Del Weber Papers
Scope and Contents
The Del Weber Papers comprise the files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in folders by Weber or his staff members as well as a fair number of loose documents not organized in folders. The collection has not yet been arranged and described.
New material added 2016-03-15: This accrual includes1) Materials generated following Professor Weber’s announcement that he was retiring as UNO Chancellor; 2) Materials concerning the effort to secure a UNO College of Engineering; and 3) Miscellaneous, including correspondence, news clippings, and Blessed, a self-published memoir by Del Weber.
New material added 2016-09-09: This accrual includes a variety of materials, most of which were generated near the end of or shortly after Del Weber’s time as UNO Chancellor, including materials from the years Nancy Belck was Chancellor. Also included is materials related to the Weber Fine Arts Building, an Afghan choora dagger with sheath acquired during a visit to the Khyber Pass, selected materials from the UNO-UNL Engineering controversy of the mid-1990s, and materials documenting difficulties in the UNO Athletic program during the administraiton of Chancellor Nancy Belck. Included are Weber's written recollections of notable UNO events during his tenure including advocacy for the new fine arts building, men's hockey, and engineering as well as VHS videotapesand audiocassette tapes about the Weber family.
- Weber, Delbert D. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
MATERIALS RELATED TO ENGINEERING WITHIN THE DEL WEBER PAPERS ARE CLOSED UNTIL AFTER THE DEATH OF BING CHEN. ALL OTHER TOPICS WITHIN THE DEL WEBER PAPERS ARE 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 https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/index.php.
5.15 Cubic Feet (5 document boxes; 3 cartons)
293.4 Megabytes (2 digital videos)
Language of Materials
Materials were transfered to University Archives after Chancellor Weber's retirement in 1997.
New material added 2016-03-15: Del Weber was Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1977 to 1997. These materials were gathered by Professor Weber during his years as chancellor, and in particular during the months prior to his retirement in 1997. He transfered the material to University Archives in March 2016.
New material added 2016-09-09: These materials were gathered by Professor Weber during his years as chancellor. He transferred the material to University Archives in September 2016.
Conditions Governing Access changed 2019-01-11: Del Weber originally donated these materials with the restriction that the collection be closed until after his death. Del Weber passed away on January 11, 2019, after which the collection was opened to researchers, with the exception of any portions of the collection related to Engineering, which will remain closed until after the death of Professor Bing Chen.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.
- College administrators -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- University of Nebraska at Omaha -- Records and correspondence
- VHS (TM) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Weber, Delbert D.
- audiocassettes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- cultural artifacts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- photograph albums Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- records (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Del Weber Papers
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Edition statement
- 5th edition
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