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Center for Afghanistan Studies Films and Videotapes, circa 1960-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

The films and videotapes from the Center for Afghanistan Studies include productions about or produced by the center as well as news reports and commercially-produced films such as documentaries.


  • circa 1960-2010


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.


1 Cubic Feet (7 film reels)

2 Cubic Feet (50 videocassettes (VHS))

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The films and videotapes were stored in the UNO Center for Afghanistan Studies (CAS). The films include call number labels indicating that at least some of them were previously cataloged as part of the Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection before being transferred or loaned to the CAS. These films and videos were transferred from the CAS to the Criss Library Archives & Special Collections by Sher Jan Ahmadzai in August 2016.

Processing Information

This series has not yet been further arranged or described.

  • Afghanistan Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • VHS (TM) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
  • film reels Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus


Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States