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UNO Student Programming Organization Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0119

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 scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, and other material documenting the organization's activities, circa 1970-1989. This collection has not yet been further arranged and described.



New material added 2015-10-09: The records of Maverick Productions or Mav Pro documents the student programming board’s public events, planning, and interpersonal relationships. The collection includes event posters, scrapbooks and albums, as well as some promotional material provided by entertainers. Recent national performers documented in the collection include comedians Tracy Morgan, Jim Gaffigan, and Nick Swardson. Mav Pro’s photo albums and scrapbooks document the organizations public events as well as the social events for members of the organization.



New material added 2016-08-30: Four plaques honoring 1) The Student Programming Organizations Laura Grogan Award for Outstanding Committee Member for the years 1993/1994 through 2013/2014, and 2) The Student Programming Organizations Tim Kouth Memorial Outstanding Board member of the Year Award for the years 1990/1991 through 2014/2015. For each award, there is a main plaque and an extension plaque which would hang from the bottom edge, attached with brass hooks.

Dates

  • 1986-2015

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.

Extent

9.67 Cubic Feet (8 boxes, 2 framed items, oversize material)

Custodial History

Accession records are incomplete or absent for material received prior to 2014.



New material added 2015-10-09: Maverick Productions was cleaning out their office before moving. Libby Kane contacted Archives & Special Collections and delivered the material.



New material added 2016-08-30: Plaques were created when UNO Maverick Productions was known as the UNO Student Programming Organization (SPO).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha. Maverick Productions.

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.

Title
UNO Student Programming Organization Records
Status
unprocessed
Author
Angela Kroeger
Date
2015-10-09
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Amy Schindler
Edition statement
4th edition

Revision Statements

  • 2015-10-09: Edited dates, extents, scope & contents, custodial history, etc. to reflect material added by accession 2015-038.
  • 2016-01-28: Added contents of an old box found in UNO Artifacts aisle, containing Student Programming Organization scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, and other material documenting the organization's activities. (2 cubic feet, 1 box.)
  • 2016-09-16: Added accession 2016-083 (0.67 cubic ft., 1 box containing 4 SPO plaques)

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046