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Jacqueline St John Papers

Identifier: UNO-0076

Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional life of Dr. Jacqueline St John including her years of service as a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1968 through 1996. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, History Department meeting minutes, booklets, flyers, news clippings, and other papers. A small amount of material related to St John's research is present along with her CV and material from the National Organization for Women (NOW) Omaha chapter, of which St John was a founder, and other Nebraska organizations related to women's rights and feminism. The material in this collection has not been arranged and described.


  • Creation: 1968-2018


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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


1.32 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Custodial History

Accession records are incomplete or absent for the material donated by Professor St. John prior to 2014. Additional material donated on April 19, 2018 was acquired by Professor St John through her interest in the National Organization for Women, UNO Women's and Gender Studies, and the history of women, in general. Following the death of Professor St John in March 2018, her niece, Debra Saxton, gathered these materials for donation to UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections.

Separated Materials

Eleven volumes received after Jacqueline St John's death were separated and added to the Special Collections Rare Book collection and can be found by searching the library catalog.

Separated Materials

Records from the UNO AAUP and AFT Local 2126 previously belonging to Jacqueline St John were filed in the folders "Collective Bargainint at UNO" in the University Archives File Cabinet Collection (UNO-0005) prior to 2014.

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.

Jacqueline St. John Papers
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2nd edition

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