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Lourdres Gouveia Latino Immigration and the Lexington, Nebraska, Meat Packing Industry Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-20
Identifier: UNO-0234
During Professor Lourdes Gouveia’s research she acquired and organized in file folders a considerable amount of information about Latino immigrants in the Nebraska meat packing industry, particularly in Lexington, Nebraska. The collection includes census materials, periodical articles, and interviews. The collection also contains audio cassettes of interviews, three atlases, and grant reports and other material about OLLAS (the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies) at the University of Nebraska of Omaha of which Gouveia was the director.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1980s-2000s

Creator

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

20 Cubic Feet (20 boxes) : correspondence; other papers; audio cassette tapes; three paperback atlases; news clippings

Arrangement

Collection is in original order, as organized by Dr. Gouveia. Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

Professor Lourdes Gouveia gathered these materials during her research into Latino immigrants working in the meat packing industry, specifically in Lexington, Nebraska. Prof. Gouveia transferred these materials to Criss Library Archives & Special Collections on July 26, 2016.

Creator

Title
Lourdres Gouveia Latino Immigration and the Lexington, Nebraska, Meat Packing Industry Collection
Status
unprocessed
Author
Les Valentine; Angela Kroeger
Date
2016-08-04
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English

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