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Robert B. Howell Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0007

The collection holds the correspondence files of U.S. Senator Robert B. Howell from his tenure in Congress and date from approximately 1922 through 1933. The files are organized alphabetically with only the letters A, R, and S represented in the folder headings. The folders contain many sheets directing the user to another heading. These see also sheets were produced by the creator of the files. The Howell chaired the Committee on Claims from 1927 to 1933.


  • 1922-1933


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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


1.0 Cubic Feet (1 record storage carton)

1 Cubic Feet

Custodial History

The materials were received prior to 1984, and the donor is unknown. The connection between the correspondence of Senator Robert B. Howell (who died in 1933) and the records of the Office of Price Administration (which was founded in 1941) is unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received by Criss Library prior to 1984. Accession details are incomplete or absent.

Related Materials

Prior to 2014, the Robert B. Howell Papers papers were housed with the Office of Price Administration Records and treated as the same collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 1984.

Robert B. Howell Papers
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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