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World War II Soldier Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0112
Identifier: MSS-0112
Content Description The diary of a young man from the Midwest who enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 documents his enlistment and early days in the U.S. military during the waning days of World War II. The unidentified young man is attending school in Illinois as noted in the early entries when he receives a draft notice. He mentions Shelbyville, Effingham, and Sullivan as well as traveling through Fort Sheridan before arriving at a base in Georgia for his training. He mentions attending a lecture about sex...

World War ll, Collected Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0061
Scope and Contents Included in the collection are the following materials: Folder 1, Bible News Flashes, 1942, published in Minneapolis, Minnesota and interprets World War II in as the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy; Inside Germany, 1943, Jan. 24, anti-Nazi cartoon flier with quotations from Nazis glorifying Germany; Information Service, 1943, Apr. 24, bulletin newsletter by the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ with documentation on the holocaust.  U.S. Navy Department Communique, 1943, March-May,...

WPA Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0011
Scope and Contents The WPA Records are drafts and research notes used for the books and pamphlets produced by the Omaha office of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers' Project (FWP) (1935-1943). The bulk of the papers are typescript, with a few handwritten notes. The collection includes reports about architectural works (primarily buildings), businesses and industry, cemeteries, charities, collections, crime and criminals, defense trainee interviews, education, ethnicity (race and national...

Wrestling, Men's Athletics Records

 Collection — other: 1 folder
Identifier: RG-39-09-00
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, team photos, and programs from various wrestling meets.

Wright Morris, Collected Materials

 Collection — other: 001-002
Identifier: MS-0117
Scope and Contents The Morris collected materials include a holograph manuscript page from the novel Plains Song. The single page contains 24 lines in black ink. There are photocopies of correspondence between Morris and David Madden, many of the letters contain nicknames that the two correspondents created. There are cassette-recorded lectures and interviews of Morris recorded by Nebraska Educational Television during his semester at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as a visiting lecturer. Some of the recorded...

Wright Morris, Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0049
Scope and Contents The Morris papers include correspondence to his friends, colleagues, editors and publishers, and many other people who admired his published work. The manuscript materials include typescripts, editing galleys, and other documents associated with the publication of his novels, short stories, or criticism. There are also photographs of Morris, though no photograph material created by Morris.

W.W. Burr, College of Agriculture Records

 Collection — other: 1-2
Identifier: RG-08-01-02
Scope and Contents The collection consists of subject files and W.W. Burr's personal correspondence, biographical information, photographs, publications, and speeches.   The subject files cover a variety of topics, with many related to agriculture, chemical research, and education.

W.W. Ray, Botany Papers

 Collection — other: 1
Identifier: RG-12-07-15
Abstract College of Arts and Sciences

Wyn Reddall, Quilt Papers

 Collection — other: 1-3
Identifier: MS-0294
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence between Wyn Reddall and numerous quilters and quilt historians. It also includes correspondence from the American Quilt Studies Group (AQSG) office concerning quilt researchers, quilt organizations, authors, and others. The collection includes files concerning research about pieced-letter quilts and about a number of individual quilters. Finally, it includes newsletters, book announcements, and assorted quilt-related cards, photographs, calendars, and...

Xenia Cord, Quilt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0287
Scope and Contents The materials include an article about "The Great Midwest Quilt Show and Sale," a booklet about the show that contains advice on how to buy an antique quilt. There are several publications produced for quilt shows and museum exhibits, with a catalog for the show "Marie Webster Quilts: A Retrospective," held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1991. The collection contains a piece of centennial fabric from the back of an 1880s quilt.

Y Group, Student Organizations Records

 Collection — other: 003
Identifier: RG-38-03-107
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photo negatives showing Y group activities.

YMCA of Greater Omaha Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0039
Content Description The records of the YMCA of Greater Omaha include material from the organization’s founding in the 19th century through the 21st century. Material documenting board meetings from the 1880s to the early 21st century is nearly complete. Also included are: newsletters and newspapers, fundraising material, membership information, marketing material, photographs (bulk 1970s-1990s), scrapbooks, and a small amount of media formats including VHS videotapes. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings...

Young America's Foundation, Nebraska Chapter, Student Organizations Records

 Collection — other: 1
Identifier: RG-38-03-25
Scope and Contents The materials include several copies of the YAF Nebraska Chapter newsletter "Upright."

Young Democrats, Student Organizations Records

 Collection — other: 003
Identifier: RG-38-03-106
Scope and Contents The collection consists of five photo negatives showing members and activities of the Young Democrats.

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Student Organizations Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-38-03-01
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, proposed programs, student handbooks, event programs, conference brochures, annual reports, newsletters, photographs, and member information from the University of Nebraska Lincoln's YMCA.

[Young Woman] Diary, 1920-1924

 Collection — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0082
Identifier: MSS-0082
Content Description Diary of a young woman from a privileged background writing in the first half of the 1920s. Topics covered in her diary entries include yacht clubs, dancing, parties, golfing, tennis, trips to New York and California, as well as other topics. Places mentioned include White Sulphur, New Brighton, Farmington, Rolling Rock, New York, Bellows Falls, and others. The diary begins on November 6, 1920, and continues through 1924. The diarist’s birthday is December 1st and she is 19 years old when she...

[Young Woman] Papers, 1942-1944

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0057
Identifier: MSS-0057
Content Description The collection was created by an unidentified young woman and includes her diary with entries from January-July 1942 and six letters from January-February 1944. The diary begins with a brief recap of 1941 and continues to document the author’s interest in securing a civil service position in Washington, D.C. during World War II, working in government positions (including doing indexing) and the Observer newspaper, listening to President Franklin Roosevelt on the radio, and other facets of her...

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), Student Organizations Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-38-03-02
Scope and Contents The majority of the records deal with the internal workings of the Y.W.C.A. The materials contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, fiscal records, reports, and lists of officers. The papers also contain information on projects, circulars and brochures, programs, and articles. There are two manuscripts: one of Norma Kidd Green's book The First Seventy-Five Years, 1884-1959, of the Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nebraska and a second by Helen Thoburn titled Grace...

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