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Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0100
Content Description The diary of Lelia Ackley from July-August 1905 documents her family's move to Idaho, first to a cabin near Big Rock. The Ackleys would later move to Caldwell, Idaho and operate a general merchandise store. The Ackleys traveled via horse and wagon in July 1905 searching for a claim to stake for gold mining in the mountains southeast of Boise, Idaho. The Ackleys were searching for a cabin near Big Rock; along the way they stopped at a place called the Golden Eagle for water. Lelia Ackley...
Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0102
Content Description The diary of Lucy Brunetta Nettie Gudgeon Moon for the years 1890-1899 includes regular entries for the first years of the diary becoming less frequent in the later years. Lucy Moon recounts activities of her daily life including social interactions, her children, various activities of her church, and health matters of their family as well as others related to her husband's career as a physician or doctor in general practice. Description provided by the seller:...
Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0123
Content Description The diary of Margaret A. Baker follows her trip by railroad from Portland, Maine, U.S.A. to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The diarist records details of their train travel departing from Portland with a stopover in New Hampshire. She describes the mountains, hotels, as well as other scenes in towns and cities. The following partial transcription and description was provided by the seller:"September 23rd, A day to which we had been looking forward with the most pleasant...
Scope and Content: 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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, and subject files on citizenship, expatriation, marriage, and women lawyers.
Arrangement A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities has allowed the University Libraries to create preservation microfilm for selected materials in the Sandoz Collection. The GUIDE TO THE MICROFILM REELS provides a folder and item level listing of microfilmed materials and microfilm reels.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Record Group — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection includes diaries and journals, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia related to the work, travels, and personal lives of Mary Rokahr and her sister, Elsie Rokahr. The collection's teaching and extension materials relate primarily to home economics, women, and the University of Nebraska's teaching programs in Turkey and Yugoslavia.
Collection — Box: All
Scope and Contents The Mary Mudd Women of Color Awards Collection comprises the records of the Women of Color Awards (WOC), including foundational material that predates the awards. The Women of Color Awards were started in 2003 by Mary Mudd of UNO, Shari Clarke of the University of Nebraska president's office, and other UNO staff members. Awards were given to women of color from the Omaha community in the areas of arts and humanities, business/entrepreneurship, community service, education, youth leadership,...
Collection — Box: 1-3
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."...
Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: 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.
Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0099
Content Description The diary of Nancy Pettit McLaughlin documents her daily life after her marriage in Shiloh, Ohio. The entries reveal the activities of McLaughlin's daily life including what appears to be marital problems as she refers to "separating" from her husband in at least one instance. She also references her sister Amelia applying for a divorce. The diary's entries are regular for January-June 1898 and then cease until entries resume in 1903. The ledger also includes pages of expense at the back of the...
Collection — Box: 001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the Newsletter For Women In Agricultural Education, a newsletter sent to women participating in the Women in Agricultural Education Project. The newsletter provided a forum for the project participants, advisory committee and others to share information and to maintain awareness about women in the Agricultural Education Project.
Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: 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,...
Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0133
Content Description The diary of Sandy Tyler includes her entries from December 1964 through 1965 while working in Pakistan with the organization Basic Democracies as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her diary entries document daily life, frustrations, and travel for vacations and when leaving Pakistan.A partial transcription provided by the seller:1964"December 1st, Tonight I am alone. Karen and Jack have gone to a party at Tinghi. Spent a good hour digging up a tree for xmas. It seems...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The materials include Sigma Delta Epsilon Iota Chapter correspondence, minutes, constitution, membership rosters, history, and programs as well as materials relating to the national Sigma Delta Epsilon.
Collection — Box: 2019-038
Scope and Contents The UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records comprise the print materials created by or gathered by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women. The records cover the period from circa 1971 to the present. Included are annual reports (1974/1975-2008/2009, incomplete), awards luncheon information (1987/1988-2012/2013), budget information (1974/1975-1995/1996), documents relating to issues of concern, constitution/guidelines,...
Scope and Contents Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman who is announced and honored at the annual luncheon of the UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW). The requirements for UNO Legendary Woman honorees include that they must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. An exception to the last requirement was when...
Dates: 1920 - 2018
Content Description The records of the Queer and Trans Services (formerly Gender and Sexual Orientation) student agency include posters and fliers, handmade signs for protests or rallies, training and orientation material, office files, photos, and other material. Some of the handmade signs were made and used in response to an itinerant evangelical preacher who frequently visits campus and espouses his beliefs that include condemnation and hate outside of the Milo Bail Student Center. The collection documents...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Collection of materials created by or related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha Women's Club, from 1937 through the present. Includes meeting minutes, budget information, information on interest groups within the organization, information about scholarships offered by the organization, memorabilia from special events, press clippings, the organization's constitution and bylaws, membership information, directories, newsletters, photographs, and documents describing the organization's...
Scope and Contents Virginia Smith served as a Member of Congress from 1975-1990, representing the third district of Nebraska. She was 63 years old when she won her first election, and brought to Washington her experience as a farm wife and over two decades of public service in agricultural organizations and a number of state and federal boards and commissions. She proved to be a forceful advocate for her constituents and an effective legislator who stood up for the interests of rural Americans, particularly for...
Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0097
Content Description The Vivian Robenstein collection contains letters and postcards sent to teenager and young woman Vivian Robenstein by multiple friends. The topics of the letters include romances and relationships, dances, becoming an adult, working as a hairdresser or hairstylist, driving in cars, and other interests and activities of daily life.
Dates: circa 1927-1943
Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0043
Content Description Diary of Wanda E. Kathcart, an approximately 20 year old woman from Galesburg, Illinois from May-December 1914. The following description and partial transcription of diary entries and an enclosed letter were provided by the seller: "Wanda is about 20 years old and a young working girl although I'm not sure just where she is working. One entry she says she's been making 'auto veils.' She seems to be staying at a boarding house because during the fair she has to sleep on the floor...
Content Description UNO History professor Dr. Elaine Nelson's students collected oral history interviews in spring 2017 for a course that resulted in the exhibit "Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch Through History" in January-July 2018 at the Durham Museum in Omaha. The interviews were collected from Omaha women and other people who knew the women such as descendants. Women included in the exhibition were: Dr. Jacqueline St John, Rita Melgares, JD, Ella Jean Rogers, Sarah Joslyn, Octa Keen, MSN, Rose Blumkin,...
Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0082
Content Description Diary of a young woman from a privileged background writing in the first half of the 1920s. Topics covered in her diary entries include yacht clubs, dancing, parties, golfing, tennis, trips to New York and California, as well as other topics. Places mentioned include White Sulphur, New Brighton, Farmington, Rolling Rock, New York, Bellows Falls, and others. The diary begins on November 6, 1920, and continues through 1924. The diarist’s birthday is December 1st and she is 19 years old when she...
Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0057
Content Description The collection was created by an unidentified young woman and includes her diary with entries from January-July 1942 and six letters from January-February 1944. The diary begins with a brief recap of 1941 and continues to document the author’s interest in securing a civil service position in Washington, D.C. during World War II, working in government positions (including doing indexing) and the Observer newspaper, listening to President Franklin Roosevelt on the radio, and other facets of her...
- Subject: Women X
- University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections 38
- Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries 18
- Diaries 20
- Photographs 20
- Correspondence 15
- personal papers 12
- records (documents) 5
- Women -- Nebraska -- Omaha 4
- Women--Education 4
- picture postcards 4
- Scrapbooks 3
- Women 3
- Women -- Education -- United States 3
- Women authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 3
- Women travelers -- United States -- Diaries 3
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- awards 3
- clippings (information artifacts) 3
- letters (correspondence) 3
- Couples 2
- Depressions -- 1929 2
- Home economics extension work 2 ∧ less
- French 1
- German 1
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women 2
- van Saun, Matthew 2
- Ackley, Helen 1
- Ackley, Lelia 1
- Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954 1
- American Council on Education 1
- American Public Health Association 1
- American Quilt Study Group 1
- Ashton, Dudley 1
- Associated Country Women of the World 1
- Association of Women Students. University of Nebraska--Lincoln. 1
- Bailey, Gardia Reta Peaker 1
- Baker, Margaret A. 1
- Baldwin, Gladys I. 1
- Ball, Gertrude 1
- Ball, Ridgway 1
- Basic Democracies 1
- Bereck, Elvera 1
- Berg, Darrel E. 1
- Blackburn, Heidi 1 ∧ less