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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

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

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

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

Heartland Gay Rodeo Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0161
Content Description The Heartland Gay Rodeo Association (HGRA) collection has been organized into eight series with materials ranging from 1993-2008. The HGRA was established 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 Omaha, Nebraska, in 1997, an event that continued in Omaha for several years. ...
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

Lourdes Gouveia Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description During Professor Lourdes Gouveia’s research she acquired and organized in file folders a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. This collection 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,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980s-2000s

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

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

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 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

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

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

Student Unrest Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0194
Scope and Contents The collection includes news clippings, resolutions, correspondence, student survey, and other documents related to the occupation student organization BLAC (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) of the office of University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor Kirk Naylor in November 1969 and the subsequent response. The students were arrested and prosecuted. The news clippings were collected by the university while the documents were collected from a variety of sources, which are not...
Dates: 1969-1973

Thomas Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0155
Content Description The papers of Nebraska State Senator Thomas S. Fitzgerald primarily document his time in office from 1975-1980. The collection material includes photographs, documents, ephemera, and other material primarily about matters related to Nebraska Unicameral business. The material was received primarily organized in binders or scrapbooks. As a state senator, Fitzgerald worked with state and county officials on acquiring a county-held building and was the major sponsor of the legislation which made...
Dates: circa 1970-1984

University Communications UNO Staff Files Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: UNO-0157
Content Description

The Office of University Communications kept these staff files handy in case a photo or other information about a member of the UNO staff, faculty, or administrator was needed for a press release or internal statement.

Dates: circa 1960s-2015

UNO Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents The UNO Athletics Collection is comprised of an array of documents and other materials related to the intercollegiate athletics program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha. The records include media guides, game programs, scrapbooks, artifacts and memorabilia, selected trophies and awards, marketing and publicity material, and administrative records from circa 1924 to the present. Included are materials related to specific sports,...
Dates: 1924-2019

UNO Dance Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0002
Scope and Contents The materials in the UNO Dance Collection relate to the University of Nebraska at Omaha's dance program, dating from the group's founding as Orchesis in the 1930s, through its replacement by The Moving Company in the 1970s, and to the present. Materials related to the Omaha Modern Dance Collective, a frequent partner of The Moving Company in the 1990s and 2000s, are also included in the collection. The papers include programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news clippings,...
Dates: 1932 - 2020

UNO Department of Black Studies Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0263
Scope and Contents Records collected from and about the Department of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha document the formative years of the department. The collection documents program planning, conflict with Academic Affairs in the 1970s, newsletters, correspondence, and other material. Further description is available by clicking on each series.These folders were originally held in the University Archives File Cabinet Collection. These folders were later supplemented by, and...
Dates: 1970-2012

UNO International Studies and Programs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0112
Scope and Contents The UNO International Studies & Programs Records comprise the print files of the University of Nebraska at Omaha International Studies and Programs unit. The material appears to date mostly from 1970-1990. The collection includes correspondence, trip reports, project reports, project proposals, forms, grant information, committee records, study abroad information, scholarship information, foreign government documents, newsletters, photographs, slides, and negatives. This collection...
Dates: 1970-2015 circa

U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives

 Collection
Identifier: USSCHA-01062009
Scope and Contents UNO alum Chuck Hagel served as a U.S. Senator (Nebraska-Republican) from 1997 to 2009 and as U.S. Secretary of Defense from 2013 to 2015 under President Obama. When he left the U.S. Senate, he donated his records to UNO. They became the U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives.The Hagel Archives contains paper documents and photos, miscellaneous digital records, digital audio and video recordings, and thousands of artifacts. These records reflect the complex relationship between...
Dates: 1923 - 2016

Vera Lundahl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0001
Scope and Contents The collection includes material produced by Vera Lundahl throughout her life, printed material, and personal material. Works produced by Vera Lundahl throughout her life, from student papers to published works, include both print articles and VHS videos. In some cases, drafts as well as finished works are included. Print materials related to dance productions at University of Nebraska at Omaha during Lundahl's tenure, include programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news...
Dates: 1909-1996