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Kirk Naylor Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-5
Identifier: UNO-0086

Scope and Contents

The Kirk Naylor Collection comprises materials gathered by University of Omaha President Kirk Naylor (later University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor). Materials in the collection date from 1932 through 1991, with the majority from 1966 through 1971. The collection includes four scrapbooks of news, correspondence, pictures, and other material. Each scrapbook has a different theme: 1) General Documents, 1966-1971; 2) Acting President - OU Financial Crisis - OU/NU Merger Related Documents, 1966-1967; 3) OU/NU Merger Related Documents, 1967-1968; and 4) "UNO 54" BLAC (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) Sit-In Related Documents, 1969-1970. The collection also includes an assortment of biographical information, photographs, correspondence, certificates, news clippings, newsletter articles, and political cartoons (original artwork) relating to Naylor's time at OU and UNO, along with his personal educational documents, including his Master's and Doctorate, both from the University of Kansas, 1947 and 1952 respectively; University of Kansas commencement bulletin, 1952; State of Kansas School Administrator's Life Certificate, 1950; McPherson College Class of 1941 Alumni Certificate; Kansas Public Schools Diploma, 1932; and Covert Rural High School Diploma, 1936.


  • 1932-1991


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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 (5 boxes)


Arranged into loose series: Series: Scrapbooks; Series: Miscellaneous Materials

Custodial History

Materials originated with the Naylor family archives and were donated to the Criss Library sometime between 1991 and 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Kevin Naylor, son of Chancellor Kirk Naylor.

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