and a parking garage on...
Dates: 2007

Bertha Mengedoht Hatz Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0164
Content Description

This small collection includes oversized reproductions of Bertha Mengedoht family photos, reproductions of newspaper clippings, one photograph of a display featuring art objects donated by Mengedoht, and a photocopy of the last will and testament of Bertha Mengedoht Hatz.

Dates: circa 1900 to 1963

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

Bruce Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0015
Content Description

The collection of photographer and author Bruce Richardson includes photographs, correspondence, manuscripts and publications, and other material related to Afghanistan, especially, the Soviet-Afghan War, beginning in the 1980s. Prior to his death, Richardson donated photographs and books to the collection at various times. For example, prior to October 2012, Richardson donated 13 high-quality photographs that document the later years of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Dates: circa 1979-2016

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

Danielle Simpson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0268
Content Description

The scrapbook created by UNO student Danielle Simpson while an undergraduate student documents her membership in Chi Omega sorority Zeta Delta Chapter (pledged January 26, 1985), working as a student Ambassador, scholastic achievements, and other student interests and activities. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, invitations, felt Chi Omega letters, Ambassador name badge, and other material. Also included is Simpson's Chi Omega pin.

Dates: 1984-1988

David Lopez Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-0157
Content Description The papers of Dr. David Lopez include photographs and the manuscript for his book The Latino Experience in Omaha: A Visual Essay (2001, Mellen Press). The photos and text for the article “Attitudes of Selected Latino Oldtimers Toward Newcomers: A Photo Elicitation Study” published in the journal Great Plains Research, which used some of the material from the book is also part of the collection. Photographic formats represented include prints, negatives, and digital images. The photographs...
Dates: 1998-2003

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in...
Dates: 1977-2016

Donald Watts Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0011
Scope and Contents The photographic collection of Donald Watts is composed of slides and a few photographs from Watts' travels in Afghanistan in 1973 to early 1975 while a Peace Corps volunteer in Kabul. Subjects of the images include Balkh, Bamiyan, Band-I-Amir, Bost, Herat, Kabul, Istalif, Herat, Nuristan, and other cities, provinces, and sites. The slides are sorted by location or other topic. The photographs were identified as being about Kabul, Watts' residence in Kabul, children, Kochis, Peace Corps,...
Dates: circa 1973-1975

Dorothy Patach Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-105
Identifier: MSS-0091
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years...
Dates: circa 1910-2015

Edith and Horace Hager Album

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Identifier: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other...
Dates: 1948

Ephraim Marks and David Rice Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0122
Content Description The Ephraim Marks and David Rice collection is composed of personal material about this white, gay, Omaha couple. The collection includes a scrapbook kept by David Rice showcasing some of his work as an interior designer in the 20th century in Omaha along with biographical information about Ephraim Marks and David Rice from the time around Rice’s death. A copy of an oral history interview David Rice did with the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society is also available. Also included are photos...
Dates: circa 1935-2018

Erwin R. and Melba Dee Eastwood Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0116
Identifier: MSS-0116
Content Description The papers of Erwin R. and Melba Dee (nee Code) Eastwood document the life of this Agra, Oklahoma, couple during their dating or courtship and later marriage during World War II through their letters. The collection also includes a small number of unidentified photographs. At the end of the war, the letters continue as Erwin Eastwood worked away from the Eastwood's Oklahoma home. The letters in the collection are addressed to Melba Dee from her boyfriend and husband Erwin Eastwood, a Seabee...
Dates: 1941-1967

Eta Sigma Gamma Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0270
Content Description

Records of Eta Sigma Gamma Alpha Omega Chapter at the University of Nebraska at Omaha include photographs, brochures, and scrapbooks from circa 1986 to 2004. Eta Sigma Gamma was a health education honorary society.

Dates: 1986-2004

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

Gertrude Ball Travel Album, 1925

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0060
Identifier: MSS-0060
Content Description

Travel album or scrapbook documenting the trip of Gertrude Ball, Ridgway Ball, and Della Clapper from Omaha, Nebraska to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Their trip is narrated with extensive handwritten text in the album and includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera.

Dates: 1925

Gladys I. Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0096
Identifier: MSS-0096
Content Description Description provided by the seller. The handwritten daily diary of Gladys I. Baldwin includes a few gelatin silver prints and some images, probably harvested from a high school yearbook. The diary covers the period when Gladys Baldwin of Kansas City, Missouri was in high school and it contains "details of her daily life, schooling, and social functions, and which includes among other things, an account of her consultation with a faith healer. In the opening pages of the diary,...
Dates: 1908

Great Plains Black History Museum Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-16
Identifier: GPBHM
Scope and Contents Archival material from the Great Plains Black History Museum (GPBHM) consists of over 200 document boxes of letters, photographs, clippings, artifacts, and other collection material. An archivist for the GPBHM inventoried the material and identified potential series for the collection, including Local Histories, Black Institutions, Family Papers, Rare Books, Musical Scores, Bertha Calloway’s Research Collection, Photographs, Artifacts, and Unknown or Miscellaneous documents. ...
Dates: 1906 - 1997

Hallie Miles Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0045
Identifier: MSS-0045
Content Description The diaries of Hallie Miles document her life in Danville, Indiana from 1940-1945, including activities at her church, sewing, visiting with friends and family, choir rehearsal, and similar activities. She mentions giving lessons to children in her home. She comments on world events such as the death of President Franklin Roosevelt and the end of World War II. Her diaries also contain many news clippings, notes, and other bits of ephemera such as a WWII ration stamps envelope. Miles used a...
Dates: 1940-1945

Harold Chenoweth Film Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0028
Scope and Contents The Harold Chenoweth Film Collection holds the digitized copies of the original films shot by Chenoweth during the first half of the twentieth century in Nebraska. The subject matter of the films include: rodeos; commercials; state fairs; highlights from Aksarben including the racetack, parade, stock animals, and factory; Delco Farm Lighting; highlights from the 1941 Rose Bowl football game between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stanford University; a 1933 California trip of...
Dates: 1915-2013

Heartland Gay Rodeo Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0161
Content Description The Heartland Gay Rodeo Association (HGRA) collection has been organized into nine series with materials ranging from 1993-2008. The HGRA was established in Papillion, Nebraska, in 1993 as a nonprofit chapter of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA). The association was created to not only support IGRA sanctioned rodeos, but to also raise funds for area LGBTQIA+ and AIDS organizations. HGRA hosted its inaugural rodeo in 1997, an event that continued in the Omaha area for several...
Dates: circa 1993-2008

Hollie Bethel Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0041
Scope and Contents

The Hollie Bethel collection includes materials related to Dr. Hollie Bethel's life in education. She served as a professor of Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from about 1953 until 1977. The collection includes two photo albums which cover her life from the age of four weeks to the last years of her life (1913-1998); loose photographs; and photocopies of plaques.

Dates: 1913-1998

Icarian Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0026
Scope and Contents The Icarian Collection consists of court documents, correspondence, and other material created by the Icarian community in Corning, Iowa in the 19th century along with research material created and collected by UNO Sociology professors Wayne Wheeler and Mark Rousseau. The documents created by the Icarian community in the 19th century were received from multiple donors, including a descendant of Frank M. Davis, an attorney who worked on the community’s legal case. The research material...
Dates: circa 1819-1989

Imperial Court of Nebraska Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0090
Content Description The records of the Imperial Court of Nebraska (ICON) include photographs, albums documenting twelve of ICON’s reigns, newsletters, programs for the annual coronation, and one binder containing other ICON documents such as copies of incorporation documents, correspondence, and other material. The photographs are largely unidentified and require arrangement and description. The albums for twelve of ICON’s reigns include programs, fliers, news clippings, photographs, and other material...
Dates: circa 1980-2017

Jack Newton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0144
Scope and Contents The Jack Newton Papers comprise the paper files of Dr. John Milton "Jack" Newton, longtime professor of psychology (1960-1999) who served as Dean of Arts and Sciences (1974-1994) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These file folders, envelopes, and loose papers have not yet been further arranged or described.New material added 2010: "Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO," written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus...
Dates: circa 1960-2010

Japan Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0101
Identifier: MSS-0101
Content Description The photo album and loose photographs document the post-World War II occupation of Japan through over 150 personal and purchased photographs. The creator of the albums was a white man in the U.S. Army and while most of the photographs appear to be from occupied Japan, the Philippines and California are also seen. In addition to the photographs still attached in the photo album with some description and identification there are also many loose photographs, including some photos removed from...
Dates: 1946

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