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Woodrow Wilson, Collection

 Collection — other: 1
Identifier: MS-0050
Scope and Contents The collection contains an assortment of materials including photographs, postcards, a leaf from a tree at Wilson’s birthplace in Virginia, reporductions of manuscripts, letters and cartoons.

Woods Family, Art Donation Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-54-05-00
Scope and Contents The collection includes a history of the Woods family, correspondence regarding works of art, donations, fund development, and oversight. Appraisal and valuation documents provide information on the art work collected by the Woods family and those pieces donated to the University. The materials also document the process and resolutions proposed to accept the donations and contributions from the charitable gifts of the family.

Work Projects Administration, Art

 Collection — other: 1
Identifier: MS-0103
Arrangement Series 1. Gratton, Frank Stanton, Nebraska

Series 2. Olds, Elisabeth Omaha, Nebraska

Series 3. Leindekcer, Albert H.

Series 4. Byxbe, Lyman Omaha, Nebraska

Series 5. Miscellaneous

Workshops, Lectures, and Awards, Chemistry Department Records

 Collection — other: 001
Identifier: RG-12-08-07
Abstract College of Arts and Sciences

World Affairs Institute Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0103
Scope and Contents The World Affairs Institute Series comprises the print and audio records of the World Affairs Institute, a lecture series organized by the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The institute ran from academic year 1947/1948 through 1971/1972. It was originally directed by William E. Daugherty, a professor of government at the University of Omaha. The institute featured a series of lectures on foreign affairs and policy issues. Speakers came from...

"World News and Views," Summer Sessions Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-25-10-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of programs from Summer Session's "World News and Views".  A list of speakers is available.

World War I, Posters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0126
Scope and Contents Includes posters issued by France, United States, Great Britain, Italy,.  The posters are intended to encourage civillians to ration their food, support the troops, and buy war savings bonds.  Therre are also recruitment posters for the U.S. Navy, Army, and Marines. The posters are intended to boost moral and support of the war. Included in this set of posters is one from the Czechoslovak Recuiting Office in New York City.

World War I, Publications & Artifacts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of materials pertaining to WWI.  These include political cartoons, atlases, photographs, magazines, postcards (British, French, and German), posters, scrapbooks, and medals.  The medals include one presented to the University of Nebraska by the University of Paris, as well a collection of French commemorative medals which depict different battles and people who played significant roles in the war.  The materials deal primarily with the Allied perspective of...

World War II Poster Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0037
Scope and Contents The World War II Poster Collection consists of 35 United States war propaganda posters, representing 31 unique images, with four duplicates. The majority of the posters were produced by the United States Office of War Information in 1942 and 1943, with the exceptions of one poster produced by the American National Cross and United States Army Nurse Corps, one poster produced by the United States Army Information Branch, and one poster (of which we have two copies) produced by the Union...

World War II Posters & Memorabilia

 Collection — other: 001-008
Identifier: MS-0238
Scope and Contents This important collection of pictorial material from the Second World War was gathered and preserved by Ms. Ruby Wilder Shile Assistant Reference Librarian at the University of Nebraska During the War. Not falling within the usual kinds of material handled by libraries, it has remained unorganized until’ the present. It is now accessible for research and consultation in the Archives/Special Collections Division of the University Libraries. The posters are grouped alphabetically by country and...

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.

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