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Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection

Identifier: UNO-0105

Scope and Contents

The Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection contains the papers of Dr. Richard Flynn regarding the 1995 creation of a College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, with documents covering the period from about 1994 until about 1997. The collection includes academic plans, business plans, organizational frameworks, meeting minutes, correspondence, progress checks, reports, surveys, requirements, guidelines, notes, faculty information, program descriptions, facilities information, building plans, program statements, fund raising information, budgets, committees and task forces, curriculum plans, interviews, legislative information, information from the Omaha business community, newspaper articles, presentations, and proposals.


  • 1994-1997


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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 Cubic Feet (10 boxes)


Arranged into boxes and folders.

Custodial History

Transferred to the Criss Library by Richard B. Flynn prior to 2014. Further accession details are incomplete or absent.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Richard B. Flynn

Related Materials

UNO College of Information Science and Technology Collection; Dale Krane Engineering Collection; UNO Engineering Miscellaneous Collection; UNO College of Information Science and Technology Groundbreaking Ceremony Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff circa 2003.

Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology 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