logo logo

Evelyn Ann Sedlacek

Evelyn Ann Sedlacek, American library developer. Recipient Volunteer of Year award Friends of the Omaha Public Library., 1994.

Background

  • Sedlacek, Evelyn Ann was born on September 18, 1919 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Guy Galen and Eleanor Rose (Stein) Harper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1973. Master of Science, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1981.

    Career

    • Research library Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, 1974-1975. Law library Smith, Peterson Law Firm, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1977-1984. Library developer Papio Natural Resources Development, Omaha, 1976-1984mem.

      President Ballarat Health Services and Associates, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: music, volunteer work, sports.

    Membership

    Board directors Etc. Camp Fire Girls, Omaha, 1955-1976. Member Omaha Opera, since 1959. Member committees Omaha Symphony Guild, 1946-1949.

    Sewing committee Omaha Home for Girls, 1958-1966. Sorting committee KVNO Radio Station, University Nebraska, St. Robert's Elementary School. Volunteer archival/photography department Western Heritage Museum Omaha History Museum, Joslyn Art Museum.

    Sorting committee Friends of Omaha Public Library., board directors, since 1995. Member National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, National Arbor Day Foundation, University Nebraska Educational Foundation. Member Iowa Library. Association, American Law Library.

    Association, Special Library. Association, Joslin Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution (associate), National Trust for Historic Preservation, Sentry Civil War Roundtable (charter), Omaha History Museum, Nebraska Library. Association, Mountain Plains Library.

    Association, Civil War Round Table of Omaha, Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War 1861-1865, Opera Guilds International, University Nebraska Alumni Association, Phi Alpha Theta (history honorary), Kappa Delta Pi (education honorary), Phi Delta Gamma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: music, volunteer work, sports.

    Connections

    • Married James Arthur Sedlacek, June 6, 1945. Children: Judith, Joan, Karen.
    • father: Guy Galen Harper
    • mother: Eleanor Rose (Stein) Harper
    • spouse: James Arthur Sedlacek
    • children: Judith Sedlacek
    • Joan Sedlacek
    • Karen Sedlacek
    See on larger map
    Born September 18, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Nebraska
    • 1981
      University Nebraska
    • 1974 - 1975
      Research library Joslyn Art Museum
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1977 - 1984
      law library Smith
      Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
    • 1985
      president, Ballarat Health Services and Associates

    Award