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Music -- Nebraska -- Omaha

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Cox Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0010
Scope and Contents The Henry Cox Collection includes: two photocopies of a lengthy biographical work, "The Life and Career of Henry Cox," author unknown; news clippings about Cox; and the Omaha Musicians Directory, 1914-1915, and a booklet about violins from the library of Henry Cox. The connection between Henry Cox and music programs from 1913 and an explanatory letter dated 1943 is unclear. The collection also includes two unidentified black and white photographs of an orchestra. Cox was the first...
Dates: 1913-1963

James Peterson Papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0009
Scope and Contents The James B. Peterson Papers comprise primarily handwritten scores of Peterson's original music compositions, along with some "autograph copies" (photocopies) of his scores; a reel-to-reel audio recording of Peterson's retirement dinner, April 30, 1978; a newspaper clipping, and a handwritten note. Peterson's compositions include a woodwind quintet, quartet in C, fantasy for oboe and piano, concerto for oboe and wind ensemble, sinfonia for string orchestra, improvisation with two...
Dates: 1953-1978

Kenton Bales Music Scores

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0133
Content Description Music scores numbering 41 composed by University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Music professor Dr. Kenton Bales.
Dates: circa 1993-2004

Lavender Couch Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0124
Content Description The records of Lavender Couch include fliers, posters, and photographs documenting the alternative rock, all-lesbian band's shows or gigs in Omaha, Lincoln, and other locales. Publicity photos and casual photos of band members are also available. A small number of contracts or agreements are part of the collection along with ephemera such as a sticker. A copy of the band's eponymous 1994 audiocassette tape is part of the collection. The audiotape has been digitized and access to the music is...
Dates: 1993-1998

Matinee Musicale Club Records

 Collection — Box 2019-067
Identifier: MSS-0151
Content Description The Matinee Musicale Club Records document the activities of the club through programs, news clippings, correspondence, and other records. Much of the collection was originally arranged in scrapbooks and binders before being disassembled.
Dates: circa 1924-2018

Omaha Public School Making Invisible Histories Visible Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0128
Content Description The collection of documentary films, unedited video interviews, and supporting documents for the Omaha Public School Making Invisible Histories Visible program for the 2017-2018 summer programs document music genres in Omaha. Topics include jazz, hip hop, funk, polka, women in indie music, Mexican American music, and music of new immigrants to the U.S. The 2019 projects were about some of Omaha's neighborhoods.
Dates: 2017-2018

Sam Walker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0125
Content Description The collection of Sam Walker includes posters, fliers, LPs, and ephemera documenting Omaha organizations, events, and people in the 20th and 21st centuries particularly related to activism, music, and culture. Topics covered include anti-Vietnam War protests, protests against the demolition of Jobbers Canyon, Omaha sheet music, Wounded Knee legal defense fund, Omaha music and performers, Al Smith, jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson, and the Omaha centennial celebration. The fourteen LPs in the...
Dates: circa 1928-2016

UNO Performing Arts Center Performance Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0149
Scope and Contents The UNO Performing Arts Center Performance Recordings comprise over 550 audiocassette recordings of recitals and concerts performed at the Strauss Performing Arts Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from circa 1978 until circa 2001. The facility was renamed to honor of the Willis A. and Janet S. Strauss in 1984. Many of the cassettes are labeled with the name of the performer (individual or group), instrument(s), date of performance, and list of pieces performed. Some cassettes are...
Dates: 1978-2001