UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records
Scope and Contents
The UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records comprise the print materials created by or gathered by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women. The records cover the period from circa 1971 to the present. Included are annual reports (1974/1975-2008/2009, incomplete), awards luncheon information (1987/1988-2012/2013), budget information (1974/1975-1995/1996), documents relating to issues of concern, constitution/guidelines, correspondence, endowment fund information, membership information, minutes and agendas (1971/1972-1999/2000), programs presented, projects, scholarships, subcommittee records, surveys and responses, and miscellaneous. The collection includes a large portion of files and binders that have not yet been arranged and described.
New material added 2015-07-09: These materials, dated 2006-2012, include CCSW publicity materials, meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, books, and items generated through CCSW-member participation in CCSW and other UNO events.
New material added 2019-06-05: These materials, dated 2007-2013, were created and gathered by Wendi Chiarbos Jensen, CCSW Staff Co-chair. The material includes meeting minutes, membership lists, communications, planning for the annual luncheon, and related material.
Language of Materials
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 http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.
7 Cubic Feet (18 boxes, 2 binders)
Organized by topics and subtopics, after the pattern of the University Archives file cabinets. Some materials have not yet been arranged and described.
Accession records are incomplete or absent. Materials have been transferred to University Archives by various members of CCSW before 2014.
New material added 2015-07-09: 1 box of correspondence, books, reports, and meeting minutes (2006-2012) was transferred to University Archives by Melissa Cast-Brede, co-chair of the 2015 UNO Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW).
New material added 2019-06-05: 1 box of meeting minutes and brochures (2007-2013) was transferred to University Archives by Heidi Blackburn, CCSW Faculty Co-Chair, who received the CCSW records from Wendi Chiarbos Jensen, CCSW Staff Co-chair circa 2008-2011.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
University of Nebraska at Omaha. Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women
New materials are transferred to University Archives on an irregular schedule.
Nine boxes processed by Cynthia Taylor, Archives Assistant, 1980-2012. Remaining boxes have not yet been arranged and described.
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women
- Women -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- administrative reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- awards Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- books Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- brochures Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- minutes (administrative records) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- records (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Blackburn, Heidi (Donor, Person)
- UNO Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Records
- Les Valentine; Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Edition statement
- 3rd edition
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