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Mount Pleasant Mining Company Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0076
Identifier: MSS-0076
Content Description The Mount Pleasant Mining Company collection is composed of two letters regarding the Mount Pleasant mine in El Dorado County, California at Grizzly Flat located 28 miles from Placerville. The first letter dated May 16, 1894, is a copy of a letter to lawyer Archibald B. McGaw in New York City from James D. Hague, president of the Mount Pleasant Mining Company describing the mine. The typewritten letter of December 12, 1896, is a cover to this copy sent to James McCaw in Chicago from Murat...
Dates: 1894-1896

Mrs. R.E. Moreland Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0055
Identifier: MSS-0055
Content Description

The collection is composed of the letters of Mrs. R.E. Moreland from her home in San Diego, California, to her mother Mrs. W.H.H. Leck in Linn, Kansas, from 1924-1925. The collection also includes a single letter from 1930 to Mrs. Byron Leck. The letters cover homelife and other matters such as the activities of the baby in the Moreland home. Additional description and research is required to determine the names of the correspondents and more details shared in the letters.

Dates: 1924-1930

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

National Association of Soda Jerks Records

 Collection — Box: 1-15
Identifier: MSS-0042
Content Description The National Association of Soda Jerks collection contains information about the membership organization (4 cubic feet), media coverage (2 cubic feet), its national conventions (2 cubic feet), and recollections shared by people who worked as soda jerks and business that included soda fountains (6 cubic feet).New material added October 15, 2021: Recollections shared by soda jerks, media coverage, and administrative information regarding the National Association of Soda Jerks,...
Dates: circa 1985-1999

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection — Box: 2018-047
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-ongoing

Nicoll Ayres Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0107
Identifier: MSS-0107
Content Description The letter addressed to Socrates Ayres is dated March 1, 1855, and sent from Davenport, Iowa, to Socrates. The letter was sent by Nicoll Ayres who is believed to be Socrates brother. Nicoll (or perhaps Niall?) references that he is recovering his health and wondering about business and employment opportunities in Omaha. He also makes mention of another brother, Stephen. He asks of his brother, in part, "The gist of the question is, will not the advantages for which I come west be better...
Dates: March 1, 1855

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 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

Omaha Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0115
Scope and Contents The Omaha Collection is an eclectic mix of files relating to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, and to areas of research pursued by faculty members of the Municipal University of Omaha, notably Ralph M. Wardle, professor of English, and Wilfred Payne, professor of Philosophy. The miscellaneous portions of the collection include material unrelated to Omaha. The collection includes information on Boys Town; the City of Omaha Financial Bulletin (1929); a Douglas County Election Announcement...
Dates: 1854-1985

Omaha Crockery Company Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0119
Identifier: MSS-0119
Content Description

A small collection of canceled checks and circular letter from local business the Omaha Crockery Co. The 1906 circular letter promotes subscriptions to trade magazine Manufacturer and Merchant (Room 505, Paxton Block, Omaha) to "Western merchants" and storekeepers. One check from 1903 is made out to Omaha Merchant Exp. Co. in the amount $187.63 from Merchants National Bank. Two checks from 1929 to Union Pacific Railroad in the amounts $1.51 and $45.60 from Omaha National Bank.

Dates: 1903-1929

Omaha Symphony Guild Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0029
Scope and Contents The records of the Omaha Symphony Guild document events organized by the group as well as governance functions of the board of directors from circa 1990-2011 with gaps in the records. Organizational records include the secretary’s notebooks (2003-2006), treasurer’s notebooks and reports (1999-2005, Omaha Symphony Guild Advisor, as well as material created by other officers including the President, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, President-Elect, Vice President for Administration,...
Dates: 1950-2019; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Omaha Theater Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents The Omaha Theater Company Records contain materials from 1949 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The organization changed names during the covered period, starting as the Omaha Junior Theater in 1948, becoming the Emmy Gifford Children's Theater in 1977, and becoming the Omaha Theater Company for Young People in 1993, eventually shortening the name to the Omaha Theater Company. The group performed in the Center Theater...
Dates: 1949 - 2014

Omicron Delta Kappa Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0214
Scope and Contents The records of UNO's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, 1949-2001, include two scrapbooks and a ledger of meeting minutes. The earliest scrapbook includes material about the Arrow Society, ODK's predecessor on the OU campus in 1949.New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes materials generated while organizing ODK breakfasts, initiations, and other events—including correspondence, programs, and photographic slides. A few ODK-related VHS videotapes are also...
Dates: 1949-2015

Orville Menard Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 copies 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...
Dates: 1951-2014

Peycke Brothers Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0106
Identifier: MSS-0106
Content Description

A letter from Peycke Brothers of Omaha, Nebraska, dated April 11, 1876, to a customer about stock arriving and the prices at which each would be sold. Peycke brothers billed itself as "commission merchants and wholesale oyster dealers."

Dates: April 11, 1876

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

Principal's Letterpress Books, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-08-21-06
Scope and Contents

Principal's letterpress books from the School of Agriculture (now Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources) from 1907.

Dates: 1907

Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0113
Content Description The records of the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center documents the founding and operations of the organization in Omaha, Nebraska, circa 1996-2011. The collection includes board meeting minutes, founding documents, operations manuals, facility information, a local business directory, and other records. The collection also includes records (circa 1989-1996) documenting the activities of other Omaha organizations including GLSEN, PFLAG, and most notably ANGLE (Achieving New Gay and Lesbian...
Dates: 1989-2013

Returned Books Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: UNO-0246
Identifier: UNO-0246
Content Description On May 17, 2018, UNO's Criss Library received a note along with three books being returned to the UNO Libraries by an alumnus after 40 years. The note reads: "To Whom It May Concern – 40 years ago I walked out of the UNO Library with these books and never got around to returning them. / Please forgive my laziness and reluctance to not only properly check them out – but for keeping them so long. – A former Student." The books returned were: The Complete Jack the Ripper by Don Rumbelow,...
Dates: May 17, 2018

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 F. Kennedy, Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0241
Scope and Contents

Two letters discussing Robert F. Kennedy’s visit to the UNL campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Dates: 1968

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

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0014
Scope and Contents The Ronald W. Roskens Papers include materials related to Ronald W. Roskens' work as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), and...
Dates: 1959-2015

Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0316
Scope and Contents The Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection is comprised of letters written by Willa Cather, Roscoe Cather, Meta Schaper Cather, Elsie Cather, Edith Lewis, and other family members or friends of Cather. The letters Cather wrote to her brother show a close and loving relationship between the two siblings. Cather shared personal stories, asked questions about financial matters, and shared thoughts about her work. Cather believed that Roscoe, of all her family, best understood her goals and...
Dates: 1908-1977

Roy Williams Steele, Letter

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0249
Scope and Contents

One letter to Dudley Leavitt from Roy Williams Steele from 1937.

Dates: 1937

Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Kopecky's personal papers and includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, subject files, and some newspaper clippings. The materials mainly relate to Kopecky's work as a political journalist after World War II. Almost all of the materials in the collection are in Czech. English translations are provided in quotations wherever possible.

Dates: 1939-1981

Ruth Diamond Levinson Dance Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0188
Scope and Contents Collection of material related to the dance program at the University of Omaha, including a scrapbook, a spiral notebook containing handwritten music, a collage of photographs laminated onto a wooden wall hanging, correspondence, departmental records, event programs, posters, photographs, news clippings, photocopies. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, and ephemera including dried flower corsages. The photo collage plaque was given to Levinson at the time of her...
Dates: 1929-1988; Majority of material found within predominant 1940-1942