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UNO Alumni Association Records

Identifier: UNO-0048

Scope and Contents

The UNO Alumni Association Records are the records of the Alumni Association of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha. The collection includes an alumni directory (2007); Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting minutes (paper and microfilm, 1915-1987); financial records (1976-2006); the Board of Directors binder from Alumni Association President Ellen Gast (1972); resource guide; correspondence; drafts; news articles; notes about alumni achievements; guest registers (1966-1967); homecoming registers (1939-1973); photographs; a scrapbook of printings and mailings (1953); materials related to OU class reunions (1937-1942, including photos, news clippings, class rosters, newsletters, and registration forms); award plaques; and publications.

Publications by the Alumni Association include various brochures and booklets, calendars (2002-2007), The Alumni Gateway (1942-1950), Injun (1950-1951), Alumni Newsletter (1953-1970), UNO: the quarterly journal of the OU/UNO Alumni Association (1971-1973), Alumni News (1973-1984), UNO Today (1984-1990), The UNO Alum (1990- 2009), and UNO Magazine (2010-present). Publications by individual alumni include My Years in the Armed Forces and My Years in Architecture and Engineering, by Eugene P. Jorgensen (class of 1941), and Season's Greetings from the White House, by Mary Evans Seeley (class of 1968).


  • Creation: 1937-2009


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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


12.05 Cubic Feet (18 boxes, 8 volumes, 5 binders, 5 plaques)


Publications and meeting minutes are organized chronologically.

The primary serial publication of the Alumni Association (through several title changes, variously formatted as a newsletter, newspaper, or magazine) from 1942 to the present has been fully cataloged. Books authored by alumni have also been cataloged. Cataloged items may be searched in the library catalog.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Alumni Association to the Criss Library prior to 2014. Further accession details are incomplete or absent.

New material added 2015-08-13: Anthony Flott, Director of Communication of the UNO Alumni Association, is not certain where most of these materials originated. The black sweater included in this transfer was worn by Clarence McDermott, who was a University of Omaha student from 1939-1941 and again after 1946. This sweater was given (date unknown) to the Alumni Association by Clarence McDermott’s son, Larry.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha. Alumni Association


New materials are transferred to the Criss Library on an irregular schedule.

Related Materials

Jim Leslie Collection

University Archives File Cabinet Collection (University of Nebraska at Omaha Records)

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

In April 2016, all Alumni Association newsletters from 1942 to the present were fully cataloged and physically relocated to the University Archives book collection, with oversized issues moved to Archives and Special Collections Folio.

UNO Alumni Association Records
Angela Kroeger
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Les Valentine; Angela Kroeger
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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