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Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-091
Identifier: UNO-0094

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 he was retiring as UNO Chancellor; 2) Materials concerning the effort to secure a UNO College of Engineering; and 3) Miscellaneous, including correspondence, news clippings, and Blessedi>, a self-published autobiography of Del Weber.

New material added 2016-09-09: This collection includes quite a variety of materials, most of which were generated near the end of or shortly after Del Weber’s time as UNO Chancellor, including materials from the years Nancy Belck was Chancellor. Also included is Weber’s D. Ed. dissertation, materials related to the Weber Fine Arts Building, an Afghan dagger with sheath acquired during a visit to the Khyber Pass, selected materials from the UNO-UNL Engineering controversy of the mid-1990s, and materials documenting difficulties in the UNO Athletic Program while Nancy Belck was Chancellor.


  • 1977-2016


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is CLOSED until after the death of Del Weber. 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


6.5 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)

293.4 Megabytes (2 digital videos)

Custodial History

Materials were transfered to University Archives after Chancellor Weber's retirement in 1997.

New material added 2016-03-15: Del Weber was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1977 to 1997. These materials were gathered by Professor Weber during his years as chancellor, and in particular during the months prior to his retirement in 1997. He transfered them to University Archives in March 2016.

New material added 2016-09-09: These materials were gathered by Professor Weber during his years as chancellor. He transferred them to University Archives in September 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Del Weber.

Related Materials

Del Weber Speeches.

Del Weber Awards and Honors Collection.

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.

Del Weber Papers
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Edition statement
4th edition

Revision Statements

  • 2016-03-31: Added accession 2016-045 (1 cubic ft., 1 box, Del Weber retirement materials, 1980s-2014, predominant 1997).
  • 2016-10-13: Added accession 2016-091 (1 cubic ft., 1 box)
  • 2017-02-10: Added accession 2017-009 (293.4 MB, 2 digital files)

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