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UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Records

Identifier: UNO-0098

Scope and Contents

The UNO Department of Criminal Justice Collection comprises reports, proposals, and conference materials from the Department of Criminal Justice (now the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, from about 1973 until about 1990. The collection includes Indian Justice (1981 report); Omaha-Douglas County Metropolitan Criminal Justice Center : Base line data collection (1973 reports); the proposal for a Ph.D. in criminal justice (1990); papers presented at the Conference on Key Issues in Criminal Justice Doctoral Education (1975); and conference notebooks and papers from Historical Perspectives on American Criminal Justice: A UNO Conference (1976).

New material added October 19, 2022: Syllabi for courses (1970s-1980s), program review (2002), and marketing material and publications (2000s-2020).


  • Creation: 1972-2020


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


1.91 Cubic Feet (10 volumes, 2 binders, 2 document boxes)

Language of Materials



Some volumes are cataloged and may be found by searching the library catalog.

Custodial History

Transferred from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice to the Criss Library prior to 2014. Further accession details are incomplete or absent.

New material added October 19, 2022: Transferred by Professor Gaylene Armstrong, Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Received into University Archives by Claire Du Laney on October 19, 2022.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha. School of Criminology and Criminal Justice


The Statement on Harmful Materials of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.

UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Edition statement
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