Found in 181 Collections and/or Records:
The materials include 13 scrapbooks created by Louise Howey, first President of the Lincoln Quilter's Guild, that represent her personal documentation of quilting from as early as the 1960s. There are also patterns, correspondence, and misc. publications.
The scrapbook documents student life at the University of Omaha with photographs, programs, invitations, and other ephemera. The scrapbook is pre-printed with the name of the University of Omaha and seal.
The scrapbook kept by Margaret Holland from about 1923-1925 contains autographs, memorabilia, and photographs related to her experiences as a student at Edgar High School (Edgar, Neb.) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Most of the materials are from her senior year at Edgar High School.
The Melvin Masek scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, game programs, photographs, and ticket stubs related to the 1962 University of Omaha football season. Mel Masek, University of Omaha (OU) class of 1964, was a member of the 1962 OU football squad. This scrapbook was compiled by the Masek family in the fall of 1962 during the football season.
Materials related to her attendance at the University of Nebraska include yearbook pages, programs, report cards and two graduation photographs. The remainder of the collection consists of teacher’s contracts from her early career, newspaper clippings, a photograph of her at retirement, and eulogies. Her scrapbook documents experiences at the University, including photographs of Ivy Day celebrations as well as outside activities.
The collection includes Mortar Board minutes; presidents' reports; secretary and treasurer records; photographs; scrapbooks; Mortar Board Quarterly; and alumni records. Also included are materials related to activities such as Ivy Day; tours and conferences; balls; fundraisers, skits, conventions, elections, and convocations.
The records of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra predominantly document performances and public activities of the organization. The collection includes marketing and promotional materials (mostly late 1980s to the 2010s), concert programs, scrapbooks containing news clippings and ephemera (1950s-1980s), and other records. A small number of photographs (undated) and posters (predominantly 2000s) are also part of the collection. Audio and video recordings are not part of the collection.
Outdoor Adventures Photographs includes slide carousels of trips to Escalante, Grant Teto, Yucatan, and Mexico and scrapbooks of trips to Alaska, Minnesota, and New Mexico. Also included are photo prints of activities and events such as challenge courses, Outdoor Adventure facilities, driver’s training, winter backpacking, and indoor and outdoor rock climbing.
The two scrapbooks of Phi Delta Psi sorority at Omaha University include news clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, notecards, ephemera, and other material. The scrapbooks cover the period up to Phi Delta Psi joining the national sorority Alpha Xi Delta in 1950. The smaller of the two scrapbooks includes the silouette of a small dog on its cover.
The Ruth K. Irvine, Papers collection consists mostly of holiday greeting cards and brief letters from 1911-1967. Correspondence also includes a few undated letters written by Ruth Irvine to family and friends. The three programs are for the Nineteenth Annual Tech Show “Not a Chance” produced by the student body of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1917, a 1924 band program in Long Beach, California, and the 1936 dedication of the alumnae building at Smith College.
The scrapbook of Sarah Finch was created by re-using the ledger of an unidentified business. Miss Finch’s scrapbook includes sheet music, poetry, news clippings, and illustrations. The sheet music includes a printed sheet as well as the handwritten Stephen C. Fosters song "Hard Times." The merchant’s entries cover approximately 100 pages and identification of the merchant may be possible with further study.
Scrapbooks in the collection provide information on a range of activities, events, and groups at the University of Nebraska. Among the scrapbooks from the 1880s, the compiled clippings include references to literary societies, meetings of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A., temperance societies, additional organizations, and university Regents' meetings.