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Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers

Identifier: UNO-0075

Scope and Contents

The Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers comprises the professional files of Jo Ann Carrigan from her years of service as a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1970 until 1996. The papers include correspondence, reports, guides, handbooks, departmental and program assessments, collective bargaining agreements, newsletters, workshop information, internship information, administrative documents, promotion and tenure information, course lists, syllabi, curriculum information, history papers, grant information, insurance forms, job applications, history department meeting minutes, committee minutes and notes, news clippings, awards, maps, overhead transparencies, and other papers. Aside from the Department of History and graduate studies programs, a sampling of topics within the collection includes unionization, women's studies, affirmative action, equal rights, and volunteer action. The material covers not only the History Department, but also numerous committees, task forces, and boards; UNO Faculty Senate; the Missouri Valley History Conference; various intercampus committees; and other organizations with which Carrigan was associated. An initial and incomplete folder list is provided here, but researchers should be aware that the collection has not been arranged and the folder titles have not been verified.


  • Creation: 1970-1996


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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


4.5 Cubic Feet (9 boxes)

Custodial History

Accession records are incomplete or absent. Professor Carrigan gathered the materials and donated them to the Criss Library prior to 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Carrigan, Jo Ann, 1933-

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.

Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan Papers
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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