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Bing Chen Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-027
Identifier: UNO-0111

Scope and Contents

The Bing Chen Papers comprises materials related to Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from about 1971 until about 1996, with the majority of content concentrated in 1994 through 1995. This collection is closed to researchers. However, much of the content is duplicated in the Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection and Dale Krane Engineering Collection, both of which are open without restrictions.

New material added 2017-05-22: This collection (circa 1995-2013) includes general academic and departmental materials gathered by Professor Bing Chen. Some of these materials concern the attempt during the mid to late 1990s to establish a separate UNO College of Engineering.


  • 1971-2013


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is closed until after the deaths of both Bing Chen and Del Weber, by deed of gift. Consult Archives & Special Collections staff for assistance. 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


9.9 Cubic Feet (21 boxes)


Organized into two series: Series: UNO College of Information Science and Technology; Series: UNO Engineering Debate 1993-1995 Notebooks.

Custodial History

Donated to the Criss Library with restrictions by Bing Chen prior to 2014. Further accession details are incomplete or absent.

New material added 2017-05-22: Professor Bing Chen gathered these materials as Professor of UNL Electrical & Computer Engineering—located at the Pewter Kiewit Institute on the Omaha campus. He transferred them to University Archives with restrictions in May 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Chen, Bing.

Related Materials

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

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff circa 2003.

New material added 2017-05-22: Not yet arranged and described.

Bing Chen Papers
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