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UNO Personnel Records

Identifier: UNO-0058

Scope and Contents

The UNO Personnel Records originated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha Human Resources Office and its predecessors (including the Office of Personnel Services) and cover the period from approximately 1939 until approximately 2001. The paper records include the faculty personnel books (bound volumes containing directories, typed lists, and handwritten notes, 1948-1971); faculty-staff personnel letters and academic-administrative employment memorandums (1967-1969); faculty and staff handbooks and manuals (1941-circa 1997); employee training and orientation handbooks (1941-1955); information on services for students with disabilities (1995); University-Wide Benefits Committee records (1981-1987); job classification descriptions (1979); TIAA-CREF retirement plan information (1987); personnel comprehensive facilities plan (1983); summer personnel appointments (1976); consultant's report on Personnel Organization and Administrative Procedures (1978); faculty/staff training course catalogs (1998/1999-2000/2001); employee attitude survey report (1973); Career Development Summer Institute records (1982); FTE employee changes (1974/1975-1980/1981); UNO Personal Plan Record (1974); student employment manuals (1982-1995); retirement plan information (1939-1966); affirmative action plan/program records (1980/1981-1998/1999); and miscellaneous other reports.


  • 1939-2001


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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 Cubic Feet (12 boxes, 39 volumes, 29 binders)


Organized into loose series: Series: Personnel Books; Series: Faculty/Staff Handbooks; Series: Series: Training/Orientation Materials; Series: Reports, Plans, and Miscellaneous Information; Series: Retirement Plan Information; Series: Affirmative Action Plan.

Affirmative Action Plans have been cataloged and may be found by searching the library catalog.

Custodial History

Accession records are incomplete or absent. Materials have been transferred to University Archives by various UNO Human Resources staff members before 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha. Human Resources Office


New materials are transferred to University Archives on an irregular schedule.

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

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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