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Nebraska Carnegie Libraries Research Materials

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Oliver Pollak's research notes for his book A state of readers: Nebraska's Carnegie Libraries, published by J&L Lee Co., 2005. This series includes handwritten notes, photocopied articles with handwritten annotations, correspondence, and other materials. This series has been partially arranged, including some bibliography resources sorted by author, some materials sorted by research venue (including the Nebraska Library Commission and the Omaha Public Library), and some materials organized by the name of the library being researched. Arrangement and description of this series was not completed, and approximately half of the collection has not been sorted.


  • 1994-2015


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.


2 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Pollak, Olvier B. A state of readers: Nebraska's Carnegie Libraries. Lincoln, Neb.: J&L Lee Co., 2005. Print version available on Criss Library Third Floor: Z732.N2 P65 2005.


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