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UNO Financial Records

Identifier: UNO-0080

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 series of records comprises the University of Omaha and Municipal University of Omaha ledgers, including Bookstore, 1928-1939; Trial Balance, 1927-1939; Cash Receipts, 1924-1939; Journal, 1919-1939; Cash Disbursements, 1921-1939; Building Fund Cash Disbursements, 1936-1939; Accounts Receivable Ledger, 1925-1930; Deposits Ledger Withdrawal Register, 1936-1939; Federal Student Employment Cash Disbursements, 1934-1935; Student General Journal & Petty Cash Book, 1927-1932; General Merchant Ledger, 1926; Payroll Ledger, 1940-1943; Time Book & Payroll, 1928-1931; Hour Rate Payroll, 1935-1938; Regular Payroll, 1940-1943; Petty Cash, 1932-1939; General Ledger, 1919-1927; Student Tuition, 1921-1926; Tuition Register, 1922-1930, 1937-1938; Tuition Record Endowment and Equipment Fund Record, 1912-1919; Time Ticket Salaries, 1932-1934; Accounts Payable, 1930-1932; Purchase Register, 1938-1939; Cash Receipts and Disbursements, 1911-1921; and Miscellaneous, 1927-1930. The second series of records comprises the other financial records of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Municipal University of Omaha, and University of Omaha, including OU/UNO Financial Statements, 1943-2009; Audit Reports, 1931-1954; Bursar's Annual Reports, 1931-1939, Annual Reports, 1940-1950; Budget Letters to Personnel, 1954-1958; Budget Preparation, 1948-1967; Manual of Classification of Expenditure by Object and Revenue by Source, 1977-1986; and Budget requests, 1977/1978, 1980/1981, and 1984/1985. The third series of records comprises the budget books, including Municipal University of Omaha Budget Books, 1950/1951-1967/1968; University of Nebraska (system-wide) Budget Books/Budget Requests, 1967/1968-present (some gaps); University of Nebraska (system-wide) Personnel Rosters (which include the salaries of all faculty and staff), 1989/1990-present.

The University of Nebraska General Operating Budget for the most recent years is available online at and on the Nebraska Library Commission website at Archives & Special Collections holds CD-ROMs for 2003, 2005/2006, 2010/2011, and 2011/2012. Access to the volumes for 1971/1972 through 2002/2003 is restricted due to the presence of social security numbers.


  • 1911-2014


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The University of Nebraska Budget Books and Personnel Rosters for 1971/1972 through 2002/2003 are closed to research or public access. Consult Archives & Special Collections staff for assistance. 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


59 Cubic Feet (387 volumes, 77 boxes, 9 CDs)


Arranged into loose series: Series: Ledgers; Series: Financial Records; Series: Budget Books.

Custodial History

Accession records are incomplete or absent. The materials originated with a diverse range of UNO offices, departments, and organizations and arrived in University Archives via a variety of channels.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha


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

Related Materials

See also University of Omaha and University of Nebraska at Omaha Budget Information Collection. PDFs of the University of Nebraska General Operating Budget, 2004/2005-present, are available online at; University of Nebraska Personnel Rosters, 2001/2002-present, are available online at

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

UNO Financial Records
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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