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Orville Menard Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0185
Scope and Contents The Orville Menard collection includes his diplomas from OU and the University of Nebraska, a program from the 1961 commencement ceremony, a photograph from 1954 of three men playing hockey, and a white "Omaha U. / OUampi" t-shirt. University Archives staff added a copies of his obituary from the time of Menard's death in January 2014.In 1991, Menard offered audio recordings of 25 oral history interviews he completed in 1979-1980, some with Prof. Harl Dahlstrom, to the...
Dates: 1951-2014

Peycke Brothers Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0106
Identifier: MSS-0106
Content Description A letter from Peycke Brothers of Omaha, Nebraska, dated April 11, 1876, to a customer about stock arriving and the prices at which each would be sold. Peycke brothers billed itself as "commission merchants and wholesale oyster dealers."
Dates: April 11, 1876

Philip Boatright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Content Description This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal documents, book catalogues, edited and unedited manuscripts of poetry from Philip Boatright and related individuals. The collection also includes works and personal papers from Boatright’s late wife Evelyn Hamilton Boatright. Items related to Evelyn Hamilton Boatright include works of poetry, manuscripts and drawings. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and edited proofs relating to a number of poetry collections....
Dates: 1974-2014

Principal's Letterpress Books, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Records

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-08-21-06
Scope and Contents Principal's letterpress books from the School of Agriculture (now Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources) from 1907.
Dates: 1907

Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0113
Content Description The records of the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center documents some of the activities of the center such as providing information and support to the LGBTQ+ communities. Material in the collection includes brochures from Omaha area organizations such as GLSEN and PFLAG, educational reports and brochures on topics such as health and aging, buttons from local events such as Pride in the early 1990s, signs displayed at the center, and other material. New material added 2017-12-11: The...
Dates: 1989-2013

Returned Books Letter

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: UNO-0246
Identifier: UNO-0246
Content Description On May 17, 2018, UNO's Criss Library received a note along with three books being returned to the UNO Libraries by an alumnus after 40 years. The note reads: "To Whom It May Concern – 40 years ago I walked out of the UNO Library with these books and never got around to returning them. / Please forgive my laziness and reluctance to not only properly check them out – but for keeping them so long. – A former Student." The books returned were: The Complete Jack the Ripper by Don Rumbelow,...
Dates: May 17, 2018

Richard Newell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0010
Scope and Contents The papers of Richard Newell include material related to his areas of research interest in Afghan studies. Newell was an historian and a representative of the Asia Foundation in Kabul, Afghanistan in the mid-20th century. The collection includes correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing papers, and related material.
Dates: 1960-1972

Robert and Romaine McIntyre Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-094
Identifier: MSS-0083
Content Description The papers of Robert McIntyre and Romaine Packard McIntyre include correspondence, diaries, calling cards, and other material created both by the couple and members of their extended family. Many of the letters are from Robert to Romaine or Roma while they were courting. The couple lived in Chicago, but also had connections in other parts of the country including Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Colorado, and elsewhere. The following information and partial...
Dates: circa 1890-1910

Robert B. Howell Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0007
Scope and Contents

The collection holds the correspondence files of U.S. Senator Robert B. Howell from his tenure in Congress and date from approximately 1922 through 1933. The files are organized alphabetically with only the letters A, R, and S represented in the folder headings. The folders contain many sheets directing the user to another heading. These see also sheets were produced by the creator of the files. Howell chaired the Committee on Claims from 1927 to 1933.

Dates: 1922-1933

Robert E. Clogston Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-090
Identifier: MSS-0081
Content Description The papers of Robert E. Clogston document his service in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from November 1950 to March 1954. Clogston was from Williamstown, Vermont and was known as Butch. Clogston was stationed at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Naval Station Argentia in Newfoundland, Port Lyautey in Morocco, and Trinidad in the British West Indies. He was a builder in the Navy and helped with construction on military bases. His first letter was sent from the Recruit Training Center in Davisville,...
Dates: 1950-1954

Robert F. Kennedy, Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0241
Scope and Contents Two letters discussing Robert F. Kennedy’s visit to the UNL campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.
Dates: 1968

Robert Gilmer and René Orduña Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0120
Content Description The Robert Gilmer and René Orduña collection is composed of personal and professional material from Gilmer and Orduña’s lives together. Most of the material covers the lives of Gilmer and Orduña in Omaha from the period after they left New York City in 1986 through the 2010s. The collection includes photographs, posters, programs, items from Gilmer and Orduña's wedding, and news coverage of Dixie Quicks, René Orduña, and RNG Gallery.
Dates: circa 1980-2018

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

Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0316
Scope and Contents The Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection is comprised of letters written by Willa Cather, Roscoe Cather, Meta Schaper Cather, Elsie Cather, Edith Lewis, and other family members or friends of Cather. The letters Cather wrote to her brother show a close and loving relationship between the two siblings. Cather shared personal stories, asked questions about financial matters, and shared thoughts about her work. Cather believed that Roscoe, of all her family, best understood her goals and achievements...
Dates: 1908-1977

Roy Williams Steele, Letter

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0249
Scope and Contents One letter to Dudley Leavitt from Roy Williams Steele from 1937.
Dates: 1937

Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Kopecky's personal papers and includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, subject files, and some newspaper clippings. The materials mainly relate to Kopecky's work as a political journalist after World War II. Almost all of the materials in the collection are in Czech. English translations are provided in quotations wherever possible.
Dates: 1939-1981

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

Ruth K. Irvine, Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0251
Scope and Contents The Ruth K. Irvine, Papers collection consists mostly of holiday greeting cards and brief letters from 1911-1967. Correspondence also includes a few undated letters written by Ruth Irvine to family and friends. The three programs are for the Nineteenth Annual Tech Show “Not a Chance” produced by the student body of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1917, a 1924 band program in Long Beach, California, and the 1936 dedication of the alumnae building at Smith College.
Dates: 1911-1967

Selig S. Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0008
Scope and Contents The collection of Selig Harrison includes writings, correspondence, notes, and other material collected and created by the author and journalist who has written extensively about Asia, including Afghanistan, before, during, and after the Soviet invasion.
Dates: 1940-1999

Seven Anderton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0022
Scope and Contents The Seven Anderton Papers are comprised of the manuscripts, correspondence, and published works of short story author Seven Anderton, from circa 1926-circa 1958. The majority of his stories are westerns or detective fiction. One series of the collection comprises seven boxes of files containing primarily manuscripts and correspondence (both professional and personal), along with some newspaper clippings, check stubs, purchase orders, tax forms, songs, poems, magazines, cards, and family...
Dates: 1926-1958

Shirley A. Collins Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0003
Identifier: APAC-0003
Content Description The letters of Shirley A. Collins to her parents and other family members in the United States detail her life and activities while a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan. The forty-four letters begin with her travel to the U.S. embassy in Kabul in October 1967 and end with her impending departure from Afghanistan in June 1969. Collins was a teacher in Jalalabad in the province of Nangarhar during her time in Afghanistan. Her letters to her family in the U.S. include accounts of her daily life,...
Dates: 1967-1969

Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Papers

 Collection — Container: 2019-049
Identifier: MSS-0149
Content Description The collection of Shirley and Leonard "Buddy" Goldstein documents the work of Shirley Goldstein as she became an activist on behalf of Soviet Jewish dissidents (known as refuseniks) to help them leave the USSR for Israel and the U.S. In the 1970s, Shirley Goldstein made several trips to the Soviet Union where she met with dissidents and witnessed firsthand the oppression of Soviet Jews. Goldstein smuggled in products the dissidents could sell until she came under scrutiny of Soviet authorities...
Dates: circa 1920-2017

Steppenwolf Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0025
Scope and Contents The Steppenwolf Collection spans the years 1938-1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1977. The collection features the papers of Philip Boatright, editor of Steppenwolf: A journal of poetry and opinion, and his associate, Jean Shannon. Steppenwolf an independent, literary journal, featured poetry from the late 1960’s through the mid 1970’s. The Collection contains correspondence, books, manuscripts, photographs, newsletters, postcards, catalogs, and sound recordings. Also...
Dates: 1938-1991

Steve Hendricks Papers

 Collection — Box: 2019-074.1-5
Identifier: MSS-0153
Content Description Description provided by Steve Hendricks, the donor: I gathered the documents to write my 2006 book The Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country, a work of history (chiefly the 1970s) and contemporary journalism. The documents fall into 5 general categories: (1) Documents related to the FBI's investigation of the murder of the American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Aquash. The Aquash case has been a focus of controversy for...
Dates: circa 1970-2007

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 attributed,...
Dates: 1969-1971

SummerWorks Omaha Employment Academy Records

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0219
Identifier: UNO-0219
Scope and Contents The collection of material from SummerWorks Omaha Employment Academy also known simply as SummerWorks Omaha includes correspondence to donors, programs, and pamphlets.
Dates: 2012-2014

Susette La Flesche, Letter

 Item — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0313
Scope and Contents The La Flesche letter is seven pages in length, written on two leaves of paper. She writes to Annie E. Howe in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Her letter references a school centennial and memories of her school friends. She writes about her brother being on a buffalo hunt and the ages of her sisters and where they are living. She mentions the Winnebago Tribe, experiences of children and the missionary school, and chapel on Sundays. The letter may have been written in 1877 as the postmark date on the...
Dates: 1876, Jan. 9

T.E. Hartung, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-08-01-05
Scope and Contents Correspondence of T.E. Hartung, Dean of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Dates: undated

UN-L Budget Hearings Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0095
Scope and Contents The UN-L Budget Hearings Collection contains material related to the October 1991 budget hearings at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. The collection includes audio recordings of the hearings on cassette tape and loose reports, statements, correspondence, and other papers related to the budget. This collection has not yet been organized. In 1991, during a time of economic recession, Nebraska Governor Ben Nelson's budget granted significantly less funding than the University of Nebraska...
Dates: 1991

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: 1960s to present

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