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1941 Tomahawk Yearbook Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0195
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, class lists, photographs, slides, the original silk screens, and other material related to the 1941 Univeristy of Omaha Tomahawk student yearbook collected by editor June Anderson Soderlund.

Dates: 1940-1941

A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983, by Tommy R. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0039
Scope and Contents The book A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983 was written by University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Tommy R. Thompson in conjunction with UNO's Diamond Jubilee (75th Anniversary) Celebration in 1983. This work was the first published history of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In addition to copies of the book, the collection includes four boxes of Thompson's research notes on file cards with tabbed index guides, broken down by chapter and topic, and...
Dates: 1982-1983

Abattoir Editions Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0261
Scope and Contents The Abattoir Editions Collection comprises the correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, forms, and other papers relating to the books published by the small letterpress Abattoir Editions, in Omaha, Nebraska. Materials are arranged by the name of the author whose work was published in Abattoir Editions, with notes in the inventory list as to the types of material available for that particular author (correspondence, proofs, manuscript, etc.).New material added 2016-02-22:...
Dates: circa 1972-1999

Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0108
Content Description

The records of the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) include meeting minutes, brochures, membership lists, budgets, special projects, events, and other material documenting the organization's activities. The organization has advocated for legislation at the state level as well as advocated for the University of Nebraska to adopt an academic freedom statement for all campuses.

Dates: circa 2010-2017

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 1969-2022

American Association of University Professors University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter (UNO AAUP) Records

 Collection — Box: 2016-087
Identifier: UNO-0237
Content Description

The UNO AAUP Records consist of meeting minutes, newsletters, and organizational records extending from 1941-1989. Also included are court pleadings and transcripts created during the UNO AAUP’s efforts to obtain recognition from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents as the collective bargaining agent for the UNO faculty. The collection also holds recordings pertaining to grievances that addressed gender inequity in pay for UNO faculty.

Dates: 1941 - 1993

Arthur Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0004
Scope and Contents The Arthur Paul Papers, 1940-1974, include Paul's journals, correspondence, reports, notes, data, and other material about Afghanistan especially financial matters and economic developments in Afghanistan in the 1960s-1970s. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. Paul kept a daily diary documenting his travels and work in Afghanistan during this time period, which have been microfilmed and the first seven of the...
Dates: 1940-1974

Asa Farwell Papers, 1866-1879

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0061
Identifier: MSS-0061
Content Description The papers of Reverend Asa Farwell include correspondence and two unidentified tintypes. The four 1866 letters to Mary Ann (Sexton) Farwell, his wife, are from Bentonsport and Dubuque, Iowa; Albion, New York (while travelling); and Middlebury, Vermont. Topics discussed include church matters, travel, and family (11 pages). The collection also includes two 1879 letters from son Ed Farwell in Milton, Nebraska. He appears to be a young man or teenager at the time of the writing and...
Dates: 1866-1879

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

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

Bonnie O'Connell Papers

 Collection — Box: 2019-069
Identifier: UNO-0260
Content Description

The collection of material created and collected by Bonnie O'Connell includes newsletters, news clippings, correspondence, and other material about letterpress printing and the book arts.

Dates: circa 1980-2018

Bruce Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0015
Content Description

The collection of photographer and author Bruce Richardson includes photographs, correspondence, manuscripts and publications, and other material related to Afghanistan, especially, the Soviet-Afghan War, beginning in the 1980s. Prior to his death, Richardson donated photographs and books to the collection at various times. For example, prior to October 2012, Richardson donated 13 high-quality photographs that document the later years of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Dates: circa 1979-2016

Carl B. Whittlesey Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0086
Identifier: MSS-0086
Content Description

The papers of Carl B. Whittlesey include a diary from 1965 and a multi-year diary containing entries from 1968-1970. The collection also includes two pieces of correspondence addressed to Whittlesey when he lived in Joliet, Illinois, in the early 20th century and St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1969.

Dates: circa 1906-1970

Carl Jonas Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0023
Scope and Contents The Carl Jonas Papers hold the works of Omaha, Nebraska, novelist Carl S. Jonas. The manuscript portion of the collection includes typed novels and works-in-progress with hand-written corrections, including two versions of a novel entitled The X Family, an incomplete draft of The Deer and the Antelope Play, and three incomplete, untitled novels.New material added 2015-10-29: The papers of Carl Jonas include manuscripts of his...
Dates: 1928-1976

Chris L. Jung Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0018
Content Description The one folder containing the correspondence of Chris Jung includes letters, telegrams, and postcards sent and received by Chris and Sandra Jung while they were living in Afghanistan and after their return to the United States. The contents of the correspondence includes travel plans, Jung's research, and typical family and professional information.New material added July 22, 2022: One reel-to-reel audiotape of Afghan folk music and slides and digital images on a thumb drive from...
Dates: 1967-1972

Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan

 Collection — Box: MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0002
Identifier: APAC-0002
Content Description The 1962 Christmas letter of Peg and Bill Ryan prepared and printed for friends and family members recounts their activities in the months before and just after moving to Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple moved to Kabul from Panama when Bill Ryan accepted a human resources position with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Peg Ryan became an 8th grade teacher at the International School in Kabul. The Ryans arrived in Kabul in August 1962 and their letter includes...
Dates: 1962

Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0017
Scope and Contents

The Clarendon E. Adams Civil War Recollections consist of a 121-page typescript with handwritten annotations, entitled "Recollections of a Veteran of the Civil War," and marked as having been composed in Omaha, Nebraska, on or beginning on February 1, 1915. Included is a 1941 letter identifying the author as C. E. Adams. The Recollections describe battles, including the taking of Atlanta, and foraging on the march.

Dates: 1915

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

Dave Dunlevy Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0103
Identifier: MSS-0103
Content Description

The papers of Dave Dunlevy are primary composed of letters to his romantic interest Anita Hillman in Fort Worth, Texas documenting his service in the U.S. Air Force in at least 1965-1966 as well as other aspects of his life. Also included is a Vietnam War Tactical Air Command patch and one U.S. Air Force Permanent Change of Station Orders with one of the letters.

Dates: 1965-1966

David and Kathy England Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-042
Identifier: MSS-0126
Content Description The David and Kathy England Papers document their engagement with several Omaha-area LGBTQ+ organizations when their son came out to them as a young man. The Englands were actively involved with and in some cases founding members of a number of Omaha area organizations and initiatives including PFLAG, Proud Horizons, ANGLE (Achieving New Gay & Lesbian Endeavors), National Coming Out Day, Pride Prom, and others. The England family also appeared on the early 1990s talk show Jane hosted by...
Dates: Circa 1987-2010

David Lopez Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-0157
Content Description The papers of Dr. David Lopez include photographs and the manuscript for his book The Latino Experience in Omaha: A Visual Essay (2001, Mellen Press). The photos and text for the article “Attitudes of Selected Latino Oldtimers Toward Newcomers: A Photo Elicitation Study” published in the journal Great Plains Research, which used some of the material from the book is also part of the collection. Photographic formats represented include prints, negatives, and digital images. The photographs...
Dates: 1998-2003

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

Dowty Family Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0137
Identifier: MSS-0137
Content Description

The collection of Dowty family papers include letters, receipts from church and related to a farm, mortgage documents, and other material. Most of the letters are addressed to Falls City, Nebraska with others addressed to or from Missouri and Oregon. People sending or receiving letters include: Lydia Dowty (perhaps later Mrs. Lydia Peck), Mr. And Mrs. Allison Dowty, George Ferguson, Mary Dowty, and others.

Dates: circa 1900-1938

Edith and Joseph McGee Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0132
Identifier: MSS-0132
Content Description The papers of Edith and Joseph McGee include one letter written while traveling to Manila in the Philippines and other letters written from Shanghai, China. The letters are addressed to Edith's mother ("Ma") and Brenton. Some letters are dated 1933 and the others are presumably from 1934. Edith wrote most of the letters with Joe typing one letter. Joe McGee was a salesman and far-eastern agent for Graton and Knight Manufacturing Co. Also included is a copy of the McGees' passports provided...
Dates: circa 1933-1934

Elmer and Charles Letters

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0067
Identifier: MSS-0067
Content Description The eighteen letters of brother Elmer and Charles (last name unknown) to their sister Mrs. Roy Hanson in Lynchburg, Ohio are dated 1910-1911. Among the topics covered are Charles' interest in spiritualism.Transcriptions provided by the seller:"As to hypnotism doctors certainly have to understand the art to be successful for so many patients have so many fancies and the great idea is to control their shots make them think they are...
Dates: 1910-1911

Erwin R. and Melba Dee Eastwood Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0116
Identifier: MSS-0116
Content Description The papers of Erwin R. and Melba Dee (nee Code) Eastwood document the life of this Agra, Oklahoma, couple during their dating or courtship and later marriage during World War II through their letters. The collection also includes a small number of unidentified photographs. At the end of the war, the letters continue as Erwin Eastwood worked away from the Eastwood's Oklahoma home. The letters in the collection are addressed to Melba Dee from her boyfriend and husband Erwin Eastwood, a Seabee...
Dates: 1941-1967

Everett Hosman Ushering Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0154
Content Description The Everett Hosman Ushering Collection is one cubic foot of material, 1935 to 1973, and includes a majority of paper documents, pamphlets and booklets, photographs, and newpaper clippings. Everett Hosman gathered these items during his tenure as professor and dean of the School of Adult Education / College of Adult Education at the Municipal University of Omaha (OU). A majority of the collection relates to the correspondence course in ushering developed and taught by Hosman for the...
Dates: 1935-1973