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Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

Identifier: MSS-0013

The Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records cover business and industry in Omaha, Nebraska, spanning the period from 1912 until 1979. The records include meeting minutes from various committees and bureaus, the Chamber's newsletter (1912-1941 as Journal, 1941-1956 as News Bulletin, 1959-2004 as Profile), photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, books and journals collected and used by the Chamber, and files with information about various businesses, organizations, events and topics of Omaha commercial interest.


  • 1912-2004


Language of Materials


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


39.6 Cubic Feet (276 volumes, 20 boxes, 12 binders, 3 scrapbooks,1 photo album, ephemera)


Arranged into loose series: Series: Bound Minutes; Series: Bound Publications; Series: Boxes and Folders; Series: Binders; Series: Miscellaneous

Custodial History

In 1990, Vicki Krecek of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, donated the first portion of material to the Criss Library. In 1995, the Chamber donated a larger portion of its archives, in conjunction with a microfilming project. Newer materials were to be transferred to the Criss Library at five year intervals.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce


New materials are donated by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce to the Criss Library at five year intervals.

Existence and Location of Copies

Portions of the collection have been microfilmed and are available for use in Criss Library's microforms collection. The microform collection is located on the first floor of Criss Library and is available whenever the library is open. Assistance for the microform collection is available at the Research Center service desk on the first floor. The Minutes of Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1902-1992, call number is Microfilm HF296 .O54 M23. The Minutes of Committees, 1912-1989, call number is Microfilm HF296 .O54 M22.

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2004.

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records
Description rules
Description based on DACS

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