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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Items comprising a collection of leaves of paper, parchment, wood, stiffened textile, ivory, metal tablets, or other flat material, that are blank, written on, or printed, and are strung or bound together in a volume.

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

A Blear Ball, 1945

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: A Blear Ball, by Wightman Williams (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1945).

Dates: 1945

A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983, by Tommy R. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0039
Scope and Contents The book A History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1908-1983 was written by University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Tommy R. Thompson in conjunction with UNO's Diamond Jubilee (75th Anniversary) Celebration in 1983. This work was the first published history of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In addition to copies of the book, the collection includes four boxes of Thompson's research notes on file cards with tabbed index guides, broken down by chapter and topic, and...
Dates: 1982-1983

About This Collection -- Cataloged Books, 1930-1977

 File
Scope and Contents The Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press collection includes more than eighty books printed by the Cummington Press and Abattoir Editions, along with more than twenty Christmas cards other types of publications. All of these have been cataloged and more detailed information about each book may be found in the library catalog.While Mary L. Richmond's collecting of non-book materials related to the Cummington Press focused...
Dates: 1930-1977

An Herb Basket, 1950

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: An herb basket, by Richard Eberhart (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1950). Signed by Wightman Williams and Harry Duncan.

Dates: 1950

Annual report of the officers of the town of Rowe Massachusetts for the year ending December 31, 1954, 1954

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: Annual report of the officers of the town of Rowe Massachusetts for the year ending December 31, 1954 (Rowe, Massachusetts: Cummington Press, 1954).

Dates: 1954

Blackberry Winter, 1946

 Series
Scope and Contents Materials related to published book: Blackberry winter : a story / Robert Penn Warren. Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1946. From colophon: "This copy is number vii of a first edition limited to three-hundred-thirty [corrected in hand of H.D.: 280 total copies] copies hand-printed from Poliphilus types set up by hand, those numbered 1 to 280 [corrected in hand of H.D.: 230] being on Arches paper from France, and those i to l, signed by the author and the illustrator, on Kelmscott Crown...
Dates: 1946

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

Doctor Drink, 1950

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: Doctor Drink, by J.V. Cunningham (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1950). Copy no. 48 of 200, signed by Wightman Williams and Harry Duncan.

Dates: 1950

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

Esthétique du Mal, 1945

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: Esthétique du Mal: A poem, by Wallace Stevens (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1945).

Dates: 1945

Exercise with Ernie

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0202
Scope and Contents

The Exercise with Ernie exercise program developed by Physical Education professor Ernie Gorr includes a booklet and audiocassette tape.

Dates: 1983

Five Prose Pieces, 1947

 Series
Scope and Contents Materials related to published book: Five prose pieces, by Rainer Maria Rilke (Cummington, Mass.: The Cummington Press, 1947). Hand-colored copy no. vii of xxx, on Tunbridge paper with white pigskin spine, hand decorated paper by Wightman Williams, slipcased and bound by Arno Werner, personal copy of Wightman Williams. Trade edition copy no. 167 of 203, specially hand-colored (in different colors than the limited edition) by Wightman Williams for Mary L. Richmond, signed by Harry Duncan and...
Dates: 1947

Four Early Stories, 1964

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: Four early stories, by James Agee (West Branch, Iowa: Cummington Press, 1964). Copy no. vii of 285.

Dates: 1964

Fragment of a Meditation, MCMXXVIII, 1947

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: Fragment of a meditation, MCMXXVIII, by Allen Tate (New York: Caroline & Allen Tate, 1947), printed at the Cummington Press.

Dates: 1947

From This Hill, 1940-1941

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published annual volumes: From this hill (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1940-1941). No original volumes of this publication are present in the Mary L. Richmond Collection, only photocopies, notes, correspondence and other information about the 1940 and 1941 volumes.

Dates: 1940-1941

Genesis, 1952

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: Genesis: verses from a manuscript of William Blake (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1952). Bound in vellum, in slipcase.

Dates: 1952

Great Plains Black History Museum Collection

 Collection — Box 1-16
Identifier: GPBHM
Scope and Contents Archival material from the Great Plains Black History Museum (GPBHM) consists of over 200 document boxes of letters, photographs, clippings, artifacts, and other collection material. An archivist for the GPBHM inventoried the material and identified potential series for the collection, including Local Histories, Black Institutions, Family Papers, Rare Books, Musical Scores, Bertha Calloway’s Research Collection, Photographs, Artifacts, and Unknown or Miscellaneous documents. ...
Dates: 1906 - 1997

Hockey Season Ticket Holder Package for Inaugural Season in Baxter Arena, 2015

 Series — Box Hockey [7]
Scope and Contents A commemorative package was distributed to UNO Hockey season ticket holders in October 2015, the inaugural season at UNO Baxter Arena. The contents are held in a Maverick-branded black box and include: a souvenir ticket, a Baxter Arena hockey puck, a black Baxter Arena inaugural season cowbell, a copy of the book A Date with Destiny: October 23, 2015: The Inside Story of the people and events that led to the Baxter Arena by John Martin Fey with Don Leahy, an...
Dates: 2015

I Rise in Flame Cried the Phoenix, 1951

 Series
Scope and Contents Materials related to published book: I rise in flame, cried the phoenix : a play about D.H. Lawrence, by Tennessee Williams (New York: New Directions, printed by Cummington Press, 1951). Paul Wightman Williams created a phoenix woodblock engraving for the book, but Tennessee Williams objected to the illustration, and it was not included in the final published volume. The copy from the Mary L. Richmond Collection is an unnumbered copy with the suppressed illustration intact. Under her...
Dates: 1951

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

Incident on the Bark Columbia, 1941

 Series
Scope and Contents Materials related to published book: Incident on the bark Columbia, being letters received & sent by Captain McCorkle and the crew of his whaler, 1860-1862. Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1941. From colophon: ". . . set by hand in Polyphilus & Blado types, & three hundred copies printed by hand on Georgian paper made by The Worthy Paper Company, with ink by C. S. Goodman. The workers have been Harry Duncan, Katharine Frazier, & Jane Ward, Staff of The Cummington Press....
Dates: 1941

International Center for Telecommunications Management Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0067
Scope and Contents

The International Center for Telecommunications Management Collection (ICTM) is comprised of the publications of ICTM, including A Legal and Ethical Text for Telemarketers (1992) and the ICTM Research Paper Series (1989-1992, incomplete), which covers a broad range of research and policy issues related to the telecommunications industry.

Dates: 1989-1992

Lawrence Youngman Papers

 Collection — Box 2018-046
Identifier: MSS-0127
Content Description

This collection includes materials from Travel & Transport, Inc., Nebraska tourism, and Haulaway, Inc. Also included are materials gathered from Lawrence Youngman’s interest in Nebraska aviation and air travel in general and from the months he spent in Europe as an Omaha World-Herald correspondent during World War II.

Dates: 1920s to 2011

Lori Arias Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0226
Content Description

The collection includes UNO and non-UNO VHS tapes and a variety of reports about Shizuoka University in Japan.

Dates: 1967-2015

Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0005
Scope and Contents The Mary L. Richmond Cummington Press Collection covers the fine arts presswork of Harry Duncan (1916-1997) under the Cummington Press imprint (1941-1972), as well as examples of Duncan's work while at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, under the Abattoir Editions imprint (1972-1986). The collection also includes the illustrations of Paul Wightman Williams (d. 1957) under the Cummington Press imprint (1944-1957). The collection includes books, galley proofs, prints, drawings, engraved...
Dates: 1939-1985

My Country Dreams, 1950

 Series
Scope and Contents

Materials related to published book: My country dreams, by Wightman Williams (Cummington, Mass.: Cummington Press, 1950.) Signed by Wightman Williams and Harry Duncan.

Dates: 1950

Nebraska Business Development Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0066
Scope and Contents The Nebraska Business Development Center Collection contains publications by the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) covering the period from 1977 until about 2000. The collection includes NBDC Report (a publication for small business owners with short articles on business and economic topics, 1977-2000); Nebraska Business Tax Calendar (1987); Nebraska Business Calendar (1988-2000); NBDC Board member packets (circa 1981); and miscellaneous NBDC publications, including Superior,...
Dates: 1977-2000

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

 Collection — Box 2018-040
Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents The Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records cover business and industry in Omaha, Nebraska, spanning the period from 1912 until 1979. The records include meeting minutes from various committees and bureaus, the Chamber's newsletter (1912-1941 as Journal, 1941-1956 as News Bulletin, 1959-2004 as Profile), photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, books and journals collected and used by the Chamber, and files with information about various businesses,...
Dates: 1912-2015

Omaha Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0115
Scope and Contents The Omaha Collection is an eclectic mix of files relating to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, and to areas of research pursued by faculty members of the Municipal University of Omaha, notably Ralph M. Wardle, professor of English, and Wilfred Payne, professor of Philosophy. The miscellaneous portions of the collection include material unrelated to Omaha. The collection includes information on Boys Town; the City of Omaha Financial Bulletin (1929); a Douglas County Election Announcement...
Dates: 1854-1985

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box 1-5
Identifier: UNO-0037
Scope and Contents The Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection includes the records of the Philosophy and Kids project at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and resources used by the project. The materials cover the period from 1975 to 1978, with the bulk of resources falling in 1976 and 1977. The Philosophy and Kids project was the product of a 1976 National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to two UNO professors, who served as co-directors of the project: John Langan from the...
Dates: 1975-1978, 1984