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Noren from City of Shizuoka, Circa 2018

 Item — Box: 2018-057

Scope and Contents

The Japanese noren was received by UNO Senior Vice Chancellor B.J. Reed from the City of Shizuoka at a September 2018 event at UNO hosting Shizuoka University President Kiyoshi Ishii. Noren are a curtain, which can be used at businesses or homes. This noren is a split curtain style and is more typically found in Japanese homes. The noren is navy blue with a red, blue, green, orange, and white floral design. An insert from the original packaging is also available.


  • Circa 2018


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.


0.75 Cubic Feet (1 box) : Textiles – wall hanging

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The noren was transferred to University Archives in October 2018.


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