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personal papers

 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:

Jinnohn Troeger Diary

 Collection — Box MISC-15, Folder: MSS-0145
Identifier: MSS-0145
Content Description

The five year diary of Jinnohn Troeger begins on January 1, 1946 and continues through December 31, 1950. The diary was a gift to Troeger from her mother for Christmas 1945. Troeger's daily entries track social, school, family, work, and other activities in the life of a teenager and young woman in the mid-1940s through 1950. She mentions school, going out with friends and family to shows, skating, other activities, visiting Omaha and Council Bluffs regularly, work, and home life.

Dates: 1945-1950

Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0075
Scope and Contents The Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers comprises the professional files of Jo Ann Carrigan from her years of service as a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1970 until 1996. The papers include correspondence, reports, guides, handbooks, departmental and program assessments, collective bargaining agreements, newsletters, workshop information, internship information, administrative documents, promotion and tenure information, course lists,...
Dates: 1970-1996

Joan Olsen Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0180
Scope and Contents The collection gathered by Joan Olsen documents student activities of interest to her including her sorority and the Gateway student newspaper. The collection includes Alpha Xi Delta brcohures, posters, and other publicity material. Scripts for a program or pageant perhaps for the sorority as well as programs from university honors convocations, dance programs, and other events are in excellent condition. Also included are loose copies of the Gateway and a bound copy of the Gateway for the...
Dates: circa 1953-1955

John and Eupha Shanly Papers

 Collection — Box 2016-085
Identifier: APAC-0013
Content Description

The papers of John and Eupha Shanly is composed of correspondence, newsletters and notices from the U.S. consulate in Afghanistan, journals or diaries of John Shanly, drafts of books by Eupha Shanly, research material about Afghanistan, news clippings, a few items from a Christian church in Kabul for Americans, a small number of photographs, and other material.

Dates: 1960-1998

John Barton Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0002
Scope and Contents The collection compiled by aviation enthusiast John Barton includes many images of aircraft and aircraft parts, including photographs taken by John Barton; photograph prints purchased by John Barton from aviation archives; photocopies of images from books and articles; and printouts from web pages. The majority of the images lack specific identification of subject or source. The collection also includes textual resources, including booklets, flyers, brochures, and maps, as well as...
Dates: 1960-2009

John Barton Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0003
Scope and Contents The collection compiled by railroad enthusiast John Barton includes many images of locomotives, with a slight emphasis on shrouded steam locomotives. Resources include printouts from the internet (many lacking identification of subject or source), photographs, booklets, and magazines. Also included are: catalogs and brochures related to model trains; booklets, brochures, and articles related to a rail bridge over the Rhine River relevant to the Battle of the Bulge in World War II; and...
Dates: circa 1970-2009

John E. Christensen Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0134
Content Description

Papers of UNO Chancellor John Christensen and records from his office.

Dates: 2013-2016

John F. Shroder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0005
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. John "Jack" Shroder document his career as a geoscientist, particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, maps, reports, data, and other material created and gathered during his career. Prof. Shroder was one of the founders of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Center for Afghanistan Studies in 1972. Shroder began working with the government of Afghanistan and Kabul University along with his UNO Department of...
Dates: 1969-2017

John T. Langan Papers

 Collection — Box All
Identifier: UNO-0114
Scope and Contents The John T. Langan Papers hold material accumulated by John Langan during his career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1969-2008). The collection includes brochures, booklets, and correspondence related to Langan's work including material related to Langan's service as chair of UNO Chancellor John Christensen's inauguration committee, copies of Forum Newsletter: National Forum for Philosophical Reasoning in the Schools published at UNO, Philosophy and Kids grant project (1976-1977),...
Dates: 1969-2008

Joseph F. Curtis, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0085
Identifier: MSS-0085
Content Description The papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Jr. document the activities of the Curtis family in their mining endeavors, primarily in California. The collection includes letters from Joseph Jr. to his brother Walter, a letter from Joseph Sr. to his son, and a letter from brother Bert Curtis. The collection also includes the naturalization papers of Joseph Francis Curtis, Sr. from 1872 after he emigrated to the U.S. from Great Britain. The Curtis Brothers Mining and Milling Co. consisted of W....
Dates: 1872-1912

Joseph Thrasher Ledger

 Collection — Box MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0065
Identifier: MSS-0065
Content Description The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born...
Dates: 1882-1914

Josie Metal-Corbin Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0271
Content Description

The papers of Josie Metal-Corbin document her career as a professor at UNO, choreographer, and dancer. The collection includes photographs, videos, documents, and other material. Most of the material in this accession is digital in format and was transferred on an external harddrive, 9 flash drives, and 76 DVDs.

Dates: circa 1979-2015

Kirk Naylor Papers

 Collection — Box 1-5
Identifier: UNO-0086
Scope and Contents The Kirk Naylor Collection comprises materials gathered by University of Omaha President Kirk Naylor (later University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor). Materials in the collection date from 1932 through 1991, with the majority from 1966 through 1971. The collection includes four scrapbooks of news, correspondence, pictures, and other material. Each scrapbook has a different theme: 1) General Documents, 1966-1971; 2) Acting President - OU Financial Crisis - OU/NU Merger Related Documents,...
Dates: 1932-1991

Laura Sutterfield Diaries

 Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0138.1-2
Identifier: MSS-0138
Content Description The collection consists of three diaries that belonged to housewife Laura Sutterfield of Sikeston, Missouri. In the three hardback volumes, Laura described the daily lives of herself and her family: husband Jeff, son Rodney, and daughter Ruth through the years 1938, 1945, and 1946. From the tail end of the Great Depression to the final stages of World War II and the beginning of peacetime, Laura documents the weather, daily plans, weekly church attendance, and personal reflections....
Dates: 1938; 1945; 1946

Leon B. Poullada Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0017.1-2
Identifier: APAC-0017
Content Description

The papers of Ambassador Leon B. Poullada include copies of photographs and correspondence. The photographs are late 20th century copies of photos of various Afghan people dated as circa 1920-1939. The correspondence, notes, and related documents of Poullada relate to Afghanistan and his research related to the country. Material is in the order it was upon accessioning which is not chronological and includes undated documents.

Dates: 1976-1986

Linda Parker papers, 1992-2013

 Series — Box Linda Parker series
Scope and Contents The Linda Parker Papers comprise the files, binders, and notebooks of Linda Parker, who was a librarian at the Criss Library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from about 1992 until 2013. The papers include user needs survey responses; information on user education; the final report of the Forum on the Future of Reference Services (1993); Criss Library Public Services Department planning documents, reports, topics for discussion, and organizational records; and the NebSat grant for...
Dates: 1992-2013

Lonie E. Rudd Papers

 Collection — Box 2019-056
Identifier: APAC-0014
Content Description

The papers of Dr. Lonie E. Rudd include slides from his years living and working in Afghanistan and a small number of photographs. Also included in the collection are biographical information, printed items, and maps. Dr. Rudd’s family digitized a portion of the collection before it was donated to the repository and available digital images were shared with the repository.

Dates: circa 1950-1980

Lourdes Gouveia Papers

 Collection — Box 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
Content Description Dr. Lourdes Gouveia, professor at UNO, gathered a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. This collection reflects her efforts and consists of her research materials, data, and writing from 1988 - 2016. Much of the collection collects Gouveia's research in Lexington, Nebraska during the 1990s. In Lexington, Gouveia studied the impact of the opening of a new Iowa Beef Packing plant and...
Dates: 1870 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2010

Margaret Powell Davasher Collection

 Collection — Box MISC-11
Identifier: UNO-0182
Scope and Contents The Margaret Powell Davasher Papers documents her request in 1929 for a copy of the 1919 OU catalogue from the Registrar and her 1970 return of the same to the university. The Registrar's letter asked Davasher to return the catalogue as it was only one of two copies held by the office. Davasher's letter explained that soon after receiving the catalogue in 1929 she became ill with tuberculosis and the papers were "pushed aside, misplaced, stored, and out of mind" for the intervening...
Dates: 1919-1970

Mary Williamson Papers

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: MSS-0030
Scope and Contents The Mary E. Williamson Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Collection comprises the personal effects of Mary E. Williamson relating to her service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot during World War II (1943-1944). The collection includes photographs, awards, certificates, official documents, forms, correspondence, WASP class books (44-W-10 and 44-W-7), CD-ROMS of ceremonies, a commemorative medal, and needlecraft artwork depicting an aircraft with the phrase "I'd rather be flying."...
Dates: 1924-2012

Meredith Bacon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Content Description Dr. W. Meredith Bacon joined the University of Nebraska Omaha faculty in 1976 and spent her UNO career as a political science professor, specializing in international relations, specifically Moldovan and Romanian politics. Throughout her career she has also served as an advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. In 2005, she became the first UNO faculty member to openly transition and changed her legal name from Walter Meredith Bacon, Jr., to W. Meredith Bacon. Her transition...
Dates: 1965-2015

Mildred Brodt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0162
Content Description The papers of Mildred Brodt document her life from young adulthood in rural Nebraska, serving in the Women's Army Corps in Papua New Guinea during World War II, working as one of the first women civilians with the Occupational Forces in Tokyo, Japan, and her careers and life after returning to the United States. Robust correspondence is available from her time working abroad and in Washington, D.C. as well as with her future husband Warren Brodt. Mildred also traveled domestically and...
Dates: circa 1925-2022

Nebraska Shakespeare Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
Scope and Contents The records of Nebraska Shakespeare includes material from its founding in 1986 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection includes production binders (1987-2007), programs, posters, publicity material, reviews, photographs, slides, meeting minutes, bylaws, schedules, fiscal information, inventory information, staff information, correspondence, planning documents, board of directors records, press releases, news...
Dates: 1986-2022

Neil and Dorothy Chapman Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-11
Identifier: UNO-0184
Scope and Contents

The Neil Kenneth and Dorothy (Wulff) Chapman Papers includes two photographs and Wulff's certificate from the University of Omaha Kindergarten-Primary Department. All three items are undated.

Dates: circa 1929

Nora Hillyer Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0156
Content Description

Collection includes a variety of awards and certificates gathered by Nora Hillyer; Proceedings of the 2008 Library Assessment Conference in Seattle (2008); a folder containing RPT (reappointment, promotion, and tenure) materials.

Dates: 2008-2013

Orville Menard Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0185
Scope and Contents The Orville Menard collection includes his diplomas from OU and the University of Nebraska, a program from the 1961 commencement ceremony, a photograph from 1954 of three men playing hockey, and a white "Omaha U. / OUampi" t-shirt. University Archives staff added a copy of his obituary from the time of Menard's death in January 2014.In 1991, Menard offered audio recordings of 28 oral history interviews he completed in 1979-1980, some with Prof. Harl Dahlstrom, to the library....
Dates: 1951-2014

Otis Smith Diary

 Collection — Box MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0066
Identifier: MSS-0066
Content Description The diary of Otis W. Smith documents his life beginning with his enrollment in the College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri through his working life, marriage, and family life. The diary mentions attending his first masquerade ball, taking the first woman he was not related to out, meeting his wife Mattie Dowdall and their courtship, the birth of their son, information about their home, people he meets, purchases he makes including two 'Indian clubs' and a pistol. The following...
Dates: 1880-1894

Philip Boatright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Content Description This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal documents, book catalogues, edited and unedited manuscripts of poetry from Philip Boatright and related individuals. The collection also includes works and personal papers from Boatright’s late wife Evelyn Hamilton Boatright. Items related to Evelyn Hamilton Boatright include works of poetry, manuscripts and drawings. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and edited proofs relating to a number of poetry...
Dates: 1974-2014

Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO, 1974-2009

 File — Box unnumbered
Scope and Contents

Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO" was written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus Jack Newton in December 2009. Also included are copies of correspondence from 1974-1979.

Dates: 1974-2009

Richard Newell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0010
Scope and Contents

The papers of Richard Newell include material related to his areas of research interest in Afghan studies. Newell was an historian and a representative of the Asia Foundation in Kabul, Afghanistan in the mid-20th century. The collection includes correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing papers, and related material.

Dates: 1960-1972