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University of Nebraska at Omaha

 Organization

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is a four-year state university in Omaha, Nebraska. It was founded as a private, coeducational college named the University of Omaha in 1908 by the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Omaha. In 1930, with voter approval, the City of Omaha took control of the university, changing it to the Municipal University of Omaha. In 1968, the university merged into the University of Nebraska system, becoming the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The University of Nebraska at Omaha was an urban commuter campus until 1999, when the first student housing was opened.

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

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 one ...

ABC Breakfast Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0102
Scope and Contents

The ABC Breakfast Series comprises the print, audio, and video records of a lecture series organized by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which ran from 1975 until 2006. At 31 seasons, it was among the longest-running speaker series in the United States. The ABC (Academy, Business, and Community) Breakfast Series brought in national-caliber speakers representing a variety of professional fields to Omaha for ticketed events held at hotels and convention centers. The number of speakers each ...

Annex 40 Historic American Buildings Survey

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0208
Scope and Contents The Historic American Buildings Survey for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Annex 40, which was also known as the Kimball House and the William F. Baxter Residence. Includes a report, drawings, photos, and related information. The School of Social Work was housed in the building until 2007, when Annexes 40, 44, and 45 were razed to make room for student housing and a parking garage.

Celebrate UNO Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0022
Scope and Contents

The Celebrate UNO Records comprise paper files and reports related to the planning of Celebrate UNO, originally conceived as the concluding event of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The planning committee was formed in 1986 and hired consulting firm Vic Gutman & Associates. Celebrate UNO began on September 1, 1987, and lasted for one year. Thereafter, Celebrate UNO open houses were held annually through 1991. The records in this collection include ...

Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0084
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection contains various awards and honors bestowed upon Delbert D. Weber during his time as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1977-1997. The collection includes framed awards, certificates, photographs, artwork, and political cartoons; certificates in padded folders; wall plaques; desk plaques; medals and medallions; t-shirts, ball cap, Japanese cloth, Japanese paddles, and other artifacts; and an audio cassette recording of Del Weber's ...

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-091
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Papers comprise the paper files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These files have not yet been organized.



New material added 2016-03-15: This collection includes 1) Materials generated following Professor Weber’s announcement that ...

Del Weber Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0019
Scope and Contents

The Del Weber Speeches cover the period from 1977 until 1998, when Delbert D. Weber was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of handwritten and typed notes and scripts.

Diamond Jubilee : The Future, 1983

 Item
Scope and Contents Guy Mockelman, a student regent, and Teresa Wernsman, freshman student senator, discuss their reasons for coming to UNO. Number 12 in the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Diamond Jubilee series. Sponsored by UNO's College of Continuing Studies in cooperation with television station KMTV. From the series TV Classroom.
Runtime: 28:40:00
Original format: VHS.

Durham Science Center Building Records

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: UNO-0051
Scope and Contents

The Durham Science Center Building Records cover the planning and construction of the Durham Science Center building on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Dodge Street campus. Construction began in 1985, and the building was open for classes in Fall, 1987. The building houses several departments, including Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Geology/Geography. The records include bond purchasing agreements, construction information, budget information, committee information, ...

Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card, 2011

 Item — Object: FLC [1]
Scope and Contents

The Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card is a giant greeting card. The front of the card reads "Welcome 2011 Freshman" with the Univeristy of Nebraska at Omaha logo and mascot, and a background collage of images of the unviersity. The inside of the card contains the printed text, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where ...

John E. Christensen Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0134
Content Description Text of the State of the University Address by Chancellor John Christensen on October 29, 2014 at the Sapp Fieldhouse with notations received from Dean Gail F. Baker.

King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0085
Scope and Contents

The King of Ak-Sar-Ben Goblet Collection consists of four silver goblets awarded to University of Omaha Presidents and University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellors by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. Philip Milo Bail received two in 1955 and 1974, Ronald W. Roskens received one in 1980, and Delbert D. Weber received one in 1990.

Kirk Naylor Collection

 Collection — Box: All
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, ...

Milo Bail Student Center UNO Banners

 Collection — Object: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0211
Content Description These University of Nebraska at Omaha banners are each 24” x 17”. One banner is predominately red the other white. These two banners were displayed in the Milo Bail Student Center. The banners were manufactured by Maximum Promotions, Inc., in 2005.

Nancy Belck Investiture Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0020
Scope and Contents

The Nancy Belck Investiture Records are comprised of materials related to Nancy Belck's installation as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha on April 17, 1998. The collection includes certificates of greetings and congratulations presented to Belck by representatives of other universities, a signed copy of the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Since 1909 book, records of the Investiture Committee, invitations, programs, publicity information, photographs, negatives, lapel ...

Nancy Belck Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0018
Scope and Contents

The Nancy Belck Speeches cover the period from 1997 until 2006, when Nancy Belck was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The speeches consist of typed notes and scripts.

Oliver Pollak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0044
Scope and Contents

The Oliver Pollak Papers comprise the research materials of Oliver Pollak, professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1974 through 2012.



The series Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957, comprises Oliver Pollak's research notes for the article "Fifty Years of Teaching History at the University of Omaha, 1908-1957," published in Journal of the West, volume 42, issue 3, Summer 2003. This ...

Omaha Proclamation for "Celebrate UNO!" Days

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0206
Scope and Contents A proclamation from Omaha Mayor P.J. Morgan proclaiming April 21-22, 1990, as "Celebrate UNO!" Days.

Omicron Delta Kappa Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0214
Scope and Contents

The records of UNO's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, 1949-2001, include two scrapbooks and a ledger of meeting minutes. The earliest scrapbook includes material about the Arrow Society, ODK's predecessor on the OU campus in 1949.



New material added 2017-05-08: This collection includes materials generated while organizing ODK breakfasts, initiations, and other events—including correspondence, programs, and photographic slides. A few ODK-related VHS videotapes are also ...

Orville Menard Collection

 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 copies of his obituary from the time of Menard's death in January 2014.



New material added June 8, 2017: There is a wide variety of materials in this collection, including: artifacts from the years ...

Ouampi window decals, circa 1969

 Item — Object: Memorabilia [9]
Scope and Contents OUampi stickers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha era. The stickers read "UN Omaha."

Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0050
Scope and Contents

The Peter Kiewit Conference Center Building Records cover the planning and construction of the Peter Kiewit Conference Center, a University of Nebraska at Omaha off-campus facility located at 1313 Farnam Street in Omaha, Nebraska. The project was authorized in 1976 by the Nebraska State Legislature Appropriations Committee with LB 1006. Construction began in 1977 and was completed in 1980. The building serves as both a conference center and classroom space, and it housed the UNO College of ...

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box: All
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. One report from 1984 is also included. 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 ...

Queer Film Class Blogs

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0241
Content Description Prof. Tammie Kennedy’s students in the spring 2016 English course Queer Film were required to create and use a blog platform as part of their coursework. The University of Nebraska at Omaha students discussed various films on their blogs including Pariah, The Kids Are Alright, Weekend, Boys Don’t Cry, Milk, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dallas Buyers Club, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Paris Is Burning, and How to Survive a Plague. Students also reflected on their enrollment in ...

Ronald W. Roskens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0014
Scope and Contents

The Ronald W. Roskens Papers include materials related to Ronald W. Roskens' work as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (1990-1992), and ...

Ronald W. Roskens Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0017
Scope and Contents

The Ronald W. Roskens Speeches cover the period from 1960 until 1992, including Roskens' time as Vice President for Administration and Executive Vice President and Professor of Educational Administration at Kent State University (1959-1972), Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1972-1977), President of the University of Nebraska System (Central Administration in Lincoln, Nebraska) (1977-1989), and Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development ...

St. John Paul II Newman Center Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0235
Content Description This small collection includes materials generated for the grand opening of the St. John Paul II Newman center at UNO. These materials include programs for the opening ceremonies, Ribbon cutting and Blessing procedures, and an invitation to the August 14, 2016 Newman Center opening celebration. There may be additional UNO Newman center materials sent to University Archives during the months ahead.

Student Unrest Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0194
Scope and Contents The collection includes news clippings, resolutions, correspondence, student survey, and other documents related to the occupation student organization BLAC (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) of the office of University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor Kirk Naylor in November 1969 and the subsequent response. The students were arrested. The news clippings were collected by the university while the documents were collected from a variety of sources, which are not attributed, but can be ...

The Early history of the University of Omaha, by Lillian Campen, Thesis and Typescript

 Collection — Volume: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0040
Scope and Contents

Lillian Henderson Campen wrote the first version of The Early History of the University of Omaha as a senior honors thesis in 1948. Two copies of this 64-page 1948 typescript are present in one binder; one copy is clean and the other is marked with extensive handwritten notes (including notes on additional pages). In 1951, Campen submitted the revised and final 148-page version to the Department of History and Government in partial fulfillment of the requirements for her Master of Arts ...

University Archives File Cabinet Collection (University of Nebraska at Omaha Records)

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0005
Scope and Contents

This collection includes organizational records from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessors, the Municipal University of Omaha and the University of Omaha, dating from the institution's founding in 1908 to the present. Records originated from many colleges, schools, departments, offices, committees, faculty and staff organizations, student organizations, and alumni. Materials include publications, event programs, conference materials, publicity material, meeting minutes, ...

University Nebraska at Omaha Framed Etching, circa 1980

 Item — Box: Art [5]
Scope and Contents Framed etching titled "University Nebraska at Omaha" by David Frederick Gray. The piece includes university buildings and people such as Arts & Sciences Hall, Milo Bail Student Center, football stadium and Sapp Fieldhouse, library, Roskens Hall, Kayser Hall, and others, Numbered 3 of 350.

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Arcadia Publishing, 2006-2007

 Series — Box: 4
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of materials generated during writing of University of Nebraska at Omaha (2007) by Oliver B. Pollak and Les Valentine, a title in the Arcadia Publishing Campus History Series. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, written notes, and rough draft photocopies. These materials predominantly date to circa 2006-2007.

University of Nebraska at Omaha to University of New Orleans Hurricane Relief Project T-shirts, 2005

 Item — Box: Apparel [39]
Scope and Contents Two UNO to UNO (University of Nebraska at Omaha to University of New Orleans) Hurricane Relief Project white t-shirts. The project was in response to Hurrican Katrina in 2005.

UNO Academic Planning Council Program Review Compendiums

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0027
Scope and Contents

The UNO Academic Planning Council Program Review Compendiums are spiral-bound volumes annually prepared by the Academic Planning Council (APC). UNO academic units are reviewed on a seven-year cycle, and six to eight academic units are reviewed during each fiscal year. Available compendiums span the period from 1980/1981 through 1991/1992. Compendiums gather primary documents relating to each UNO academic unit reviewed during the fiscal year, including unit self-studies, on-campus audit ...

UNO Alumni Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0048
Scope and Contents

The UNO Alumni Association Records are the records of the Alumni Association of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The collection includes an alumni directory (2007); Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting minutes (paper and microfilm, 1915-1987); financial records (1976-2006); the Board of Directors binder from Alumni Association President Ellen Gast (1972); resource guide; correspondence; drafts; news articles; notes about alumni ...

UNO Annual Reports

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0034
Scope and Contents

The UNO Annual Reports collection comprises the printed monthly and annual reports of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, covering the period from 1929 through 1995. The collection includes the First Annual Report of President E. W. Emery to the Board of Trustees of the University of Omaha (1929); Reports of the President, Municipal University of Omaha (1936-1949); University of Omaha Annual Reports (1947/1948-1966/1967); University of ...

UNO Art Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0137
Scope and Contents

The UNO Art Collection includes works of art created at, commissioned by, or collected by the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present. It includes painted portraits of university presidents, chancellors, officers, and others; paintings of university buildings, including conceptual art related to building construction; artwork formerly used as decorations in campus buildings; literary artwork; caricatures; and more. Some ...

UNO Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0132
Scope and Contents The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present.

The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.

The bulk of this collection has not yet been ...

UNO Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents

The UNO Athletics Collection comprises a large and diverse array of materials related to the various athletics programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, including scrapbooks, photographs and slides, artifacts and memorabilia, trophies and awards, papers of athletics department faculty and staff, paintings, news and publicity material, blueprints, and audiovisual recordings, from about 1924 to the present. Included are materials ...

UNO Bachelor of General Studies Degree Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0062
Scope and Contents

The UNO Bachelor of General Studies Degree Records are comprised of files related to the Bachelors of General Studies degree program in the College of Continuing Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the time period from about 1950 until about 2005 (with the bulk of the material from the latter half of that period). Materials include agreements with other area colleges and universities, marketing plans, committee and task force information, correspondence, course ...

UNO Budget Information Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0078
Scope and Contents

The UNO Budget Information Collection contains records gathered from a variety of sources, related to the budget of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, dating from about 1933/1934 until about 2010/2011. Records cover the operating budget and other organizational budgets, including correspondence, committees and task forces, budget guidelines, allocations, reallocations, recommendations, requests, summaries, approvals, Faculty Senate ...

UNO Campus Planning Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0052
Scope and Contents

The UNO Campus Planning Records are comprised of records from various University of Nebraska at Omaha offices, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, contractors, private citizens, and other concerned parties, dealing with the planning of UNO campus expansions. Expansions encompass the Dodge Street Campus westward expansion, Ak-Sar-Ben (Pacific Street Campus) and Center Street Campus land acquisition, and several unfulfilled attempts to secure a location in downtown Omaha, covering the ...

UNO Centennial Plate, 2009

 Item — Object: Centennial [4]
Scope and Contents An 8” glass plate produced by Peggy Karr Glass, Inc. to mark the centennial of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The plate bears the UNO centennial logo of four buildings surrounding the Henningson Memorial Campanile with “UNO 100” beneath the buildings. Plate is in original box and includes pamphlet on production methods of the manufacturer. Date is from signature on plate.

UNO Centennial Proclamations

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0203
Scope and Contents Proclamations from city, county, and state government in honor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's centennial in 2008.

UNO College Business Management Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0063
Scope and Contents

The UNO College Business Management Short Course, later known as the College Business Management Institute, was a week-long summer workshop in administration, budget preparation, personnel management, purchasing, and other business aspects for operating colleges and small universities. The short course was first established at the University of Omaha in 1950. The University of Omaha (OU, until 1968) and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO, after 1968) served as the headquarters for this ...

UNO College of Information Science and Technology Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0106
Scope and Contents

The UNO Engineering/IST Collection comprises paper files relating to the 1995 creation of the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from 1993 through 1996. These papers include notes and correspondence from John M. Newton, Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs; land proposals; proposed UNO/NRDA Agreement; news reports and articles; College of IS

UNO College of Information Science and Technology Groundbreaking Ceremony Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0110
Scope and Contents

The UNO College of Information Science and Technology Groundbreaking Ceremony Collection comprises the event program, script of UNO Chancellor Nancy Belck's speech, information folder, news articles, publicity information, and VHS videorecording of the September 10, 1997, groundbreaking ceremony for the Omaha Institute of Information Science, Technology, and Engineering, later known as the Peter Kiewit Institute, at the former site of Ak-Sar-Ben, later known as the "Pacific Campus" ...

UNO Counseling and Guidance Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0175
Scope and Contents Scrapbook documents counseling and guidance program, faculty, staff, students, and alumni at the University of Nebraska at Omaha through photographs, news clippings, brochures, and other material. A strong focus is faculty, staff, and students in the College of Education. Scrapbook cover is printed with "University of Omaha 1908" and Arts & Sciences Hall.

UNO Course Catalogs and Class Schedules Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0138
Scope and Contents

The UNO Course Catalogs and Class Schedules Collection consists of course catalogs and class schedules from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (OU). Undergraduate and graduate course catalogs cover the period from 1911 until 2012. Spring, fall, summer, and evening class schedules cover the period from 1910 until 2001, with some gaps in coverage, particularly with pre-1968 materials.

UNO Digital Photographs and Video, 2012-March 2016

 File
Scope and Contents Digital pPhotos and videos shot by the UNO campus photographers between 2012 and March 2016. The media files document the UNO campus, events, and people with formal and informal individuals and groups.

UNO Directories

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0139
Scope and Contents

The UNO Directories collection consists of student and employee directories from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (OU). Student directories cover the period from about 1929/1930 through 1975/1976. Faculty and staff directories cover the period from about 1956 to the present. The collection also includes samples of UNO-branded personal directories (blank address books with monthly planners) for 1980/81 through 1982/83, as well as ...

UNO Doctoral Programs Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0033
Scope and Contents

The UNO Doctoral Programs Collection is comprised of files related to the foundation of doctoral programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The files include proposals, planning process documents by colleges and schools, correspondence, public input and UNO responses, press releases, newspaper clippings, Board of Regents involvement, UNO Graduate Council involvement, and miscellaneous information. Doctoral programs covered include for Business Administration (1987-1989), Information ...

UNO Educational Administration and Supervision Ed.D. Program Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0036
Scope and Contents

The UNO Educational Administration and Supervision Ed.D. Program Records are comprised of files related to the Educational Administration and Supervision doctoral program in the College of Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from about 1982 until about 1994. Materials include proposals, annual reports, budget information, committee information, meeting minutes, correspondence, summaries, background information, goals, handbooks, materials concerning doctoral ...

UNO Educational Office Personnel Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0029
Scope and Contents

The UNO Educational Office Personnel Association Records comprises the organizational files of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter of the Educational Office Personnel Association (EOPA, sometimes rendered as the Educational Office Professionals Association) from the chapter's founding in 1974 until its dissolution in 2000. The records include newsletters, correspondence, announcements, membership information, bylaws, budget information, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, forms, ...

UNO Engineering Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0109
Scope and Contents

The UNO Engineering Collection comprises an assortment of papers, files, binders, and booklets related to engineering education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (OU), gathered from different sources. These include records from the Omaha Engineering School Task Force (1995); binders of memos, letters, articles, reports, and newspaper clippings on the engineering building controversy (1994-1999); a proposal for establishing a ...

UNO Engineering Merger-Related Materials Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0107
Scope and Contents

The UNO Engineering Merger-Related Materials Collection comprises paper files related to engineering education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the immediate aftermath of the Municipal University of Omaha's merger with the University of Nebraska System, covering the period from 1968 until 1972. The records include notes, reports, news clippings, recommendations, faculty comments, consultant information, historical background, and minutes and information from several committees, ...

UNO Faculty Article Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0136
Scope and Contents The UNO Faculty Article Collection consists of two file cabinets containing published articles authored by faculty members of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The files are arranged by author. Specific publication details, including titles, topics, and dates, have not been recorded. This collection has not been inventoried or further described.

UNO Financial Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0080
Scope and Contents

The UNO Financial Records include ledgers and bound fiscal reports of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessors the University of Omaha and Municipal University of Omaha, as well as the budget books and personnel rosters of the University of Nebraska System, which cover the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska--Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska at Kearney, and University of Nebraska Central Administration. The first ...

UNO General Ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0213
Content Description There is quite a variety of materials in this collection. One newspaper clipping; two UNO badges; a UNO Golden Key Honor Society t-shirt; five pencils; four general UNO publicity publications; two UNO residence hall publicity publications; one 2010 UNO Wrestling National Championship t-shirt.

UNO Henningson Memorial Campanile Photograph Exhibit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0148
Scope and Contents

The UNO Henningson Memorial Campanile Photograph Exhibit Collection comprises 52 photographs taken by Les Valentine, University Archivist, documenting the construction of the Henningson Memorial Campanile (commonly referred to as the bell tower) on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Dodge Street campus. The photographs were all taken from the roof of the University Library (now the Criss Library). The first photograph is dated 1987 and depicts the site prior to the start of construction. ...

UNO Media Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0021
Scope and Contents

The UNO Media Collection includes audiovisual material related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1950 to the present. Materials include both informal audio and video recordings of UNO events, UNO promotional/recruitment material, and formal radio and television programs produced by UNO Television, University Television, KYNE-TV, KVNO Radio, and other UNO media organizations. A small number of commercial and other non-UNO media ...

UNO Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0023
Scope and Contents

The UNO Newsletter Collection comprises the official newsletters sent to faculty and staff of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, covering the period from 1948 until 2008.



Print newsletters have been bound into volumes. Bound volumes include:

  • That You May Know, published monthly from November 1948 until January 1965
  • Faculty Staff Bulletin, published weekly ...

UNO Newspaper Clipping Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0135
Scope and Contents The UNO Newspaper Clipping Collection consists of two file cabinets of clippings from various newspapers. Articles relate to the University of Omaha or its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The files are arranged by topic. The exact range of dates covered is undetermined, but known to extend at least back into the 1920s and up into the early 1980s. This collection has not been inventoried or further described.

UNO Office of Academic Affairs Self Studies and Basic Institutional Data Reports

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0028
Scope and Contents

The UNO Office of Academic Affairs Self Studies and Basic Institutional Data Reports comprise bound reports prepared for UNO's accreditation review with the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which occurs once per decade. Available reports cover 1966/1967, 1969/1970, 1967/1977, 1986/1987, and 1996/1997. The report for 1969/1970, which breaks from the ten-year cycle, followed the University of Omaha's merger into the University of Nebraska system in 1968/1969. The self studies ...

UNO Ouampi notebook, circa 1969

 Item — Object: Memorabilia [8]
Scope and Contents Spiral notebook from the University Bookstore, blank, featuring University of Nebraska at Omaha mascot OUampi on the cover, circa 1969, shortly after the Municipal University of Omaha merged with the University of Nebraska System.

UNO Parking Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0047
Scope and Contents

The UNO Parking Collection comprises University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus Security parking rules, regulations, and campus maps (1963 to the present); reports, proposals, and studies relating to parking, garages, and traffic flow on campus (1970 to 1994); and newspaper clippings about campus parking from the Gateway and various Omaha-area newspapers (1937 to 1982, predominantly from 1970 to 1982).

UNO Personnel Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0058
Scope and Contents

The UNO Personnel Records originated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha Human Resources Office and its predecessors (including the Office of Personnel Services) and cover the period from approximately 1939 until approximately 2001. The paper records include the faculty personnel books (bound volumes containing directories, typed lists, and handwritten notes, 1948-1971); faculty-staff personnel letters and academic-administrative employment memorandums (1967-1969); faculty and staff ...

UNO Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0012
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessors, the Municipal University of Omaha and the University of Omaha, dating from the institution's founding in 1908 to the present. Photographs originated from many OU or UNO colleges, schools, departments, offices, committees, campus organizations, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Materials include black and white and color photographs of various sizes, some mounted or framed; slides; and ...

UNO Physical Plant Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0049
Scope and Contents

The UNO Physical Plant records are concerned with the buildings of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The records include both current buildings and buildings which no longer exist or are no longer UNO property, and cover the period from approximately 1908 to the present, although the vast majority of records cover the period from the 1970s to the present. The records comprise plans and program statements, physical plant information by building, ...

UNO Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0045
Scope and Contents

The UNO Poster Collection includes posters, fliers, and banners from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The bulk of the collection is a series of posters and fliers which were displayed on bulletin boards on campus. These are predominantly advertisements for on-campus events or for UNO-sponsored off-campus events. The collection also includes a series of paper, cloth, and vinyl banners which were created for and displayed at various campus events. The exact date range of the collection is ...

UNO Procedures Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0141
Scope and Contents

The UNO Procedures Collection consists of a small number of procedural manuals originating from various departments within the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The manuals date from about 1977 through about 2004.

UNO Proposal to Construct a Fine Arts Complex on the Clark Property

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0196
Scope and Contents

Records of a 1987 proposal to construct a fine arts complex for the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Includes schematic drawings, photographs of the proposed sites, documents, and correspondence about a proposed fine arts complex on the south edge of UNO campus for the use of university and community arts organizations. The proposed complex would have been on land in Elmwood Park, which donated to the city of Omaha by Ben Cowdery and Mrs. W. Dale Clark. Use of that land was controversial, ...

UNO Residence Life Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0032
Scope and Contents

The UNO Residence Life Collection includes materials related to student housing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, including University Village, Maverick Village, Scott Village, and Scott Residence Hall. The collection includes Scott Campus "ResLife" books (2006/2007, 2009/2010, 2011/2012), brochures for all UNO housing facilities, UNO housing student profile 2009-2010 (including demographic information), map and floor plans for Scott Village II, a list of all student ...

UNO Retrospective Photograph Exhibit Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: UNO-0147
Scope and Contents

The UNO Retrospective Photograph Exhibit comprises 28 matted photographs depicting the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus as it appeared in 1987 compared with earlier decades. The exhibit was created by Mike Sherer, photography instructor at UNO, working closely Les Valentine, University Archivist. Valentine selected from University Archives thirty photographs dating back into the 1930s, and Sherer studied the photographs to determine the exact location from which they were taken. George ...

UNO-Shizuoka Sister University Collection

 Collection — Box: all
Identifier: UNO-0151
Scope and Contents

The UNO-Shizuoka Sister University Collection comprises materials related to the partnership between the University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA, and Shizuoka University, Japan. UNO and Shizuoka University became sister schools in 1979, with a statement of affiliation signed by UNO Chancellor Del Weber and Shizuoka University President Ken Maruyama. The cities of Omaha and Shizuka have been sister cities since 1965, with a formal affiliation and pledge of friendship signed by Omaha Sister-City ...

UNO Stationery Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0046
Scope and Contents

The UNO Stationery Collection comprises stenographic and stationery samples from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha. The collection includes printed samples of newsletters, event programs, tickets, brochures, flyers, cards (post cards, report cards, and more), ledger sheets, invoices, folders, envelopes, memo sheets, letterhead, and other miscellaneous printed items and stationery, dating from 1945 through 1949. These samples represent a ...

UNO Student Government Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0053
Scope and Contents

The UNO Student Government Records comprise the files, binders, and audio cassettes of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Student Government (UNO-SG). The collection includes materials that have not yet been arranged and described, including audio cassettes, minutes, budget information, bylaws, plans, committee information, agency information, reports, election information, and other miscellaneous information, from 1968/1969 through at least 1988/1989. The collection also includes the ...

UNO Student Handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0140
Scope and Contents

The UNO Student Handbooks collection consists of official student handbooks issued by the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (OU). Available handbooks span the period from 1929/1930 through 1995/1996.

UNO Student Programming Organization Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0119
Scope and Contents

The UNO Student Programming Organization Records consist of materials produced by SPO from about 1997 until about 2005. Included are the Homecoming binders for 2003/2004 and 2004/2005, which contain proposals, promotional material, Gateway newspaper articles, award information, candidate information, prep-work, rules, club information, grievances, photographs, and floppy disks. Also included are binders filled with Gateway newspaper advertisements from 1997 through 2000, and a box containing ...

UNO What's Up? Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0024
Scope and Contents

The University of Nebraska at Omaha published "UNO What's Up?" an online newletter for UNO students. "UNO What's Up?" was published from February 12, 2001 until March 19, 2008. The print archive of "UNO What's Up?" covers the entire publication run.

World Affairs Institute Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0103
Scope and Contents

The World Affairs Institute Series comprises the print and audio records of the World Affairs Institute, a lecture series organized by the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The institute ran from academic year 1947/1948 through 1971/1972. It was originally directed by William E. Daugherty, a professor of government at the University of Omaha. The institute featured a series of lectures on foreign affairs and policy issues. Speakers came from ...