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Aleane Fitz-Carter Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-16, Folder: MSS-0159
Identifier: MSS-0159
Content Description The papers of Aleane Fitz-Carter document her life as an entertainer and educator. Through her life's work, she fought racism, taught music and Black history and culture, and entertained audiences. See the biographical note for more comprehensive information about her life and accomplishments. In this small collection are two dozen documents including correspondence related to positions she held, news clippings with biographical information and stories of her life's work, a headshot with...
Dates: circa 1970-2022

Belle Hauser Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-020
Identifier: MSS-0104
Content Description

The papers of Belle Hauser are composed of six diaries and a small amount of correspondence. Hauser was a teacher in Pennsylvania, which she discussed in her diaries. Her collection makes reference to her interest in and perhaps involvement in the Temperance Movement and the Democratic Party. One of her letters discusses the evils of liquor (possibly a portion of a speech).

Dates: 1905-1955

Bernice Corbaley Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: UNO-0228
Identifier: UNO-0228
Content Description

This small collection contains the program from the November 31, 1931, University of Omaha Homecoming football contest against Wayne; two copies of the Municipal University of Omaha Student Council Constitution; and a few newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1931-1932

Bertha Mengedoht Hatz Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0164
Content Description

This small collection includes oversized reproductions of Bertha Mengedoht family photos, reproductions of newspaper clippings, one photograph of a display featuring art objects donated by Mengedoht, and a photocopy of the last will and testament of Bertha Mengedoht Hatz.

Dates: circa 1900 to 1963

Betti Coleman Sage Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-15
Identifier: UNO-0171
Scope and Contents

The papers of Betti Coleman Sage include programs, invitations, photographs, news clippings, and other ephemera from her years as a OU student (1955-1957) as well as some material from the University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association in the 1970s.

Dates: 1955-1974

Bing Chen Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-027
Identifier: UNO-0111
Scope and Contents The Bing Chen Papers comprises materials related to Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from about 1971 until about 1996, with the majority of content concentrated in 1994 through 1995. This collection is closed to researchers. However, much of the content is duplicated in the Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection and Dale Krane Engineering Collection, both of which are open without...
Dates: 1971-2013

Bond Issue Statements

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0210
Scope and Contents

Bond issue statements preceding the 1930 election prepared for OU Regent Paul L. Martin and OU President W. E. Sealock at their request in 1935. Correspondence and related news clippings are also in the collection.

Dates: 1930-1935

Buffett Ephemera Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0148
Content Description

The Buffett Ephemera Collection includes material about Warren Buffett, Buffett’s immediate family members, and Berkshire Hathaway. The collection is an artificial collection of donations from various individuals. Included are magazine and other news articles, fliers and other material distributed at or related to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting, University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration publications related to Buffett, and related material.

Dates: 1987-2019

Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0173
Scope and Contents The Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection includes photographs, news clippings, souvenir programs, books, ephemera, and artifacts, such as textiles and a bank in the shape of a football player, related to football at the University of Omaha, circa 1952-1956. Much of the material relates to the Tangerine Bowl victory on January 1, 1955, including a scrapbook featuring the game on the cover and a commemorative wristwatch and belt buckle presented to OU football players following the victorious...
Dates: 1952-1956

Crete Relay Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MISC-15
Identifier: UNO-0209
Scope and Contents

The Crete Relay was organized by the OU Alumni Association after an invitation from the Mayor of Omaha to the Mayor of Crete to sit with him at the OU Homecoming game against Doane College. OU alumni and students ran a 102-mile relay to hand-deliver the event ticket to Crete. The scrapbook includes news clippings, copies of the letters exchanged, and related material.

Dates: 1952

Daniel E. Jenkins Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0090
Scope and Contents The Daniel E. Jenkins Papers contains documents and photographs related to the life and career of Daniel Jenkins, University of Omaha founder and first president (1908-1926), and members of his family. The collection includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings (both contemporary and later, up to 2004); a copy of his inaugural address from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa (1896); genealogy and Jenkins family history; memorial service bulletins and articles (1927); correspondence...
Dates: 1896-2004

Danielle Simpson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0268
Content Description

The scrapbook created by UNO student Danielle Simpson while an undergraduate student documents her membership in Chi Omega sorority Zeta Delta Chapter (pledged January 26, 1985), working as a student Ambassador, scholastic achievements, and other student interests and activities. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, correspondence, invitations, felt Chi Omega letters, Ambassador name badge, and other material. Also included is Simpson's Chi Omega pin.

Dates: 1984-1988

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in...
Dates: 1977-2016

Edsel Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-023
Identifier: UNO-0239
Content Description

The collection of material gathered by UNO professor Edsel Buchanan includes a selection of UNO event programs, publications, publicity materials, news clippings, and correspondence about Buchanan's publications.

Dates: 1978-2010

Ephraim Marks and David Rice Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0122
Content Description The Ephraim Marks and David Rice collection is composed of personal material about this white, gay, Omaha couple. The collection includes a scrapbook kept by David Rice showcasing some of his work as an interior designer in the 20th century in Omaha along with biographical information about Ephraim Marks and David Rice from the time around Rice’s death. A copy of an oral history interview David Rice did with the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society is also available. Also included are photos...
Dates: circa 1935-2018

Fred Moyer Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0176
Scope and Contents The Fred Moyer Collection includes game programs (1954-1957), tickets (Tangerine Bowl, 1969 season), photographs, news clippings, pages from a scrapbook, and other material documenting the football team at the University of Omaha predominantly from 1954 to 1957 including the undefeated 1954 team (1955 Tangerine Bowl champions). The collection also includes one photo of the OU baseball team from the 1957-1958 season when Moyer and other students joined the team after several students were...
Dates: 1954-1959

Great Plains Black History Museum Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-16
Identifier: GPBHM
Scope and Contents Archival material from the Great Plains Black History Museum (GPBHM) consists of over 200 document boxes of letters, photographs, clippings, artifacts, and other collection material. An archivist for the GPBHM inventoried the material and identified potential series for the collection, including Local Histories, Black Institutions, Family Papers, Rare Books, Musical Scores, Bertha Calloway’s Research Collection, Photographs, Artifacts, and Unknown or Miscellaneous documents. ...
Dates: 1906 - 1997

Hallie Miles Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0045
Identifier: MSS-0045
Content Description The diaries of Hallie Miles document her life in Danville, Indiana from 1940-1945, including activities at her church, sewing, visiting with friends and family, choir rehearsal, and similar activities. She mentions giving lessons to children in her home. She comments on world events such as the death of President Franklin Roosevelt and the end of World War II. Her diaries also contain many news clippings, notes, and other bits of ephemera such as a WWII ration stamps envelope. Miles used a...
Dates: 1940-1945

Harold Johnk Papers

 Collection — Box: 2020-023
Identifier: UNO-0266
Content Description

The papers of Harold Johnk document his student athletic career at the University of Omaha, his time as an assistant Football coach, and induction into the UNO Athletics Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1930-1984

Harry Duncan Papers

 Collection — Box: 2019-072
Identifier: UNO-0262
Content Description

The collection of material created by Harry Duncan is of undetermined origin and includes a partial transcription of an interview of Duncan, the partial text of a lecture given by Duncan, one folder of Duncan ephemera, news clippings, and other related material.

Dates: circa 1980-2000

Heartland Gay Rodeo Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0161
Content Description The Heartland Gay Rodeo Association (HGRA) collection has been organized into nine series with materials ranging from 1993-2008. The HGRA was established in Papillion, Nebraska, in 1993 as a nonprofit chapter of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA). The association was created to not only support IGRA sanctioned rodeos, but to also raise funds for area LGBTQIA+ and AIDS organizations. HGRA hosted its inaugural rodeo in 1997, an event that continued in the Omaha area for several...
Dates: circa 1993-2008

Helen Hawkins Heilman Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0229
Content Description The collection includes two Gateway yearbooks from the University of Omaha, for the years 1926 and 1927, which were the property of student Helen Hawkins, a member of Pi Omega Pi. The 1926 volume is unmarked and in good condition. The 1927 volume has numerous pieces of ephemera from 1925 through 1927 pasted upon the pages, including event invitations, event programs, seating markers, holiday and birthday cards, and news clippings. Some of these items are printed, others handwritten. Many...
Dates: 1925-1927

Joe H. Baker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0181
Scope and Contents The collection of Joe H. Baker documents his time as a University of Omaha student and president of the OU Alumni Association in 1950-1951. Included are yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, a pen given to Baker at the conclusion of his term of service to the Alumni Association, and his freshman beanie cap bearing his class year 1943. Of note in the scrapbooks are newsletters of the Alumni Association, news clippings, programs, and similar material. A wooden sign reading "Keep...
Dates: circa 1942-1951

Lambda Chi Alpha Pledges

 Collection — Box: MISC-11
Identifier: UNO-0264
Scope and Contents

One sheet of paper with the Lambda Chi Alpha crest and member signatures. the members were formerly part of Sigma Lambda Beta, which was a social fraternity established at the Municipal University of Omaha in 1949. It was the last OU fraternity to affiliate with a national organization when it joined Lambda Chi Alpha in May 1952.

It is unrelated to the Latino fraternity Sigma Lambda Beta which established a chapter at UNO in 2000.

Dates: 1952

Lawrence Youngman Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-046
Identifier: MSS-0127
Content Description

This collection includes materials from Travel & Transport, Inc., Nebraska tourism, and Haulaway, Inc. Also included are materials gathered from Lawrence Youngman’s interest in Nebraska aviation and air travel in general and from the months he spent in Europe as an Omaha World-Herald correspondent during World War II.

Dates: 1920s to 2011

Lourdes Gouveia Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description Dr. Lourdes Gouveia, professor at UNO, gathered a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. This collection reflects her efforts and 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 and...
Dates: 1870 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2010

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

Matinee Musicale Club Records

 Collection — Box: 2019-067
Identifier: MSS-0151
Content Description

The Matinee Musicale Club Records document the activities of the Omaha women's club through programs, news clippings, correspondence, and other records. Much of the collection was originally arranged in scrapbooks and binders before being disassembled.

Dates: circa 1924-2018

Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0092
Content Description The Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) collection is primarily composed of photographs in print along with negatives and some digital images. The topics of the photographs include a variety of NAP activities including the annual AIDS Walk, Night of 1,000 Stars, volunteer appreciation events, other events, as well as NAP’s former building. Celebrities participating in events include Olympian Greg Louganis, actress Shirley MacLaine, and comedian Joan Rivers. Documents are primarily related to...
Dates: circa 1992-2016

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