Del Weber Family Papers
Scope and Contents
The Del Weber Papers comprise the 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 as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in folders by Weber or his staff members as well as a fair number of loose documents not organized in folders. The collection has not yet been arranged and described.
New material added 2016-03-15: This accrual includes1) 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 Blessed, a self-published memoir by Del Weber.
New material added 2016-09-09: This accrual includes 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 materials related to the Weber Fine Arts Building, an Afghan choora 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 during the administraiton of Chancellor Nancy Belck. Included are Weber's written recollections of notable UNO events during his tenure including advocacy for the new fine arts building, men's hockey, and engineering as well as VHS videotapesand audiocassette tapes about the Weber family.
- From the Collection: Weber, Delbert D. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
MATERIALS RELATED TO ENGINEERING WITHIN THE DEL WEBER PAPERS ARE CLOSED UNTIL AFTER THE DEATH OF BING CHEN. ALL OTHER TOPICS WITHIN THE DEL WEBER PAPERS ARE 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.
From the Collection: 5.15 Cubic Feet (5 document boxes; 3 cartons)
From the Collection: 293.4 Megabytes (2 digital videos)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
Archives & Special Collections
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