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UNO Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0131

The UNO Theatre records include production binders (circa 1986-2003), set plans, stage designs, artwork (drawings and paintings of set plans and stage designs), programs (circa 1917 to the present), posters, flyers, publicity material, news articles, reviews, photographs, negatives, and miscellaneous material related to dramatic productions by students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, covering the period from 1917 to the present.



New material added May 31, 2017: UNO Theatre Photographs.

Dates

  • 1917-2013

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

37.9 Cubic Feet (2 file cabinets; 3 map case drawers; 5 boxes; 36 binders)

98 Gigabytes : Digital images.

Arrangement

Materials in the filing cabinets and boxes are arranged by date. Posters, production binders, and miscellaenous material have not yet been further arranged and described.

Custodial History

Materials collected by Edwin L. Clark, the long-time head of the drama department, formed the basis of collection. The materials were transferred to University Archives by Bob Welk.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Robert W. "Bob" Welk, professor of dramatic arts (and later dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media) of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Accruals

New materials are transferred to the Criss Library on an irregular schedule.

Existence and Location of Copies

Selected materials from the UNO Theatre Records have been digitized by UNO Libraries staff and made available online through CONTENTdm at http://unomaha.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16383coll10.

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

Title
UNO Theatre Records
Status
unprocessed
Author
Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English
Edition statement
3rd edition

Revision Statements

  • 2017-06-05: Added Accession 2017-028 (UNO Theatre Photographs) (98 GB of digital images, circa 2006-2017).
  • 2017-07-20: Added "Existence and location of copies" note and digital object record for UNO Theatre Collection materials on CONTENTdm.

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