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John T. Langan Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0114

Scope and Contents

The John T. Langan Papers hold material accumulated by John Langan during his career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1969-2008). The collection includes brochures, booklets, and correspondence related to Langan's work including material related to Langan's service as chair of UNO Chancellor John Christensen's inauguration committee, copies of Forum Newsletter: National Forum for Philosophical Reasoning in the Schools published at UNO, Philosophy and Kids grant project (1976-1977), A Bicentennial Education Tour from the Division of Continuing Studies and College of Education, Research and Teacher Education: The Nebraska Consortium for the Improvement of Teacher Education, and the Prejudice Project by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith and the UNO College of Education.


  • 1969-2008


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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


.33 Cubic Feet (1 Document Box)

Custodial History

In 2008, when John Langan announced his retirement, Dean Steve Shorb of the Criss Library sent Langan a letter requesting historical and academic records for the University Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John T. Langan between 2008 and 2014.

Related Materials

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.

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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