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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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 119 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Patach Papers

 Collection — Box 2016-105
Identifier: MSS-0091
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years...
Dates: circa 1910-2015

Dowty Family Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0137
Identifier: MSS-0137
Content Description

The collection of Dowty family papers include letters, receipts from church and related to a farm, mortgage documents, and other material. Most of the letters are addressed to Falls City, Nebraska with others addressed to or from Missouri and Oregon. People sending or receiving letters include: Lydia Dowty (perhaps later Mrs. Lydia Peck), Mr. And Mrs. Allison Dowty, George Ferguson, Mary Dowty, and others.

Dates: circa 1900-1938

Edith and Horace Hager Album

 Collection — Box MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Identifier: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other...
Dates: 1948

Edsel Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Box 2017-023
Identifier: UNO-0239
Content Description

The collection of material gathered by UNO professor Edsel Buchanan includes a selection of UNO event programs, publications, publicity materials, news clippings, and correspondence about Buchanan's publications.

Dates: 1978-2010

Elmer and Charles Letters

 Collection — Box MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0067
Identifier: MSS-0067
Content Description The eighteen letters of brother Elmer and Charles (last name unknown) to their sister Mrs. Roy Hanson in Lynchburg, Ohio are dated 1910-1911. Among the topics covered are Charles' interest in spiritualism.Transcriptions provided by the seller:"As to hypnotism doctors certainly have to understand the art to be successful for so many patients have so many fancies and the great idea is to control their shots make them think they are...
Dates: 1910-1911

Ephraim Marks and David Rice Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0122
Content Description The Ephraim Marks and David Rice collection is composed of personal material about this white, gay, Omaha couple. The collection includes a scrapbook kept by David Rice showcasing some of his work as an interior designer in the 20th century in Omaha along with biographical information about Ephraim Marks and David Rice from the time around Rice’s death. A copy of an oral history interview David Rice did with the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society is also available. Also included are photos...
Dates: circa 1935-2018

Erwin R. and Melba Dee Eastwood Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0116
Identifier: MSS-0116
Content Description The papers of Erwin R. and Melba Dee (nee Code) Eastwood document the life of this Agra, Oklahoma, couple during their dating or courtship and later marriage during World War II through their letters. The collection also includes a small number of unidentified photographs. At the end of the war, the letters continue as Erwin Eastwood worked away from the Eastwood's Oklahoma home. The letters in the collection are addressed to Melba Dee from her boyfriend and husband Erwin Eastwood, a Seabee...
Dates: 1941-1967

Eva Swanson Papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0224
Scope and Contents

The papers of Eva Swanson include material about OU and UNO especially Air Force ROTC. The collection includes two scrapbooks about AFROTC, an unidentified reel-to-reel audiotape, a copy of Swanson's Reflections in Time interview, reunion material, a UNO calendar, and other material produced by and about the university and AFROTC.

Dates: 1945-2006

Evelyn Kletke Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0218
Identifier: UNO-0218
Scope and Contents

The papers of Evelyn Kletke include material about class reunions in the 1980s and early 1990s as well as a program from her time as a student in the mid-1940s.

Dates: 1944-1992

Everett Hosman Ushering Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0154
Content Description The Everett Hosman Ushering Collection is one cubic foot of material, 1935 to 1973, and includes a majority of paper documents, pamphlets and booklets, photographs, and newpaper clippings. Everett Hosman gathered these items during his tenure as professor and dean of the School of Adult Education / College of Adult Education at the Municipal University of Omaha (OU). A majority of the collection relates to the correspondence course in ushering developed and taught by Hosman for the...
Dates: 1935-1973

Frank L. Frost Collection, 1922-1934

 Series — Box [2]
Scope and Contents

This box containsincludes materials pertaining to Frank L. Frost's career as a lawyer in Nebraska (four unidentified rolled documents), a large photograph of 1922 OU College of Law Lambda Phi members (including F.L. Frost), and a large photograph of 1934 OU College of Law Lambda Phi members (including P.M. McShane).

Dates: 1922-1934

Fredrick J. Zydek Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0078
Content Description The Fredrick J. Zydek papers primarily document his work and career as a poet. Zydek’s collection thoroughly documents his poetry with a folder of material about each of his poems containing drafts and final versions of the poems as well as correspondence with publishers when the poems were published, which was frequently the case (15 cubic feet). Many of Zydek’s poems were published and they covered a range of topics. The collection also includes his short stories. Folders of material about...
Dates: circa 1965-2016

Gladys I. Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0096
Identifier: MSS-0096
Content Description Description provided by the seller. The handwritten daily diary of Gladys I. Baldwin includes a few gelatin silver prints and some images, probably harvested from a high school yearbook. The diary covers the period when Gladys Baldwin of Kansas City, Missouri was in high school and it contains "details of her daily life, schooling, and social functions, and which includes among other things, an account of her consultation with a faith healer. In the opening pages of the diary,...
Dates: 1908

Grace Leland Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0115
Identifier: MSS-0115
Content Description The papers of Grace Leland includes over 20 letters and cards addressed to Mrs. Grace Leland at street addresses in Eagle Rock and San Diego, California and Alexandria Bay, New York from multiple correspondents. Grace Leland’s maiden name was Smalley and her husband’s name was Dwight Leland as both names are used in some the addresses on the envelopes. Also included in the collection are about a dozen letters addressed to Schuyler Crowden at St. Stephens College in Annandale-on-Hudson and...
Dates: 1922-1941

Grade City-State Teaching Certificate of Grace Hobbs Johnson

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: UNO-0177
Scope and Contents

The State of Nebraska Department of Education Grade City-State Teaching Certificate of Grace Hobbs Johnson dated August 3, 1920.

Dates: 1920

Hagar Miller Lillico Diaries

 Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0139
Identifier: MSS-0139
Content Description The collection of three diaries belonging to Hagar Miller Lillico of Coatesville, Pennsylvania include two from 1907 and 1908 when she was around 23 years old and living with her parents and the third diary is from 1947 after she has married. The diary entries document activities of her daily life as a young woman and in middle age. The major event of the 1907 diary is her mother's ongoing illness and death in October 1907, which results in many diary entries about loneliness and sadness....
Dates: 1907-1947

Harold Johnk Papers

 Collection — Box 2020-023
Identifier: UNO-0266
Content Description

The papers of Harold Johnk document his student athletic career at the University of Omaha, his time as an assistant Football coach, and induction into the UNO Athletics Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1930-1984

Hattie Lynde Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0074
Identifier: MSS-0074
Content Description The papers of Hattie Lynde of Parkers Prairie and Waubun, Minnesota include a diary she kept in 1918, two postcards mailed to her husband Cornelisu V. Lynde while she was traveling with their son Kenneth in the western U.S., and an application to join the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1905. Lynde's diary shares her daily life including moving to a new town as well as life in a doctor's household during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (referred to as the Spanish Influenza) and her take...
Dates: 1918

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...
Dates: 1913-1963

Hugh P. Cowdin Papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0116
Scope and Contents The Hugh P. Cowdin Papers is comprised of the files of Cowdin including from his time as chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1975 until 1995. The papers include correspondence, memos, meeting notes, committee information, budget summaries, policies, program reviews, space planning information, high school journalism conference information, and other professional and administrative files. This collection has not yet been further arranged and...
Dates: 1968-1995

Icarian Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0026
Scope and Contents The Icarian Collection consists of court documents, correspondence, and other material created by the Icarian community in Corning, Iowa in the 19th century along with research material created and collected by UNO Sociology professors Wayne Wheeler and Mark Rousseau. The documents created by the Icarian community in the 19th century were received from multiple donors, including a descendant of Frank M. Davis, an attorney who worked on the community’s legal case. The research material...
Dates: circa 1819-1989

Illinois Railroad Laborer Diary

 Collection — Box MISC-15, Folder: MSS-0146
Identifier: MSS-0146
Content Description The one year Excelsior brand diary of an unidentified man from Illinois who worked for the railroad contains entries from January 1 through December 31, 1894. The author and his family appear to have lived near Springfield, Illinois. The entries comment on the weather, strikes by coal mine and railway workers, the Panic of 1893 and ensuing economic depression, and daily life. There are references to injuries to fellow employees in the railyard and some later dying. The diary writer does not...
Dates: 1894

Jack Newton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0144
Scope and Contents The Jack Newton Papers comprise the paper files of Dr. John Milton "Jack" Newton, longtime professor of psychology (1960-1999) who served as Dean of Arts and Sciences (1974-1994) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These file folders, envelopes, and loose papers have not yet been further arranged or described.New material added 2010: "Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO," written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus...
Dates: circa 1960-2010

Jacqueline St John Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0076
Scope and Contents The collection documents the professional life of Dr. Jacqueline St John including her years of service as a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1968 through 1996. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, History Department meeting minutes, booklets, flyers, news clippings, and other papers. A small amount of material related to St John's research is present along with her CV and material from the National Organization for...
Dates: 1968-2018

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...
Dates: 1953-1978

Jane Willard Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: APAC-0020
Content Description The papers of Jane Willard document her experiences in an experimental program that combined one of year of Teacher Corps in Lackawanna, New York, and two of Peace Corps service. She attended graduate school at Buffalo State College, SUNY and learned Dari. In Afghanistan she was assigned as an English teacher at the Helmand Arghandab Construction Unit (HACU) outside of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province. Her students were adult men who were accountants, engineers, and warehouse personnel. The...
Dates: 1972-1974, 2022

Janice Boyer Papers

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: UNO-0016
Scope and Contents

The Janice Boyer Papers include materials related to Janice Boyer's 25 year career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Criss Library (formerly known as the University Library), 1986-2012. Materials include documents related to library planning, projects, committees, and computer systems.

Dates: 1987-2012

Jean Heringman Willacy Papers

 Collection — Box 2020-025
Identifier: APAC-0016
Content Description The papers of Jean Heringman Willacy document her interest and travel in Afghanistan beginning in 1967 along with her work supporting Afghan refugees after the Soviet invasion. The collection includes photographs, slides, and digital copies of slides donated to the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University along with drawings by Afghan refugee children about their war experiences, a speech for Save the Children, postcards, pamphlets, booklets, reports, newsletters, correspondence, calendars...
Dates: circa 1960-1998

Jeffrey P. Gold Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-05, Folder: UNO-0244.2017-064
Identifier: UNO-0244
Content Description Script for the State of the University Address, titled "Guardians of her Destiny," delivered by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on September 25, 2017. Six loose leaf sheets plus a cover page, three-hole punched, with corrections and pauses for breath marked with purple ink. The transcript of his speech is available on the university website (https://www.unomaha.edu/news/2017/09/state-of-the-university-address-transcript.php), but differs slightly from the...
Dates: 2017

Jim Thorson Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0120
Scope and Contents

The Jim Thorson Papers is comprised of correspondence and printed material dated from about 1980 until about 1997. This collection has not yet been further arranged or described.

Dates: 1980-1997