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John and Eupha Shanly Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-085
Identifier: APAC-0013
Content Description

The papers of John and Eupha Shanly is composed of correspondence, newsletters and notices from the U.S. consulate in Afghanistan, journals or diaries of John Shanly, drafts of books by Eupha Shanly, research material about Afghanistan, news clippings, a few items from a Christian church in Kabul for Americans, a small number of photographs, and other material.

Dates: 1960-1998

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 Corbin, Theater Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0011
Scope and Contents The papers of John Corbin relate to his career as an author and drama critic. They consist of correspondence to and from Corbin, manuscripts and published articles by Corbin, research notes and subject files related to his writings, news clippings of book reviews, legal contracts and agreements, and several photographs. The correspondence in the collection includes personal letters between Corbin and family members as well as business correspondence with magazine editors and publishing...
Dates: 1894-1956

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

John Forster, Letter

 Collection — Box: Small MS collections
Identifier: MS-0183
Scope and Contents

This single letter is from John Forster to a Mrs. Swain. It is a notice of death, referring to the death of a Mr. Forster and the current condition of his recently widowed wife.

Dates: 1839, Feb. 15

Josef Josten, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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: 1913-1984

Joseph E. Carland, Military Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and other materials sent to Ruth D. Carland prior to and after the death of her husband in World War II. Correspondence forms the largest part of the collection and is separated into letters from various offices of the War Department and from the Veterans' Association. Correspondence also includes burial information, benefits and claims information, and letters of condolence. Of interest is the telegram received reporting Pvt. Carland's death,...
Dates: 1941-2000; Majority of material found in 1945

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

June Turney Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0063
Identifier: MSS-0063
Content Description

The papers of June Turney include correspondence written to family and friends when she was a teenager or young woman in the late 1930s during the Great Depression. The letters were sent from June Turney’s time at Moss Lake Summer Camp in Eagle Bay, New York and a later trip to California.

Dates: 1936-1939

Katie Johnson Papers, 1886

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0062
Identifier: MSS-0062
Content Description

The papers of Katie Johnson of Newport, New Hampshire, include six letters from her sister Emma Kimball and her mother in Vermont. The letters cover typical family matters including accidents, weather, fires, farming matters including new lambs and crops, maple syrup season, illnesses, socializing, and other matters.

Based on description provided by the seller.

Dates: 1886

Laine E. Wright Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0136
Identifier: MSS-0136
Content Description

The papers of Laine E. Wright include five letters written by Wright to his parents in Apple Valley, California while serving in Vietnam from January to August 1968. Wright served in Da Nang. His first letter recounts an attack against his unit and an audio recording he made and would send to his parents. Wright’s religious faith is mentioned throughout his letters.

Dates: 1968

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

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

Lois Logan Horn, WWII Military Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0031
Scope and Contents The Horn papers comprise interview transcripts, correspondence, photographs, military publications, and newspaper articles. The majority of the material is photocopies, with a few original letters, publications, and photographs from World War II that were gathered by Horn during the interview process. The majority of interviews took place in 1993 and 1994, with some taking place earlier. Lois Logan Horn acquired the material after she documented her own memories and interviewed her husband...
Dates: 1942-1994

Long Family Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: MSS-0053
Content Description

The papers of the Long Family include letters to Joe Long and Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Long in Pullman, Newport, and Spokane, Washington primarily from their mother. The correspondence covers the period when they were in college as well as time in the military. The collection also includes a smaller number of letters to Mr. and Mrs. Homer A. Edwards of Idaho.

Dates: 1935-1968

Lourdes Gouveia Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description During Professor Lourdes Gouveia’s research she acquired and organized in file folders a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. This collection consists of her research materials, data, and writing from 1988 - 2016. Much of the collection collects Gouveia's research in Lexington, Nebraska during the 1990s. In Lexington, Gouveia studied the impact of the opening of a new Iowa Beef Packing plant,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980s-2000s

Mabel A. Work Fields, Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0351
Scope and Contents The correspondence includes letters between Mabel A. Work, who lived in Callaway, Nebraska, and Gilbert Fields, who lived initially in Englewood, Colorado. During their courtship and marriage, Work's letters to Fields are addressed to Ord, Wood River, Elm Creek, and David City, Nebraska. Fields worked at night for the Union Pacific Railroad Company.  There are a few letters from other friends, including Frank Robison and Ada G. Harding. Work and Fields marry in December 1912. Letters from...
Dates: 1885-1919

MacDonald Family, Military Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0022
Scope and Contents There are two sections in the MacDonald correspondence, the first being Alice's letters to her family describing life in the Philippines (1903-1924, undated). The second section includes Kenneth and Margaret's letters to their family (1905-1967). In this second section, Kenneth writes about Alice's death and its aftermath. Also included in this section are letters written by both Kenneth and Margaret during their imprisonment during World War II and early retirement. Lastly, Margaret keeps...
Dates: 1903-1967

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

Mari Sandoz Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0080
Scope and Contents The Sandoz Collection is composed of manuscripts, correspondence, research files, notes, maps, and Sandoz's personal library. In addition to her own work the collection also contains books, articles and taped interviews about Sandoz. This collection is an important source for history and literature of Nebraska and the Great Plains region. It also documents the career of one of Nebraska's most successful and distinguished writers.A grant from the National Endowment for the...
Dates: 1864-1976

Marian Weston, Collection on Weldon Kees

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0505
Content Description

The papers consist of articles, newspaper clippings, letters, and various memorabilia about poet Weldon Kees, collected by Marion Weston.

Dates: 1954-2005

Mark Twain, Letter

 Collection — Box: Small MS collections
Identifier: MS-0516
Content Description

The letter from Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) to Albert Paine is on black-bordered Stormfield mourning stationery as Twain's daughter, Jean, had died on December 24, 1909. It is marked as a P.S., but likely sent separately from a previous letter.

Dates: 1910, Feb. 21

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

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 — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0080
Content Description The papers of Prof. Meredith Bacon document her research into LGBTQIA+ topics over many years and include transgender topics such as gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder. Her papers also document her transition to Meredith Bacon through media coverage along with correspondence from family, friends, colleagues, and strangers. An album of photos and negatives documenting Bacon’s dressing as a woman and posing for photos from approximately 1970 to the early 1990s is also part of the...
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 Collection

 Collection — Volume: 1-6
Identifier: UNO-0091
Scope and Contents The Milo Bail Collection is comprised of commemorative albums related to Bail's service as Municipal University of Omaha President, 1948-1965, with most materials gathered in 1964-1965 on the occasion of his retirement on January 31, 1965. The collection includes a 1964-1965 "Milo Bail Information Notebook" containing newspaper clippings, event programs, brochures, and mailers; a 1965 script for the "North of Pacific" tribute to Bail; a bound volume of 1964 letters to...
Dates: 1958-1965

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, and the collection includes conference records from 1958 to the present. 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...
Dates: 1958-2013