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UNO Department of Sociology Collection

Identifier: UNO-0070

Scope and Contents

The UNO Department of Sociology Collection is comprised of publications of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Sociology (in its various forms) covering the period from about 1923 until about 1981. The collection includes Municipal University of Omaha Bureau of Social Research publications (authored by OU sociology professors) (circa 1932 to circa 1944); University of Omaha Department of Sociology bulletins and surveys on social issues in Omaha (1923-1957); typescript practicum reports, student papers, research seminar textbooks collaboratively authored by seminar participants, and sociological studies on Omaha conducted by OU/UNO students and faculty (1949-1981).


  • 1923-1981


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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


3 Cubic Feet (7 boxes, 14 volumes)


Arranged into loose series: Series: Bureau of Social Research Publications; Series: Department of Sociology Publications; Series: Reports, Research Papers, and Studies.

Custodial History

Accession records are incomplete or absent. Materials have been transferred to University Archives by various staff members of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology before 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha. Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Related Materials

Some publications have been cataloged.

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

UNO Department of Sociology Collection
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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