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University of Nebraska. Alumni and alumnae

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Association Records, College of Journalism and Mass Communications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-14-08-04
Scope and Contents The collection contains newsletters, reunion planning documents, directories, and biographical files related to the Alumni of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Newsletters were used by the College to solicit money, keep graduates up to date with events and news from the college, and document the accomplishments of alumni and faculty. Biographical files contain information on graduates' activities during their time as a student and in the years following their graduation....
Dates: 1917 - 2010

Annie Laurie Smith, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0303
Scope and Contents This collection features correspondence, diaries and journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal papers, and mementos created by and about Annie Laurie Smith and her family.  The majority of the collection is correspondence to and from Annie Laurie Smith and her immediate family.  The collection contains letters, postcards, telegrams, greeting cards, and many of the letters included newspaper clippings.  This collection of correspondence is interesting not only because of the broad...
Dates: 1825-1996; Majority of material found within 1935-1990

Bates Family, Student Life Photographs

Identifier: MS-0416
Scope and Contents Bates Family, Photographs collection contains class portraits of Carlos Bates, and his mother Sarah G. Bates, who attended the University of Nebraska in the early 1900s. Photograph also include early 1900s Princeton College campus scenes and class portraits of Flossy D. Erford, Harry Yates, Albert Furr, Susie Wallace, Nellie Stevenson, Albert M. Levy, Flora Grace Ernst, Edwin Guthrie, Alice Auld, G. Pagadian, Louise Brace, Esmeralda Field, Herbert Baird, Jessie Mosher, Harold Steiner, G.A....
Dates: 1903-1909

Clyde T. Mastin, Account Book

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-Lincoln 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.

Dates: 1895-1904

Earl Emmett White, University Artifacts

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416084]
Identifier: MS-0263
Scope and Contents

Three University of Nebraska fraternity pins.

Dates: Undated

Earl W. Wyatt, Geology Notebooks

Identifier: MS-0279
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Earl W. Wyatt's notebooks containing notes for "Geology/Mineralogy 15", "Geology 131: Ores”, "Geology 133: Coal”, and "Geology 135: Oil” from 1929-1930.

Dates: 1929-1930

E.F. Schramm, State Museum Director Papers

 Collection — Box 54?: [Barcode: R024119030]
Identifier: RG-32-01-03
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection relate primarily to Schramm's career in economic geology, his business investments, and his activities as a faculty member at the University of Nebraska. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, which relates to oil and mining in the United States and Latin America. Letters from Schramm's former students contain information on their work in the oil and mining industries as well as military service and personal lives. Also included are...
Dates: 1905-1962

Ester Robinson, Student Life Photo

Identifier: MS-0562
Scope and Contents

One photograph of Ester Robinson with a women's basketball team holding a ball that says "1923 Champs." Photocopies of newspaper clippings related to Robinson's involvement in athletics are also included.

Dates: 1923, 1927

Gary Schwendiman, Business Administration Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-15-01-01
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Gary Schwendiman's work at the University of Nebraska.  Materials fall into the following categories: correspondence; committee records; departmental reports and history; proposed budgets and budget information; Alumni Association history; College of Business Administration history, policies, and course information; collected publications and clippings; corporate information; and personnel information.

Dates: 1959-1993; 1973-1993

Geneva Hewitt, Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-0299
Scope and Contents

A scrapbook from Geneva Hewitt, a 1921 University of Nebraska School of Music graduate.

Dates: 1921

Grace Rushton Cortelyou, Student Life Letter

 Collection — Box MS Collections: [Barcode: R0241280310]
Identifier: MS-0492
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter from C.F. Ansley to Grace Rushton Cortelyou, University of Nebraska, dated January 9, 1899. Ansley writes that they enjoyed reading Cortelyou’s story, “Blue Eyed Boy,” and that they have earned a place in “our group of strong writers.”

Dates: 1899, Jan. 9

Helen Plasters Nemzek, Student Life Papers

Identifier: MS-0460
Scope and Contents

Helen Plasters Nemzek, Student Life Papers contain correspondence, scholarship award certificates, news clippings, sorority pins, and photographs from Helen’s experience as a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the 1940s. Also included are photographs of Helen’s childhood, family, and events.

Dates: 1927-2011, 2022; Majority of material found within 1945-1947

Helen Sparks, University Artifacts

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416084]
Identifier: MS-0262
Scope and Contents

Six University of Nebraska and sorority pins.

Dates: Undated

Ida R. Brockman, Diary

Identifier: MS-0264
Scope and Contents

Selections from the diary of Ida Rebecca Brockman (later Cornelius) pertaining to her student days at the University of Nebraska, September 1888-November 1889.

Dates: 1888-1889

John Cyprian Stevens, Memoirs

Identifier: MS-0172
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of "The autobiography of a civil engineer by John Cyprian Stevens, 1876-1960" written by the University of Nebraska alumnus in 1959-1960. The autobiography spans from his childhood memories to his military service, college days at UNL, his career as an engineer, and much in between.

Dates: 1876-1960

Julia A. Power, Student Life Papers

Identifier: MS-0417
Scope and Contents The Julia A. Power, Student Life Papers includes Power’s published and unpublished manuscripts, diplomas and teaching certificates, correspondence, and news clippings related to the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize for English Literature she was awarded in 1941. Also included are studio photographs of Power, a handwritten description of her home farm, and a 1909-1916 photo album. A significant part of the collection is Power’s unpublished memoir, ...
Dates: 1909-1950

Keith Heim, Drama Programs

Identifier: MS-0265
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a few music and drama programs from performances at the University of Nebraska dated 1892, 1896, 1897, 1913, 1928, 1931, 1933, and undated.

Dates: 1892-1933

Lassara Hartman Long, Alumni Papers

Identifier: MS-0254
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of Lassara Hartman Long’s certificates and diplomas, including a First Grade City State Certificate for teaching and a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, both received in 1918 from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A program from the University of Nebraska’s commencement, June 1917, an alumni card and certificate, and a list of coursework for an advanced degree make up the remainder of the papers.

Dates: 1917-1926

Lora Amanda Smith, Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-0233
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Lora Amanda Smith, secretary of University of Nebraska Class of 1906.

Dates: 1906

Margaret Holland, Student Life Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-0261
Scope and Contents

Margaret Holland created this scrapbook between 1923-1925 and it contains autographs, memorabilia, and photographs related to her experiences as a student at Edgar High School (Edgar, Nebraska) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Most of the materials are from her senior year at Edgar High School.

Dates: 1923-1925

Mary K. Miller, Alumni Papers

 Collection — Folder 001: [Barcode: R0242011382]
Identifier: MS-0229
Scope and Contents

The papers consists of “The Bridge” by H.W. Longfellow, which she received for high school graduation, a Davenport class of 1897 program, and a class spoon.

Dates: 1897

Mary Sheldon, Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0348
Scope and Contents The correspondence includes letters written to Sheldon by her mother, Rose H. Sheldon and her sisters Judy and Julia Sheldon, and several friends. Many of the letters discuss Judy Sheldon's activities in Wayside, Mississippi, along with Sheldon's life as a student at the University of Nebraska, particularly through letters written to her. Many of the newspaper clippings document Sheldon's campus activities and several relate to a Student Volunteer Convention held in Des Moines, Iowa, from...
Dates: 1907-1944

"Nebraska Quarterly," Alumni Association Records

Identifier: RG-40-14-00
Scope and Contents

The records consist of the publication Nebraska Quarterly.

Dates: 2017-2021

Richard Morita, Autobiography

Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Contents

The autobiography of Richard Y. Morita documents his childhood in southern California, his experiences in Japanese internment camps, serving in World War II, and his education and career.

Dates: 1995-2000

Thomas C. Dunn, Alumni Papers

Identifier: MS-0253
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of a University of Nebraska alumni card issued in 1929, an unofficial class credit book, a program for a benefit concert held at the University Coliseum in 1941, and a page with a few biographical details about Dunn.

Dates: 1921-1941

Willis Eichberger, Student Life Ledgers

 Collection — Box MS Collections: [Barcode: R0241280310]
Identifier: MS-0491
Scope and Contents

The ledgers are those created by Willis "Bill" Eichberger, beginning during his matriculation at the University of Nebraska until his job sent him overseas in 1960. The ledgers outline prices for everyday items used as a student and after Eichberger married.

Dates: 1936-1960