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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

Elwood W. Camp, World War II Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0055
Scope and Contents

The materials include a handwritten diary, general, special and restricted military orders from Camp's ROTC service and as part of the U.S. Army. Camp's scrapbook includes correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings following World War II. One of Camp's ancestors served in the Civil War and the letters he wrote between 1862 and 1864 were transcribed and self-published by Andrew J. Morris in 1984.

Dates: 1934-1983

Erwin Goldenstein, WWII Military Correspondence

 File — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0376
Content Description

The correspondence is comprised of approximately 100 letters that were written by Goldenstein to his wife, Valda, in Burr, Nebraska. Many of them are v-mail copies.

Dates: 1943-1944

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

Eugene J. McCarthy, Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0246
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters discussing Eugene McCarthy’s visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Dates: 1968

Everett Hosman Ushering Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
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

Fredrick J. Zydek Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0078
Content Description The Fredrick J. Zydek papers primarily document his work and career as a poet. Zydek’s collection thoroughly documents his poetry with a folder of material about each of his poems containing drafts and final versions of the poems as well as correspondence with publishers when the poems were published, which was frequently the case (15 cubic feet). Many of Zydek’s poems were published and they covered a range of topics. The collection also includes his short stories. Folders of material about...
Dates: circa 1965-2016

George H. Lee Company Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0105
Identifier: MSS-0105
Content Description

A letter from the George H. Lee Company of Omaha, Nebraska about Germozone, a product for chickens. The prospecting letter or advertisement on illustrated letterhead includes the reproduction of the signature of company vice president Donald Burke.

Dates: circa 1910

Grace Leland Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0115
Identifier: MSS-0115
Content Description The papers of Grace Leland includes over 20 letters and cards addressed to Mrs. Grace Leland at street addresses in Eagle Rock and San Diego, California and Alexandria Bay, New York from multiple correspondents. Grace Leland’s maiden name was Smalley and her husband’s name was Dwight Leland as both names are used in some the addresses on the envelopes. Also included in the collection are about a dozen letters addressed to Schuyler Crowden at St. Stephens College in Annandale-on-Hudson and...
Dates: 1922-1941

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

Harold Chenoweth Film Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0028
Scope and Contents The Harold Chenoweth Film Collection holds the digitized copies of the original films shot by Chenoweth during the first half of the twentieth century in Nebraska. The subject matter of the films include: rodeos; commercials; state fairs; highlights from Aksarben including the racetack, parade, stock animals, and factory; Delco Farm Lighting; highlights from the 1941 Rose Bowl football game between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stanford University; a 1933 California trip of...
Dates: 1915-2013

Harvey O. Werner, Horticulture and Forestry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-08-10-11
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection is correspondence and includes professional correspondence to his colleagues, letters of written instruction and progress inquiries to the staff at various experimental stations, photographs, and reprints of articles.  The correspondence also refers to Werner's activities in agricultural or horticultural organizations for which he attended meetings, held conferences, and lectured.

Dates: 1934-1986

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

Hobart Bosworth, Letter

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0247
Scope and Contents

One letter from 1935, July 20 to a Mr. Leavitt discussing acting skills, stocks and friends.

Dates: 1935, July 20

Howard H. Hutsell Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0134
Identifier: MSS-0134
Content Description

The papers of Howard H. Hutsell include five letters written by Captain Hutsell to Melba “Ginger” Hutsell, his wife, while serving in Vietnam from April to August 1967. The letters were addressed from various locations in Vietnam including Đức Phổ Base Camp and Pleiku.

Dates: 1967

Hubert Humphrey, Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0244
Scope and Contents

Two letters discussing Hubert Humphrey’s visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Dates: 1968

H.W. Caldwell, History Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-12-14-10
Scope and Contents

The correspondence is letters from James Bryce of the House of Commons, William R. Harper from the University of Chicago, and United States Senator William J. Harris. The other items in the collection relate to teaching at the university.

Dates: 1889-1901

J. Sterling Morton, Letters

 Collection — Box: Small MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0501
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 10-page diatribe written by J. Sterling Morton against politician William Jennings Bryan and Bryan’s support of the economic policy of free silver in 1896, as well as a one page typed letter from Morton dated April 6, 1896, marked "personal" to Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Charles S. Hamlin, attacking him and Senator Sherman on the Administration's official stance on "what caused the panic of 1896". The panic of 1896 was precipitated by a drop in silver...
Dates: 1896

Jack Newton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0144
Scope and Contents The Jack Newton Papers comprise the paper files of Dr. John Milton "Jack" Newton, longtime professor of psychology (1960-1999) who served as Dean of Arts and Sciences (1974-1994) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These file folders, envelopes, and loose papers have not yet been further arranged or described.New material added 2010: "Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO," written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus...
Dates: circa 1960-2010

James H. Nieuwenhuis Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0135
Identifier: MSS-0135
Content Description

The papers of James H. Nieuwenhuis include seven letters written by Master Sargeant Nieuwenhuis to Mary Virginia, his wife, and Carol Ann, their daughter, while serving in Vietnam from August 1966 to January 1967.

Dates: 1967

Jean Heringman Willacy Papers

 Collection — Box: 2020-025
Identifier: APAC-0016
Content Description The papers of Jean Heringman Willacy document her interest and travel in Afghanistan beginning in 1967 along with her work supporting Afghan refugees after the Soviet invasion. The collection includes photographs, slides, and digital copies of slides donated to the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University along with drawings by Afghan refugee children about their war experiences, a speech for Save the Children, postcards, pamphlets, booklets, reports, newsletters, correspondence, calendars...
Dates: circa 1960-1998

Jim Thorson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0120
Scope and Contents

The Jim Thorson Papers is comprised of correspondence and printed material dated from about 1980 until about 1997. This collection has not yet been further arranged or described.

Dates: 1980-1997

J.K. Marlay Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0075
Identifier: MSS-0075
Content Description The memories of J.K. Marlay of Lincoln, Nebraska of his service in the U.S. Civil War as a Major in the 60th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry are captured in a journal written in 1896-1897. The collection also includes letters addressed to Marlay's granddaughter Marjorie Noble of Portland, Oregon. The letters were written in 1892 and most were pasted into the journal. Marjorie Noble's name is written inside the journal. A partial transcript provided by the seller:...
Dates: 1892-1897

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