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Anatole G. Mazour, Russian History Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0082
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Anatole Mazour and includes correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reprints, journals and magazines, souvenir programs, travel information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and oversized materials.  The majority of the materials relate to Mazour's research on Russian history and culture.

Dates: 1936-1979

Charter 77, Records (Czech Heritage Collection)

Identifier: MS-0124
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, articles and official publications by U.S. Congress, the Charter 77 Movement (in Czech), and other institutions and organizations. The materials cover the Charter 77 movement from its beginning to its end in the middle of the 1980s.

Dates: 1975-1989

Clara Conklin, Travel Papers

Identifier: RG-12-21-10
Scope and Contents These papers relate to Clara Conklin's travels, career, and personal life. Only the early correspondence and one article relate to her academic career at the University of Nebraska. The correspondence from James H. Canfield relates to Conklin's appointment as an instructor in German and French languages. Most of the collection relates to European travel between 1896-1902. Passenger lists include those from the following cruise lines: American Line, 1906; Holland-America Line 1898; Red Star...
Dates: 1889-1938

David Breckbill, Wagner Singer Postcards

Identifier: MS-0506
Scope and Contents The collection contains over 600 postcards dating from the 1900s to the 1930s. The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of opera singers in costume for Richard Wagner opera performances. Also included are postcards with pictures of opera sets for Wagner operas, sets and singers in costume for operas by other composers, a few musician portraits, and some calling cards. The original postcards are housed in binders, with some associaThe postcards are presented in digital format in the...
Dates: 1900-1940

Henry J. John, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers of Henry J. John including correspondence, translations, publications, biographical materials and photographs. The majority of the collection relates to John's medical career and his interest in literature and graphic arts.

Dates: 1885-1968

Hilda Vitzthum, Biography Papers

Identifier: MS-0045
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the German typescript of Hilda Vitzthum's biography as well as an English translation of the first chapter. Also included in the collection are publication announcements for her biography and a few brief biographical sketches. Vitzthum's biography describes her experiences as a communist living in both Austria and the Soviet Union and her struggle to survive eight years in a forced labor camp in Siberia.

Dates: 1980s

John Feil, Sermons

Identifier: MS-0013
Scope and Contents

The inside cover of this volume of handwritten outlines and sermons is inscribed, “Predigten von John Chr. Feil, Kansas City, Feb. 11, 1866.” The script is difficult to read and may be in German.

Dates: 1866

Josef Josten, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0087
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Joseph Josten and includes correspondence, photographs, various subject files, news clippings, and newspapers. The materials relate mainly to Josten's work as a journalist during and after World War II.

Dates: 1913-1985

Josef Krhounek, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies only. Includes a military passport, work book, birth certificate, school release certificate, and home certificate of Czech immigrant Josef Krhounek to the United States circa 1905.  Also included are photocopied travel documents for Franz Krefei to travel from Bohemia to the United States in 1879. Anna Stechova's birth certificate, marriage certificate of Jakub Vaniata and Anna Stechova. The documents are in English, Czech, and German languages.

Dates: 1887-1901

Karlis Ulmanis, Latvian & Baltic History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Contents The Ulmanis, Latvian, and Baltic History Collection is divided into four main series: Kārlis Ulmanis, Latvian History, Baltikum, and Photos and Artifacts. The collection consists of primary documents, books, scholarly articles, journals, magazines, newspapers, photos, videos, artifacts and audio and visual materials pertaining to Kārlis Ulmanis and Latvian and Baltic history. The collection is of special interest to the University and Nebraska in that Kārlis Ulmanis is the only UNL alumni to...
Dates: 1908-2006; 1945-1993

Margaret Fedde, Home Economics Papers

Identifier: RG-09-01-10
Scope and Contents

The Fedde Papers include correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper articles, personal memorabilia, photographs, and materials related to the history and 50th anniversary of the University of Nebraska Home Economics Department.

Dates: 1892-1978

Nazi Germany & Holocaust, Collected Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Contents These collected materials reference the Holocaust and Nazi Germany during World War II. The material includes copies of News in Brief, 1936-1939, an English-language Nazi political periodical and propaganda tool printed in Berlin and distributed in English-speaking countries. Articles promoted Nazi policies such as annexation of Austria, the repression of clergy in Germany, and economic issues. Miscellaneous Nazi publications are represented, including:  12 Uhr 4 September 1939,...
Dates: 1936-1984

Otto Hoiberg, Papers

Identifier: RG-12-22-14
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, lectures and papers, publications, and materials related to community development along with some items related to the military occupation of Germany, circa 1948.

Dates: 1946-1965

Paul Amen, Olympic Diary

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0503
Scope and Contents Materials include Paul Amen's diary from summer 1936 covering the Olympic baseball trials in Baltimore and the exhibition game at the Summer Olympics in Berlin, a medal from the Olympics, correspondence, photographs of the Olympics in Berlin taken by Paul Amen. There are newspaper clippings and publicity about the 1936 Summer Olympics from Lincoln and Nebraskan publications and official documents and souvenirs from the 1936 Olympics including menus from the S.S. Manhattan and hotels in...
Dates: 1936

Printing & Incunabula, Specimens

Identifier: MS-0101
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of leaves illustrating printing samples and incunabula from the period between 1450 and 1500, or items produced before the creation and use of moveable type.

Dates: 1400s, 1600s-1700s

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