University of Nebraska at Omaha
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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...