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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. The news clippings were collected by the university while the documents were collected from a variety of sources, which are not attributed, but can be...
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

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

UNO Arts and Sciences Deans’ Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0160
Content Description This collection includes UNO Arts & Sciences Deans' correspondence with and from the UNO Deans of Education, Fine Arts, Engineering, and CPACS, as well as several University Administrators. Also included in this collection are letters, reports, proposals, and copies of publications from UNO colleges, offices, and departments. These items were often sent to Arts & Sciences Deans for their perusal.
Dates: 1970s-2000s

UNO Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents The UNO Athletics Collection comprises a large and diverse array of materials related to the various athletics programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, including scrapbooks, photographs and slides, artifacts and memorabilia, trophies and awards, papers of athletics department faculty and staff, paintings, news and publicity material, blueprints, and audiovisual recordings, from about 1924 to the present. Included are materials...
Dates: 1924-2019

UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records

 Collection — Box: 2019-038
Identifier: UNO-0060
Scope and Contents The UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records comprise the print materials created by or gathered by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women. The records cover the period from circa 1971 to the present. Included are annual reports (1974/1975-2008/2009, incomplete), awards luncheon information (1987/1988-2012/2013), budget information (1974/1975-1995/1996), documents relating to issues of concern, constitution/guidelines,...
Dates: 1971-2013

UNO College of Education Conceptual Framework Committee Report, 2006-2007

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: UNO-0161
Content Description Records and correspondence of the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education Conceptual Framework Committee Report, which operated from 2006 to 2007. These records consist of one three-ring binder gathered and organized by David Conway, who served as chair of the committee. The output of the committee's work, according to a memo from David Conway, was "the creation of a Conceptual Framework for the college and for preparing professional educators."
Dates: 2006-2007

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, schedules,...
Dates: 1932-2017

UNO Faculty Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0007
Scope and Contents The records of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Faculty Senate (1967-2007) include minutes, agendas, publications, committee handbooks, faculty salary reports, annual reports, attendance records, bylaws, budget information, correspondence, grievances, policies, topics for consideration, election information, resolutions, retreat information, schedules, membership information, and other miscellaneous information. Also included are the records of myriad Faculty Senate committees and...
Dates: 1967 - 2017

UNO Honors Program Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0236
Content Description The records of the UNO Honors Program include meeting minutes, fliers, correspondence, photographs, and slides of the Honors Student Association as well as documents, slides, and videos of presentations by students and others associated with the UNO Honors Program.
Dates: 1981-2014

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 has...
Dates: 1970-2015 circa

UNO Legendary Woman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0158
Scope and Contents Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman who is announced and honored at the annual luncheon of the UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW). The requirements for UNO Legendary Woman honorees include that they must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. An exception to the last requirement was when...
Dates: 1920 - 2018

UNO Office of Student Affairs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0215
Scope and Contents The records of UNO's Student Affairs include photographs, UNO housing contracts, and material about student organizations including African Americans Organization, student government, and Student Programming Organization.New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes folders on student housing, the university program and facilities fee, financial aid, student government, ID cards, student ambassadors, and academic advising. A small collection of UNO telephone...
Dates: circa 1983-2015

UNO Proposal to Construct a Fine Arts Complex on the Clark Property

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0196
Scope and Contents Records of a 1987 proposal to construct a fine arts complex for the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Includes schematic drawings, photographs of the proposed sites, documents, and correspondence about a proposed fine arts complex on the south edge of UNO campus for the use of university and community arts organizations. The proposed complex would have been on land in Elmwood Park, which donated to the city of Omaha by Ben Cowdery and Mrs. W. Dale Clark. Use of that land was controversial,...
Dates: 1987

UNO Queer and Trans Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0183
Content Description The records of the Queer and Trans Services (formerly Gender and Sexual Orientation) student agency include posters and fliers, handmade signs for protests or rallies, training and orientation material, office files, photos, and other material. Some of the handmade signs were made and used in response to an itinerant evangelical preacher who frequently visits campus and espouses his beliefs that include condemnation and hate outside of the Milo Bail Student Center. The collection documents...
Dates: 1977-2015

UNO Women's Club Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0003
Scope and Contents Collection of materials created by or related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha Women's Club, from 1937 through the present. Includes meeting minutes, budget information, information on interest groups within the organization, information about scholarships offered by the organization, memorabilia from special events, press clippings, the organization's constitution and bylaws, membership information, directories, newsletters, photographs, and documents describing the organization's...
Dates: 1937-2017

UNO Women’s Resource Center Student Agency Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0232
Content Description The records of the UNO Women’s Resource Center student agency include administrative material created by the student agency as well as print and digital photographs (circa 1995-2014) and newsletters (circa 1995-1998) documenting the organization’s activities. A statement of purpose for the Women’s Resource from 1977 is the oldest document in the collection. The collection includes twelve signs created for the 2015 Homecoming drag show; one sign was deliberately ripped as part of that show's...
Dates: circa 1977, 1995-2015

Valley Grove School Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0012
Scope and Contents The Valley Grove School Collection contains original materials from the Valley Grove School, District No. 9, in Dodge County, Nebraska, covering the period from 1867 until 1951. The majority of materials are handwritten. The collection includes student homework assignments (individual assignments and composition books), school finances (itemized bills, treasurer's ledgers, invoices, receipts, and cash books), legal documents (1867 contract for building the schoolhouse, 1963 land sale...
Dates: circa 1867-1963

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, including 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 Vera's tenure, including programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news...
Dates: 1909-1996

Vivian Robenstein Correspondence

 Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0097
Identifier: MSS-0097
Content Description The Vivian Robenstein collection contains letters and postcards sent to teenager and young woman Vivian Robenstein by multiple friends. The topics of the letters include romances and relationships, dances, becoming an adult, working as a hairdresser or hairstylist, driving in cars, and other interests and activities of daily life.
Dates: circa 1927-1943

Walter and Anna McKee Halsey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0013
Scope and Contents The Walter and Anna McKee Halsey Collection comprises correspondence of Reverend Walter N. Halsey, his wife Anna Mary McKee Halsey, and their descendants, along with photographs, artifacts, and ephemera. Most of the letters were written by Anna McKee Halsey. Anna McKee's correspondence with her parents and siblings about her experiences as a missionary in New Mexico covers the time period 1884-1885. In 1908, sponsored by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Omaha, Dr. Walter Halsey and...
Dates: 1875-1970

Wanda E. Kathcart Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0043
Identifier: MSS-0043
Content Description Diary of Wanda E. Kathcart, an approximately 20 year old woman from Galesburg, Illinois from May-December 1914. The following description and partial transcription of diary entries and an enclosed letter were provided by the seller: "Wanda is about 20 years old and a young working girl although I'm not sure just where she is working. One entry she says she's been making 'auto veils.' She seems to be staying at a boarding house because during the fair she has to sleep on the floor...
Dates: 1914

Wayne Glidden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0006
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. Wayne Glidden document his research and work on Afghan refugees, education in Afghanistan, education of Afghan refugees and related topics in the 1970s-1988. The collection includes correspondence, Glidden's notes, presentations, writing, and monthly reports he prepared and contributed to for the USAID team. Glidden worked at Kabul University in the 1970s and worked on issues related to education for Afghan refugees in the 1980s.
Dates: 1974-1985