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A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983, by Tommy R. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0039
Scope and Contents The book A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983 was written by University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Tommy R. Thompson in conjunction with UNO's Diamond Jubilee (75th Anniversary) Celebration in 1983. This work was the first published history of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In addition to copies of the book, the collection includes four boxes of Thompson's research notes on file cards with tabbed index guides, broken down by chapter and topic, and one...

Carl Jonas Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0023
Scope and Contents The Carl Jonas Papers hold the works of Omaha, Nebraska, novelist Carl S. Jonas. The manuscript portion of the collection includes typed novels and works-in-progress with hand-written corrections, including two versions of a novel entitled The X Family, an incomplete draft of The Deer and the Antelope Play, and three incomplete, untitled novels.New material added 2015-10-29: The papers of Carl Jonas include manuscripts of his...

Carlton & Territa Lowenburg, Collection on Dickinson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0090
Scope and Contents The Lowenberg Collection consists of materials relating to the life and literary work of Emily Dickinson. It includes selected copies of manuscripts, pamphlets, periodicals, newspaper clippings, and items dealing with Dickinson's life, her family, friends, associates, and mentors. There are also items that are associated with the Dickinson's community and the time period in which she lived. Materials in the collection also document the Lowenberg's work in gathering the collection together....

Clyde T. Mastin, Account Book

 Collection — other: 1 folder
Identifier: MS-0252
Scope and Contents On orders from his father, Clyde T. Mastin kept a detailed account of the money he spent during his years at the University of Nebraska from 1895 to May 1899, when he spent $5.00 for his diploma.  The remainder of the account book is filled with itemized expenses and income from a period during which he worked for the railroad.

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-091
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the paper 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. These files have not yet been organized.New material added 2016-03-15: This collection includes 1) Materials generated following Professor Weber’s announcement that...

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...

Douglas County Election Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0004
Scope and Contents Records of the Douglas County Election Commission, of Douglas County, Nebraska, including Omaha. Records include folders of maps and charts, 1949-1979 and undated, with item list; printout of Presidential returns from 1984; various returns, 1980-1990; various election results/analysis, 1970s-1980s; Sewer Improvement District, mayoral, 1970s-1980s; election analysis, 1960-1977; ledgers, 1890-1953, 1958-1964, 1968-1979; rolled maps, 1930-1991 and undated; the City of Omaha ledger, 1893-1915;...

Edsel Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-023
Identifier: UNO-0239
Content Description There are quite a variety of materials in this small collection. Along with monographs, the collection includes a selection of UNO event programs, publications, and publicity materials.

Exercise with Ernie

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0202
Scope and Contents The Exercise with Ernie exercise program developed by Physical Education professor Ernie Gorr includes a booklet and audiocassette tape.

Fossil, Oregon, Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: MSS-0070
Content Description Three ledgers from mercantiles or general stores in Fossil, Oregon, in the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries. The stores were Hoover and Watson and the second was identified only as K&S. The first ledger has "Ledger" stamped on the spine and first page is stamped with "Hoover and Watson Dealers in General Merchandise Fossil Or." The ledger begins with an alphabetical listing of individuals followed by 455 pages of expenses for the mercantile store dated...

Icarian Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0026
Scope and Contents The Icarian Collection consists of court documents, correspondence, and other material created by the Icarian community in Corning, Iowa in the 19th century along with research material created and collected by UNO Sociology professors Wayne Wheeler and Mark Rousseau. The documents created by the Icarian community in the 19th century were received from multiple donors, including a descendant of Frank M. Davis, an attorney who worked on the community’s legal case. The research material created...

International Center for Telecommunications Management Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0067
Scope and Contents

The International Center for Telecommunications Management Collection (ICTM) is comprised of the publications of ICTM, including A Legal and Ethical Text for Telemarketers (1992) and the ICTM Research Paper Series (1989-1992, incomplete), which covers a broad range of research and policy issues related to the telecommunications industry.

Jim Thorson Papers

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

The Jim Thorson Papers is comprised of correspondence, books, and journals, dated from about 1980 until about 1997. Each publication in this collection includes a chapter or article authored by Thorson or another faculty member from the Department of Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This collection has not yet been further arranged or described.

John G. Bruner, Notebooks

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0007
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of memorandum books kept by John Bruner, an early settler of Nebraska, detailing the weather, his expenditures, trips, correspondence sent and received, and other miscellaneous matters between 1859 and 1883.   “Account Book, No. 2” records services rendered and accounts received and paid by John Bruner for the American Tract Society during 1859-1862.  The other memorandum books primarily record daily weather, including winds, clouds, and temperatures.  Some...

Joseph Thrasher Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0065
Identifier: MSS-0065
Content Description The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born 1837),...

Lawrence Youngman Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-046
Identifier: MSS-0127
Content Description This collection includes materials from Travel & Transport, Inc., Nebraska tourism, and Haulaway, Inc. Also included are materials gathered from Lawrence Youngman’s interest in Nebraska aviation and air travel in general and from the months he spent in Europe as an Omaha World-Herald correspondent during World War II.

Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 2016-100
Identifier: MSS-0089
Content Description This collection holds ledgers, journals, student notebooks, memoranda books, and memorial cards (circa 1890-1905) of unrelated provenance that were acquired from the same source. Further description is required.

Lori Arias Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0226
Content Description The collection includes UNO and non-UNO VHS tapes and a variety of reports about Shizuoka University in Japan.

Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0005
Scope and Contents The Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection covers the fine arts presswork of Harry Duncan (1916-1997) under the Cummington Press imprint, as well as examples of Duncan's work while at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, under the Abattoir Editions imprint. The collection includes books, galley proofs, prints, drawings, engraved copper plates, carved wood blocks, cards, playbills, and other materials created by diverse authors and artists and printed by Harry Duncan. These materials...

Nebraska Business Development Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0066
Scope and Contents The Nebraska Business Development Center Collection contains publications by the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) covering the period from 1977 until about 2000. The collection includes NBDC Report (a publication for small business owners with short articles on business and economic topics, 1977-2000); Nebraska Business Tax Calendar (1987); Nebraska Business Calendar (1988-2000); NBDC Board member packets (circa 1981); and miscellaneous NBDC publications, including Superior,...

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,...

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); the Douglas County Election Announcement (1854);...

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0037
Scope and Contents The Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection includes the records of the Philosophy and Kids project at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and resources used by the project. The materials cover the period from 1975 to 1978, with the bulk of resources falling in 1976 and 1977. One report from 1984 is also included. The Philosophy and Kids project was the product of a 1976 National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to two UNO professors, who served as co-directors of the...

Robert M. Spire Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0096
Scope and Contents The Robert M. Spire Papers comprise a large collection of papers, speeches, programs, writings, reports, articles, manuscripts, treatises, dissertations, correspondence, transcripts, files, poems, sheet music, audio cassettes, VHS video cassettes, photographs, awards, plaques, certificates, news clippings, pamphlets, autographed books, ephemera, and various works by or in possession of Robert M. Spires. The collection covers his entire career, including his years of service on the University...

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

 Collection
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...

Royal Shakespeare Company Visit to UNO

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0197
Scope and Contents The Royal Shakespeare Company visited the University of Nebraska at Omaha in March 1975, staging performances and holding workshops and instructional sessions. The collection includes photographs, a program, and a copy of the publication England in the Age of Shakespeare.

Rumelheart Books Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0205
Identifier: UNO-0205
Scope and Contents News clippings about author Maude Smith Delavan and her books The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue (1937) and A Rumelheart Must Roam (1939). Also included are notes collected by Lucy Phelan for a review of the book and a Books in Brief version of the book. In writing The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue, Delavan was inspired by the controversy between the Happy Hollow nieghborhood and the University of Omaha's proposed (and...

Sarah Finch Scrapbook and Unidentified Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0094
Identifier: MSS-0094
Content Description The scrapbook of Sarah Finch was created by re-using the ledger of an unidentified business. Miss Finch’s scrapbook includes sheet music, poetry, news clippings, and illustrations. The sheet music includes a printed sheet as well as the handwritten Stephen C. Fosters song "Hard Times." The merchant’s entries cover approximately 100 pages and identification of the merchant may be possible with further study.

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...

UNO Center for Collaboration Science Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0068
Scope and Contents

The UNO Center for Collaboration Science Collection thus far only includes two publications produced by the center: Principles of Collaboration (2010) and Facilitation of Technology Supported Collaboration (circa 2010).