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President Barack Obama Visit to UNO Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0230
Sitting U.S. President Barack Obama visited Omaha on January 13, 2016, the day after his final State of the Union address. Included in the collection are five red and blue unsigned admission tickets, an admission ticket signed by B.J. Reed, a badge, a film (Hi8 MP cassette format), copies of the Omaha World-Herald and Gateway newspapers about the speech at UNO’s Baxter Arena. Also included is a thank you card from President Obama after his visit to Omaha.


  • Event: January 13, 2016


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.

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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


0.1 Cubic Feet (loose items) : Newspapers; Films (Hi8 MP); Tickets

.4 Cubic Feet

1 Cassettes


Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

During a meeting Erin Owen gave the material to library dean David Richards who transferred it to Archives & Special Collections.

Separated Materials

A signed copy of President Barack Obama’s memoir Dreams from My Father was also transferred from University Communications and is part of the Special Collections rare book collection.



President Barack Obama Visit to UNO, 2016
Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
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Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States