Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
This collection will include a variety of artworks and artifacts from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. Please see the individual components for details.
Two copies of the proclamation designating March 21, 1982, as Afghanistan Day as signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 10, 1982.
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.
The addition to the Center for Afghanistan Studies series includes material about President Hamid Karzai’s visit to Nebraska and UNO, news clippings, and reports received by the center.
The films and videotapes from the Center for Afghanistan Studies include productions about or produced by the center as well as news reports and commercially-produced films such as documentaries.
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.
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.
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.
Nathan Associates evaluated and prepared three sets of 5-year national economic plans in Afghanistan in 1961-1976. The firm also helped to coordinate national policies as part of its advisory role. The records of Nathan Associates span a variety of fields including industry, agriculture, and banking and include correspondence, financial documents, reports, meeting notes, and related material.
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.
Photographic exhibit held at the University Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha, March 12-25, 1990; sponsored by the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Framed and matted photographs with donor plates attached to each frame. The photographs were produced with the Kodak Dye Transfer Process by the photographer. Also with the photographs is a binder containing descriptive information about each photograph.
Correspondence, notes, and related documents sent to and received by Dean Thomas Gouttierre during his time as director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies and Dean of International Studies at UNO. Topics include media appearances, publications, events, research, and related topics, predominantly related to the center and Afghanistan.