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Anna Perainen Travel Diary, 1946

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0058
Identifier: MSS-0058
Content Description Travel diary of a woman believed to be Anna Perainen from the Midwest visiting the West Coast of the United States. She visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Canada. A partial transcription of the journal entries provided by the seller: "July 6th, Today was the day. I really stepped around getting everything around the home in order to leave it to Dick Wallace and Frank Moore for 2 months. Marianne and Dick took me to the train. I kissed them goodbye...
Dates: 1946

Artifacts, Physical Education for Women Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23-18-12
Scope and Contents The collection of women's physical education memorabilia includes athletic equipment, trophies, plaques, and athletic wear.  An additional inventory is available.
Dates: 1900-1980s and undated

Association of Women Students, Student Life Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-38-02-06
Scope and Contents The majority of the materials deal with the internal workings of the Association of Women Students (AWS) and include correspondence, minutes of meetings, a constitution with revisions, and officer lists. AWS activities are documented through scrapbooks and photographs.
Dates: 1911-1970

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

Carole Oles, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0361
Scope and Contents Notes and research materials, drafts, manuscripts, and typescripts created by Carole Oles comprise the bulk of her papers. Her curriculum vitae, three envelopes of photo negatives, and one folder of correspondence are also included. The photographs may be portraits of Oles. The single folder of correspondence relates to a literary editing class Oles taught in 2004 at California State University, Chico. For individual works, notes and research materials precede drafts, proofs, illustrations, and...
Dates: 1983-2007

Carrie Chapman Catt, Letter

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0174
Scope and Contents The letter written December 20, 1927 by Carrie Chapman Catt to Kate F. O’Connor was formerly inserted in volume 1 of Ida Husted Harper, The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (1899), inscribed by Susan B. Anthony to Miss Kate F. O’Connor. The book in which it was found formerly belonged to Edith E. Abbot. The three-paragraph letter discusses press coverage of a speech and women’s organizations.
Dates: 1927, Dec. 20

Ceres Club, Records

 Collection — Other: 001
Identifier: RG-47-03-00
Scope and Contents The collection consists of minutes, scholarship records, and history of the Ceres Club, a faculty women’s club. The records include minutes that outline the activities and financial information for the club. The Hospitality Committee reports include yearly summaries for select years and monthly reports for other years.
Dates: 1923-2003

Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women, Faculty Senate Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-04-02-97
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, minutes, reports, projects, and documents containing policies and procedures of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women.
Dates: 1969-1993

Charles E. Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0350
Scope and Contents The Charles E. Cather Collection is comprised of manuscripts, both handwritten and typewritten, of several of Willa Cather's novels and short stories. The majority of the manuscript material is from her novel Sapphira and the Slave Girl. There are letters sent from Cather to her brother James, her sister-in-law Ethel, and her nephew Charles. Contracts for selected novels, both from Houghton-Mifflin and Alfred Knopf, are part of the materials. There is...
Dates: 1864-2001; Majority of material found in 1924-1971,

Claire Still, Manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0260
Scope and Contents The collection consists of graduate essays written by Claire Still while she was a student at the University of Nebraska.  Dating from 1937-1939, the essays relate primarily to social work, social reform, and public welfare programs and are titled: “The Present Status of General Relief in the United States with Special Reference to Nebraska,” “Louder Please,” “History of Social Settlements,” “History of Settlements in America,” and “Comparison of Social Diagnosis and Between Client and...
Dates: 1937-1939

Coed Counselors, Student Life Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-38-03-95
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 14 photo negatives showing the board, officers, members, and activities of the Coed Counselors.
Dates: 1953-1957

Coed Counselors, Student Life Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-38-03-117
Scope and Contents The collection consists of seven photographic prints and two negatives showing Coed Counselors.
Dates: 1953

Darrel Berg Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-15, Folder: MSS-0144.1-2
Identifier: MSS-0144
Content Description In 2003, the Rev. Darrel Berg preached a series of sermons about women of the Bible at Guemes Island Church in Anacortes, Washington. Berg's papers includes copies of these sermons, the booklet Bible Women, Their Men, Their Times, Our Times into which some of these sermons were compiled, and the 2005 sermon "A Nebraska Travelogue" about pressure on the Ogallala aquifer in Nebraska, water issues, and environmentalism.
Dates: 2003-2005

Diaries, 1965-1966

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0064
Identifier: MSS-0064
Content Description Two diaries from 1965-1966 kept by a Visalia, California woman who was a teacher. She wrote entries every day documenting her daily life including work activities, purchases, social activities, household chores, interactions with friends and family, and similar information. The diaries include biographical and familial information, which with research may enable the diarist to be identified.
Dates: 1965-1966

Dorothy Patach Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-105
Identifier: MSS-0091
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years and...
Dates: circa 1910-2015

E.A. Burnett, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-05-11-04
Scope and Contents The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by subject and covers a wide range of topics related to university administration and activities.  Among the subjects are: university events such as honors day, charter day, convocations and commencements;  student financial aid and scholarships; military training and the War Department;  budgets and planning; campus buildings; faculty and staff; the Board of Regents; University Foundation; and educational associations.
Dates: 1927-1940

Edna McGuire Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0088
Identifier: MSS-0088
Content Description The diaries of Edna Earl Martin McGuire span 1900 through 1905. McGuire wrote her name in the front of each of the two diaries, which are labeled book 3 and book 4. There is no documentation about books 1 and 2. The diaries document McGuire's daily life in Missouri including farm tasks, travel to neighboring communities and states, life with her husband Uncas McGuire as well as medical procedures she underwent. Also included is a photograph of McGuire. The following information and partial...
Dates: 1921-1925

Elgia Dawley Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0087
Identifier: MSS-0087
Content Description The diary of Elgia Leila (Wittwer) Dawley from 1921-1925 spans her years teaching French and voice in New York through her marriage in 1922, and move to Olympia, Washington. The diary includes entries for the same date for five years on the same page. The following partial transcription was provided by the seller: "1921 JANUARY: "18th, Mother left at 8:30. Came home and about cried my eyes out. In the evening the girls lit in and informed...
Dates: 1921-1925

Emma Frost Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0049
Identifier: MSS-0049
Content Description The diary of Emma Frost, a 24 year old woman from Detroit, Michigan, documents her social activities, amusements, and household activities in 1914. She mentions spending time at a yacht club, her maid, attending dances and movies, painting, trips to River Side Park, dates with men, a summer trip to Georgian Bay and Mackinac Island, and other activities. Frost used several pages in the back of the diary for expenses and as an address book. The following partial transcription of diary entries...
Dates: 1914

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 in...
Dates: 1941-1967

Faculty, Physical Education for Women Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23-18-02
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to faculty of the Physical Education for Women department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Teachers College.  Included are correspondence, awards, articles and speeches, programs, notes, newspaper clippings, biographies, bibliographies, and photographs.  There are eight folders of papers and photographs related to Mabel Lee, and one folder each for the remaining faculty represented in the collection.  Staff handbooks and a guide for the...
Dates: 1920-1983; 1930s-1960s

Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0291
Scope and Contents The papers consist of research material compiled by Pat Ferrero and Julie Silber for their film, "Hearts and Hands: A Social History of Nineteenth Century Women and Quilts." Included in the collection is correspondence with quilt historians, along with research articles sent to Ferrero and Silber. The research files are primarily articles pertaining to a wide range of topics concerning nineteenth century women, social history, and quilting, almost all of them photocopies. Additional topics...
Dates: 1783-1987

Gardia Reta Peaker Bailey Diary, 1936-1940

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0059
Identifier: MSS-0059
Content Description The five year diary of Gardia Reta (Peaker) Bailey documents life in the western United States during the Great Depression. The family lives in a trailer and stays at auto parks, such as the Wallow Saw Auto Camp, on the West Coast including in the state of Washington. Included in the diary are various pieces of ephemera including news clippings and photographs as well as notations about family members and birthdays. The diary mentions the family traveling to sell Reta's handmade baskets,...
Dates: 1936-1940

Gertrude Ball Travel Album, 1925

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0060
Identifier: MSS-0060
Content Description Travel album or scrapbook documenting the trip of Gertrude Ball, Ridgway Ball, and Della Clapper from Omaha, Nebraska to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Their trip is narrated with extensive handwritten text in the album and includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera.
Dates: 1925

Gladys I. Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0096
Identifier: MSS-0096
Content Description Description provided by the seller. The handwritten daily diary of Gladys I. Baldwin includes a few gelatin silver prints and some images, probably harvested from a high school yearbook. The diary covers the period when Gladys Baldwin of Kansas City, Missouri was in high school and it contains "details of her daily life, schooling, and social functions, and which includes among other things, an account of her consultation with a faith healer. In the opening pages of the diary, her...
Dates: 1908

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

Hagar Miller Lillico Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0139
Identifier: MSS-0139
Content Description The collection of three diaries belonging to Hagar Miller Lillico of Coatesville, Pennsylvania include two from 1907 and 1908 when she was around 23 years old and living with her parents and the third diary is from 1947 after she has married. The diary entries document activities of her daily life as a young woman and in middle age. The major event of the 1907 diary is her mother's ongoing illness and death in October 1907, which results in many diary entries about loneliness and sadness. The...
Dates: 1907-1947

Hallie Miles Diaries

 Collection — Box: MISC-10, Folder: MSS-0045
Identifier: MSS-0045
Content Description The diaries of Hallie Miles document her life in Danville, Indiana from 1940-1945, including activities at her church, sewing, visiting with friends and family, choir rehearsal, and similar activities. She mentions giving lessons to children in her home. She comments on world events such as the death of President Franklin Roosevelt and the end of World War II. Her diaries also contain many news clippings, notes, and other bits of ephemera such as a WWII ration stamps envelope. Miles used a...
Dates: 1940-1945

Hattie Lynde Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0074
Identifier: MSS-0074
Content Description The papers of Hattie Lynde of Parkers Prairie and Waubun, Minnesota include a diary she kept in 1918, two postcards mailed to her husband Cornelisu V. Lynde while she was traveling with their son Kenneth in the western U.S., and an application to join the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1905. Lynde's diary shares her daily life including moving to a new town as well as life in a doctor's household during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (referred to as the Spanish Influenza) and her take on...
Dates: 1918

Jinnohn Troeger Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-15, Folder: MSS-0145
Identifier: MSS-0145
Content Description The five year diary of Jinnohn Troeger begins on January 1, 1946 and continues through December 31, 1950. The diary was a gift to Troeger from her mother for Christmas 1945. Troeger's daily entries track social, school, family, work, and other activities in the life of a teenager and young woman in the mid-1940s through 1950. She mentions school, going out with friends and family to shows, skating, other activities, visiting Omaha and Council Bluffs regularly, work, and home life.
Dates: 1945-1950