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 Subject
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Scope Note: Private documents belonging to an individual. For records kept by public officials or other persons for their private or personal use but relating to their official duties, use "office files."

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund, 1966-2013

 File
Identifier: MSS-0129_education
Scope and Contents This is a three-volume set of information about the Holocaust Education Fund created by Sam and Frances Fried for the purpose of providing education courses at the college and university level, with the aim of fostering understanding, compassion, and mutual respect toward the end of preventing mass atrocities like the Holocaust and other acts of genocide throughout the world. The Fund has financed courses at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of...
Dates: 1966-2013

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund [Book 1], 1966-2006, 3/8/2018

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0129_education_1
Scope and Contents The first volume covers the period circa 1966-2006 and contains information on the Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust and Genocide Education Fund, including printouts from the Fund website, correspondence, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, news clippings, press releases, legal documents, speech transcripts, strategic planning documents, financial reports, fundraising forms and fliers, reports, event programs, course syllabi, student papers on the lessons of the Holocaust, thank you notes from...
Dates: 1966-2006; Digitized: 3/8/2018

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund Book 2, 2006-2009, 11/19/2018

 File — Box 2
Identifier: MSS-0129_education_2
Scope and Contents The second volume covers the period circa 2006-2009 and contains course materials, syllabi, student assignments, poems about the Holocaust written by students, thank you notes from students, news articles, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, fundraising brochures, photographs, and reports. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Included are records of the National Holocaust Endowment Fund, the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund, and...
Dates: 2006-2009; Digitized: 11/19/2018

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund Book 3, 2009-2013, 4/10/2018

 File — Box 4
Identifier: MSS-0129_education_3
Scope and Contents The third volume covers the period circa 2010-2013 and contains news articles, press releases, event programs, speech transcripts, meeting minutes, correspondence, organizational records, financial records, photographs, student papers about the Holocaust, a teacher's guide to the Holocaust, and other educational materials. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Included are organizational records of the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund and the Sam and...
Dates: 2009-2013; Digitized: 4/10/2018

A-5053 Government Documents, Proclamations and Awards, 1938-2013, 2/23/2018

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0129_government
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 1938 to 2013 and contains government documents, correspondence, proclamations, reports, newsletters, event programs, speech transcripts, photographs, and certificates. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.The first document in this volume is an October 28, 1938, telegram from Leipzig to the Secretary of State regarding the forced exodus of Polish Jews from Germany, followed by further telegrams regarding the...
Dates: 1938-2013; Digitized: 2/23/2018

A-5053 Jewish Motorcyclists Alliance (JAMA) (2006) and Ride to Remember (2008), 2007-2008, 11/19/2018

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0129_jma
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 2006 to 2008 and contains information related to the Jewish Motorcyclists Alliance (JMA) and the 2008 Ride to Remember. The Ride to Remember was a charity fundraising event to benefit the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund. The event took place on Friday, May 23, 2008, wherein approximately 100 Jewish motorcyclists from all over the United States and Canada rode from Omaha to Lincoln. Once they arrived in Lincoln, they attended a ceremony at the Nebraska...
Dates: 2007-2008; Digitized: 11/19/2018

A-5053 Nebraska Holocaust Memorial Dedicated April 15, 2007, 1979-2013, 4/26/2018

 File — Box 5
Identifier: MSS-0129_memorial
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 1979 to 2013 (predominantly from 2003 to 2009) and contains material related to the Nebraska Holocaust Memorial at Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Memorial was dedicated on April 15, 2007. In 2009, a restricted endowment fund, the Sam and Frances Fried Nebraska Holocaust Memorial Endowment Fund (later renamed to the Sam and Frances Fried Holocaust Memorial Maintenance Fund), was established to maintain the memorial.The volume contains...
Dates: 1979-2013; Digitized: 4/26/2018

A-5053 Sam Fried Holocaust Survivor, 1925-2013, 5/10/2018

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0129_survivor
Scope and Contents This volume contains Sam Fried's autobiography, told with photographs, letters, passports, maps, travel documents, citizenship documents, news articles, patent documents, writings about Fried, and writing by Fried. The scrapbook includes a mix of original documents and reproductions. Several early documents are in Czech. The majority of the documents are in English.The first part of this volume covers his childhood in Mukacevo, Czechosolovakia (present day Mukacheve, Ukraine);...
Dates: 1925-2013; Digitized: 5/10/2018

A-5053 Sam Fried Society of Survivors, Inc. (7/11/79), 1967-2013

 File
Identifier: MSS-0129_society
Scope and Contents This is a two-volume set of information about the Society of Survivors, which was founded by Sam and Magda Fried in 1978 and legally incorporated on July 11, 1979. At first, the Society numbered about 60 members, all Holocaust survivors living in Omaha, Nebraska. Sam Fried was elected the first Chair of the organization. Within a year, the organization had grown to about 100 members from Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, and Sioux City, Iowa. The organization spoke out against Holocaust deniers,...
Dates: 1967-2013

A-5053 Sam Fried Society of Survivors, Inc. (7/11/79) Book 1, 1967-1979, 11/27/2018

 File — Box 2
Identifier: MSS-0129_society_1
Scope and Contents The first volume covers the period from 1967 to 1979 (predominantly from 1978 to 1979) and contains articles, meeting minutes, news clippings, correspondence, memoranda, fact sheets, event programs, photographs, and other organizational records of the Society of Survivors. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Much of the documentation relates to the Holocaust Survivors/Liberators Dinner on April 7, 1979, to honor American Veterans who helped liberate the...
Dates: 1967-1979; Digitized: 11/27/2018

A-5053 Sam Fried Society of Survivors, Inc. (7/11/79) Book 2, 1979-2013, 11/30/2018

 File — Box 2
Identifier: MSS-0129_society_2
Scope and Contents The second volume covers the period from 1979 to 2013 and contains news clippings, correspondence, event programs, newsletters, meeting agendas, photographs, and other organizational records of the Society of Survivors. Some of the documents are original and some are reproductions.The first half of the volume relates to the Holocaust Survivors/Liberators Dinner on April 7, 1979, including copies of thank you notes sent to participants, lists of veterans who attended or were...
Dates: Deaccession: 1979-2013; Digitized: 11/30/2018

A-5854 Magda Chunovic Fried, Feb 14, 1929 To Nov 4, 1985, 1929-1985, 4/17/2018

 File — Box 3
Identifier: MSS-0129_magda
Scope and Contents This volume contains biographical information about Magda Chunovic Fried (February 14, 1929-November 4, 1985), including photographs, letters, a dinner menu, identity documents, passports, travel documents, citizenship documents, news articles, cards, and other documents. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.This volume begins with a police document from Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1945, verifying her identity, then continues with passports documenting her...
Dates: 1929-1985; Digitized: 4/17/2018

Aleane Fitz-Carter Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-16, Folder: MSS-0159
Identifier: MSS-0159
Content Description The papers of Aleane Fitz-Carter document her life as an entertainer and educator. Through her life's work, she fought racism, taught music and Black history and culture, and entertained audiences. See the biographical note for more comprehensive information about her life and accomplishments. In this small collection are two dozen documents including correspondence related to positions she held, news clippings with biographical information and stories of her life's work, a headshot with...
Dates: circa 1970-2022

Anthony Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0009
Scope and Contents The collection of Anthony Arnold includes material about politics, leadership, geography, and related topics in Afghanistan. Arnold was an intelligence officer specializing in Soviet affairs who served in Afghanistan in the 1970s. Since his retirement in 1979 he has written and lectured on Russian-Afghan relations. Researchers should search the library's catalog for the list of material from Arnold and the call number of each in the Afghan File Cabinet Collection. Visit the library home page...
Dates: 1970-1990

Arthur Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0004
Scope and Contents The Arthur Paul Papers, 1940-1974, include Paul's journals, correspondence, reports, notes, data, and other material about Afghanistan especially financial matters and economic developments in Afghanistan in the 1960s-1970s. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. Paul kept a daily diary documenting his travels and work in Afghanistan during this time period, which have been microfilmed and the first seven of the...
Dates: 1940-1974

Barbara Hayhome Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0170
Scope and Contents

The papers of UNO Biology Professor Barbara Hayhome include her diplomas from Hastings College and the University of Chicago, copies of her articles, material from her tenure or promotion dossier, material from her May 1995 memorial service, and other material.

Dates: 1965-1995

Belle Hauser Papers

 Collection — Box 2017-020
Identifier: MSS-0104
Content Description

The papers of Belle Hauser are composed of six diaries and a small amount of correspondence. Hauser was a teacher in Pennsylvania, which she discussed in her diaries. Her collection makes reference to her interest in and perhaps involvement in the Temperance Movement and the Democratic Party. One of her letters discusses the evils of liquor (possibly a portion of a speech).

Dates: 1905-1955

Bernice Corbaley Collection

 Collection — Box MISC-02, Folder: UNO-0228
Identifier: UNO-0228
Content Description

This small collection contains the program from the November 31, 1931, University of Omaha Homecoming football contest against Wayne; two copies of the Municipal University of Omaha Student Council Constitution; and a few newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1931-1932

Bing Chen Papers

 Collection — Box 2017-027
Identifier: UNO-0111
Scope and Contents The Bing Chen Papers comprises materials related to Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from about 1971 until about 1996, with the majority of content concentrated in 1994 through 1995. This collection is closed to researchers. However, much of the content is duplicated in the Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection and Dale Krane Engineering Collection, both of which are open without...
Dates: 1971-2013

Bruce Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0015
Content Description

The collection of photographer and author Bruce Richardson includes photographs, correspondence, manuscripts and publications, and other material related to Afghanistan, especially, the Soviet-Afghan War, beginning in the 1980s. Prior to his death, Richardson donated photographs and books to the collection at various times. For example, prior to October 2012, Richardson donated 13 high-quality photographs that document the later years of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Dates: circa 1979-2016

Buffett Ephemera Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0148
Content Description

The Buffett Ephemera Collection includes material about Warren Buffett, Buffett’s immediate family members, and Berkshire Hathaway. The collection is an artificial collection of donations from various individuals. Included are magazine and other news articles, fliers and other material distributed at or related to the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting, University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Business Administration publications related to Buffett, and related material.

Dates: 1987-2019

Carl B. Whittlesey Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0086
Identifier: MSS-0086
Content Description

The papers of Carl B. Whittlesey include a diary from 1965 and a multi-year diary containing entries from 1968-1970. The collection also includes two pieces of correspondence addressed to Whittlesey when he lived in Joliet, Illinois, in the early 20th century and St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1969.

Dates: circa 1906-1970

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...
Dates: 1928-1976

Chris L. Jung Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0018
Identifier: APAC-0018
Content Description

The small collection is one folder containing the correspondence of Chris Jung. It includes letters, telegrams, and postcards sent and received by Chris and Sandra Jung while they were living in Afghanistan and after their return to the United States. The contents of the correspondence includes travel plans, Jung's research, and typical family and professional information.

Dates: 1967-1972

Clifford D. Kantz Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-16
Identifier: UNO-0174
Scope and Contents

The Clifford D. Kantz papers are composed of the retired U.S. Air Force Major's remininsces and copies of documents related to his U.S. Air Force career and life beginning in World War II and continuing into civilian life.

Dates: circa 1944-2012

Daniel E. Jenkins Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0090
Scope and Contents The Daniel E. Jenkins Papers contains documents and photographs related to the life and career of Daniel Jenkins, University of Omaha founder and first president (1908-1926), and members of his family. The collection includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings (both contemporary and later, up to 2004); a copy of his inaugural address from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa (1896); genealogy and Jenkins family history; memorial service bulletins and articles (1927); correspondence...
Dates: 1896-2004

Darrel Berg Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-15, Folder: MSS-0144.1-2
Identifier: MSS-0144
Content Description

In 2003, the Rev. Darrel Berg preached a series of sermons about women of the Bible at Guemes Island Church in Anacortes, Washington. Berg's papers includes copies of these sermons, the booklet Bible Women, Their Men, Their Times, Our Times into which some of these sermons were compiled, and the 2005 sermon "A Nebraska Travelogue" about pressure on the Ogallala aquifer in Nebraska, water issues, and environmentalism.

Dates: 2003-2005

David Lopez Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0157
Content Description The papers of Dr. David Lopez include photographs and the manuscript for his book The Latino Experience in Omaha: A Visual Essay (2001, Mellen Press). The photos and text for the article “Attitudes of Selected Latino Oldtimers Toward Newcomers: A Photo Elicitation Study” published in the journal Great Plains Research, which used some of the material from the book is also part of the collection. Photographic formats represented include prints, negatives, and digital images. The photographs...
Dates: 1998-2003

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the 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 as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in...
Dates: 1977-2016

Doris Lausen Ratekin Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-16
Identifier: UNO-0221
Scope and Contents

The papers of Doris Lausen Ratekin document her activities as a student at the University of Omaha including her participation in Honors Convocations, sorority life, concerts, as well as academics. The collection also includes a Corinthian Society pin, her class schedules, a red ribbon reading "Kiss me, I like it," an invitation to a hazing or initiation event, and other student material.

Dates: 1943-1948