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Red Cross, Student Life Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-38-03-113
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one photographic print and two negatives showing members of the Red Cross.

Dates: 1953, December 4

Redpath-Horner Chautauqua, Photo Album

Identifier: MS-0456
Scope and Contents One photo album of the Redpath-Horner Chautauqua Circuit B created by A. Ross Miller and given to Eva V. Anderson in 1914. The album contains photographs of the All-Brothers Quartet, the Musical Maids, performers Eleanor Pardee, Marvel Best, Gretchen Meyers, Etna Aakin, Margaret Owens, Eva Anderson, Hazel Hestwood, G. Tack, and several others. The photo album documents tour stops in Alliance (Neb.) The Black Hills and Lead (S. Dakota.) Oakdale (Neb.), North Platte (Neb.), Scottsbluff (Neb.),...
Dates: 1914

Research Nebraska, Agricultural Research Division Publications

Identifier: RG-10-01-06
Scope and Contents

The records consist of the magazine Research Nebraska, as well as related photographs, negatives, and contact sheets.

Dates: 1990-2005

Robert Cohen and Selma Hill, Student Life Records

Identifier: MS-0521
Scope and Contents The records consist of telegrams from the wedding of Robert Cohen and Selma Hill at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1941. Included are Selma Hill's club memberships, certificates, and awards including the Lincoln Spelling Improvement Project, Mortar Board, and Sigma Alpha Iota, photographs of Selma Hill as a member of Tassels and Sigma Delta Tau. A single artifact is a University of Nebraska sweater from when Selma Hill was president of Tassels, the University of...
Dates: 1929-1956, 2000

Robert E. Knoll, English Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-10-24
Scope and Contents The Knoll Papers mainly relate to his career as an author. They consist of correspondence and subject files compiled by Knoll, manuscripts and publications authored by Knoll, biographical materials, and a few photographs and miscellaneous items. The correspondence and subject files contain letters between Knoll and various noted authors including Ezra Pound, Wright Morris, and William Carlos Williams. Most of the materials in the correspondence and subject files relate to Knoll's research...
Dates: 1955-1999

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

Robert Sandberg & Frank Hallgren, Military Propaganda Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents

The collection contains propaganda leaflets and materials created by the Psychological Warfare Branch, along with descriptions of target audiences, information on the purpose of the leaflets, and translations. Selected examples of Japanese propaganda leaflets for Australian and U.S. troops are included. Additional items include newspapers published by the Office of War Information in the Philippines, photographs, posters, and Sandberg's diary from May 1943 through June 1945.

Dates: 1943-1948

Robert W. Goss, Plant Pathology Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-08-17-01
Scope and Contents

Photos, publications and CV materials relating to Robert Goss.

Dates: 1921-1963

Roderick Kiracofe, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0440
Content Description

Roderick Kiracofe, Quilt Papers contains correspondence, quilt exhibition postcards and catalogs, magazine articles featuring Kiracofe, American quilt history research and notes, royalties and contracts, manuscript drafts, and photographs of quilts and images related to Kiracofe’s publications, The American Quilt and Cloth and Comfort, and other works.

Dates: 1960-2015

Rollin Steele, RDVA Military Records

Identifier: MS-0564
Scope and Contents

The records consist of photographs of Rollin Steele and the S.S. Haverford Victory, an original painting of Camp Hallein by inmate Oth. Reithmeyer, part of a memoir and history written by Steele, and photocopies of postcards and photographs from scrapbook pages including information about Captain Robert S. Blanton.

Dates: circa 1942-1946, 1955-1995

Ronald Goede, Student Life Papers

Identifier: MS-0563
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of a large photo album containing proofs, negatives and prints from photojournalism class, Journalism 75, and botany class, samples of satirical University of Nebraska-Lincoln newspapers, Goede's military memorabilia including official ID cards, letters and documents, Air Force insignia, military ID tags, photos, a vita, and obituaries.

Dates: 1952-1969, 2020-2021; Majority of material found within 1952-1969

Ronald Petocz Slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0019
Content Description Dr. Ronald G. Petocz worked in Afghanistan from 1971 to 1978. While there, he shot photographs he would have developed into slides documenting his travels visiting different parts of the country to ascertain protected areas for the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The collection of 35mm slides deals with the local communities in places such as the Pamir Mountains, the Wakhan Valley and Nuristan where the endangered snow leopard...
Dates: 1971-1978

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: 1884-1988

Roy Henry Heaton, Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0132
Scope and Contents The photographs are those taken throughout Roy Henry Heaton’s life with most of them dating from the 1930s to 1950s. The photographs relate primarily to Heaton’s work, travels, family, and interest in photography. Three group photographs show Heaton with friends at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and other noteworthy photographs show his work as a drafting instructor with the WPA in Montana.Other items include three letters Heaton wrote to his mother, including a letter...
Dates: 1901-1981

Royal Shakespeare Company Visit to UNO

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0197
Scope and Contents

The Royal Shakespeare Company visited the University of Nebraska at Omaha in March 1975, staging performances and holding workshops and instructional sessions. The collection includes photographs, a program, and a copy of the publication England in the Age of Shakespeare.

Dates: 1975

Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

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: 1918-1986

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

Ruth Diamond Levinson, Physical Education for Women Papers

Identifier: RG-23-18-14
Scope and Contents

The papers include Ruth Diamond Levinson's correspondence, drafts of papers and lectures, scrapbooks, photographs, publications, clippings, and bulletins related to physical education and teacher education.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1906-2011

Ruth Louise Schoch Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-016
Identifier: MSS-0118
Content Description The Ruth Louise Schoch Papers include two photo albums, one photo holder, and a small number of loose photographs. It is likely that not all of the photographs grouped together in this collection were assembled by Schoch. Schoch’s name along with the date June 4, 1919 appears in the front of the photo album with the most captions and personal notes. Some of this information will be of use in further identifying locations and people in the photographs. The Schoch album includes...
Dates: circa 1910-1930

Sally Garoutte, Quilt Papers

Identifier: MS-0302
Scope and Contents The Sally Garoutte papers contain correspondence, typescripts, and published works focused on quilts and quilt history. The research materials focus on quilts and information on textiles and textile trade. The materials include several sets of fabric swatches. Photographs documenting quilts and quilters can also be found in the collection. The Garoutte papers were maintained by the American Quilt Study Group and both the papers and the AQSG records contain research files that are arranged in...
Dates: 1685-1996

Sam Fried Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0129
Scope and Contents These eleven volumes were compiled by Holocaust survivor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Sam Fried in 2013. Through thousands of pages of documents including letters, speeches, photographs, and other material, Fried shared the story of his life with his wife and fellow Holocaust survivor Magda Fried, and philanthropist and wife Frances Fried. The books as titled by Fried are: A-5053 Sam Fried Holocaust Survivor; A-5854 Magda Chunovic Fried, Feb 14, 1929 To Nov 4, 1985; A-5053 Sam Fried...
Dates: 1925-2013; Digitized: 2018

Sam Walker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0125
Content Description The collection of Sam Walker includes posters, fliers, LPs, and ephemera documenting Omaha organizations, events, and people in the 20th and 21st centuries particularly related to activism, music, and culture. Topics covered include anti-Vietnam War protests, protests against the demolition of Jobbers Canyon, Omaha sheet music, Wounded Knee legal defense fund, Omaha music and performers, Al Smith, jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson, and the Omaha centennial celebration. The fourteen LPs in the...
Dates: circa 1928-2016

Samuel Avery, Personal Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Identifier: RG-05-10-05
Scope and Contents

The materials in this record group are designated as Avery's personal papers, including correspondence, honorary degrees and awards, and items relating to Avery's death.

Dates: 1896-1942

Scrapbooks, Physical Education for Women Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23-18-09
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks in the Physical Education for Women records were compiled over multiple years, possibly by staff or faculty in the department. The scrapbooks include copies of department programs and invitation for events, lists of participating students, coursework, statistics, and other materials related to the administration of the department. The scrapbooks also include wedding, birth, and other announcements from alumnae of the department, sometimes including photographs.

Dates: 1894-1976

Selleck Quadrangle, Residence Hall Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-38-06-09
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1995

Sheldon Art Association, Records

Identifier: RG-54-08-00
Scope and Contents

The records include minutes, postcards, and mailings created by the Sheldon Art Association.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2008-2010

Sheldon Art Gallery, Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-54-01-00
Scope and Contents

The materials include organizational records, minutes of meetings, financial reports, photographs, subject files, and materials relating to the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2008

Sheldon Family, Photographs

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0507
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of cabinet card photographs of Adams Bromley and Mary Frances Sheldon, reproduction photographs of A. Bromley, Mary Frances, and other Sheldon family members copied from a family scrapbook for use at the Sheldon Museum of Art, photographs and cabinet cards of unidentified Sheldon family members, and photographs of a boat, a cat, and landscapes.

Dates: circa 1880-1920, undated

Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Collection

 Collection — Box: 2019-049
Identifier: MSS-0149
Content Description The collection of Shirley and Leonard "Buddy" Goldstein documents the work of Shirley Goldstein as she became an activist on behalf of Soviet Jewish dissidents (known as refuseniks) to help them leave the USSR for Israel and the U.S. In the 1970s, Shirley Goldstein made several trips to the Soviet Union where she met with dissidents and witnessed firsthand the oppression of Soviet Jews. Goldstein smuggled in products the dissidents could sell until she came under scrutiny of Soviet...
Dates: circa 1920-2017

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